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As China Puts Pressure on Taiwan, Signs of a U.S. Pushback | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 22, 2018
Concern about the self-governing island’s fate seems to be building in Washington, even as President Trump seeks China’s help on other issues.
Complaints About Nursing Home Evictions Rise, and Regulators Take Note | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 22, 2018
One reason for the evictions, legal advocates say, is that the residents’ better-paying Medicare coverage is ending and will be replaced by Medicaid.
Britain’s Largest Energy Supplier to Cut 4,000 Jobs | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 22, 2018
Centrica reported a 17.4 percent fall in full-year operating profits, to 1.25 billion pounds.
Greece Approves Bribery Investigation Involving Political Elite | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 22, 2018
A report sent to Parliament said there was evidence to suggest that Novartis made payments to politicians.
DealBook Briefing: What Is a Whistle-Blower These Days? | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 22, 2018
Someone wanting legal protections to identify wrongdoing at a company has to tell the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Supreme Court ruled.
How to Challenge a Nursing Home Eviction Notice, and Other Tips | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 22, 2018
A list of residents’ rights, along with advice from lawyers and advocates who work on behalf of people in nursing homes.
Out With the Old Building, in With the New for JPMorgan Chase | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 21, 2018
The global financial services company will tear down its Park Avenue headquarters and take advantage of new zoning rules to build a bigger, sleeker one.
Tech Fix: In an Era of ‘Smart’ Things, Sometimes Dumb Stuff Is Better | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 21, 2018
It can be tempting to hook up everything you love to the internet. But take a moment to appreciate some of the objects that can remain unplugged.
State of the Art: Why We May Soon Be Living in Alexa’s World | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 21, 2018
Next to Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android, Amazon’s voice assistant may be turning into the third great consumer computing platform of our era.
Profile: The Redemption of Chris Hughes | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 21, 2018
The Facebook co-founder’s rise was meteoric. He argues that the same forces that helped him succeed have made it harder for others. In a new book, “Fair Shot,” he proposes a bold solution.
NPR Executive Was Warned Repeatedly About Sexual Harassment, Report Finds | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 21, 2018
An investigation revealed “a very prominent distrust of management” at the organization, and found that Michael Oreskes behaved inappropriately toward multiple young women.
Fed Officials Say Economy Is Ready for Higher Rates | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 21, 2018
A strengthening economy is giving the Fed confidence that interest rates can rise, according to minutes of the most recent policymaking meeting.
Tech We’re Using: Limiting the Influence of Tech When You Report on It | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 21, 2018
How Natasha Singer, a tech reporter at The Times, uses tech when she chronicles the industry’s effect on education, privacy and our health.
The Atlantic Plans a Hiring Spree | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 21, 2018
At a time when media companies old and new are laying off employees, a publication founded in 1857 goes against the grain with support from Laurene Powell Jobs.
Bahrain Activist Gets 5-Year Sentence for ‘Insulting’ Tweets | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 21, 2018
Nabeel Rajab, a leading figure of pro-democracy rallies in 2011, had criticized prison abuses and the Yemen war. He was already serving time for criticizing the government.
When Jokes Become a Crime: Free Speech Under Fire in Lebanon | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 21, 2018
A surge of legal cases against entertainers, journalists and activists has raised concerns about one of the Arab world’s freest environments.
Britain’s Jobless Rate Rises, to 4.4%, for First Time in 2 Years | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 21, 2018
Wage growth remained largely unchanged over the period but jumped in December alone, the Office for National Statistics said.
DealBook Briefing: How Skadden Got Entangled in the Mueller Inquiry | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 21, 2018
A former associate’s guilty plea has cast a light on the legal giant’s work for Paul Manafort and the danger of advising authoritarian governments.
An Olympic Figure Skater Who Also Made History for The Times | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 21, 2018
Maribel Vinson, a three-time Olympian and renowned coach, had another distinction that is almost forgotten: She was the first female sportswriter at The New York Times.
The Economy Is Getting Hotter. Is a Productivity Boom Next? | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 21, 2018
New research from McKinsey suggests that for the economy to become more productive, demand matters.
Feature: What Happens When Athletes Do the Sportswriting? | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 21, 2018
The Players’ Tribune, a pet project of Derek Jeter’s, allows the stars to tell their own stories. It’s occasionally great — but is it journalism?
Ford Ousts Chief of North American Unit for ‘Inappropriate Behavior’ | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 21, 2018
The carmaker declined to elaborate on what led to the departure of Raj Nair, who had been with the company for three decades and had led its North American operations since June.
Max Desfor, 104, War Photographer at Midcentury, Is Dead | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 21, 2018
Mr. Desfor’s photo of hundreds of Korean War refugees crawling across a damaged bridge in 1950 helped win him a Pulitzer Prize.
Broadcom Retaliates Against Qualcomm for Raising Its NXP Bid | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 21, 2018
Qualcomm defied Broadcom’s demand not to increase its offer for NXP, raising it to $127.50 a share from $110. On Wednesday, Broadcom lowered its own offer for Qualcomm.
Hotel Carrying New Trump Brand Secures $6 Million Tax Break | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 21, 2018
The first of the Trumps’ Scion hotels is being built in the Mississippi Delta. The local developers, saying it would draw tourists, sought state tax relief.
