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In Lockdown, a Neighborhood Opens Up

Sat, 30 May 2020 09:00:32 +0000
Grab a hyperlocal bakery loaf and a copy of the kids’ newspaper, and we can discuss over stoop cocktails....

Twitter Had Been Drawing a Line for Months When Trump Crossed It

Sat, 30 May 2020 09:00:15 +0000
Inside the company, one faction wanted Jack Dorsey, Twitter’s chief, to take a hard line against the president’s twe...

While Twitter Confronts Trump, Zuckerberg Keeps Facebook Out of It

Fri, 29 May 2020 23:57:17 +0000
The companies have similar policies on the limits of what they allow users to post. But Facebook is more permissive when...

How to Get Your Money to Those Who Need It More Than You

Sat, 30 May 2020 07:00:05 +0000
Your instinct may be to help right now, in cash. These services bridge the gap between Venmoing someone from Twitter and...

President Trump Versus Twitter and Social Media

Fri, 29 May 2020 22:20:00 +0000
President Trump’s taking aim at Twitter for fact-checking his tweets is part of a long tradition upheld by aggrieved i...

How to Disinfect a Police Car in a Pandemic: Make It an Oven

Sat, 30 May 2020 15:46:20 +0000
The N.Y.P.D. and other departments were concerned about the spread of the coronavirus in vehicles. Ford’s answer is so...

Forget Swooshes and V’s. The Economy’s Future Is a Question Mark.

Fri, 29 May 2020 15:38:38 +0000
Is it a V, an L or a W? Economists are giving up on assigning a letter to the wildly uncertain recovery that lies ahead....

Wealthy Fliers Worried About Coronavirus Turn to Private Jet Service

Sat, 30 May 2020 07:00:09 +0000
As business executives curtail their travel, jet service providers are shifting to meet the demand from people concerned...

529 College Plans Are Hit by Stock Market Turmoil

Fri, 29 May 2020 21:00:14 +0000
A study by Morningstar found that losses particularly affected families with younger children who opted for age-based in...

SpaceX Lifts NASA Astronauts to Orbit, Launching New Era of Spaceflight

Sat, 30 May 2020 22:20:14 +0000
The trip to the space station was the first from American soil since 2011 when the space shuttles were retired....

Live SpaceX NASA Launch Updates

Sat, 30 May 2020 21:51:35 +0000
Here’s what you need to know about Saturday’s second launch attempt of NASA astronauts in the Crew Dragon spacecraft...

Fund for Jeffrey Epstein’s Accusers Gets Attorney General’s Approval

Fri, 29 May 2020 22:26:33 +0000
The Virgin Islands attorney general said Mr. Epstein’s estate had agreed to what she considered sufficient protections...

U.S. Personal Income Soared in April, Not Consumer Spending

Fri, 29 May 2020 21:19:24 +0000
Government assistance, mainly stimulus checks, provided an overall boost in April. With little immediate outlet, savings...

Renault to Slash Jobs by 8 Percent

Fri, 29 May 2020 21:51:12 +0000
The French carmaker said it would close assembly lines and abandon China as sales plunge. Other carmakers are expected t...

What Happens to Powell’s Books When You Can’t Browse the Aisles?

Fri, 29 May 2020 17:31:22 +0000
The enormous independent bookstore in Portland, Ore., became an unlikely tourist attraction. Now that it’s shut, Emily...

Powell Says Federal Reserve Crossed Red Lines to Help Economy

Fri, 29 May 2020 17:04:22 +0000
Fed Chair Jerome H. Powell said that the central bank is pushing its limits and trying to be transparent as it does....

Sotheby’s to Hold ‘Live’ Auctions in June, Remotely

Fri, 29 May 2020 17:43:01 +0000
The auctioneer will be in London; the telephone bids will be taken around the world. Viewers will be watching everywhere...

Why We Can’t Foresee the Pandemic’s Long-Term Effects

Fri, 29 May 2020 14:28:19 +0000
The Great Depression of the 1930s was an economic downturn that became a prolonged malaise. A Nobel laureate asks whethe...

Scientists Question Major Hydroxychloroquine Study

Sat, 30 May 2020 14:54:40 +0000
Experts demanded verification of data and methods used in a study of drugs to treat Covid-19. The study suggested the dr...

