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NYTimes Business
Sep 22, 2019

Smoky Fire at Bar Forces Evacuation of Hotel at Times Square, Officials Say
Guests were evacuated after the fire was reported about 7:40 a.m. A Fire Department official said there were three injuries.

NYTimes Business
Sep 22, 2019

The Slow-Burning Success of Disney's Bob Iger
Hollywood's nicest C.E.O. on the great family dramas of Hollywood — and why he, too, is disturbed by Twitter.

NYTimes Business
Sep 22, 2019

Smoky Fire Forces Evacuation at Hyatt Times Square, Officials Say
Guests were evacuated after the fire was reported about 7:40 a.m. A Fire Department official said there was one injury.

NYTimes Business
Sep 22, 2019

This Week in Business: No More E-Cigarettes at Walmart, and an Attack on the World's Oil Supply
Plus, a battle over California's right to make its own car pollution rules.

NYTimes Business
Sep 22, 2019

Disney's Bob Iger: VersaClimbed Straight to the Top
Hollywood's nicest C.E.O. satellite-dishes on Katzenberg, Murdoch and why he, too, is disturbed by Twitter.

NYTimes Business
Sep 22, 2019

M.I.T. Media Lab, Already Rattled by the Epstein Scandal, Has a New Worry
Former researchers for a "food computer" initiative at the lab say the project's leader misled outsiders about how it was going.

NYTimes Business
Sep 21, 2019

Despite Tough Talk, U.S.-China Trade Negotiations Continue
Both sides issued statements describing recent discussions as productive. The question now is whether high-level talks next month will yield progress.

NYTimes Business
Sep 21, 2019

To Feed a Hot Planet, They're Making More Efficient Plants
Australian scientists are part of a worldwide effort to boost agricultural output to meet the growing global food demand.

NYTimes Business
Sep 21, 2019

Is the New Meat Any Better Than the Old Meat?
The Impossible Whopper and other plant-based burgers are a hit. But are they an improvement for you and the planet?

NYTimes Business
Sep 21, 2019

In a Race Against the Sun, Growers Try to Outsmart Climate Change
From California to Costa Rica and beyond, farmers are experimenting with new crops and growing tactics.

NYTimes Business
Sep 21, 2019

The Future of Wine: Very, Very Dry
Scientists are testing techniques for growing vines in a hot, parched future.

NYTimes Business
Sep 21, 2019

Where's the Waste? A ‘Circular' Food Economy Could Combat Climate Change
An ice company's wastewater can feed a produce garden. Spent grain from a brewery goes to compost. Local, shared, recycled. Welcome to the future of food.

NYTimes Business
Sep 21, 2019

You Might Not Want to Eat Bugs. But Would You Eat Meat That Ate Bugs?
Companies across the globe are banking on it.

NYTimes Business
Sep 21, 2019

Beep. Ding. Vroom. Electric Cars Need to Make Noise for Safety, but What Kind?
As electric cars become more popular, engineers, driven by government regulators, are crafting the sounds that will define the highways of the future.

NYTimes Business
Sep 21, 2019

From Underwear to Cars, India's Economy Is Fraying
The country once had the world's fastest-growing economy, but it has been battered by global and domestic forces. India's troubles are a warning sign for other developing countries.

NYTimes Business
Sep 20, 2019

Congress Asks More than 80 Companies for Big Tech Complaints
House lawmakers asked the companies for information on how their businesses had been affected by Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google.

NYTimes Business
Sep 20, 2019

YouTube Reverses Position, Decides Top Creators Can Remain Verified
YouTube said it would remove verified status from many large accounts. Creators were baffled and upset. And then YouTube changed its mind.

NYTimes Business
Sep 20, 2019

Inside Airbnb, Employees Eager for Big Payouts Pushed It to Go Public
Tension has grown among a 6,000-person work force as it waits to sell company shares, people with knowledge of the situation said.

NYTimes Business
Sep 20, 2019

Twitter Suspends Account of Former Adviser to Saudi Crown Prince
The account was one of thousands with ties to governments in the Middle East that were taken down by the social media company.

NYTimes Business
Sep 20, 2019

Facebook's Suspension of ‘Tens of Thousands' of Apps Reveals Wider Privacy Issues
The scale of suspensions, following the Cambridge Analytica scandal, was far larger than the social network had previously revealed.

NYTimes Business
Sep 20, 2019

Walmart to End Sales of E-Cigarettes as Vaping Concerns Mount
Vaping-related lung illnesses have been on the rise, and investigations are underway by federal and state health departments.

