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09/17/2018 01:00 PM
‘I support higher taxes’: The billionaire behind the National Debt Clock has had it with Trump
U.S. government debt per household is nearly $127,000 (and rising)

09/18/2018 05:57 PM
Aibo the robot dog will melt your heart with mechanical precision
We spent two weeks with Sony’s reboot of Aibo, the robot dog. The idea that a hunk of plastic and metal can make you feel affection is no longer so far-fetched.

09/13/2018 09:04 AM
California law would make state’s electricity grid 100 percent carbon free by 2045
Across the country five counties, one state and more than 70 cities, — such as Spokane, Wash., Minneapolis and New Brunswick, N.J. — want to turn their electricity grids entirely “green.”

09/21/2018 05:42 PM
Non-bank lenders are back and even bigger than before
The borrow-to-lend model has become king of the market for U.S. home mortgages, raising concerns among analysts, academic researchers and government officials about what could happen if the housing market collapses again.

09/17/2018 12:00 PM
What Doris Kearns Goodwin thinks Trump could learn from Lincoln’s ‘hot letters’
The presidential biographer looks at how some of the best presidents led the country amid economic strife, war and domestic turbulence.

09/20/2018 08:10 AM
7 credit myths that can cost you a lot of money
If you’re low-income, having bad or no credit can make you even more financially unstable, according to new research by the Urban Institute. But helping low-income folks reduce the cost of their borrowing benefits everyone.

09/22/2018 11:41 PM
Dam breach sends toxic coal ash flowing into a major North Carolina river
Fears about the situation at Duke’s L.V. Sutton power plant near Wilmington have been growing since before Hurricane Florence made landfall.

09/22/2018 11:29 PM
Comcast Muscles Fox Aside With $39 Billion Offer for Sky
The $40 billion buy will make Comcast, which owns NBC and Universal Pictures, the world’s largest pay-TV operator with about 52 million customers.

09/22/2018 12:00 PM
An ideal niche product for baseball fans who want to put their heads together
Brad Wheedleton got a bright idea when he saw the long line for buying collectibles at Nationals Park.

09/22/2018 07:05 AM
China cancels trade talks with U.S. as new Trump tariffs loom
Officials reportedly had planned to send a high-ranking official and a delegation to Washington.

09/21/2018 07:01 AM
The new iPhone is in stores. Here are 5 reasons to wait before buying one.
Yes, the iPhone XS is the best iPhone ever. But if you wait a month, you could save $250.

09/20/2018 10:07 PM
Amazon’s Alexa is coming for your microwave, wall clock and more
Amazon.com unveiled some 70 new devices and capabilities for its Alexa product line at its Seattle headquarters Thursday. Like a rebooted Sharper Image catalogue, Amazon is adding its talking artificial intelligence to a microwave, a wall clock, a wall plug, cars and more.

09/20/2018 09:55 PM
Dow, S&P surge to record closes as economy steams ahead
Investors believe aging bull market has room to run.

09/20/2018 08:10 PM
7 credit myths that can cost you a lot of money
If you’re low-income, having bad or no credit can make you even more financially unstable, according to new research by the Urban Institute.

09/20/2018 06:52 PM
E.U. justice commissioner quits Facebook, describing her experience as ‘channel of dirt’
Vera Jourova said that she received an “influx of hatred” on the popular platform.

09/20/2018 06:26 PM
20 percent of Congress is women. Only 5 percent of CEOs are.
The Pew Research Center tallied density by gender across a number of fields.

09/20/2018 03:43 PM
Self-driving shuttles arrive in Columbus this week
The electric, low-speed vehicles are expected to accept passengers in December.

09/19/2018 05:40 PM
European regulators are looking into antitrust concerns at Amazon
European officials are investigating whether Amazon's growing third-party marketplace is giving it an unfair leg up.

09/19/2018 04:28 PM
Trump said his tax cuts would bring $5 trillion into the U.S. We have 97 percent to go.
There’s a simple reason why the Republican president's tax cuts haven’t inspired companies to move that much money to the United States: The money was already here.

09/19/2018 04:11 PM
They put microchips in their employees. Now this company is helping parents track their children.
Three Square Market is known for microchipping employees, but the company's latest app is designed to help parents track their children's whereabouts. The app could be a useful tool for law enforcement, experts say, but could also be abused or lead to greater anxiety among users.

09/19/2018 02:37 PM
As Trump escalates trade war, China’s second-in-command is defiant
Premier Li Keqiang said the country will thrive despite “obstacles.”

09/19/2018 02:31 PM
New owner of L.A. Times sees video games, esports as evolution of modern news media
Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong also believes building trust among young readers can even help combat fake news being passed along by an audience that spends long hours on the Internet.

09/19/2018 02:24 PM
Nearly half of cellphone calls will be scams by 2019, report says
An Arkansas-based firm predicts an explosion of spam calls, marking a leap from 3.7 percentage of total calls in 2017 to a projected 44.6 percentage by early 2019.

09/19/2018 01:15 PM
The Finance 202: The stock market is shrugging off Trump's trade war. That may not last.
But Trump could see a green light to raise the stakes with China.

