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Tesla Under Scrutiny Over Lack of Recall After Autopilot Update

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 20:36
In a letter, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reminded Tesla that federal law requires automakers to initiate recalls if they find defects that pose a safety risk.

FIFA Without FIFA? EA Sports Weighs Reboot of Showcase Game

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 20:21
The end of a long and profitable relationship with soccer’s governing body would mean renaming one of the most popular video games of all time.

Of 4 Family Policies in Democrats’ Bill, Which Deserves Priority?

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 18:53
We asked 18 academics what they would choose if they could pick only one, as Senator Manchin has reportedly advised.

When Vaccine Mandates Collide

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 17:43
Companies are juggling conflicting federal and state orders on coronavirus vaccine mandates.

China’s Power Problems Expose a Strategic Weakness

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 17:19
China announced on Wednesday a national rush to mine and burn more coal, as the country’s electricity shortage threatens to damage its image as a reliable manufacturing base.

F.D.A. Issues New Salt Guidelines

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 17:00
The new recommendations are aimed at food manufacturers and restaurants. Some experts say they don’t go far enough.

Hasbro C.E.O. Brian Goldner Dies at 58

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 16:53
Mr. Goldner, who went on medical leave two days earlier, has been credited with merging toys and entertainment.

Suspension is lifted for Netflix employee who criticized Dave Chappelle’s comedy special.

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 10:34
“At the very least, I feel vindicated,” the employee, Terra Field, wrote on Twitter.

F.D.A. Authorizes E-Cigarettes to Stay on U.S. Market for the First Time

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 07:53
The agency approved three Vuse vaping products and said their benefits in helping smokers quit outweighed the risks of hooking youths.

American and Southwest Airlines Reject Texas's Ban on Vaccine Mandates

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 06:16
“This does not change anything for American,” a spokeswoman said. When the airline introduced its mandate, it cited a presidential order that employees of government contractors be vaccinated.

Biden Ends Workplace Immigration Raids, Reversing Trump Policy

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 04:59
The change comes during a labor shortage in the United States, offering reassurance that undocumented workers are not at risk of being deported en masse.

F.D.A. Stays Neutral on the Need for a Moderna Booster

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 04:35
An advisory panel is to vote later this week on whether to recommend emergency authorization of boosters for the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines.

World’s Growth Cools and the Rich-Poor Divide Widens

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 03:24
The International Monetary Fund says the persistence of the coronavirus and global supply chain crisis weighs on economies.

U.S. Workers Quitting Their Jobs Hit a Record in August

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 02:51
A government report shows how the balance of power in the labor market has swung toward workers.

W.H.O. Will Announce New Team to Study Coronavirus Origins

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 01:56
“This new group can do all the fancy footwork it wants, but China’s not going to cooperate,” one expert said.

France to Spend 30 Million Euros on Green Investments

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 01:51
A plan outlined by President Emmanuel Macron commits 30 billion euros to finance crucial industries and cut greenhouse emissions.

The I.M.F. warns of inflation and a slowing recovery as it lowers its forecast.

Tue, 10/12/2021 - 23:32
The global growth forecast was pared to 5.9 percent from 6 percent because of the Delta variant and supply chain bottlenecks. The U.S. growth prediction was cut to 6 percent from 7 percent.

New York Bike Delivery Workers Band Together for Safety

Tue, 10/12/2021 - 22:24
Robbers are targeting food delivery workers in New York, and thefts of their electric bikes have risen. Many are banding together to protect one another.

Inflation Expectations Climb, Dogging Federal Reserve Officials

Tue, 10/12/2021 - 22:08
A survey by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York shows inflation expectations are the highest since 2013, adding pressure for Federal Reserve officials.

I.M.F. Lowers Its Global Economic Growth Forecast

Tue, 10/12/2021 - 22:07
The global growth forecast was pared to 5.9 percent from 6 percent because of the Delta variant and supply chain bottlenecks. The U.S. growth prediction was cut to 6 percent from 7 percent.