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Companies and U.S. agencies scrambled to fix a security hole that left hundreds of thousands of sites, including Whitehouse.gov and NSA.gov, vulnerable.
Steven Mufson and Katie Zezima
The Israeli prime minister forcefully argued that a deal to keep Iran’s nuclear ambitions in check would have the opposite effect.
The company sold 163,586 cars and trucks to post its best February in eight years, led by the Jeep brand with a 21 percent increase.
Effort to reach younger audiences leads to social media experiment
Our rundown of news affecting start-ups and small businesses.
Nearly 1,200 pages into Obama’s budget are two dashed lines that should please taxpayers.
Will Hogan and Bowser follow Arlington County in cutting transit expansion?
Consumers need to be vigilant in making sure their personal data is secure.
The immediate impact is negative, but the longer-term effects are more positive.
Two sets of numbers explain why pensions went from fat and happy to undernourished and desperate.
Northern Virginia entrepreneur leaves 100k job tending satellites for dream.
European stocks gained while Asian markets faltered Wednesday as investors looked ahead to U.S. economic data and China’s announcement of its annual growth target.
It’s clear a majority of Americans support legalization of marijuana.
Researchers found that even apart from socioeconomic status, children with parents who are undocumented immigrants exhibit more behavioral problems.
Unemployment is falling, but wages still aren’t rising. Is that because companies didn’t want to lower pay during the crisis?
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Wal-Mart, eBay and Exxon have each been hit with proposals to publicly disclose pay disparities between male and female employees.
Buffett’s 50th anniversary letter to shareholders didn’t disappoint.
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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is taking a closer look at mandatory arbitration clauses, which large financial firms often stick in the fine print for credit cards, payday loans and other consumer products.
After years of public criticism over the aggressive practices of some of its debt collectors, the agency is canceling contracts.
Unclassified communications can still be sensitive.
Obama finally comes out against backdoors in encryption — if China can access them.
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