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What Frustrated Workers Heard in That Dolly Parton Ad

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 15:30
A protest song about degrading work becomes a rousing call to do even more work after that.

Blue-Light Glasses: Should I Buy Them?

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 13:30
“Computer glasses” are a booming category, thanks to increased screen time, but scientists say they don’t do much.

Facebook Blocks News in Australia, Diverging With Google on Proposed Law

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 10:08
With Australia moving to make the tech companies pay for news, Facebook took a hard line, while Google has struck deals to pay publishers.

A Shadowy but Powerful Wall St. Firm Has Its Moment in Washington

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 09:42
Citadel and its sister business, Citadel Securities, were all over the GameStop debacle. Its founder will face sharp questions on Thursday.

Who is Stewart Bainum? The New Owner of The Baltimore Sun

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 06:52
Stewart Bainum, a hotel magnate and former politician, has swooped in with a plan to run it and other papers in Maryland as part of a nonprofit.

N.Y. Restaurant Fires Waitress Who Wouldn’t Get Covid-19 Vaccine

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 06:02
Bonnie Jacobson, 34, said she was not necessarily opposed to getting vaccinated, but wanted to study the potential effect on fertility first.

GameStop trader will tell Congress his advocacy as Roaring Kitty wasn’t for his own profit.

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 03:46
In a five-page statement, Mr. Gill described himself as a true believer in the fortunes of GameStop and said his postings online about the company had nothing to do with his job at MassMutual.

Fox News devotes hours to Rush Limbaugh tributes.

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 02:28
Callers including Former President Donald J. Trump and Sean Hannity lavished praise on the radio star.

Rush Limbaugh, Talk Radio’s Provocateur, Dies at 70

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 01:58
A longtime favorite of the right, he was a furious critic of Barack Obama and a full-throated cheerleader for Donald J. Trump.

Charles Venable Resigns as Head of Indianapolis Museum of Art

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 01:58
His departure comes in the wake of an insensitive job posting that appeared on a recruiting website, which the museum has since edited and apologized for.

Sotheby’s Christo Auction, Part 1, Nets $9.8 Million

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 01:37
The 28 most valuable works the couple collected were offered in a live auction on Wednesday; a timed online sale of another 347 lots will end on Thursday.

Retail Sales Jumped 5.3% in January, Far Higher Than Expected

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 01:04
Stimulus money sent at the end of 2020 appeared to translate into spending, rather than saving, reversing three consecutive months of declines.

Google Is Suddenly Paying for News in Australia. What About Everywhere Else?

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 00:54
Pathbreaking legislation showed that even a small nation can get the tech giant to bend. But the United States seems unlikely to follow.

Biden on ‘Short Leash’ as Administration Rethinks China Relations

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 00:52
The Biden administration is under intense pressure to maintain former President Donald J. Trump’s curbs on China, even as it tries to develop a more comprehensive and effective strategy.

A Different Early-Bird Special: Have Vaccine, Will Travel

Wed, 02/17/2021 - 22:53
People over 65 have been among the first in line to receive Covid-19 vaccinations. And they are leading a wave in new travel bookings.

A New Arts Destination Near Marfa Quietly Takes Shape

Wed, 02/17/2021 - 22:00
The founder of an insiders’ art fair in the Texas town is now planning a bigger cultural center, in the desert, for visitors year-round. It will open in the fall.

How a Health Food Store Became L.A.'s Hottest Hangout

Wed, 02/17/2021 - 21:33
With a little help from celebrities and influencers, the health food store became the place to see and be seen.