NYTimes Business
Sep 20, 2019

‘Nerd,' ‘Nonsmoker,' ‘Wrongdoer': How Might A.I. Label You?
ImageNet Roulette, a digital art project and viral selfie app, exposes how biases have crept into the artificial-intelligence technologies changing our lives.

NYTimes Business
Sep 20, 2019

Trump Calls China a ‘Threat to the World' as Trade Talks Approach
The president says he will not accept an interim trade deal and accused China of building up its military with funds earned through unfair trade practices.

NYTimes Business
Sep 20, 2019

G.M. Walkout Begins to Pinch Suppliers and Canada Plants
The strike by the United Auto Workers, in its fifth day, is causing layoffs in related operations but has not yet resulted in shortages at dealers.

NYTimes Business
Sep 20, 2019

David Jones, Health Care Entrepreneur Behind Humana, Is Dead at 88
Mr. Jones and a partner built large chains of nursing homes and hospitals. He later turned Humana into a major force in health insurance.

NYTimes Business
Sep 20, 2019

Walmart to End Sales of E-Cigarettes
Vaping-related lung illnesses have been on the rise, and investigations are underway by Federal and state health departments.

NYTimes Business
Sep 20, 2019

Tinder Created a Show to Give Its Users Something to Hook Up About
A choose-your-own-adventure series is designed to give young Tinder swipers something to talk about.

NYTimes Business
Sep 20, 2019

After the Fed's Second Rate Cut, Hints of Another to Come
Vice Chair Richard Clarida signaled another cut could be coming but stopped short of promising one, saying the Fed is taking decisions one by one.

NYTimes Business
Sep 20, 2019

Facebook Says It Has Suspended ‘Tens of Thousands' of Apps
The scale of suspensions, following the Cambridge Analytica scandal, was far larger than the social network had previously revealed.

NYTimes Business
Sep 20, 2019

Losing an Inheritance Is Easy, Because Saying No Is Hard
Most inheritances are about $50,000. Whether you come into a little or a lot, waiting to make any moves is one of the best things to do first.

NYTimes Business
Sep 20, 2019

Barron Hilton, Hotel Magnate and Founding A.F.L. Owner, Dies at 91
Mr. Hilton successfully expanded the hotel chain founded by his father, but he said his happiest days were when he owned the Chargers football team.

NYTimes Business
Sep 20, 2019

Graduate Students, After Gains in Union Efforts, Face a Federal Setback
The National Labor Relations Board has moved to reverse a 2016 ruling that eased the way for organizing at private universities.

NYTimes Business
Sep 20, 2019

I.R.S. Offers Deal to Small Insurance Companies Under Scrutiny
The offer pertains to captive insurance, a way to insure against risks not covered by traditional means. But it has created an incentive for tax avoidance.

NYTimes Business
Sep 20, 2019

Funny or Die Finds New Life in the Streaming Era
The company, which began as a comedy website, has branched out to podcasts and feature films, including "Between Two Ferns: The Movie," which debuts on Netflix on Friday.

NYTimes Business
Sep 20, 2019

Saving Money, and Your Sanity, on College Visits (Hint: Resist the Swag)
Most counselors suggest starting near home and visiting a mix of college types, like an urban college, a large public university and a small, liberal arts campus.

NYTimes Business
Sep 20, 2019

Survey Shows Broad Opposition to Trump Trade Policies
An increasing share of Americans say the tariff fight with China will be bad for the United States, and the concern crosses party lines.

NYTimes Business
Sep 20, 2019

DealBook Briefing: Is Saudi Arabia Twisting Arms to Help Aramco's I.P.O.?
The government is reportedly putting pressure on some of the country's richest families to invest in Aramco's forthcoming stock sale, the FT reports.

NYTimes Business
Sep 20, 2019

When You Inherit Some Money, but Can't Afford to Waste Any (and Who Can?)
Most inheritances are about $50,000. Whether you come into a little or a lot, one of the best things to do first is simply wait.

NYTimes Business
Sep 20, 2019

Roundup Weedkiller Is Blamed for Cancers, but Farmers Say It's Not Going Away
After a blockbuster acquisition, Bayer may lose billions over claims that the No. 1 agricultural chemical is unsafe. But its market niche seems secure.

NYTimes Business
Sep 20, 2019

Banish Roundup From the Farm? It'll Take More Than Lawsuits
After a blockbuster acquisition, Bayer may lose billions over claims that the No. 1 agricultural chemical is unsafe. But its market niche seems secure.

