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Real Estate Groups to Challenge Ban on Broker Fees for Renters

Real Estate Groups to Challenge Ban on Broker Fees for Renters

A lawsuit will accuse New York State of abusing its authority in issuing a rule that has upended the industry.
Ford Shuffles Top Management as It Chases a Turnaround

Ford Shuffles Top Management as It Chases a Turnaround

The automaker named Jim Farley, its head of strategy, as chief operating officer. He will report to Jim Hackett, the C.E.O.
What Big Business Is Saying About the Coronavirus

What Big Business Is Saying About the Coronavirus

Companies like Disney and Wynn Resorts have started to detail the impact of the virus outbreak on their profits.
Elizabeth Warren Has a Pete Buttigieg Problem

Elizabeth Warren Has a Pete Buttigieg Problem

In Iowa and New Hampshire, it’s Mr. Buttigieg — not Bernie Sanders — who has complicated Ms. Warren’s path, winning over college-educated white voters using a similar message of Democratic unity.
Our Best Valentine’s Day Recipes: Lobster, Steak, Chocolate and More

Our Best Valentine’s Day Recipes: Lobster, Steak, Chocolate and More

Skip the wait and the crowds. Stay home and cook for the people you love.

Own the Recipes of Georgia O’Keeffe

For the first time, the artist’s recipe collection is going up for auction. Handwritten cards and newspaper clippings offer a peek into her well-tended domestic life.
Kobe Bryant Helicopter Crash Wreckage Shows No Evidence of Engine Failure

Kobe Bryant Helicopter Crash Wreckage Shows No Evidence of Engine Failure

Investigators said in a preliminary report that the helicopter hurtled toward the ground at 4,000 feet per minute before crashing.
Maybe Information Actually Doesn’t Want to Be Free

Maybe Information Actually Doesn’t Want to Be Free

Jessica Lessin’s online tech publication costs $399 a year and has no ads. Silicon Valley’s elite is eating it up.
There Was Something Funny About Them

There Was Something Funny About Them

James McCarthy placed an ad on Craigslist: 3 Comedians Looking for a Roommate. Phoebe Stonebraker knocked on the door.
160 Nations Ban These Weapons. The U.S. Now Embraces Them.

160 Nations Ban These Weapons. The U.S. Now Embraces Them.

Cold War weapons like cluster munitions and antipersonnel mines again are approved for use, but the Pentagon seems to lack a coherent strategy for them.
The Election Year Economy Is Everything Trump Could Hope For

The Election Year Economy Is Everything Trump Could Hope For

Even if presidents have less sway over the economy than is widely assumed, perception can be important.
Farm Bailout Paid to Brazilian Meat Processor Angers Lawmakers

Farm Bailout Paid to Brazilian Meat Processor Angers Lawmakers

Lawmakers want to know why a Brazilian-owned company got payments from a program aimed to help American farmers weather President Trump’s trade war.
‘Should We Leave?’ Life in China Under Coronavirus Lockdown

‘Should We Leave?’ Life in China Under Coronavirus Lockdown

We’ve stopped changing out of our pajamas, and the days seem to melt into each other.
New York to Sue Trump Administration Over Global Entry Freeze

New York to Sue Trump Administration Over Global Entry Freeze

The lawsuit will challenge the federal government’s decision to bar New Yorkers from enrolling in programs that allow travelers to skip lines at airports.
‘Memories Fade’: Weinstein’s Lawyers Try to Discredit Annabella Sciorra

‘Memories Fade’: Weinstein’s Lawyers Try to Discredit Annabella Sciorra

The defense called two witnesses who cast doubt on the “Sopranos” actress’s allegation that Harvey Weinstein raped her in the 1990s.
The Age of Decadence

The Age of Decadence

Cut the drama. The real story of the West in the 21st century is one of stalemate and stagnation.
The Fastest Sesame Noodles

The Fastest Sesame Noodles

Ali Slagle’s take, with chicken and peanuts, can be done in 30 minutes, from start to finish.
Why Matteo Salvini Wouldn’t Mind Being Prosecuted

Why Matteo Salvini Wouldn’t Mind Being Prosecuted

The Italian nationalist is facing a potential trial on accusations of abduction for blocking rescued migrants when he was interior minister. And he can’t believe his luck.
The Bright Spot for Women at the Oscars

The Bright Spot for Women at the Oscars

The documentary branch this year became the first to achieve gender parity since the #OscarsSoWhite hashtag pressured the Academy to diversify its membership.

Former U.A.W. Official Pleads Guilty in Corruption Scandal

Vance Pearson was once the deputy to former U.A.W. president Gary Jones, who has been portrayed as one of the orchestrators of an embezzlement scheme.