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Inside Lawmakers’ Secretive Push to Pass the TikTok Bill

6 hours 25 min ago
A tiny group of lawmakers huddled in private about a year ago, aiming to keep the discussions away from TikTok lobbyists while bulletproofing a bill that could ban the app.

Beef From Dairy Cows? It Could Be a Lifeline for American Farmers.

6 hours 34 min ago
Letting milk cows graze longer can produce superior beef — a largely European practice that is now gaining ground in America.

Robert Kraft Withdraws Support From Columbia Over Protests

6 hours 45 min ago
The New England Patriots owner said this week that he was “no longer comfortable supporting” Columbia University, his alma mater, which has been disrupted by protests.

Boeing Loses $355 Million in Latest Quarter

7 hours 6 min ago
The manufacturer has had to slow production of its popular 737 Max planes after a hole blew open on a jet during an Alaska Airlines flight in January.

Starbucks and Union Restart Contract Talks After Bitter Standoff

7 hours 15 min ago
The company and Workers United, which represents more than 10,000 of the chain’s employees, broke off negotiation nearly a year ago.

Binance Founder Should Get 3 Years in Prison, Prosecutors Say

7 hours 19 min ago
Lawyers for Changpeng Zhao, the founder of the crypto exchange Binance, countered that he should receive no prison time.

Business Groups Sue to Stop F.T.C. From Banning Noncompete Clauses

Wed, 04/24/2024 - 23:48
The lawsuits contend the F.T.C. does not have the authority to prohibit companies from limiting their employees’ ability to work for rivals.

Long-Lost Klimt Painting Sells for $37 Million at Auction

Wed, 04/24/2024 - 23:07
The portrait was left unfinished in the painter’s studio when he died, and questions persist over the identity of the subject and what happened to the painting during Nazi rule in Austria.

Inside the Crisis at NPR

Wed, 04/24/2024 - 22:28
Listeners are tuning out. Sponsorship revenue has dipped. A diversity push has generated internal turmoil. Can America’s public radio network turn things around?

Solar Companies Seek New U.S. Tariffs on Asian Imports

Wed, 04/24/2024 - 22:13
Firms warn that China uses its neighbors to skirt existing levies, depressing prices and threatening U.S. investments.

Biden Signed a Bill That Could Ban TikTok. Here’s What Happens Next.

Wed, 04/24/2024 - 20:50
President Biden has signed the bill to force a sale of the video app or ban it. Now the law faces court challenges, a shortage of qualified buyers and Beijing’s hostility.

What to Know About the New Rules on Airline Refunds and ‘Junk’ Fees

Wed, 04/24/2024 - 20:26
The Transportation Department issued new requirements on refunds when flights are canceled or delayed and on revealing “junk” fees before booking. Here’s what passengers can expect.

Former Boeing Manager Says Workers Mishandled Parts to Meet Deadlines

Wed, 04/24/2024 - 18:51
Merle Meyers, who left Boeing last year after a 30-year career, said he was speaking publicly about his experience because he loved the company “fiercely.”

Wanted: A CEO to Fix Boeing

Wed, 04/24/2024 - 18:16
The plane maker, which is searching for a new chief executive, is likely to consider a small number of people, including several former Boeing executives.

Who Stands to Gain from a TikTok Ban

Wed, 04/24/2024 - 17:19
The Senate has finally passed a law that could bar the video-sharing app in the U.S., leaving some tech giants in pole position to profit — or pounce.

Bird Flu Outbreak in Cattle May Have Begun Months Earlier Than Thought

Wed, 04/24/2024 - 17:05
A single spillover, from a bird to a cow, led to the infections, a review of genetic data has found.

High Borrowing Costs Have Some Democrats Urging Biden to Pressure the Fed

Wed, 04/24/2024 - 14:34
Polls show voters are angry about costs, like mortgages, and worried they will stay high if the president wins re-election.

‘It Is Desolate’: China’s Glut of Unused Car Factories

Wed, 04/24/2024 - 07:52
Manufacturers like BYD, Tesla and Li Auto are cutting prices to move their electric cars. For gasoline-powered vehicles, the surplus of factories is even worse.

Fragments of Bird Flu Virus Discovered in Milk

Wed, 04/24/2024 - 06:33
The milk poses virtually no risk to consumers, experts said. But the finding suggests that the outbreak in dairy cows is wider than has been known.

FTC Bans Worker Noncompete Clauses

Wed, 04/24/2024 - 05:03
The rule would prohibit companies from limiting their employees’ ability to work for rivals, a change that could increase competition and boost wages.