NYTimes Business
Sep 20, 2019

Train vs. Plane: And the Winner Is ... Well, It Depends
An analysis of six trips in North America evaluates which method is quicker, cheaper and easier.

NYTimes Business
Sep 20, 2019

Secret F.B.I. Subpoenas Scoop Up Personal Data From Scores of Companies
The practice, which the bureau says is vital to counterterrorism efforts, casts a much wider net than previously disclosed, newly released documents show.

NYTimes Business
Sep 20, 2019

Uber and Lyft Drivers Gain Labor Clout, With Help From an App
A nascent group in California offers a model for organizing a far-flung work force, and wielding political influence, through innovative technology.

NYTimes Business
Sep 20, 2019

Now Tinder Wants You to Have Your First Date on Tinder
A choose-your-own-adventure series is designed to give young Tinder swipers something to talk about.

NYTimes Business
Sep 20, 2019

Engineers Sprint Ahead, but Don't Underestimate the Poets
Technical skills taught in college have a short shelf life, while a liberal arts education prepares graduates for jobs that haven't been invented yet.

NYTimes Business
Sep 20, 2019

Silicon Valley Goes to Therapy
Bummed out by the world and their role in it, tech workers are seeking help — and founding some start-ups along the way.

NYTimes Business
Sep 20, 2019

China Detains FedEx Pilot Amid Rising U.S.-China Tensions
The seizure of the pilot, based on an object in his luggage, marks the latest in a series of difficulties for American travelers and companies.

NYTimes Business
Sep 19, 2019

Purdue Pharma Warns That Sackler Family May Walk From Opioid Deal
The company said the cost of fighting lawsuits brought by states could jeopardize its owners' ability to contribute $3 billion to a national opioids settlement.

NYTimes Business
Sep 19, 2019

Colt to Suspend Production of AR-15 Rifles for Consumers
The gun manufacturer said the market had an adequate supply of sporting rifles and it would focus on its military and law enforcement contracts instead.

NYTimes Business
Sep 19, 2019

Bezos and Zuckerberg Take Their Pitches to Washington
The Amazon and Facebook leaders were there for different reasons, but the appearances highlighted their companies' need to reshape the public debate about their practices.

NYTimes Business
Sep 19, 2019

YouTube Is About to Demote a Wide Swath of Its Creators
YouTube is changing who it will verify and why. Creators say they're baffled and upset.

NYTimes Business
Sep 19, 2019

Purdue Says Sacklers May Walk From Opioid Deal if Judge Does Not Block Cases
The company said the cost of fighting lawsuits brought by states could jeopardize its owners' ability to contribute $3 billion to a national opioids settlement.

NYTimes Business
Sep 19, 2019

Hard Times in Silicon Valley? Not for the Payments Start-Up Stripe
Known for its quiet and steady growth, Stripe said on Thursday that it received new funding that made it worth $35 billion.

NYTimes Business
Sep 19, 2019

Should You Keep Taking Zantac for Your Heartburn?
Versions of the drug have been found to contain low levels of a carcinogen. But it's still on pharmacy shelves. Here's what you need to know.

NYTimes Business
Sep 19, 2019

The Saudis Are Keeping the Oil Flowing, but It's Not Easy
Saudi Aramco is using up its reserves and buying some oil products in a bid to keep customers happy while damaged facilities are repaired.

NYTimes Business
Sep 19, 2019

Airbnb Says It Plans to Go Public in 2020
Making a public statement about a stock market debut in a particular year is unusual among technology start-ups, which typically keep their plans secret.

NYTimes Business
Sep 19, 2019

Female Artists Made Little Progress in Museums Since 2008, Survey Finds
In the past decade, only 11 percent of all work acquired by the country's top museums was by women.

NYTimes Business
Sep 19, 2019

Is It Time to Quit Vaping?
Health officials have recommended that people refrain from using e-cigarettes as they investigate a severe lung illness that has killed seven people. Here are some things to consider.

NYTimes Business
Sep 19, 2019

The Fashion Week Diary of Sandy Liang, Fleece Phenom
‘Gorpcore' jackets and '90s-inspired comfort items have made her one of the most sought-after designers in New York.

NYTimes Business
Sep 19, 2019

Trade Conflicts Weigh on Confidence, Posing a Risk to Trump
A survey finds broad-based opposition to the president's trade policies, and concerns about what they could mean for the economy.

