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Uber Can Continue Operating in London, Judge Rules

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 13:26:26 +0000
After a battle with transportation regulators, the ride-hailing firm was granted an 18-month license....

Crowds at the Beijing Auto Show Signal China's Spenders are Back

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 12:55:06 +0000
Big crowds at places like the Beijing auto show are a sign of good news, but China needs its less affluent to spend more...

As Covid-19 Looms, Some Workers Face Loss of Health Insurance

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 07:00:09 +0000
Coverage is a major expense for employers, especially those in small businesses, as they deal with the pandemic’s econ...

Trump Wants to Discredit the Election. This Nerd Could Stop Him.

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 16:01:07 +0000
Fox News, the president’s favored network, will face enormous pressure to call the election for Mr. Trump. The outcome...

Shepard Smith, Fox News Apostate, Is Starting Over at CNBC

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 19:31:25 +0000
In a new show on a new network, the anchor wants a ‘no pundits’ approach: ‘We’re not interested in helping you k...

Inside eBay’s Cockroach Cult: The Ghastly Story of a Stalking Scandal

Sat, 26 Sep 2020 09:00:22 +0000
“People are basically good” was eBay’s founding principle. But in the deranged summer of 2019, prosecutors say, a ...

China Gives Unproven Covid-19 Vaccines to Thousands, With Risks Unknown

Sat, 26 Sep 2020 14:44:48 +0000
Drug company workers, government officials and others have been injected outside the usual testing process. More will be...

TikTok Wins Reprieve From U.S. Ban

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 01:01:59 +0000
A federal judge’s preliminary injunction means the app stores can continue offering the video app for downloads for no...

How the Biden-Trump Debate Will Play on TV (Don’t Expect Fact-Checks)

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 14:28:27 +0000
“My job is to be as invisible as possible,” said Chris Wallace of Fox News, the moderator of the opening matchup on ...

How Much Did Trump Win by Losing?

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 11:46:31 +0000
A major investigation into President Trump’s finances shows that his businesses reported huge losses. That may have be...

18 Revelations From a Trove of Trump Tax Records

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 23:08:14 +0000
Times reporters have obtained decades of tax information the president has hidden from public view. Here are some of the...

An Editor’s Note on the Trump Tax Investigation

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 00:13:30 +0000
The New York Times has examined decades of President Trump’s financial records, assembling the most comprehensive pict...

Obamacare Returns as Galvanizing Issue After Ginsburg Death and Barrett Nominati

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 04:16:24 +0000
The health law had slipped in voter priorities, but the Supreme Court vacancy and November arguments in a case challengi...

How to Keep the Coronavirus at Bay Indoors

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 15:58:00 +0000
Tips for dodging the virus as Americans retreat from colder weather: Open the windows, buy an air filter — and forget ...

Cream of Wheat to Drop Black Chef From Packaging, Company Says

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 15:36:14 +0000
The hot cereal joins Aunt Jemima, Eskimo Pie and other products that have shifted brand names and images amid calls for ...

The Week in Business: The Recovery Hits a Wall

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 11:00:05 +0000
Rising jobless claims signal a stalling economic recovery — and a long fall ahead....

What to Know About Your Used Car

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 02:06:06 +0000
Sales of previously owned vehicles are booming, but many new owners may not realize what they’re in for in terms of up...

How to Use the Renter's Market to Your Advantage

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 01:47:06 +0000
If you’re hoping to relocate, renew a lease or renegotiate an existing agreement, this is what to keep in mind....

How Ruth Bader Ginsburg Became a Pop Culture Icon

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 14:39:22 +0000
She found A-list fame late in life, appearing in movies, children’s books and ‘S.N.L.’ impressions....

How to Get Focused

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 00:35:07 +0000
The average person’s mind wanders nearly half the time. Here’s how to pull it back to attention....

Keith Hufnagel, Pro Skateboarder and Entrepreneur, Dies at 46

Sat, 26 Sep 2020 18:39:47 +0000
He soared over treacherous streets on his board before opening a streetwear store that grew into the popular brand Huf....

Pasta, Wine and Inflatable Pools: How Amazon Conquered Italy in the Pandemic

Sat, 26 Sep 2020 09:00:32 +0000
The e-commerce giant had struggled to gain a foothold in a society that prefers to shop in person, with cash, but now It...

In Isolating Times, Can Robo-Pets Provide Comfort?

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 12:50:44 +0000
As seniors find themselves cut off from loved ones during the pandemic, some are turning to automated animals for compan...

Strangers' Things

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 13:32:29 +0000
These days, there’s no limit — or reason — to the intimate objects sold online....

Japan Is Paying Firms to Make Things at Home. But China’s Pull Is Still Strong

Sat, 26 Sep 2020 07:00:09 +0000
Japan is attempting a delicate balancing act as the pandemic has underlined the risks of the world’s economic reliance...

What Went Viral This Week

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 19:36:14 +0000
Ruth Bader Ginsburg obituaries, reports of missing children and stories from a right-wing satire site made up the week...