09/19/2018 05:59 AM
The war on global poverty ‘hangs in the balance’
A new report from the Gates Foundation stresses the need to invest in Africa's young population.

09/19/2018 12:32 AM
New U.S.-China tariffs raise fears of an economic Cold War
The trade dispute could be leading to a commercial divorce and the uncoupling of a 40-year relationship.

09/20/2018 08:10 AM
7 credit myths that can cost you a lot of money
If you’re low-income, having bad or no credit can make you even more financially unstable, according to new research by the Urban Institute.

09/11/2018 11:00 AM
What happens when the next financial crisis strikes?
Whatever its timing, or its cause, who’s going to solve the crisis when President Trump has poisoned relations with the institutions that helped fix the last one?

09/11/2018 11:00 AM
What happens when the next financial crisis strikes?
Whatever its timing, or its cause, who’s going to solve the crisis when President Trump has poisoned relations with the institutions that helped fix the last one?

09/22/2018 12:00 PM
An ideal niche product for baseball fans who want to put their heads together
Brad Wheedleton got a bright idea when he saw the long line for buying collectibles at Nationals Park.

09/21/2018 07:44 PM
Turkey’s currency crisis is really a banking crisis. But the country isn’t doing anything about it.
Turkey’s problem is not that its government has been spending too much money but rather that its banks have been borrowing too many dollars.

09/21/2018 01:45 PM
Two places in Maryland where people can expect to live longer, on average, than almost anywhere else in the U.S.
When we reported on a comprehensive new dataset of life expectancy in neighborhoods nationwide, local readers noticed that Maryland has a few neighborhoods where folks are expected to live longer than almost anywhere else in the country. They asked for more details.

09/20/2018 06:34 PM
Marijuana use is now as common among baby boomers as it is among teens, federal data shows
Use among older Americans has skyrocketed in recent years, while teen use is near record lows.

09/20/2018 04:49 PM
Would saving Lehman have saved us from the Great Recession?
The downturn — and the politics it engendered — could have been far less severe.

07/10/2018 06:01 PM
The extreme leadership that got the Thai soccer boys out of the cave alive
A former West Point professor describes what U.S. soldiers, skydiving operators, mountain climbing guides — and probably the Thai cave rescuers — know about “in extremis” leadership.

07/06/2018 02:52 PM
What do companies really have to reveal when a CEO is ousted?
Barnes & Noble's CEO Demos Parneros was terminated this week for unspecified "violations of the company's policies"

07/03/2018 12:35 PM
Just one sexual harassment claim can tarnish a company’s image
A new study suggests people's willingness to work for employers with a sexual harassment claim was lower than at those with a claim of financial fraud.

06/22/2018 12:11 PM
Intel’s CEO resigned after violating a no-dating rule. More companies are adding them in the #MeToo era
Even still, employment lawyers say, they can be fraught with "all kinds of peril."

07/12/2018 01:55 PM
Cheese. Cosmetics. Cat Treats. Are those monthly subscription boxes actually saving you money?
The appeal of monthly subscription boxes is often convenience. Just make sure the service is truly saving you time and money.

07/09/2018 12:41 PM
Retire early or keep on working? How to prepare for either choice.
There’s no one rule of thumb for everyone

07/05/2018 08:27 PM
What do your parents owe you when they die?
The way a will is handled can permanently change a family

07/05/2018 12:39 PM
How the lawsuits against student loan servicer Navient could affect you
California's attorney general filed a lawsuit against Navient and two of its subsidiaries, Pioneer and General Revenue Corp., alleging misconduct.

09/22/2018 05:25 PM
White House distances itself from reports that Trump could target Facebook, Google and Twitter with a new executive order
The order called for nearly every federal agency to study how companies like Facebook police their platforms and refer instances of “bias” to the Justice Department for further study.

09/21/2018 06:56 PM
PayPal bans Alex Jones, saying Infowars 'promoted hate or discriminatory intolerance’
The payment processor is the latest tech company to kick Jones off its platform.

09/21/2018 03:18 PM
Former Google chief predicts the Internet will split by 2028: A Chinese Web and an American one
Eric Schmidt acknowledged the danger of China's tech explosion leading to greater censorship and control on the Web.

09/21/2018 07:01 AM
The new iPhone is in stores. Here are 5 reasons to wait before buying one.
Yes, the iPhone XS is the best iPhone ever. But if you wait a month, you could save $250.

09/21/2018 10:30 AM
Arlington log cabin was Teddy Roosevelt’s ice cream parlor
HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The two-bedroom dwelling, built in 1836, is one of the oldest homes in Arlington.

09/19/2018 11:30 AM
Mortgage fraud by wannabe home buyers is on the rise. And you can blame the Internet for it.
Researchers warn applicants can go online and find sites that will help them create customized bogus pay and employment records.

09/20/2018 11:30 AM
Today’s active-adult communities are stepping up their games
With buyers expecting more than golf, amenities include a beach club, stables and “man caves.”

09/20/2018 11:30 AM
Today’s active-adult communities are stepping up their games
With buyers expecting more than golf, amenities include a beach club, stables and “man caves.”

 

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