NYTimes Business
Sep 19, 2019

I Buy Kegs for the Office. Do I Have to Buy Tampons, Too?
Here's the difference between ‘nice to have' and ‘need to have' products at work.

NYTimes Business
Sep 19, 2019

Amazon Accelerates Efforts to Fight Climate Change
Pledging that the retailer would be carbon neutral by 2040, Jeff Bezos, the C.E.O., said it was ordering 100,000 electric delivery trucks.

NYTimes Business
Sep 19, 2019

Amazon Pledges to Be Carbon Neutral by 2040
To help meet its goal, Jeff Bezos, Amazon's chief executive, said the company was ordering 100,000 electric delivery trucks.

NYTimes Business
Sep 19, 2019

Walmart's Chief Executive to Chair the Business Roundtable
Walmart C.E.O. Doug McMillon will head the C.E.O. trade group and replace JPMorgan's chief, Jamie Dimon.

NYTimes Business
Sep 19, 2019

What Makes Someone a Fan?
It's more than just ticket sales. Rich Luker, a social psychologist, studies fandom and why, for example, someone might get a tattoo of their favorite team.

NYTimes Business
Sep 19, 2019

India Plans to Ban E-Cigarettes, as Global Backlash Intensifies
Juul and other manufacturers had hoped to expand to the country, which has one of the highest rates of tobacco use in the world.

NYTimes Business
Sep 19, 2019

DealBook Briefing: The Debate Over Profits vs. Public Interest Continues
Many C.E.O.s say they'll focus on helping their communities. Others say they're sticking with profits. It shows that Corporate America has more thinking to do.

NYTimes Business
Sep 19, 2019

Sterilized Workers Seek to Collect Damages Against Dow Chemical in France
A pesticide made by Dow Chemical sterilized thousands of banana workers in Nicaragua decades ago. In an unusual legal move, they are turning to France to enforce payment.

NYTimes Business
Sep 19, 2019

Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Trial Ends With Acquittals of 3 Executives
The verdict makes it likely that no one will be held criminally responsible for the 2011 meltdown in Japan, which caused damage that could linger for generations.

NYTimes Business
Sep 19, 2019

Buick Name Is Erased From Buicks as Sales Slip for Century-Old Marque
Since 2010, Buick dealers' lots have been filled with a mélange of G.M.-owned vehicles borrowed from Opel, Holden, Daewoo and others, with a Buick badge affixed.

NYTimes Business
Sep 19, 2019

Former Executives Acquitted Over Fukushima Nuclear Disaster in Japan
Three former leaders of Tokyo Electric Power Company had been charged with criminal negligence over their roles in the meltdown at the plant in 2011.

NYTimes Business
Sep 19, 2019

A Rerun From the 1970s? This Economic Episode Has Different Risks
Labor strife, pressure on the Fed, a sharp rise in oil prices, but without stagflation and other key elements.

NYTimes Business
Sep 18, 2019

TV Networks Take Down Juul and Other E-Cigarette Ads
Teenage vaping keeps climbing, suggesting that campaigns to curb e-cigarette use among minors were not working.

NYTimes Business
Sep 18, 2019

Wall Street Is Buzzing About Repo Rates. Here's Why.
Signs of stress have emerged in a key market that the financial system relies on every day.

NYTimes Business
Sep 18, 2019

How Do You Fix … All of It?
A group of leaders in business, politics and academia gathered to try to solve problems from student debt to carbon emissions. Here are their recommendations.

NYTimes Business
Sep 18, 2019

What Should Young Children Drink? Mostly Milk and Water, Scientists Say
Infants and toddlers should not be given soda, chocolate milk or other sweetened drinks, according to strict new guidelines.

NYTimes Business
Sep 18, 2019

Consumer Bureau's Complaints Database Is ‘Here to Stay,' Director Says
Consumer advocates and industry groups had a rare moment of alignment over the future of the publicly available record of complaints brought to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

NYTimes Business
Sep 18, 2019

Profits or the Public Interest: The Debate Continues
Making money should not be companies' only goal, Business Roundtable argued recently. There are those who disagree.

NYTimes Business
Sep 18, 2019

Steven Mnuchin on the Economy, and Trump
"You can't cut your way to prosperity. You have to grow your way, and we've grown revenues now."

NYTimes Business
Sep 18, 2019

Microsoft's President on Silicon Valley in the Cross Hairs
"Until you acknowledge the problems, you can't solve them," Brad Smith said. "And nobody is going to believe you're trying."

