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Nov 13, 2019
As Push for Higher Minimum Wages Grows, New York Offers a Test Case
Fed research suggested higher minimum wages did not cost jobs in border counties. Industry-level analysis and real-life stories back that up — with caveats.
Nov 13, 2019
Financial Times Names First Woman as Top Editor in Its 131 Years
Roula Khalaf, a 24-year veteran of the salmon-hued daily, will take over from the veteran journalist Lionel Barber in January.
Nov 12, 2019
Handcuffed for Selling Churros: Inside the World of Illegal Food Vendors
On the male-dominated black market, a permit for mobile food vending can easily cost $25,000.
Nov 12, 2019
University of Illinois Is Stifling NPR Reporting on Sexual Misconduct, Critics Say
The university, which owns the license for NPR Illinois, says the station’s journalists are bound by Title IX rules and can’t promise confidentiality to sources reporting sexual misconduct.
Nov 12, 2019
Southwest Will Hasten Jet Inspections After F.A.A. Concerns
The speedier checks come after scrutiny of the airline’s used planes turned up previously undisclosed repairs and incorrectly completed fixes.
Nov 12, 2019
Trump May Punt on Auto Tariffs as European Carmakers Propose Plan
Carmakers have quietly promised big investments in their American factories in hopes of avoiding the tariffs as a Wednesday deadline for the president to make a decision approaches.
Nov 12, 2019
The Daily Northwestern Apologizes to Student Protesters for Reporting
Editors at the campus newspaper spurred a backlash from professional journalists after they apologized for how they covered protests at a speech by Jeff Sessions.
Nov 12, 2019
‘She Build’: Creating an All-Women Real Estate Development Team
Women are pushing to establish more senior roles for themselves in commercial real estate, an area where they are severely underrepresented.
Nov 12, 2019
Facebook’s New Role as News Publisher Brings New Scrutiny
A quarrel arises over a newsletter’s attempt to tie Campbell Brown, Facebook’s news head, to articles attacking Elizabeth Warren on a website she co-founded.
Nov 12, 2019
DealBook: U.S. Companies, Ranked by What Americans Value
The American public values things like fair pay, ethical leadership and job creation. Which companies come out top when judged against those metrics?
Nov 12, 2019
Nissan Profit Tumbles as It Struggles to Move Past Management Problems
The automaker said its quarterly profit fell nearly 55 percent, and cut its forecast for annual earnings.
Nov 12, 2019
How Laws Against Child Sexual Abuse Imagery Can Make It Harder to Detect
Tech companies are deploying artificial intelligence to detect new photos and videos. But such efforts may run afoul of the law.
Nov 12, 2019
How to Sell a House in Southern Calfornia: Make a Movie
“You’re not just selling an address,’’ a video producer said, “you’re selling a lifestyle.” Attractive actors and expensive cars flesh out the fantasy.
Nov 12, 2019
Google to Store and Analyze Millions of Health Records
The tech company’s deal with Ascension is part of a push to use artificial intelligence to aid health services.
Nov 12, 2019
Bernard J. Tyson, Chairman of Health Care Giant, Dies at 60
After rising up its ladder, he ran Kaiser Permanente, the admired California organization that integrates hospitals, clinics and health insurance.
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