Watch FCCs Ajit Pai dress up as Santa and wield a lightsaber to mock...

This post has been updated. On the eve of a historic vote at the Federal Communications Commission, Chairman Ajit Pai starred in an eccentric video that featured him dressed as...

J.C. Penney to close up to 140 stores

J.C. Penney on Friday said it plans to close between 130 and 140 stores in the next several months, a move that makes it the latest retail stalwart to...

Maxi dresses, cardigans and hijabs: Essentials in Macy’s new fashion line aimed at Muslim...

Macy’s is launching a “modest” fashion line this month geared toward Muslim women that will feature maxi dresses, ankle-length cardigans and hand-dyed hijabs. The collection will be available on Macy’s...

More than 40 percent of companies now offer a summer Friday perk

Leaving early on a Friday afternoon in June? There's a growing chance your boss has endorsed it. The percentage of companies that offer some kind of "summer Friday" arrangement -- in...

Russian ads, now publicly released, show sophistication of influence campaign

Lawmakers on Wednesday released a trove of ads that Russian operatives bought on Facebook, providing the fullest picture yet of how foreign actors sought to promote Republican Donald Trump,...

Why blocked Twitter users are suing President Trump

Seven people blocked by President Trump from seeing or interacting with his Twitter account filed a lawsuit against him Tuesday, arguing that barring them from his popular social-media feed violates the First Amendment...

The top 10 places people are moving, and how their choices differ by race

Some of the United States' most homogenous cities attract a surprisingly diverse set of newcomers. Others still seem to be magnets for white people, but more on that later. We know this because...

Peggy Cooper Cafritz puts her Dupont Circle condo on market for $5.5 million

Peggy Cooper Cafritz’s Dupont Circle condo is a stark departure from her previous home, which was destroyed by fire in 2009. But like that house, the two-level apartment is...

Crash and burn. Watch Japanese entrepreneur’s unmanned rocket launch end in a huge fireball

TOKYO — Talk about crash and burn. A rocket developed by a controversial Japanese entrepreneur burst into flames and crashed to earth in a fireball over the weekend. The MOMO-2...

Susan Collins is wrong to say that the tax cuts will pay for themselves,...

Sen. Susan Collins speaking on “Meet the Press” defended her vote on the Senate GOP tax bill based on the claims of the signatories to the nine economists' letter that...