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As a growing number of young parents find a way to pay for and attend college, they’re confronting a spotty and inadequate child-care system that drives many to drop out.
The effort gives the DOD the ability to more easily hold private security contractors accountable.
Here’s when the big sales are slated to kick off.
The 30-year fixed-rate average dips to 3.97 percent, remaining below 4 percent for the second week in a row.
Last year, the mood was more “Bah Humbug” than “Joy to the World.” So what changed for small businesses?
Timid banks and tight credit hurt small businesses, but not big ones, new research argues.
Food companies increasingly are betting that the route to your dinner table is through your social networks.
Spending on gift cards is expected to reach $31 billion, an increase of 83 percent since 2003.
Giancarlo Stanton’s baseball deal isn’t as much as it sounds like, and he still needs to budget and plan ahead.
Washington nonprofit helps families of fallen police, firefighters move forward; it was Bud Doggett’s Way.
U.S. stocks are closing with slight gains, just enough to push the market further into record territory.
Zachary A. Goldfarb
Two internal Democratic Party disputes this week are surfacing tensions over who the party should focus on: the poor or the middle class.
Losing Arctic ice means losing polar bears.
Roberto A. Ferdman
The most American thing about Thanksgiving dinner might be how different parts of the country play a role in bringing the meal to each table.
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As the holidays begin, here’s a look at several new books that would make for professionally useful gifts.
New research suggests when bankers are reminded of their profession, they’re more likely to cheat.
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These steps will reduce your chances of paying for someone else’s shopping spree.
Remember when people used to elbow their way through crowds at sunrise to get the best deals? Those days are over.
The caveat: even that growing global online population tends to look a lot like that of the United States -- relatively well-off, generally educated, and fairly young.
Traveling by train? air? hot air balloon? Someone is always watching you.
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