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As Sears Withers, Its Former Stores Fuel a New Fortune

As Sears Withers, Its Former Stores Fuel a New Fortune

Offices designed for the local tech industry are planned for a former Sears location in Santa Monica, Calif.

Zuckerberg Faces Hostile Congress as Calls for Regulation Mount

Zuckerberg Faces Hostile Congress as Calls for Regulation Mount

Members of the Energy and Commerce Committee pressed Facebook’s chief executive on data privacy, security and political bias on the social media platform.

Tesla, Pushing for Profit, Faces New Questions Over Finances

Tesla, Pushing for Profit, Faces New Questions Over Finances

A Model 3 body on the assembly line at Tesla’s factory in Fremont, Calif. The automaker has pinned its profitability outlook to ramping up production of the new model.

That Game on Your Phone May Be Tracking What You’re Watching on TV

That Game on Your Phone May Be Tracking What You’re Watching on TV

Android screenshots of the app Honey Quest, which uses technology that keeps tabs on the viewing habits of its users.

The $20 Billion Question for Guyana

The $20 Billion Question for Guyana

Guyana fishermen make their way home to the coastal community of Clonbrook at the end of another day at sea. Guyana is one of the poorest countries in South America, but massive offshore oil reserves may well transform it to one of the wealthiest in the next few years.

Overcoming the Confidence Gap for Women

Overcoming the Confidence Gap for Women

Lynne Doughtie, the next chief executive of KPMG, one of the Big Four accounting firms.

New York Times Reassigns Reporter in Leak Case

New York Times Reassigns Reporter in Leak Case

Ali Watkins, who had been covering federal law enforcement in Washington, will be assigned a mentor and moved to a new beat in New York.

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.

In Blow to Sinclair, F.C.C. Chief Says He Has ‘Serious Concerns’ With Tribune Deal

In Blow to Sinclair, F.C.C. Chief Says He Has ‘Serious Concerns’ With Tribune Deal

Ajit Pai, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, wants a judge to review aspects of the Sinclair Broadcast Group’s plan to buy Tribune Media for $3.9 billion.

Wag, the Dog-Walking Service, Lands $300 Million From SoftBank Vision Fund

Wag, the Dog-Walking Service, Lands $300 Million From SoftBank Vision Fund

Wag’s app keeps track of exactly where a walker is taking a customer’s dog — making it a potentially valuable source of location data.

Trump Nominee Is Mastermind of Anti-Union Legal Campaign

Trump Nominee Is Mastermind of Anti-Union Legal Campaign

A labor protest in New York last month on the day the Supreme Court struck down mandatory union fees for government workers. A legal campaign to force public-sector unions to refund fees already paid by nonmembers is underway in several states.

Workplace Raids Signal Shifting Tactics in Immigration Fight

Workplace Raids Signal Shifting Tactics in Immigration Fight

Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents at a 7-Eleven store in Los Angeles last week, part of a coordinated set of raids across the country.

Singapore Cites Three Banks in Inquiry Into Malaysia’s 1MDB Fund

Singapore Cites Three Banks in Inquiry Into Malaysia’s 1MDB Fund

A branch of UBS in Singapore. The authorities have identified significant lapses in anti-money laundering controls in its local branches as part of a global inquiry into a Malaysian sovereign wealth fund.

Tariff Impact Colors a Key House Race in Boeing Country

Tariff Impact Colors a Key House Race in Boeing Country

Boeing jets on a production line in Everett, Wash. A major Washington State employer, Boeing is probably the American company with the most riding on a healthy relationship with China.

European Companies Rushed to Invest in Iran. What Now?

European Companies Rushed to Invest in Iran. What Now?

A Peugeot 206 at the state-run Iran Khodro automobile manufacturing plant near Tehran. European officials want to protect their companies by finding ways to shield them from American sanctions while they continue doing business in Iran.

Les Moonves Stays as CBS C.E.O. While Its Board Plans an Investigation

Les Moonves Stays as CBS C.E.O. While Its Board Plans an Investigation

CBS is investigating allegations that its chief executive, Leslie Moonves, sexually harassed six women over the course of decades.


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