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Bill and Melinda Gates Tackle ‘Tough Questions’ and Trump

Bill and Melinda Gates Tackle ‘Tough Questions’ and Trump

Bill and Melinda Gates say they remain militantly optimistic about the state of progress in the world.

Sinclair Deal With Tribune Hits Complications in Washington

Sinclair Deal With Tribune Hits Complications in Washington

Sinclair Broadcast, which is based in Hunt Valley, Md., has said that buying Tribune Media will help it better compete with technology companies like Facebook and Google.

Learning to Allow for Cultural Differences in the Workplace

Learning to Allow for Cultural Differences in the Workplace

Edward Dolman went from porter to chairman of Christie’s before taking over Phillips.

Town Fears G.O.P. Tax Plan Will Erode Its Egalitarian Pillars

Town Fears G.O.P. Tax Plan Will Erode Its Egalitarian Pillars

Columbia, Md., is a planned community created in the 1960s with the idea that a janitor could live alongside a chief executive.

Judge Dismisses Part of Ashley Judd’s Lawsuit Against Harvey Weinstein

Judge Dismisses Part of Ashley Judd’s Lawsuit Against Harvey Weinstein

Ashley Judd has claimed that her career withered because Harvey Weinstein spread lies about her in Hollywood after she rejected his sexual requests.

Cyberattack Shows Vulnerability of Gas Pipeline Network

Cyberattack Shows Vulnerability of Gas Pipeline Network

A natural-gas plant in North Dakota operated by Oneok, one of the companies affected by a cyberattack on a data network connecting gas-pipeline operators and their customers. The companies said the attack did not lead to any service interruptions.

Steve Wynn Resigns From Company Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Steve Wynn Resigns From Company Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Steve Wynn has denied allegations that he pressured women to have sex.

Sinclair’s Boss Responds to Criticism: ‘You Can’t Be Serious!’

Sinclair’s Boss Responds to Criticism: ‘You Can’t Be Serious!’

David D. Smith, the chairman of Sinclair Broadcast Group, in 2011. This week, he defended a script that news anchors at his company’s stations were told to read. “Do you understand,” he wrote, “that as a practical matter every word that comes out of the mouths of network news people is scripted and approved by someone?”

At Verizon, a Changing of the Guard as It Pursues 5G

At Verizon, a Changing of the Guard as It Pursues 5G

Hans E. Vestberg, Verizon’s incoming chief executive, is a relative newcomer to the company, having joined in 2017 after 25 years at Ericsson.

McDonald’s to Switch to Paper Straws in Britain as Country Turns Against Plastic

McDonald’s to Switch to Paper Straws in Britain as Country Turns Against Plastic

McDonald’s uses 1.8 million plastic straws per day in Britain alone.

Trying to Flip the House, ZIP Code by ZIP Code

Trying to Flip the House, ZIP Code by ZIP Code

Michelle Finocchi, left, the chief marketing officer of Swing Left, a political group trying to shift control of the House of Representatives to the Democrats in the 2018 elections, talked to Ethan Todras-Whitehill, the group’s executive director, and Anna Wintour, editor in chief of Vogue, at a recent event in Manhattan.

White House Tries to Tamp Down Trade War Fears as China Retaliates

White House Tries to Tamp Down Trade War Fears as China Retaliates

Chinese border police officers watching the arrival of a container ship at a port in Qingdao, China. On Wednesday, China threatened to retaliate against many of the American products and industries that President Trump has vowed to protect.

Ads Imply This Vodka Has a Real ‘Bite’

Ads Imply This Vodka Has a Real ‘Bite’

The music video and commercials for Three Olives vodka feature a character who can be seen as a hunky man as well as a scary werewolf.

Drug Industry Wages Opioid Fight Using an Anti-Addiction Ally

Drug Industry Wages Opioid Fight Using an Anti-Addiction Ally

Jessica Hulsey Nickel, who leads the Addiction Policy Forum, training staff and volunteers in Washington. She said the drug industry should be viewed as a partner in fighting addiction, not an adversary.

What a 401(k) Plan Really Owes Employees

What a 401(k) Plan Really Owes Employees

Jerome J. Schlichter, who has been a pioneer in litigation concerning the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974.

Want to Sell Fighter Jets to India? Make Them There

Want to Sell Fighter Jets to India? Make Them There

An Indian Arjun Mark II tank during a display at a defense exhibition in Chennai. The country is seeking to build a domestic defense industry that can meet more of its needs and reduce dependence on Russian suppliers.


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