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Biden Aides Quietly Say His Tax Increases Would Help Charities

9 hours 30 min ago
The administration has been making the case to allies that to avoid paying the additional taxes the president has proposed, wealthy Americans would give more to nonprofits

When One Man’s Trash Is Another Man’s Transmission

9 hours 43 min ago
Building cars from old fridges and junkyard parts, these tinkerers make the most of castoff materials to build an array of wild and impressive cars.

S.E.C. Chair Gensler Emphasizes Transparency in Markets

10 hours 9 min ago
In a hearing focused on the frenzied trading of GameStop stock, the new S.E.C. chairman suggests more disclosure is needed.

Meme Stocks and Archegos: Fed Calls Out Financial Weak Spots

10 hours 19 min ago
The Federal Reserve painted a picture of a generally stable financial system, but one bubbling with risk-taking that merits attention.

New state unemployment claims fall sharply.

10 hours 52 min ago
The easing of pandemic-related restrictions is allowing the labor market to continue its gradual return to normal.

Fake Comments on Net Neutrality Rollback to Cost Companies Millions

11 hours 27 min ago
The state attorney general’s office reached an agreement that levies millions in penalties on third-party services that generated the comments.

Lithium Mining Projects May Not Be Green Friendly

11 hours 36 min ago
A race is on to produce lithium in the United States, but competing projects are taking very different approaches to extracting the vital raw material. Some might not be very green.

SpongeBob, ‘Star Trek’ and sports drive subscriptions to Paramount+.

11 hours 57 min ago
ViacomCBS reports that its decision to revamp and rebrand its streaming service seems to be paying off.

Baltimore Vaccine Plant’s Troubles Ripple Across Africa, Europe and Canada

12 hours 30 min ago
Millions of doses of Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine produced by Emergent BioSolutions have been held back in Europe, South Africa and Canada as a precaution.

David Swensen, Who Revolutionized Endowment Investing, Dies at 67

12 hours 45 min ago
At Yale, a colleague said, he showed “there was a way to compete hard and well in financial markets, but to have our lives be about something that mattered more.”

Lucinda Franks Dies at 74; Prize-Winning Journalist Broke Molds

Thu, 05/06/2021 - 22:29
She avoided covering beauty pageants by going to Northern Ireland on her own and was later the first woman to win a Pulitzer for national reporting.

Covid Pandemic Forces Families to Rethink Nursing Home Care

Thu, 05/06/2021 - 20:51
Even with vaccines, many older people and their relatives are weighing how to manage at-home care for those who can no longer live independently.

Parents Are Reluctant to Get Their Children Vaccinated for Covid-19, Poll Shows

Thu, 05/06/2021 - 20:06
The new survey also found only 9 percent of adult respondents hadn’t gotten the shot but planned to do so, suggesting the country is nearing the limit of people planning to get immunized.

Space Aged: Bottle of Wine From Space Station Could Sell for $1 Million

Thu, 05/06/2021 - 19:14
The bottle of Pétrus from 2000 — which is being sold by Christie’s — comes with a second bottle of “terrestrial” wine, a custom trunk, a decanter, glasses and a corkscrew crafted from a meteorite.

Vaccine Patent Waivers Get a Boost From Biden

Thu, 05/06/2021 - 16:54
U.S. support for suspending patent protections increasingly pits policymakers against drug makers.

Covid and Travel: Why an Estimated 100,000 Americans Abroad Face Passport Problems

Thu, 05/06/2021 - 14:30
Consular appointments for U.S. citizens overseas are nearly impossible to come by as many embassies, plagued by Covid restrictions and staff reductions, remain all but closed.