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Actress/activist Ruby Dee dies at 91
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My sister inspired The Fault in Our Stars
Protesters gather in Hong Kong. (Aaron Tam/AFP/Getty)
WONKBLOG | Mainland China’s growth has been good for Hong Kong in certain ways, but not for residents’ standard of living. And they’re not happy about it.
Ted Lerner proposes a leafy campus reminiscent of Langley on a what was formerly Landover Mall.
In today’s climate of fast-moving innovation in e-commerce and new competition in the online payments space, eBay no longer believes it’s advantageous for the businesses to be tethered together.
Research shows that earnings are higher for college grads. But some majors pay a lot more than others.
It was meant to help small contractors win more government work — but even DOD believes it doesn’t work.
Joyce E.A. Russell
One hypothesis for why women don’t seem as interested in business careers is because so few reach top positions.
The Baltimore Orioles and Washington Nationals show what happens when an organization acts like an organism.
AARP’s Fraud Watch Network lets you sign up to get scam alerts — and share warnings.
The stock market ordeal of Northwest Biotheraputics illustrates the reasons why Main Street hates Wall Street.
Washington baseball team throws in autographs, photos, discounts; sales bullpen includes GM Mike Rizzo.
U.S. stocks are edging higher as investors set aside worries about the protests in Hong Kong, the Asian financial hub.
Black people are still getting arrested for drug crimes at a ridiculous rate
Home prices climbed only 6.7 percent in July from the previous year, the smallest year-over-year gain since early 2012, a price index shows.
Roberto A. Ferdman
Americans snack on potato chips, Europeans munch on candy, and Latin Americans love cookies. Everything you’ll ever need to know about snacking worldwide.
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Some companies pay workers extra to take vacation days. Others make the desks disappear at 6 p.m.
Americans will likely start hearing a lot more about how much CEOs make.
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Researchers found that the five largest auto insurers do not offer basic policies to safe drivers for less than $500 a year in more than one-third of the nation’s low-income areas.
Analysts says strong outflows could “wreak havoc” on the fund, but stated confidence in the new management.
The odd decision to skip a number may be to signal a clean break with the Windows 8 era.
HHS Demo Day is a chance for agency employees to pitch their next big idea.
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