Public radio stations to relaunch shuttered DCist, Gothamist local news sites

A partnership of public radio stations that includes WAMU 88.5 FM announced Friday that it has acquired DCist and two other websites, reviving outlets for local journalism that had...

How a will and living trust will affect your survivors ability to sell your...

I would like to express my appreciation to you for your reply and guidance to a previous question some months back about the documents I needed to obtain from...

FCC chairman says social media platforms lack transparency in how they restrict conservative content

In an interview Monday about the coming FCC vote over whether to repeal landmark net neutrality rules, agency chairman Ajit Pai took aim at a different group — the Web...

This college just paid a $28,000 ransom, in bitcoin, to cyberattackers

The cyberattack struck Los Angeles Valley College late last month, disrupting email, voice mail and computer systems at the public community college in Southern California. Then, school officials found...

Career Coach: How to handle the new hotshot on your team

  Is your organization looking for its next new hire, that superstar performer to take things to the next level? Be careful: Organizations are greater than just one individual. If...

Do you have what it takes to be a millionaire?

I am fascinated with the sacrifices some people make to get rich. This week, Washington Post personal finance writer Jonnelle Marte, featured young millionaire Grant Sabateir. In his 20s, Sabateir, found...

The world today looks ominously like it did before World War I

A backlash to globalization appears to be gaining strength around the world. U.S. politicians on both the right and left have called for curbing free trade deals they say...

Avoid the awkward office party. Employees prefer money.

In the era of sexual harassment, a lot of office parties will be different. At least we should hope they are. No sexual innuendo. No leaning in too close after...

Online Giant Alibaba Aims Beyond China and E-Commerce: QuickTake

Just how dominant is Alibaba in China’s booming e-commerce market? The homegrown Amazon/EBay mashup accounted for more than three-quarters of the nation’s online retail sales in 2015. There are...

Republican tax plan to lower cap on mortgage interest deduction to $500,000 loans

House Republican leaders on Thursday proposed legislation that would overhaul the U.S. tax code and jettison numerous tax breaks that Americans and businesses have used for years to limit...