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E.U. Membership Lets Britons Share Their Pain

E.U. Membership Lets Britons Share Their Pain

Mark J. Carney, governor of the Bank of England, said membership in the European Union offered Britain both benefits and challenges.

Goodbye, Swimsuit Competition. Hello, ‘Miss America 2.0.’

Goodbye, Swimsuit Competition. Hello, ‘Miss America 2.0.’

Miss America contestants modeling swimsuits in Atlantic City in 1965. On Tuesday, the Miss America Organization announced it would scrap both the swimsuit and evening gown portion of the competition.

$1.8 Billion in India Bank Fraud Raises Fears of Ripple Effects

$1.8 Billion in India Bank Fraud Raises Fears of Ripple Effects

Punjab National Bank said almost $1.8 billion worth of fraud had occurred at just one of its Mumbai branches.

Carlos Ghosn, Emerging in Public, Lays Out His Defense

Carlos Ghosn, Emerging in Public, Lays Out His Defense

Carlos Ghosn’s image on a TV news program in Tokyo on Tuesday. The former Nissan chief said he had “never received any compensation from Nissan that was not disclosed.”

Formula for Headache-Free Flying: Pack Only a Phone and a Book

Formula for Headache-Free Flying: Pack Only a Phone and a Book

Ben Weprin, president of AJ Capital Partners.

A Strategy for Pensions at Risk of Extinction

A Strategy for Pensions at Risk of Extinction

Alicia Munnell, an economist with a focus on retirement.

In Ending ‘Roseanne,’ ABC Executive Makes Her Voice Heard

In Ending ‘Roseanne,’ ABC Executive Makes Her Voice Heard

Channing Dungey had stayed out of the spotlight since taking over as the head of ABC Entertainment in 2016, but her decision to cancel “Roseanne” drew praise from people throughout Hollywood on Tuesday.

The Ordinary License Plate’s Days May Be Numbered

The Ordinary License Plate’s Days May Be Numbered

Reviver Auto has started deploying a digital license plate in California, where a pilot project is evaluating the potential benefits of doing away with the sheet of stamped metal.

In Sparing Consumers Tariff Burden, Trump Hit Manufacturing

In Sparing Consumers Tariff Burden, Trump Hit Manufacturing

A Boeing 737 on the assembly line in Renton, Wash. Aircraft and their parts are the single largest American export to China, making Boeing a tempting target in a trade war.

Amway Made China a Billion-Dollar Market. Now It Faces a Crackdown.

Amway Made China a Billion-Dollar Market. Now It Faces a Crackdown.

A display promoting a water purifier at Amway’s “experience center” in Beijing. Amway said it welcomed China’s crackdown on multilevel marketing as a way to distinguish pyramid schemes from legitimate direct selling.

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.

Trump’s Trade War Could Shut Cheesemakers Out of Foreign Markets

Trump’s Trade War Could Shut Cheesemakers Out of Foreign Markets

Wheels of Merlot-soaked Parmesan age in a cheese cave at the Sartori Company in Wisconsin.

In About-Face on Trade, Trump Vows to Protect ZTE Jobs in China

In About-Face on Trade, Trump Vows to Protect ZTE Jobs in China

ZTE said last week that it had halted “major operating activities” because it could not get needed American components. It has 75,000 employees and says it has business in more than 160 nations.

Why Traditional TV Is in Trouble

Why Traditional TV Is in Trouble

This season’s top-rated broadcast TV show, the revival of “Roseanne,” has a median viewer age of 52.9 years. The most popular shows on TV skew on the older side.

SoftBank Bets Big on WeWork. Again.

SoftBank Bets Big on WeWork. Again.

WeWork’s booth at TechCrunch Disrupt in Manhattan in 2017. Recent investments give WeWork an implied valuation of just over $20 billion.

A Chinese Pharmacist Found Out He Had Cancer. Then He Vanished.

A Chinese Pharmacist Found Out He Had Cancer. Then He Vanished.

Liao Mandong and her husband, Tang Chunwu, in Zhangjiajie, China, looking for their son, Tang Gongwei, a pharmacist who disappeared after learning he had stomach cancer. Millions in China cannot afford treatments for serious illnesses, and insurance coverage of major illnesses like cancer is low.


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