Long-term unemployed struggle to find — and keep — jobs

Roddy Negron was laid off from Sony in 2011 after 23 years, and just lost the next job he'd found.

New research shows many of the long-term unemployed who finally land work can’t hold onto those jobs.

Sunday Business

Idaho at center of battle over health-care consolidation

Idaho at center of battle over health-care consolidation

A costly legal fight is pushing back against the merger mania gripping the U.S. medical system.

Qatar’s LNG dominance challenged

Qatar’s LNG dominance challenged

Competition is expanding.

Case in Point: Mimicking nature to cut carbon dioxide emissions

Case in Point: Mimicking nature to cut carbon dioxide emissions

How a coral reef scientist took a technology that mimicked nature’s own processes, scaled up and developed new revenue streams.

Columnists

Michelle Singletary

Michelle Singletary

The bottom line when picking a university: No debt allowed

Use these talking points to help your student factor in affordability when choosing a college.

Barry Ritholtz

Barry Ritholtz

Barry Ritholtz: What’s gone up won’t always come down

You might think that after last year’s strong gains, the markets might be due for a breather, but . . .

Warren Brown

Warren Brown

A wonderful piece of functional motorized art

The 2014 BMW 435i coupe made me feel like a kid again. A kid with $60,000 to spend.

Latest News

Michaels says nearly 3 million customers hit by data breach

Michaels says nearly 3 million customers hit by data breach

Retailer posts list of stores affected by breach, including several in the Washington area.

Administration postpones decision on Keystone pipeline

Administration postpones decision on Keystone pipeline

Agencies were given more time to decide whether the pipeline is in the national interest.

Venture capital is off to a slow start in 2014, report finds

In the past, the amount of money raised in the first quarter is not always an indication of what’s to come.

On Leadership

9 things you didn’t know about the office cubicle

9 things you didn’t know about the office cubicle

One of the original designers predicted corporate zombies.

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The Switch

The White House finally has an online privacy policy you can probably understand

The White House finally has an online privacy policy you can probably understand

New White House online privacy policy strips out the legalese.

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