“When I started at the Kreeger in 1994, I felt I was entering an old-boy network,” said Judy Greenberg, who helped set up Washington’s Kreeger Museum and was appointed its first director. “Now I feel differently.”
Business & Economy
It’s not hurricanes and high water that is threatening Florida. It’s termites. Two of the most destructive species of the termite kingdom are now swarming simultaneously in South Florida - and scientists are worried. The Asian and Formosan subterranean termite clans are about to meet, mate and produce an unprecedented number of feisty hybrid offspring - hundreds of thousands of alates, or winged males and females.
President Obama will push for new regulations on the $46 billion payday loan industry Thursday and will criticize congressional Republicans for trying to undermine the federal agency that enforces consumer laws.
Had German carrier Lufthansa followed U.S. protocols on pilots in the cockpit, the deadly crash that claimed 150 lives this week might have been avoided.
H.J. Heinz Co. is buying Kraft Foods Group Inc., creating what the companies say will be the third-largest food and beverage company in North America.