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The Journey of the ‘Sex Cult’ Heiress: From Reluctant Recruit to Criminal Defendant

The Journey of the ‘Sex Cult’ Heiress: From Reluctant Recruit to Criminal Defendant

Clare Bronfman outside federal court in Brooklyn last month. An heiress to the Seagram liquor fortune, she is charged with conspiracy and criminal racketeering.

Electric Vehicle Tax Credit Survives, but G.M. and Tesla Aren’t Cheering

Electric Vehicle Tax Credit Survives, but G.M. and Tesla Aren’t Cheering

A Tesla charging station in Mountain View, Calif. The company’s chief executive, Elon Musk, has sharply criticized the government’s restriction on the electric vehicle tax credit, which begins to phase out after a company sells 200,000 electric vehicles.

China Cuts Tariffs Ahead of U.S. Commerce Secretary’s Visit to Beijing

China Cuts Tariffs Ahead of U.S. Commerce Secretary’s Visit to Beijing

China announced Thursday evening that it would sharply cut tariffs on a range of goods. China has a $375 billion bilateral trade surplus with the United States.

Martin Sorrell Is Gone From WPP, but That Doesn’t Mean He’s Gone Quiet

Martin Sorrell Is Gone From WPP, but That Doesn’t Mean He’s Gone Quiet

Since abruptly resigning as the chief executive of WPP in April, Martin Sorrell has created a new advertising company called S4 Capital.

She Boarded a Plane to See Her Dying Mother. Then Her Ticket Was Canceled.

She Boarded a Plane to See Her Dying Mother. Then Her Ticket Was Canceled.

United Airlines removed Carrol Amrich from a flight when an online agency canceled her ticket.

Disability Applications Plunge as the Economy Strengthens

Disability Applications Plunge as the Economy Strengthens

Christian Borrero, who was born with cerebral palsy, went off disability after landing a full-time job as a receptionist in Independence, Ohio.

Buying a Piece of Bob Marley’s Song Catalog, and His Enduring Legacy

Buying a Piece of Bob Marley’s Song Catalog, and His Enduring Legacy

Left, Chris Blackwell, the founder of Island Records, and Larry Mestel of Primary Wave Music Publishing. On Saturday, Mr. Blackwell signed a $50 million deal that gives Primary Wave control of most of his stake in Bob Marley’s song catalog.

A Primer on Private Equity

A Primer on Private Equity

Private equity buys up assets — everything from housing to ambulance companies — often at a bargain.

Trump Nominee Is Mastermind of Anti-Union Legal Campaign

Trump Nominee Is Mastermind of Anti-Union Legal Campaign

A labor protest in New York last month on the day the Supreme Court struck down mandatory union fees for government workers. A legal campaign to force public-sector unions to refund fees already paid by nonmembers is underway in several states.

With a Glance Backward, Brooks Brothers Looks to the Future

With a Glance Backward, Brooks Brothers Looks to the Future

After Claudio Del Vecchio bought Brooks Brothers in 2001, one of the first things he did was read stacks of letters from longtime customers who were unhappy with the changes made by the previous owners.

The Nuclear Power Plant of the Future May Be Floating Near Russia

The Nuclear Power Plant of the Future May Be Floating Near Russia

The port of Murmansk, in far northwest Russia, is the site of a technologically advanced but potentially risky experiment: a floating nuclear power plant.

Isabelle Kocher Breaks the Corporate Mold

Isabelle Kocher Breaks the Corporate Mold

Isabelle Kocher, chief executive of Engie, one of Europe’s biggest power companies, is one of the seven chairwomen of this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Cosmetics Retailer Lush Drops Campaign Against Undercover British Police

Cosmetics Retailer Lush Drops Campaign Against Undercover British Police

Starting last week, the cosmetics chain Lush built storefront displays, like this one in London, on criticism of years-old undercover tactics that led to an official police apology in 2015.

Charitable Giving by Corporations Is Also About Getting, a New Study Finds

Charitable Giving by Corporations Is Also About Getting, a New Study Finds

A Habitat for Humanity project in North Carolina. Corporate philanthropy can reflect a sense of social responsibility, but it can also align with causes favored by influential politicians.

Fox News Once Gave Trump a Perch. Now It’s His Bullhorn.

Fox News Once Gave Trump a Perch. Now It’s His Bullhorn.

In a “Fox & Friends” interview in February, President Trump recalled his long relationship with the show.

Where Guns Go to Be Reincarnated

Where Guns Go to Be Reincarnated

A pile of rifles and other firearms before a "gun melt" last month at a steel mill in St. Paul.


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