Baltimore

Obama Shifts Focus to Jobs

President Barack Obama leaves behind scandal-focused Washington to focus on the country's slowly improving jobs picture.

Pop Quiz: Do You Know the Cool Facts About Cold, Hard Cash?

Forget flags and fireworks: When it comes to things that really hold America together, few things beat the little scraps of green and black paper that we keep in our pockets. They pay for our necessities and feed our dreams, but how much do you really know about them?

The 10 Most Dangerous Cities in America

On Monday, the FBI trumpeted the news that violent crime dropped 5.5% in 2010 while reported property crimes fell 2.8%. The news, though, is not all so positive. A 24/7 Wall St. review of the data shows that violent crime rose in a several of the largest and poorest cities in the U.S.

Casino Jack Abramoff Pitching Pizza in Baltimore

Freshly sprung from a minimum-security prison after completing most of a four-year sentence for fraud, tax evasion, and bribing public officials, former lobbyist Jack Abramoff now lives in a halfway house and toils in the back office at Tov Pizza, a kosher pizzeria in Baltimore.

Blizzards Boosting Some Businesses' Bottom Lines

Mother Nature's fury has left a path of fiscal destruction that will linger far after the record-breaking snowfall starts to melt -- and she's not done yet. Another foot of snow is expected to fall over the next day or two, blanketing the Mid-Atlantic region yet again. Back-to-back snow storms are the last thing cash-strapped businesses and state and local governments need right now. But for some businesses, blizzards mean opportunity.