38 federal agencies reveal their vulnerabilities to climate change

Volumes of documents, expected to be released publicly today, detail the threat and strategies for change.

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    Amazon is largely white and male, company data shows

    The workforce at the e-commerce giant is 63 percent male and 60 percent white.

    The Lower Manhattan revival, now featuring the biggest, most expensive building in the country: One World Trade Center

    The Lower Manhattan revival, now featuring the biggest, most expensive building in the country: One World Trade Center

    Envisioned as a forerunner to a resurgence in downtown New York, new One World Trade Center is joining it instead.

    Advice: How avoid blunders like Walmart’s costumes

    Advice: How avoid blunders like Walmart’s costumes

    A marketing expert explains the likely reasons for the “Fat Girl” gaffe and how other firms can avoid missteps.

    Montgomery County finally strikes deal to remake Wheaton, but at a cost

    Montgomery County finally strikes deal to remake Wheaton, but at a cost

    With $119 million investment -- nearly three times the cost of a previous plan -- county approves development plan for center of Wheaton.

    Chipotle, Cheesecake Factory feel pinch of record dairy prices

    Chipotle, Cheesecake Factory feel pinch of record dairy prices

    From the sour cream on your burrito to an indulgent slice of cheesecake, many restaurant menu items have become more costly to produce.

    Recovering U.S. economy garners envy

    The U.S. economy grew 3.5 percent last quarter, outpacing much of the developed world.

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    Michelle Singletary

    Michelle Singletary

    Okay, you make money mistakes. Here’s why.

    Behavioral economics help explain the “why” behind financial choices.

    Barry Ritholtz

    Barry Ritholtz

    Find a financial adviser who will put your interests first

    This advice can be crucial for investors seeking help

    Thomas Heath

    Thomas Heath

    Ambition the key ingredient for Tessemae’s salad dressing

    The Vetter brothers from Annapolis turn mom’s secret sauce from tailgate parties into a $25 million business.

    Market News

    US stock indexes zoom back to record highs

    US stock indexes zoom back to record highs

    Major U.S. stock indexes are back at record highs after a turbulent month.

    Wonkblog

    Democrats only have themselves to blame for upcoming losses

    Democrats only have themselves to blame for upcoming losses

    They’re headed for trouble in Tuesday’s election because they’ve run away from what they stand for.

    One health insurer just took the feds’ offer to end transgender discrimination. Who else will follow?

    One health insurer just took the feds’ offer to end transgender discrimination. Who else will follow?

    The feds are hoping insurers will take equality into their own hands.

    On Leadership

    Podcast: Christian Rudder on leadership

    An interview with the president and co-founder of OKCupid.

    For the love of data

    Talking romance and algorithms with OKCupid co-founder and president Christian Rudder.

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    5 ways to keep a divorce from being needlessly expensive

    5 ways to keep a divorce from being needlessly expensive

    A to-do list for getting your finances in order after a split.

    Some aging Baby Boomers will upsize, not downsize, if they move at all, poll finds

    Some aging Baby Boomers will upsize, not downsize, if they move at all, poll finds

    A survey of 4,000 Baby Boomers suggests that many are not interested in moving or downsizing as they enter their Golden Years.

    The Switch

    Is a news site a news site if it’s published by Verizon?

    Is a news site a news site if it’s published by Verizon?

    With SugarString, the telecom giant gets into the tech publication game with straight, if sassy, news stories. But what the company is trying to accomplish is less obvious.

    The FCC offers a middle-ground take on net neutrality. And everyone hates it.

    The FCC offers a middle-ground take on net neutrality. And everyone hates it.

    We’re not even sure what the take is, but it’s generating a lot of reactions anyway.

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