South Korean Ends Yearlong Tower Protest After Samsung Apologizes

Fri, 29 May 2020 14:49:05 +0000
After 355 days perched atop a Seoul traffic tower, Kim Yong-hee, who says he was fired for labor activism, climbed down....

With Most Weddings Still on Hold, Italian Designers Struggle

Fri, 29 May 2020 16:54:05 +0000
One designer set fire to his collection to draw attention to how the coronavirus has devastated cash flow and is likely ...

Social Security Is Worth More Than You Think, but Needs Your Help

Fri, 29 May 2020 13:00:06 +0000
Low interest rates have made Social Security more valuable. But the coronavirus crisis is likely to make its long-term s...

CNN Crew Is Arrested on Live Television While Covering Minneapolis Protests

Fri, 29 May 2020 20:43:02 +0000
Officers arrested a correspondent, Omar Jimenez, as he and a camera crew were reporting on the protests over the death o...

It’s Trump vs. Twitter

Fri, 29 May 2020 18:07:26 +0000
President Trump is taking aim at social networks over treatment of his tweets. Twitter responded by putting a warning on...

Sparring and Schedules Offer Glimpse of Pandemic’s Partisan Lens

Sat, 30 May 2020 04:03:30 +0000
The White House directly challenges the House’s new rules. President Trump plans to resume in-person fund-raising soon...

Stocks Climb After Trump Speaks on China

Sat, 30 May 2020 02:16:16 +0000
The latest on stock market and business news during the coronavirus outbreak....

Pandemic Forces Car Dealers to Do the Unthinkable: Sell Online

Fri, 29 May 2020 09:00:29 +0000
Dealerships have long resisted e-commerce, but with many showrooms closed, the dynamic is changing....

7 Podcasts Your Wallet Will Love

Fri, 29 May 2020 09:00:27 +0000
These shows will help you weather the financial storm with your sanity intact....

Is It Safe to Keep Employing a Cleaner? Wrong Question, Lady

Fri, 29 May 2020 20:38:48 +0000
Introducing your new Work Friend: Roxane Gay....

Twitter Places Warning on Trump Minneapolis Tweet, Saying It Glorified Violence

Fri, 29 May 2020 19:26:30 +0000
Twitter said the tweets, which implied that protesters in Minneapolis could be shot, glorified violence — the first ti...

Who Will Own the Cars That Drive Themselves?

Fri, 29 May 2020 07:00:09 +0000
Fleets of vehicles roaming streets waiting to be hailed are more efficient. But the coronavirus has made people think tw...

Explaining President Trump's Executive Order Targeting Social Media

Fri, 29 May 2020 09:26:38 +0000
The president wants to narrow legal protections for companies like Twitter after it began appending fact-check labels to...

Coronavirus Aid: Millions Can See Its End, and They’re Scared

Fri, 29 May 2020 15:03:48 +0000
Emergency programs have cushioned the shutdown’s impact on workers and businesses and lifted the economy, but may not ...

California Regulators Back PG&E Bankruptcy Plan

Thu, 28 May 2020 22:06:54 +0000
The vote increases the likelihood that the utility will resolve its case by a June 30 deadline and get future liability ...

C.D.C. Suggests Big Changes to Offices: Temperature Checks and Desk Shields

Fri, 29 May 2020 18:53:05 +0000
Temperature checks, desk shields and no public transit: The guidelines would remake office life. Some may decide it’s ...

Bank Regulator’s Battle With Anti-Redlining Law Comes to an End

Thu, 28 May 2020 19:05:21 +0000
Joseph Otting, the top overseer of the country’s largest banks, drew from his own experiences as a banker to rewrite r...

Practicing Architecture in a Pandemic

Thu, 28 May 2020 19:53:59 +0000
A year after opening the Shed, Elizabeth Diller is trying to adjust to a world in which she and colleagues can no longer...

The TV Commercial, Once Advertising’s Main Event, Suffers in the Pandemic

Thu, 28 May 2020 16:50:14 +0000
People are watching more television these days. But companies are spending less time, effort and money on TV ads....

Defying Trump, Twitter Doubles Down on Labeling Tweets

Fri, 29 May 2020 09:23:28 +0000
Twitter continued fact-checking posts even as President Trump threatened to limit protections for social media companies...

