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Would You Pay A Higher Price For 'Ethical' Clothing?

The Bangladesh garment factory collapse that killed hundreds made supercheap clothing destined for American stores. Research shows customers will pay more for safely made clothes, but only to a point.

Automatic-Enrollment IRAs Get A Test Run In California

Studies show that when participation in a retirement plan is automatic, more people save. President Obama has proposed automatic IRAs for some employees, a version of which was adopted in California. But business groups argue that requiring employers to implement them is not the right way to go.

Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Expands Parental Leave

New moms will now get 16 weeks of paid leave and will also receive $500 for expenses. Mayer was criticized over the winter when she prohibited workers from telecommuting.

NBA Player Jason Collins Could Snag Endorsements, Speaking Gigs

The basketball player could parlay his trail blazing announcement into endorsements or speaking engagements, experts say.
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How Pizza Explains The Washington Region

We explore the craft of making great pizza and what our area's pizza scene says about the region as a whole.


Home Prices Continue To Rise Across The Nation

The latest S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices report shows year-over-year gains in 20 major cities. It's another sign that the housing sector, which crashed in 2007 and 2008, is on the mend.

Will Bureaucracy Keep The U.S. Drone Industry Grounded?

Tough federal aviation rules and a public backlash against drones have raised worries that the U.S. unmanned aerial vehicle industry will be left behind foreign competitors. Developers say the U.S. light drone industry is being overtaken by manufacturers in Israel and Australia.