The drug that could imperil Medicaid

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As coverage expands, can America’s health-care system afford a breakthrough $84,000 hepatitis C cure?

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After foreclosure, trying to buy their house back

After foreclosure, trying to buy their house back

Fannie would sell couple their home for $450,000, while Wall Street investors could buy it for $260,000

Shark Tank investor: Don’t make this pitch mistake

Shark Tank investor: Don’t make this pitch mistake

“It makes me want to leave the room,” says real estate mogul and shark investor Barbara Corcoran.

LivingSocial’s losses narrow in the second quarter

LivingSocial’s losses narrow in the second quarter

But sales at the online deal purveyor declined from a year ago, and operating expenses rose.

F-35 Lightning II jet reaches long-awaited milestone

F-35 Lightning II jet reaches long-awaited milestone

After a fire grounded the fleet, the Pentagon celebrated the completion of the first 2 jets ordered by Australia.

How Congress can help women business owners

How Congress can help women business owners

New report reveals an alarming gender gap among small business owners. Here’s how to close it.

Gray aide weighs changes to Reeves Center swap for stadium land

Gray aide weighs changes to Reeves Center swap for stadium land

Gray aide weighs rules for Reeves Center redevelopment in stadium deal, but changes could raise the cost to the District.

Columnists

Michelle Singletary

Michelle Singletary

Want to reduce your health-care costs? Get moving.

Keeping physically fit helps you stay fiscally fit, too.

Steven Pearlstein

Steven Pearlstein

Financial industry just not vested in wider savings plans

The concept of Automatic IRAs to help prepare Americans for retirement faces some challenges

Warren Brown

Warren Brown

On Wheels: Mazda Miata, still sporty after all these years

Warren Brown has as much fun as ever in the 2015 version of the MX-5, but he’ll concede it’s not practical.

Market News

Visa, Amazon pull stock market lower

Visa, Amazon pull stock market lower

The stock market sank in morning trading Friday after Visa and Amazon posted weaker results than Wall Street expected. If the declines continue, the market would erase almost all of its gains from earlier in the week.

Wonkblog

Name That Data!

Name That Data!

The second installment of Name That Data is here!

Citing Wonkblog research, Stephen Colbert endorses Darth Vader for president

Colbert throws support behind a Vader/Binks ticket in 2016.

On Leadership

American Apparel names a new board without Dov Charney

American Apparel names a new board without Dov Charney

Four new directors--including its first female director--will be added to the board of a company that has been engulfed in a highly public leadership battle.

For women and minorities, advocating for diversity has a downside

For women and minorities, advocating for diversity has a downside

A new research study finds that women and minorities are penalized for being good at managing diverse groups or respecting gender or racial differences at work

An ousted CEO so popular employees are protesting for his return

An ousted CEO so popular employees are protesting for his return

An unusual alliance of managers and rank-and-file employees at a Northeast grocery chain has rebelled to prompt the return of a former executive.

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The Switch

Democrats’ latest tech mines your relationship data

Democrats’ latest tech mines your relationship data

If it works, this could become the next big breakthrough in campaign tech.

Amazon employee admits to drone fly-by at Seattle’s Space Needle

Amazon employee admits to drone fly-by at Seattle’s Space Needle

He eagerly showed the video to Seattle Police, then agreed to stop flying the drone in public.

With immigration reform off the agenda, some in tech turn to plan B

With immigration reform off the agenda, some in tech turn to plan B

The immigration issue fell down the tech industry’s political priority list. But it’s not totally gone.

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