William J. Small, Key Official During CBS News’s Heyday, Dies at 93

Thu, 28 May 2020 19:52:45 +0000
As the network’s Washington bureau chief, Mr. Small built a journalistic all-star team that included Dan Rather, Lesle...

A.C.L.U. Accuses Clearview AI of Privacy ‘Nightmare Scenario’

Thu, 28 May 2020 18:34:50 +0000
The facial recognition start-up violated the privacy of Illinois residents by collecting their images without their cons...

What is Section 230? Legal Shield for Websites is the Targeted by Trump

Thu, 28 May 2020 16:31:56 +0000
Section 230, from a 1996 federal law, was meant to protect young internet companies from liability. Lawmakers have threa...

Coronavirus Continues to Disrupt Prescription Drug Supplies

Sat, 30 May 2020 13:24:47 +0000
Patients who rely on chloroquine and other medications fear they won’t be able to get needed refills because of high d...

Simon & Schuster Names Jonathan Karp C.E.O.

Thu, 28 May 2020 17:25:48 +0000
Previously the president of the company’s adult publishing division, he succeeds Carolyn Reidy, who died earlier this ...

Beijing Hardens Resolve to Defy U.S., Even While Calling for Cooperation

Fri, 29 May 2020 02:27:25 +0000
From China’s perspective, the punitive American measures on trade, technology and Hong Kong have revealed a core Ameri...

2.1 Million Unemployment Claims Push Total Past 40 Million

Thu, 28 May 2020 15:36:45 +0000
Unemployment claims exceed 40 million since the start of the pandemic, with 2.1 million added last week, but a backlog m...

Trump and Biden Will Fight the Election With Charts

Thu, 28 May 2020 12:04:58 +0000
In the campaign, selective quoting of statistics will paint sharply different — but equally valid — pictures of econ...

Why the U.S. May Remove Hong Kong's 'Special Status'

Thu, 28 May 2020 21:12:45 +0000
Washington has long given the former British colony a special status on trade and other issues. Changing that would thre...

As Hot Spots Shift, Pandemic Enters a New Phase

Fri, 29 May 2020 10:10:39 +0000
Some Americans face economic ruin with government aid set to end. Masks become a flash point for businesses, and the C.D...

Should We Fear Post-Pandemic Inflation?

Thu, 28 May 2020 19:45:36 +0000
It’s not the biggest thing to be worrying about right now, and in fact it could wind up being a sign of success....

U.S. Jobless Claims Pass 40 Million: Live Business Updates

Fri, 29 May 2020 00:07:18 +0000
The latest on stock market and business news during the coronavirus outbreak....

Hong Kong Security Plan Is Approved, Tightening China's Hold

Thu, 28 May 2020 22:12:30 +0000
Beijing ordered that a new law be written to extend many of mainland China’s security practices to Hong Kong, creating...

G.E., Which Traces Its Roots to Thomas Edison, Sells Its Lighting Business

Thu, 28 May 2020 16:13:04 +0000
The transaction represented a symbolic closing to G.E.’s opening chapters in the second Industrial Revolution....

Barbara Sher, 84, Dies; Prescribed Self-Help With a Dose of Humor

Thu, 28 May 2020 21:26:28 +0000
After lifting herself up, she poked fun at the motivational industry while promoting her own brand of self-fulfillment i...

Oliver Williamson, 87, Dies; Nobel Laureate Studied Organizations

Thu, 28 May 2020 05:19:05 +0000
He shared the 2009 award in economic science for his theories on how business decisions are made, work whose influence r...

Twitter Comes Under Attack From Trump’s Supporters

Fri, 29 May 2020 16:01:30 +0000
After the social media company labeled two of the president’s tweets as inaccurate on Tuesday, his adherents pounced....

‘Just Sitting in Limbo.’ For Many Professionals, Careers Are on Hold.

Thu, 28 May 2020 20:00:32 +0000
Even for well-connected high earners, hiring has dried up, advancement has ceased, job searches have paused and new vent...

HBO Max: How Do I Get it If I Already Have HBO?

Wed, 27 May 2020 20:39:59 +0000
Almost 35 million people have HBO. But not all of them can get HBO Max. Here’s what you need to know....