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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    Recovering U.S. economy garners envy

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

    Apple’s CEO comes out, so what’s the impact?

    Apple’s CEO comes out, so what’s the impact?

    Tim Cook said he is “proud to be gay,” cementing the company’s place in the equality debate.

    US turns up heat on Takata over air bag problem

    US turns up heat on Takata over air bag problem

    U.S. safety regulators are now playing hardball with Takata as they investigate a possibly deadly defect in some of the Japanese company’s air bags.

    Lockheed Martin to buy health care technology company

    Lockheed Martin to buy health care technology company

    Many defense contractors see health care technology as a lucrative investment area.

    Twinkies, beer and turnarounds give rise to a billionaire

    Twinkies, beer and turnarounds give rise to a billionaire

    Mega-investor C. Dean Metropoulos made billions reviving stale brands. Then his party-loving sons joined in.

    Reston, not Tysons, begins to dominate Northern Virginia real estate

    Reston, not Tysons, begins to dominate Northern Virginia real estate

    The Silver Line won’t arrive at Reston Town Center for years, but companies are flocking there already.

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    Michelle Singletary

    Michelle Singletary

    The marriage premium — economic and otherwise

    No judgment, but it’s time we understood the importance of marriage in upward economic trends.

    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 stocks open higher, following gains in Asia

    US stocks open higher, following gains in Asia

    U.S. stocks are opening higher following big gains in Asia after Japan made moves to rev up its economy.

    Wonkblog

    How to maximize your sugar high this Halloween

    How to maximize your sugar high this Halloween

    Which candies contain the most sugar?

    There’s been 10-year diversity drought in comic book movies. That’s changing.

    There’s been 10-year diversity drought in comic book movies. That’s changing.

    What is striking about the upcoming slate of comic book movies is that it is finally bringing diversity to the big screen of comic book movies after a nearly decade long absence.

    Obama’s ratings show that voters care about inequality

    Obama’s ratings show that voters care about inequality

    Economic growth is what Obama has delivered, but apparently it’s not all that voters want.

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    The elaborate Halloween costumes of Southwest’s CEO

    The elaborate Halloween costumes of Southwest’s CEO

    Part of the airline’s quirky culture is for CEO Gary Kelly to dress up each year.

    Get There

    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.

    Millennials are pretty upbeat about the economy

    Millennials are pretty upbeat about the economy

    Younger workers are more optimistic about the economy than older generations. But they’re still worried about the long term.

    The Switch

    Hungary hits pause on a proposed Internet tax

    Hungary hits pause on a proposed Internet tax

    Saying, “the debate has gone astray,” Prime Minister Viktor Orbán pulls the proposed per-gigabyte tariff off the table -- for now.

    Mobile-phone mapping succeeds where national censuses fail

    Mobile-phone mapping succeeds where national censuses fail

    Plotting phone data, say Belgian researchers, can create population maps “for day and night, for weekdays and weekends, for holy days and working periods.“

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