| Sep 13, 2010
President Obama's proposal to boost the research tax credit for businesses is widely seen as necessary to bolster American competitiveness in the global economy.
But even if the $100-billion plan is approved, it won't begin to address the fundamental...
| Feb 27, 2008
Toughening their stances as they appealed for votes in economically stricken Ohio, Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday that they would use the threat of opting out of the North American Free Trade Agreement to substantially renegotiate...
| Mar 12, 2008
Everybody loves a good political sex scandal the ritual apologies, the jokes, the schadenfreude, the self-righteousness (from everyone else, of course). But The Times editorial boards of old tended to stay out of the graphic, cheeky media hype, refusing...
| Sep 2, 2007
The aftershocks of the sub-prime mortgage crisis are being felt across the country. But how many epicenters can one meltdown have?
* ". . .Stockton may be the epicenter of the earthquake, with the highest foreclosure rate in the United States. . ."
| Oct 23, 2009
Soupy Sales, a comic with a gift for slapstick who attained cult-like popularity in the 1960s with a pie-throwing routine that became his signature, has died. He was 83.
Sales had numerous ailments and died Thursday at Calvary Hospital in the Bronx, said...
| Jul 4, 2008
Larry Harmon, the entrepreneur who brought Bozo the Clown to television as a children's show host in the late 1950s and spent the next 50 years promoting the flame-haired circus character, died Thursday. He was 83.
Harmon, who suffered from heart...
| Mar 24, 2009
Pirkle Jones, a California photographer admired for his stirring images of migrant workers, endangered landscapes and social movements, including a controversial series on the Black Panthers at the height of their activism in the late 1960s, died March 15...
| Nov 3, 2009
Producer ran circuit of theaters
John Kenley, 103, a theater producer who ran a legendary summer stock circuit in Ohio that attracted Broadway and Hollywood stars as varied as Ethel Merman and Burt Reynolds, died Oct. 23 at the Cleveland...
| Sep 4, 2009
Thanks to Viagra, Cialis and Levitra, men with erectile dysfunction can get on board the Food and Drug Administration-approved love train. But women who experience a different sexual problem -- sagging libido -- have been left at the station.
That may be...
| Mar 1, 2008
| 11:09 AM
The largest concentration of Democrats in swing-state Ohio will cast presidential primary ballots Tuesday in a county fraught with election problems, on a voting system just 74 days old.
Election watchdogs are worried that votes in Cuyahoga County,...
| Jan 15, 2009
Diana Noble, a 32-year-old insurance underwriter and self-described movie freak from Cleveland, joined Flixster.com to make friends with other movie buffs.
That's where Nick Montalbano, a 37-year-old Ford salesman and fellow horror film fan from Toledo,...