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What Ads Are Political? Twitter Struggles With a Definition

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 19:48:40 +0000
Twitter has said it will ban all political ads. But what is or isn’t a political message is often in the eye of the be...

Nestlé Says It Can Be Virtuous and Profitable. Is That Even Possible?

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 18:31:06 +0000
The world’s largest food company is trying to show it can be environmentally sustainable and still make money. Activis...

Apple to Ban Vaping Apps From Its Store

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 20:01:58 +0000
A respiratory condition linked to vaping has caused more than 40 deaths and over 2,000 illnesses, according to United St...

The Work Diary of an Audio Erotica C.E.O.

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 16:09:32 +0000
Dipsea’s Gina Gutierrez spends her days setting investors straight and moderating “Hunks Brainstorm” sessions....

Trump’s Embrace of Sanctions Irks Allies and Prompts Efforts to Evade Measures

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 16:39:28 +0000
Allies and adversaries are seeking ways to avoid President Trump’s sanctions, which critics say have become a substitu...

Raise Billions From Billionaires? Tax Experts Say It’s Not That Simple

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 19:30:08 +0000
Name a tax and there’s a way to reduce it, delay it or not pay it. Financial advisers say a wealth tax would be no dif...

A Paranoid Guide to Fighting the ‘Bugging Epidemic’

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 10:00:15 +0000
With surveillance gear cheaper and easier to use, security experts say checking your environment for cameras and microph...

FAFSA Says How Much You Can Pay for College. It’s Often Wrong.

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 20:12:08 +0000
The form opens the door to student aid. But it’s “a terrible measure of what people can actually afford,” one expe...

Supreme Court to Hear Google and Oracle Copyright Case

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 20:11:34 +0000
The justices agreed to decide whether the search giant was liable for billions in a dispute over its Android operating s...

Help! Renting a Vehicle Through Europcar Drove Me Crazy!

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 18:23:10 +0000
In this week’s Tripped Up column, Sarah Firshein investigates multiple complaints with the rental car company Europcar...

Available: A 415-Acre Island With Manhattan Views. What to Build?

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 18:12:26 +0000
A hub of renewable energy, packed with solar panels and batteries, or an expanded La Guardia Airport could replace the R...

11 of Our Best Weekend Reads

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 18:18:37 +0000
Tom Hanks. An Alison Roman Thanksgiving. A review of the third season of “The Crown.” Trump, Ukraine and impeachment...

To Lower Costs, Trump to Force Hospitals to Reveal Price of Care

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 15:48:42 +0000
The federal rule would make hospitals list the prices they negotiate with insurers, allowing consumers to seek better de...

Dia Art Foundation Welcomes Whitney Veteran Donna De Salvo

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 19:51:21 +0000
Ms. De Salvo will advise on the collection, exhibitions and long-term installations while also developing Dia’s archiv...

Average Start for 529 College Savings (Age 7) Is Costly, Study Finds

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 14:00:07 +0000
Many families wait too long to open accounts and lose out on a chance to let their money grow more, Morningstar reported...

Will Streaming Kill the Art of Cinema or Grant It New Life?

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 16:04:38 +0000
A co-chief film critic of The New York Times debates himself on the subject....

Can FaZe Clan Build a Billion-Dollar Business?

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 15:38:25 +0000
They already make every moment into consumable content. What can it become?...

Jeffrey Epstein’s Estate Turns to Experts to Pay Accusers

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 02:10:52 +0000
The estate would have no role in evaluating claims under a program developed by victim compensation experts including Ke...

Uber Fined $649 Million for Saying Drivers Aren’t Employees

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 00:07:04 +0000
The move by New Jersey could reverberate across the gig economy....

Dr. Wayne Bardin, 85, Innovative Researcher on Birth Control, Dies

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 22:39:37 +0000
He helped develop long-acting implanted contraceptive devices — like Norplant, Jadelle and Mirena — used by millions...

Keith Haring’s Stairwell Mural Auctioned for $3.9 Million

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 18:44:16 +0000
An anonymous buyer purchased the piece, painted on the walls of a Manhattan youth center. It is unclear where the work w...

After Its Merger, Gannett Will Be the Largest Newspaper Publisher in the U.S.

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 20:26:07 +0000
Shareholders approved a deal to combine GateHouse Media, which has received SoftBank funding, with the publisher of USA ...

Why a ‘Republican Economist’ Plans to Vote in the Democratic Primary

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 17:25:53 +0000
The Harvard economist N. Gregory Mankiw, once an adviser to Republican leaders, has been disappointed by Trump. Here’s...

The Most Watched Show at the Office? Sexual Harassment Training Videos

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 17:11:26 +0000
A nationwide awakening to workplace mistreatment has fostered a market for video companies and for actors who step into ...

Apple’s Reach Reshapes Medical Research

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 20:44:52 +0000
The company’s tools enable researchers to track huge numbers of people. But doctors do not yet know if it will signifi...

Smith & Wesson’s Owner to Break Away From Gun Business

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 23:31:13 +0000
The move separates the broader company from the challenges the gun industry faces. It was announced shortly before anoth...

Highways on Fire. Semesters Cut Short. A Recession. Can Hong Kong Heal?

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 19:21:03 +0000
Months of antigovernment protests and increasingly violent clashes with the police have upended daily life, with the pot...

Is This the End of ‘Days of Our Lives’?

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 13:13:52 +0000
Cast members of the long-running soap opera jumped in to counter rumors of the show’s demise. Its producers are curren...

Vintage Cars With Old Souls, and Touch Screens and A.C.