University Pulls Back on Pollution Study That Supported Its Benefactor | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 21, 2018
The president of Tennessee Technological University wrote to the E.P.A. saying the accuracy of the emissions study had been called into question.
The Making of a No. 1 YouTube Conspiracy Video After the Parkland Tragedy | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 21, 2018
The user who posted the video, “mike m.,” stands by his baseless theory that a student at the school is really an actor. And he says he’s “not going to stop.”
KFC Has a Problem in Britain: Not Enough Chicken | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 20, 2018
The company found itself struggling with shortages, with a hiccup in its supply chain forcing the closure of hundreds of outlets.
AT&T Loses Bid to Obtain White House Call Logs | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 20, 2018
The decision by a federal judge hampers the company’s argument that politics influenced the government’s move to block its $85 billion merger with Time Warner.
Walmart’s Revenue Rises, but Profit Falls Amid E-Commerce Push | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 20, 2018
The nation’s largest retailer said investments in online business and restructuring charges related to closing Sam’s Club stores had caused the drop.
Good News: A.I. Is Getting Cheaper. That’s Also Bad News. | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 20, 2018
The building blocks of A.I. are becoming more affordable and easier to work with. A new report explains why that opens the door to additional risks.
Square Feet: Philadelphia’s First Step to a Platform of Innovation | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 20, 2018
Drexel Square kicks off a 20-year, $3.5 billion development that aims to create a hub for technology and life-sciences companies called Schuylkill Yards.
Finding Produce in Alaska’s Long Winter Takes Wiles and Luck | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 20, 2018
Even in Anchorage, hunting down fresh fruit and vegetables can be like panning for gold. The smartest prospectors have a strategy.
On Social Media, Lax Enforcement Lets Impostor Accounts Thrive | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 20, 2018
Millions of “bots” posing as real users are promoting celebrities, spreading misinformation and sowing discord. And it’s far easier to build a bot than to kill one.
DealBook Briefing: Could Banks Take a Role in Writing New Gun Rules? | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 20, 2018
Corporate leaders are quietly discussing whether banks like JPMorgan Chase and card companies like Visa could restrict sales of assault rifles.
Albertsons to Buy Remnants of Rite Aid Following Walgreens Deal | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 20, 2018
The transaction is another sign of the pressure that traditional retailers and pharmacies are facing from consumers shopping online.
Economic Scene: Come the Recession, Don’t Count on That Safety Net | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 20, 2018
Republicans seek a leaner welfare system tying government benefits to hard work. But such benefits are worthless when there is no work to be had.
Qualcomm, Moving to Fend Off Broadcom, Raises Bid for NXP to $44 Billion | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 20, 2018
The increased offer for a rival chip maker puts pressure on Broadcom to decide how hard it wants to push its hostile bid for Qualcomm.
Right-Wing Media Uses Parkland Shooting as Conspiracy Fodder | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 20, 2018
Bill O’Reilly, Rush Limbaugh and Jack Kingston express suspicion toward the teenage survivors. The website Gateway Pundit claims they were coached.
Venezuela Launches Virtual Currency, Hoping to Resuscitate Economy | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 20, 2018
Government officials are hoping to spur vitally needed imports like food and medicine and, perhaps, give investors a way of skirting American sanctions.
Why a Republican Plan for Paid Leave Has Stirred Concern About Social Security | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 20, 2018
A proposal would allow people to collect Social Security after a birth, but there’s a catch.
Analysis: Questions for Facebook About Russia’s Use of Its Network | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 20, 2018
As Robert S. Mueller’s investigation rolls on, calls for Facebook to provide more information could grow louder.
Q&A: Next for Dream: Boutique Hotels in Belize and Tulum | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 19, 2018
Jay Stein explains why the hotel group known for luxury properties in places like New York is expanding to smaller cities in the United States and beyond.
There’s a Persistent Hum in This Canadian City, and No One Knows Why | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 19, 2018
Residents affected by the “Windsor Hum” complain of sleeplessness, depression and headaches. It is one of many mysterious sounds reported throughout the world.
Why A.I. Researchers at Google Got Desks Next to the Boss | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 19, 2018
At Google, Facebook and other tech companies, executives are making statements about priorities with their seating charts.
Cochrane Journal: With 10 Million Acres in Patagonia, a National Park System Is Born | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 19, 2018
Two Americans snapped up large swaths of land in Chile, which they donated to a new conservation area that will be three times the size of Yosemite and Yellowstone combined.
Tax Overhaul Gains Public Support, Buoying Republicans | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 19, 2018
The upturn follows an aggressive advertising campaign by the party and coincides with an eroding Democratic lead in polls gauging midterm election prospects.
A Director’s Apology Adds Momentum to South Korea’s #MeToo Movement | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 19, 2018
“I am ready to take all punishment, including legal responsibilities for my crimes,” said Lee Youn-taek, a prominent theater director accused of sexual harassing an actress.
The C.E.O. Who Stood Up to President Trump: Ken Frazier Speaks Out | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 19, 2018
The head of Merck quit Mr. Trump’s business council after racial violence in Virginia, saying “as a matter of my own personal conscience, I could not remain.”
Fact-Checking a Facebook Executive’s Comments on Russian Interference | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 19, 2018
Rob Goldman, Facebook vice president for ads, tweeted about Russia’s disinformation effort. President Trump then cited him. We fact-checked Mr. Goldman.