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Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:05:42 GMTMillions of Americans would have the chance to cut their taxes by essentially turning themselves into small business entities.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 00:07:36 GMTThe Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index is up about 5 percent since Mr. Trump’s inauguration, the best start for a president since the elder George Bush.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 01:04:12 GMTA Carmax salesman showing a vehicle in Doral, Fla. Spending on goods was slow in the first quarter of the year, despite rising consumer confidence since President Trump’s election.The government said gross domestic product grew at an annual rate of 0.7 percent in the first quarter, a three-year low, as consumer spending let up.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:00:24 GMTBefore the machines become smart enough to replace humans, as some people fear, they need to be taught.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:41:35 GMTThe Tate Modern art gallery’s Switch House, an expansion that opened last year, in London.The call for donations to buy a sailboat for the Tate group’s departing director angered employees and highlighted concern over widening inequality in Britain.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 23:27:02 GMTRich Battista, the chief executive of Time Inc., said there is ‘tremendous untapped potential” in the company.The company said it would remain independent and would pursue its strategic plan of digital growth and new revenue opportunities.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 01:12:12 GMTChristopher J. Dodd, chief executive of the Motion Picture Association of America, will be succeeded by Charles H. Rivkin.Mr. Dodd, a former Democratic senator from Connecticut, will be succeeded in September as Hollywood’s top lobbyist by Charles H. Rivkin, a former United States ambassador.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 22:11:31 GMTThe Ed Sullivan Theater in New York, where “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” is filmed. The CBS show is among those that could be hurt if movie and television writers go on strike.By Tuesday, TV and movie writers could create the entertainment industry’s first major work stoppage in a decade. But differences between the business climates now and then offer hope for a deal.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:59:44 GMTThe value to New York City taxpayers of itemized deductions for state and local taxes was $7.7 billion in 2014, or about $6,600 per affected taxpayer, according to estimates from the Partnership for New York, an association of large employers.White House and congressional proposals would eliminate the provision, challenging tradition and bipartisan defenders in wealthy and populous states.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:23:30 GMTRail cars containing coal in Williamson, W.Va., last year. An appeals court granted a request from the Trump administration to defer a decision on litigation over a contested Environmental Protection Agency regulation known as the Clean Power Plan.An appeals court said it would delay a decision on the legality of the rule, which aims to tackle global warming by cutting emissions from coal-fired plants.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:46:24 GMTBill Shine, Fox News co-president, after meeting with President-elect Donald J. Trump at Trump Tower in Manhattan last fall.Mr. Hannity said on Twitter that someone at the network was trying to fire its co-president Bill Shine, whom he called “an innocent person.”
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:17:14 GMTChristina Herrera, a student at St. Mary’s College, watched Tucker Carlson’s show on Fox News this week. She said she would not stop watching the network, but said that the sexual harassment allegations against the former host Bill O’Reilly “almost feels like a betrayal.”While many fans defended Mr. O’Reilly after his departure from Fox News, some network viewers said harassment accusations against him were worrisome.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:02:19 GMTA taxi driver used the Didi Chuxing app in Guilin, in southern China, last May. Uber pulled out of China last year.The ride-sharing company raised $5.5 billion, making it one of the world’s largest start-ups and underscoring its global ambitions.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:49:26 GMTAn Uber self-driving car in San Francisco last month. An Uber executive, Anthony Levandowski, accused in a lawsuit of stealing intellectual property, is limiting his work on the technology.Anthony Levandowski, the engineer at the center of litigation over driverless car technology, said he will no longer work on a key part of the technology at Uber.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:31:31 GMTA recent popular meme on Facebook asks users to list concerts they attended.Privacy experts said the specific answers posted in response to the meme could be used by marketers to target ads or by hackers to breach secure accounts.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:00:24 GMTThe Smith family’s 17-year-old triplets, from left, Jake, Zachary and Lucas, with their sister Tess, 15, at their home in Philadelphia. Their mother, Mary Lou Smith, said all the colleges that accepted her boys wanted them to take out loans, even though a federal financial aid formula found that the family could afford to pay nothing at all.College choices are due soon. How do you get the best financial aid package, and what are the trade-offs?
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 13:00:01 GMTThe so-called flying car is really a hovercraft, people. Also we chat about net neutrality, earnings and Uber.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:54:37 GMTMichael J. Lutz, a former employee at Radian Group, reported concerns about the company in 2013. But so far, the S.E.C. has been mum.A former employee of Radian, the mortgage insurer, raised red flags and found himself in a lesser job; the S.E.C. has so far been mum.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:14:55 GMTMarilyn Lancelot, 86, said that after being a compulsive gambler for seven years, she was arrested at age 61 for embezzling $350,000 from her job and served nearly a year in prison.They often begin later in life than men but can develop serious problems very rapidly.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:54:48 GMTPresident Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin leaving the Treasury Building after Mr. Trump signed executive orders on a tax overhaul last week.A president who campaigned as a fiscal scold offers a tax overhaul that many experts say would mean trillions in lost revenue, and new borrowing, in the next decade.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:35:22 GMTFannie Mae, the government-controlled mortgage corporation, is taking three steps to help ease student loan borrowers into homeownership.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:00:02 GMTA psychological quirk leads us to remember headwinds more than tailwinds. But if we recall our advantages, we will be closer to reducing inequality.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:36:35 GMTDavid Dolby at the St. Francis Yacht Club in San Francisco. The club was significant to his father, Ray Dolby, especially toward the end of his life.Family offices, which manage money for rich clans, sometimes throw their considerable weight behind efforts to tackle an illness afflicting one or more relatives.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:00:23 GMTMike O’Neill, the chief executive of BMI, says his former job as a lifeguard taught him the importance of paying attention.The chief executive of BMI says his former job as a lifeguard taught him the importance of paying attention.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:30:13 GMTAn employee who declines to contribute money for a farewell present gets a frosty reaction.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:39:47 GMTNew Lab, a public-private partnership, opened an 84,000-square-foot renovated industrial building in Brooklyn that hosts 80 companies.Technology, investors and entrepreneurs are behind a groundswell of innovation in hardware. A Brooklyn center dedicated to commercializing hardware start-ups shows the trend.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:00:02 GMTMark Zuckerberg.Mark Zuckerberg now acknowledges the dangerous side of the social revolution he helped start. But is the most powerful tool for connection in human history capable of adapting to the world it created?
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 22:12:26 GMTThe new Impreza Sport looks as though a design team was part of the process from Day 1. And it looks even better on stormy days.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:45:40 GMTBMW’s technician training center in Woodcliff Lake, N.J. The shortage of technicians is so acute that BMW began its own recruiting program.Car companies have had to create special training and hiring programs to meet the need, and the jobs that are available can pay handsomely.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 00:01:13 GMTThomas Forkner, right, with his Waffle House co-founder Joseph W. Rogers in 2008, inside their first restaurant.Mr. Forkner met his future business partner, Joseph W. Rogers, by selling him a house. They went on to build a chain of restaurants on all-night service and filling fare.