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  • Filmmaker says 'Nerd Prom' has grown to reflect poorly on DC

    A former Politico journalist is poking a hole in the bubble that surrounds one of Washington's biggest, celebrity-obsessed weekends with his new documentary "Nerd Prom." The film by Patrick Gavin, released online this month, takes a critical look at...
  • Business Highlights

    ___ Nasdaq Record: Then and Now Fifteen years after peaking during the dot-com boom, the Nasdaq composite has reached a new all-time high. But this isn't the Nasdaq of Pets.com and Webvan, when companies were valued on "cash burn rates" and "eyeballs."...
  • USA TODAY BEST-SELLERS

    1. "The Liar" by Nora Roberts (G.P. Putnam's Sons) 2. "The Girl on the Train" by Paula Hawkins (Riverhead) 3. "The Road to Character" by David Brooks (Random House) 4. "Every Fifteen Minutes" by Lisa Scottoline (St. Martin's Press) 5. "The Stranger"...
  • Amazon reports 1Q loss

    SEATTLE (AP) _ Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) on Thursday reported a first-quarter loss of $57 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The Seattle-based company said it had a loss of 12 cents per share. The results surpassed Wall...
  • April 30 is Poem in your Pocket Day

    April 30 is Poem in your Pocket Day
    A week from today, people across the country will carry a poem to share with friends, family, co-workers, and maybe even fellow shoppers or commuters. You can join the fun online by using the hashtag #pocketpoem. Need a poem to carry? Here are several...
  • As PayPal split looms, eBay plans to think small

    As PayPal split looms, eBay plans to think small
    EBay plans to grow by thinking small as it prepares for life apart from PayPal. The company says it is focusing on getting more people, as well as small- to mid-size businesses, to buy and sell items on its popular online marketplace. The effort comes...
  • Amazon starts travel service Amazon Destinations

    The site that sells everything from toilet paper to toys can now send you on a romantic getaway. Amazon is expanding its travel service online, dubbed Amazon Destinations, the latest effort by the e-commerce site to bolster its service offerings. The...
  • Business events scheduled for Thursday

    Major business and economic events scheduled for Thursday: WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m. Eastern time WASHINGTON — Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m....
  • Earth Day freebies, deals and sales on Wednesday

    Earth Day freebies, deals and sales on Wednesday
    We love the planet and earth-friendly freebies, so here's a bunch of goodies you can score in honor of Earth Day, celebrated Wednesday. In other words, be green and save green! Ahava.com: Free four-piece Earth Day Kit valued at $22 with $50 order...
  • $23,660-a-year 'managers' to get a raise from federal rule

    WASHINGTON �� President Barack Obama is preparing to do what the U.S. economic recovery has been slow to accomplish: raise the wages of millions of Americans. His administration is drafting new rules on who qualifies for overtime...
  • Amazon launches close-to-home hotel bookings

    Amazon launches close-to-home hotel bookings
    SEATTLE Amazon, the online retailer that sells almost anything, now wants to sell you close-to-home vacations. It's a first major move into hotel bookings for the Seattle-based company. Amazon Destinations was launched late Monday. It features...