Robert Gore, Inventor of Gore-Tex, Is Dead at 83

Sat, 26 Sep 2020 03:07:55 +0000
Experiments with a polymer led him to create the breathable, waterproof material used in numerous applications, includin...

China Is on a Building Binge, and the Global Economy Could Benefit

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 18:26:51 +0000
Iron ore, nickel, copper and other metal prices are rising as China restarts construction, and the global economy could ...

Tell Us: How Is the Pandemic Affecting Youth Employment in Europe?

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 15:32:37 +0000
The New York Times would like to hear from young people across Europe who are unemployed, searching for work, or concern...

How to Predict Merit Aid in a Strange College Application Season

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 15:30:40 +0000
Students may have no test scores, altered grades and compromised extracurricular activities. So how will colleges dole o...

Plight of the ‘Physical Worker’: Worn-Out Bodies and Little Savings

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 16:24:53 +0000
Americans laboring on farms, in factories and on cleaning crews often have to retire before safety-net programs kick in ...

Coronavirus Pandemic Increases Need to File FAFSA Form Early

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 13:13:20 +0000
The new FAFSA form, which is out on Thursday, requires last year’s tax data. But families that have lost income this y...

As Donations Shift in the Pandemic, New Databases Aim to Help

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 18:06:28 +0000
Donors are giving money in different ways this year, and two new projects are helping them identify the nonprofit groups...

What we heard on earnings calls this week.

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 12:31:52 +0000
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Covid Cases in the Office: Who Should Be Told?

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 14:33:09 +0000
As workers return to the workplace, some will inevitably test positive. There’s a debate about who should be notified....

Babar Qadri, Lawyer and Defender of Kashmir, is Murdered

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 14:19:09 +0000
The attorney won fame as a human rights advocate and a vocal defender of his homeland in the Indian media. His killer re...

How Oregonians Survived the Fires

Sat, 26 Sep 2020 02:08:56 +0000
What do you do when your world is burning? In mundane and harrowing ways, you figure out how to survive....

Without Evidence, Right-Wing Commentators Link Soros to Louisville U-Haul

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 02:49:48 +0000
A spokeswoman for the liberal financier said he had “absolutely not” paid for the rental of a truck used in a protes...

Google Services Go Down in Some Parts of U.S.

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 03:16:01 +0000
People experienced outages of services like Gmail, YouTube and Google Meet....

Bill Murray Faces Legal Threat From Doobie Brothers

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 21:52:47 +0000
A lawyer for the band demands that the actor pay for using the song “Listen to the Music” in an ad for his William M...

Unemployment Claims Rise as Job Rebound Loses Momentum

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 21:46:54 +0000
New filings for unemployment benefits rose last week, signaling continued layoffs even before autumn chills outdoor busi...

Blue Cross Insurers Reach Tentative Settlement in Antitrust Lawsuit

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 21:29:01 +0000
The health insurance group may pay $2.7 billion to resolve allegations that the chain blocked competition....

Novavax Enters Final Stage of Coronavirus Vaccine Trials

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 21:09:26 +0000
The Maryland company, which has never brought a vaccine to market, has started its Phase 3 trial in the United Kingdom, ...

Amazon Unveils Drone That Films Inside Your Home. What Could Go Wrong?

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 23:25:19 +0000
On social media, people had some concerns about the Ring Always Home Cam. To put it mildly....

Right-Wing Media Stars Mislead on Covid-19 Death Toll

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 20:40:28 +0000
Using a bogus interpretation of C.D.C. data, radio hosts like Mark Levin cast doubt on 200,000 pandemic deaths....

Britain Introduces a Scaled-Back Wage Support Plan

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 04:43:17 +0000
As the country faces a second wave of coronavirus infections, the government doesn’t want to support jobs propped up s...

Donald Kendall, Pepsi’s Chief During the Cola Wars, Dies at 99

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 22:35:26 +0000
He faced off against Coke, wooed a ‘Pepsi generation’ and bought Frito-Lay, fast food chains and 7Up. Ever loyal, he...

Emails Show How Pesticide Industry Influenced U.S. Position in Health Talks

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 16:19:58 +0000
The U.S. insisted that new international guidelines on combating drug resistance omit any mention of fungicides — a de...

Why the U.S. Risks Repeating 2009’s Economic Stimulus Mistakes

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 22:29:30 +0000
In the wake of the last recession, government spending dried up, dragging out the recovery. Policymakers warn against le...

Kevin Mayer in Talks to Join RedBird Capital

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 18:21:00 +0000
Mr. Mayer, for years a top dealmaker at Disney, is in advanced talks with RedBird Capital, which has holdings in sports,...

Artist Relief Fund Raises Nearly $20 Million

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 15:53:13 +0000
Creative professionals can receive $5,000 grants through the end of the year, thanks to additional funding by the Mellon...

Jack Dorsey’s Square Invests $100 Million in Racial Equality

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 12:14:33 +0000
Square plans to put $100 million into programs to bolster Black communities, joining the likes of Netflix and others....

To Fight Apple and Google, Smaller App Rivals Organize a Coalition

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 14:30:45 +0000
Spotify, Match Group, Epic Games and others have created a nonprofit alliance that they hope will amplify a protest agai...