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 11:00:08 +0000
“When you drive your collector car you want it to be able to have reliable air conditioning.”...

‘Baby Shark’ Smells Money Onstage

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 20:33:20 +0000
After nearly 4 billion streams — and surprisingly little revenue — the viral predator is going on tour....

We Spent the Night at a Bodega and Wrote It All Down

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 10:00:40 +0000
Eight hours, 322 sales, two cops, one America’s Next Top Model, and one very persistent drug dealer....

Warren Wealth Tax Could Slow Economy, Early Analysis Finds

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 23:01:54 +0000
A preliminary projection of Senator Elizabeth Warren’s proposed wealth tax said a drop in investment by the richest Am...

Japan’s Economic Growth Falls Sharply as Exports Slow

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 05:14:05 +0000
The results threatened a fragile streak of expansion that has defied global turbulence....

McClatchy Says So Long to Saturday (Print) Newspapers

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 01:17:37 +0000
The fifth-largest newspaper chain in the country will try to encourage more digital subscriptions with a weekend plan af...

To Drive Down Insulin Prices, W.H.O. Will Certify Generic Versions

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 01:39:51 +0000
About 80 million people with diabetes around the world need the hormone, and half of them can’t afford it. Creating co...

Google Makes a Bid for Banking, Where Tech Firms Go to Stumble

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 00:57:36 +0000
Attempts to create tech-focused alternatives to traditional banking have struggled to be more than a niche product....

Manafort’s 2016 Gambit: A Back Channel From Trump Camp to Labor

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 22:44:17 +0000
As campaign chairman, he is reported to have enlisted a go-between seeking to blunt union efforts to turn out the vote....

Jeffrey Epstein’s Estate May Set Up a Program to Pay Accusers

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 02:46:46 +0000
A proposal for a “claims resolution program” was referred to in a court filing by a lawyer for a woman who accused t...

MSNBC’s Surprise Guest: George Conway, Husband of Kellyanne

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 22:24:43 +0000
In one of TV news’s most coveted bookings, a prominent Trump critic appeared on MSNBC to comment on the House impeachm...

How to Succeed in Coach Without Sacrificing Self-Care

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 19:33:13 +0000
Women’s networking conferences that take place on land are so five years ago. Now they happen in the sky, with spa tre...

‘SpongeBob’ Spinoff Highlights Netflix-Nickelodeon Deal

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 19:25:51 +0000
Nickelodeon will create and produce original animated content based on its library of characters for the streaming servi...

New York Identifies Hospitals and Nursing Homes With Deadly Fungus

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 08:04:28 +0000
The policy change, for the virulent drug-resistant germ Candida auris, came as the C.D.C. reported that more people are ...

A Milk Giant Goes Broke as Americans Reject Old Staples

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 23:45:37 +0000
Dean Foods filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday. It’s not the first food giant to be caught off guard by a shift...

A Trustee Leaves Trove of Old Masters Works to the Met

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 17:33:14 +0000
In her bequest, the longtime donor Jayne Wrightsman left more than 375 works to the museum, along with $80 million for a...

Fed Chair Paints Rosy Economic Picture but Says Risks Remain

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 21:00:15 +0000
In testimony before Congress, Jerome Powell also suggested the Fed can test the labor market’s limits....

In Data Journalism, Tech Matters Less Than the People

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 14:00:12 +0000
Ben Casselman, an economics reporter, uses a programming language called R and works with vast data sets. But he says in...

Hong Kong Colleges Become Besieged Citadels as Police Close In

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 01:28:44 +0000
Police have begun raiding the edges of the biggest campuses to make arrests, leading student activists to engage with th...

Tesla Is Going to Build a Factory Near Berlin

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 22:12:37 +0000
Tesla’s chairman, Elon Musk, provided few details about the plant, which would be Tesla’s first major factory in Eur...

Texting While Walking Is Dangerous. Here’s How to Stop.

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 19:59:50 +0000
You know you do it. It’s not safe, obviously. Here’s how to take control of your tech use....

Superhero or Supervillain? Technology’s Role Changes Comic Books

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 10:00:25 +0000
The industry has evolved from pencils and inks to computers and tablets....

Would 19 Hours and 16 Minutes in the Air Make Me Crazy?

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 19:34:18 +0000
Qantas plans to offer the longest commercial flight ever, nonstop from New York to Sydney. Sarah Lyall took the test fli...

Carl’s Jr.’s Marketing Plan: Pitch Burgers, Not Sex

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 17:51:18 +0000
With sales slipping, a fast-food chain notorious for featuring scantily clad women has decided on a food-centric message...

Subzero Interest Rates Are Luring Insurers to Risk

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 17:39:22 +0000
Usually the most strait-laced of investors, insurance companies are letting loose to gain some income, drawing the atten...

Red and Blue Economies Are Heading in Sharply Different Directions

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 16:52:54 +0000
On the surface, there seems to be parity between Democratic-leaning and Republican-leaning metro areas, but take a close...

As Push for Higher Minimum Wages Grows, New York Offers a Test Case

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 15:27:01 +0000
Fed research suggested higher minimum wages did not cost jobs in border counties. Industry-level analysis and real-life ...

Not Streaming: ‘Song of the South’ and Other Films Stay in the Past

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 14:16:34 +0000
The streaming boom will not include problematic films from decades ago, like Disney’s 1946 musical....

Financial Times Names First Woman as Top Editor in Its 131 Years

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 08:25:43 +0000
Roula Khalaf, a 24-year veteran of the salmon-hued daily, will take over from the veteran journalist Lionel Barber in Ja...