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New York Times Examines Work History of Reporter in Leak Case

New York Times Examines Work History of Reporter in Leak Case

Ali Watkins joined The New York Times in December as a Washington-based reporter.

When Picking Apples on a Farm With 5,000 Rules, Watch Out for the Ladders

When Picking Apples on a Farm With 5,000 Rules, Watch Out for the Ladders

Indian Ladder Farms, a fifth-generation family operation near Albany. The fall apple harvest season accounts for about half of its annual revenue.

The C.E.O. of Starbucks Isn’t Leaving. Only Howard Schultz Is.

The C.E.O. of Starbucks Isn’t Leaving. Only Howard Schultz Is.

Kevin Johnson, the chief executive of Starbucks since April of last year, is slowly raising his profile now that Howard Schultz, the company’s charismatic chairman, is departing to pursue a possible run for public office.

Once Cut, Corporate Income Taxes Are Hard to Restore

Once Cut, Corporate Income Taxes Are Hard to Restore

Tax rates on corporate profits rose sharply during World War II. Here, in 1942, guns used by the United States military are assembled in a Firestone Tire & Rubber plant in Akron, Ohio.

Robots Ride to the Rescue Where Workers Can’t Be Found

Robots Ride to the Rescue Where Workers Can’t Be Found

Today there are around 101 robots for every 10,000 workers. And more machines are coming as companies try to improve productivity, tilting them toward levels in countries like Germany, which averages 309 robots per 10,000 workers, the most in Europe.

Kushner’s Financial Ties to Israel Deepen Even With Mideast Diplomatic Role

Kushner’s Financial Ties to Israel Deepen Even With Mideast Diplomatic Role

Jared Kushner and his wife, Ivanka Trump, at the end of a diplomatic trip to Israel in May. Shortly before, Kushner Companies received a $30 million investment from one of Israel’s largest financial institutions, Menora Mivtachim.

Saudi Aramco Is Said to Postpone Its Potentially Record-Breaking I.P.O.

Saudi Aramco Is Said to Postpone Its Potentially Record-Breaking I.P.O.

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the de facto leader of Saudi Arabia, hoped to use a Saudi Aramco public offering to finance an ambitious effort to wean his country off its dependence on oil.

Right-Wing Media Uses Parkland Shooting as Conspiracy Fodder

Right-Wing Media Uses Parkland Shooting as Conspiracy Fodder

David Hogg, a 17-year-old student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., has called on lawmakers to enact tougher restrictions on guns.

Chipotle Will Test a Quesadilla, and a New Strategy

Chipotle Will Test a Quesadilla, and a New Strategy

A quesadilla is among the new items Chipotle will begin experimenting with at its test kitchen in Manhattan, along with nachos, chocolate milkshakes, avocado tostados and an updated salad.

Dan Schulman of PayPal on Guns, Cash and Getting Punched

Dan Schulman of PayPal on Guns, Cash and Getting Punched

Dan Schulman worked for AT&T, Priceline, Virgin Mobile USA, Sprint and American Express before joining PayPal as its chief executive in 2014.

As C.E.O.s Condemn Splitting Up Migrant Families, Goldman Chief Defends Trump

As C.E.O.s Condemn Splitting Up Migrant Families, Goldman Chief Defends Trump

Lloyd C. Blankfein, the chairman and chief executive of Goldman Sachs, spoke at a luncheon at the Economic Club of New York on Tuesday.

The Education of a Brotelier

The Education of a Brotelier

Ben Weprin at the new Graduate Hotel in Iowa City, one of 11 boutique hotels in college towns that the entrepreneur has opened in the last three years. Several more are scheduled to open in the next year.

Trump Says He’s a Free-Trader at Heart. He Isn’t Acting Like It.

Trump Says He’s a Free-Trader at Heart. He Isn’t Acting Like It.

President Trump at last month’s Group of 7 summit meeting, where he praised eliminating tariffs and subsidies, saying, “That would be the ultimate thing.”

Wall Street Titan Takes Aim at Law That Tripped Him Up

Wall Street Titan Takes Aim at Law That Tripped Him Up

“I fought two wars for my country. This is another war,” the Wall Street titan Maurice Greenberg said of his effort to curb New York State securities laws.

Tronc Names New Editors at The Daily News and The Los Angeles Times

Tronc Names New Editors at The Daily News and The Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Times building in downtown Los Angeles. The departing editor in chief of the newspaper had held the position for less than three months.

U.S. Pullout From Iran Nuclear Deal May Unsettle Oil Markets

U.S. Pullout From Iran Nuclear Deal May Unsettle Oil Markets

A natural gas refinery in Asalouyeh, Iran. Energy experts say President Trump’s decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal could prompt a cascade of unpredictable events in oil markets.


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