Walter H. Stern, Who Coined the Term ‘Fiscal Cliff,’ Dies at 88

Decades before the term was used for a potentially catastrophic federal budget situation, Mr. Stern connected the two words in an article about property taxes.


More Latinos Consume News in English, Report Finds

The greater reliance on English-language news reflects the growing proportion of the 52 million Hispanics who were born or raised in the United States.


Urban Dictionary Finds a Place in the Courtroom

Courts are looking to Urban Dictionary, a crowdsourced Web site, as one way to define words on which a case may turn.