NYTimes Business
Sep 18, 2019

Lee Salem, Champion of Quirky Cartoonists, Is Dead at 73
He nurtured an empire of influential comic strips, including "Cathy," "Doonesbury," "Calvin and Hobbes," "The Boondocks" and "For Better or for Worse."

NYTimes Business
Sep 18, 2019

A Preview of the Fed Meeting
There will be a lot of moving parts, but policymakers are unlikely to do enough to satisfy President Trump.

NYTimes Business
Sep 18, 2019

Fed Cuts Interest Rates by Another Quarter Point
The Federal Reserve cut rates for the second time since July as risks to the economic outlook mount.

NYTimes Business
Sep 18, 2019

Luigi Colani, 91, Designer of Fanciful and Futuristic Objects, Dies
Better known for far-out prototypes than actual products, he was seen by his admirers as a visionary in an unimaginative world.

NYTimes Business
Sep 18, 2019

A Challenge to Big Tech and Antitrust Thinking in a Surprising Place
The University of Chicago has long been associated with the idea that antitrust decisions should be based on prices for consumers, not market dominance. That's starting to change.

NYTimes Business
Sep 18, 2019

Marina Schiano, Distinctive Presence in the Fashion World, Dies at 77
Leaving home in Italy as a teenager, she modeled for Vogue and other magazines before carving out a high-profile career as an executive and stylist.

NYTimes Business
Sep 18, 2019

Trump and California See Same Homeless Problem, but Not the Same Solutions
President Trump's awful descriptions of California's housing woes can't be worse than those of the state's most liberal politicians. But that's where the agreement ends.

NYTimes Business
Sep 18, 2019

The Family Minivan as Reporting Tool
The finance editor, David Enrich, does a lot of work while on the move (but don't worry, he's not behind the wheel).

NYTimes Business
Sep 18, 2019

DealBook Briefing: Facebook Has a ‘Supreme Court' Now
The social network announced efforts to limit extremism on its site, including a new definition of terrorism and a panel of content judges.

NYTimes Business
Sep 18, 2019

The Fed Is Poised to Cut Rates Again. Here's What to Watch.
The central bank is set to announce its decision at 2 p.m. There will be a lot of moving parts, but policymakers are unlikely to do enough to satisfy President Trump.

NYTimes Business
Sep 18, 2019

Eyes in the Sky Help Farmers on the Ground
Aerial imaging companies using high-resolution cameras and artificial intelligence data analysis are giving the agricultural community a high-tech boost.

NYTimes Business
Sep 18, 2019

What Really Brought Down the Boeing 737 Max?
Malfunctions caused two deadly crashes. But an industry that puts unprepared pilots in the cockpit is just as guilty.

NYTimes Business
Sep 18, 2019

U.S. Outlines Plans to Scrutinize Chinese and Other Foreign Investment
International deals involving technology and real estate could be blocked under proposed new rules that would add teeth to a law passed last year.

NYTimes Business
Sep 18, 2019

With Harrowing Ads, Gun Safety Groups Push a Darker Reality
Numerous mass shootings have activists putting more money into starker marketing campaigns, the latest of which will debut on Wednesday morning.

NYTimes Business
Sep 18, 2019

With Harrowing Ads, Gun Safety Groups Push a Scarier Reality
Numerous mass shootings have activists putting more money into starker marketing campaigns, the latest of which will debut on Wednesday morning.

NYTimes Business
Sep 17, 2019

G.M. Chief's Test: Satisfy Striking Workers and Sustain Bottom Line
Visits to General Motors plants by Mary Barra this year, ahead of contract talks, did not engender as much harmony as the company might have hoped.

NYTimes Business
Sep 17, 2019

Lawmakers Urge Aggressive Action From Regulators on Big Tech
Senators at a hearing pushed for assurances that the F.T.C. and Justice Department would provide vigorous oversight of the companies.

NYTimes Business
Sep 17, 2019

IPhone 11 and 11 Pro Review: Thinking Differently in the Golden Age of Smartphones
This is not your typical gadget review. That's because it is time to rethink when to upgrade your iPhone.

NYTimes Business
Sep 17, 2019

Sander Vanocur, TV Newsman Who Covered Kennedy, Dies at 91
A veteran correspondent, he was the last surviving journalist who questioned Nixon and Kennedy in the first televised presidential debate.

NYTimes Business
Sep 17, 2019

Fed Jumps Into Market to Push Down Rates, a First Since the Financial Crisis
The move underscores the limitations of the Fed's new approach to setting interest rates.

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