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  • By Washington Post   -   Apr 18, 2021

    TWO BLOCKS FROM THE FEDERAL RESERVE, A GROWING ENCAMPMENT OF THE HOMELESS HAUNTS THE ECONOMY'S MOST POWERFUL PERSON

    Federal Reserve Chair Jerome H. Powell says the recovery is far from over. The bleak reality is made clear outside his window on his...

    Economy
  • By Washington Post   -   Apr 18, 2021

    HOW WORKPLACE SEXISM IS ROILING AUSTRALIAN POLITICS

    When it comes to judging someone's words or deeds, Australians often resort to a casual barometer known as the “pub test.” If the locals...

    Government
  • By Washington Post   -   Apr 18, 2021

    HERE'S WHAT'S SPARKING TENSION AGAIN BETWEEN RUSSIA AND UKRAINE

    Russia's 2014 annexation of Ukraine's Crimea peninsula ignited the tensest standoff between Moscow and the West since the Cold War...

    Russia, Region
  • By Washington Post   -   Apr 18, 2021

    PELOTON FIGHTS FEDERAL SAFETY RECALL AFTER ITS TREADMILLS LEFT ONE CHILD DEAD, OTHERS INJURED

    The previously undisclosed dispute between the nation's product safety regulator and Peloton - a $34 billion company - has so far taken...

    Places, Company, Companies
  • By Washington Post   -   Apr 18, 2021

    WHY JAPAN IS DUMPING WATER FROM FUKUSHIMA INTO THE SEA

    The Japanese utility giant Tepco is planning to dump more than 1 million cubic meters of treated radioactive water - enough to fill...

    Japan, Building
  • By Washington Post   -   Apr 18, 2021

    ELON MUSK'S SPACEX WINS CONTRACT TO DEVELOP SPACECRAFT TO LAND ASTRONAUTS ON THE MOON

    The contract marks another major victory for the hard-charging company that vaults it to the top tier of the nation's aerospace companies...

    Land, Company, Companies
  • By Washington Post   -   Apr 18, 2021

    HOW REPARATIONS FIT INTO THE PUSH FOR RACIAL JUSTICE

    As protests against police violence against Black Americans spark larger discussions about racism, an idea long relegated to the political...

    Housing, House
  • By Washington Post   -   Apr 18, 2021

    A SCRIPTED COMEDY SERIES WAS ABOUT TO BE SHUT DOWN BY COVID. SO PRODUCERS MADE EVERYONE INTO A CARTOON INSTEAD

    How one show overhauled itself to survive the pandemic.

  • By Washington Post   -   Apr 18, 2021

    A NEW FEMA PROGRAM OFFERS UP TO $9,000 TO HELP WITH COVID-19 FUNERALS. SCAMMERS SEE AN OPPORTUNITY

    Scammers are trying to take advantage of families looking for help from FEMA's new $9,000 covid-19 funeral assistance program.

  • By Washington Post   -   Apr 18, 2021

    EVEN IF THE PANDEMIC ABATES, FITXR THINKS HOME FITNESS IS THE FUTURE

    FitXR launched a subscription plan to its virtual gym with the idea that at-home fitness is here to stay.

    Future, Futures
  • By Washington Post   -   Apr 18, 2021

    LEAP STARTED AS A HOBBY. NOW, IT'S A MULTIMILLION-DOLLAR PLATFORM

    The app is used by contractors to manage projects such as roof replacements and kitchen remodels.

    Management
  • By Washington Post   -   Apr 18, 2021

    AS THE TOURISM INDUSTRY RETURNS, 3 MILLION WORKERS WAIT FOR A CALLBACK

    Even as travel returns, some big companies are making do with fewer employees, leaving millions of workers out of a job.

    Travel, Jobs, Travels, Job, Companies, Company, Industries, Industry
  • By Washington Post   -   Apr 18, 2021

    MALL DEPARTMENT STORES WERE STRUGGLING. THE PANDEMIC HAS PUSHED THEM TO THE EDGE OF EXTINCTION

    Half the country's remaining mall-based department stores are expected to shutter by 2025.

  • By Washington Post   -   Apr 18, 2021

    HUMANS SOLVE PROBLEMS BY ADDING COMPLEXITY, EVEN WHEN IT'S AGAINST OUR BEST INTERESTS

    The study's findings are especially relevant in the realm of public policy, where the simplest solution is often the hardest to spot.

    Ads
  • By Washington Post   -   Apr 18, 2021

    A WADDY BUTLER WOOD HOUSE FOR SALE IN D.C.'S ADAMS MORGAN

    HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The noted architect designed this stylish 1908 house, among others, for well-to-do Washingtonians.

    Sale, Housing, House
  • By Washington Post   -   Apr 18, 2021

    HOW BITCOIN IS EDGING TOWARD FINANCIAL MAINSTREAM: QUICKTAKE

    Bitcoin investors are having a wild ride. The best-known cryptocurrency rocketed to a series of records in 2021, just three years after...

    World, Transaction
  • By Washington Post   -   Apr 18, 2021

    WHY THE MUTATED CORONAVIRUS VARIANTS ARE SO WORRISOME

    Viruses mutate all the time, including the novel coronavirus that's caused the global Covid-19 pandemic. Most of the changes have no...

    Brazil
  • By Washington Post   -   Apr 18, 2021

    THE DIFFERENT COVID-19 TESTS AND WHAT THEY CAN REVEAL

    Even with Covid-19 vaccines scaling up, testing remains a crucial tool for bringing the pandemic under control - and keeping it that...

  • By Washington Post   -   Apr 18, 2021

    DISTINGUISHED HOMES FOR SALE IN THE D.C. REGION

    The Washington Post's picks of noteworthy residences on the market.

    Sale, Market, Marketing, Region
  • By Washington Post   -   Apr 18, 2021

    A YEAR INTO THE PANDEMIC, GAME DEVELOPERS REFLECT ON BURNOUT, MENTAL HEALTH AND AVOIDING CRUNCH

    “I just see people exhausted, and I see the motivation and the excitement just trickling out,” Respawn game director Chad Grenier said.