An economist explains the perfect storm of conditions that led to the recent global financial crisis, the actions that kept it from getting worse and how to reduce the likelihood of a similar event in the future.
Northern Virginia social service providers are seeing record numbers of people receiving federal food assistance, thanks in part to more people being eligible and greater efforts to find those in need.
Cyber Monday purchases are expected to exceed expectations for another year, but Maryland officials aren't expecting the same of the state's "use tax" which is supposed to be voluntarily paid by online purchasers.
Sheila Bair describes the 2008 financial crisis and its aftermath as she saw it during her time as chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. She explains why the U.S. financial system is still at risk and tougher regulatory reform is needed.
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