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    A Moment on Television When Silence Told the Story

    A Moment on Television When Silence Told the Story


    The Drudge Report, a conservative website, published inauguration news with an optimistic...

    Network news commentators took a pause during the inauguration ceremony, not wanting to compete with the oath of President Donald J. Trump.
    Economic View: Federal Policy Will Shift. Not All States Will Shift With It.

    Economic View: Federal Policy Will Shift. Not All States Will Shift With It.


    States don’t always follow the lead of the federal government, and that is likely to be true regarding issues like climate change and health...

    States don’t always follow the lead of the federal government, and that is likely to be true regarding issues like climate change and health care.
    Having a Sundance Hit May Not Make You Rich Anymore

    Having a Sundance Hit May Not Make You Rich Anymore


    In “Swiss Army Man,” a corpse (Daniel Radcliffe) appears to take a selfie with a friend (Paul Dano). The film earned about $4.2 million in theatrical...

    In the last decade, only one film that had its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival has earned more than $40 million at the box office.
    Putting The Times’s First Email Address to Bed

    Putting The Times’s First Email Address to Bed


    To my surprise, in 1995 The Times turned down my offer of the nyt.com domain. I was told that it would be confused with the internet address of New York...

    To my surprise, in 1995 The Times turned down my offer of the nyt.com domain. I was told that it would be confused with the internet address of New York Telephone.
    Former Top British Official to Join BlackRock as an Adviser

    Former Top British Official to Join BlackRock as an Adviser


    George Osborne spoke at the Treasury in London in June after Britain voted to leave the European...

    The move by George Osborne, the former chancellor of the Exchequer, is the latest example of British politicians taking financial jobs.

    Dow Industrials Edge Higher After 5 Straight Losses


    Stocks edged higher in afternoon trading Friday following Donald Trump's swearing in as the 45th president of the United States. Phone companies, real estate and materials stocks were among the biggest gainers. Health care and industrial companies lagged...

    Stocks edged higher in afternoon trading Friday following Donald Trump's swearing in as the 45th president of the United States. Phone companies, real estate and materials stocks were among the biggest gainers. Health care and industrial companies lagged the broader market. Investors were also weighing the latest batch of company earnings news.

    Tech Tip: How Your Phone Knows Where You Have Been


    Most smartphones can store a visual history of your travels based on your GPS data, but you can turn it...

    Most smartphones can store a visual history of your travels based on your GPS data, but you can turn it off.
    The Workologist: I’m Here to Work. Not to Be Your Friend.

    The Workologist: I’m Here to Work. Not to Be Your Friend.


    Separate the personal from the professional if colleagues rub you the wrong way, but let the boss know if they’re not doing their...

    Separate the personal from the professional if colleagues rub you the wrong way, but let the boss know if they’re not doing their job.
    China’s Economy Grows Strongly, Yet Central Bank Eases Policy

    China’s Economy Grows Strongly, Yet Central Bank Eases Policy


    Shoppers in Sanya, China, in September. Adjusted for inflation, consumer spending climbed 9.6 percent last year, led by blistering growth in online retail sales of 26.2...

    Rising debt helped fuel growth last year. But the central bank told big banks that they could lend even more during an upcoming holiday period.
    Your Money: 6 Tips for Avoiding the Worst Student Loan Repayment Traps

    Your Money: 6 Tips for Avoiding the Worst Student Loan Repayment Traps


    Rohit Chopra, former student loan ombudsman for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which has filed suit against the nation’s largest student loan...

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau accused Navient, the nation’s largest student loan servicer, of much wrongdoing. Here’s how to steer clear of problems.
    A Gathering of the Global Elite, Through a Woman’s Eyes

    A Gathering of the Global Elite, Through a Woman’s Eyes


    Iris Bohnet, a behavioral economist from Harvard, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, where 80 percent of participants are...

    Following a behavioral economist from Harvard as she navigates the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, where 80 percent of the participants are men.
    Wayne Barrett, Fierce Muckraker at The Village Voice, Dies at 71

    Wayne Barrett, Fierce Muckraker at The Village Voice, Dies at 71


    Wayne Barrett, a longtime investigative columnist for The Village Voice, in 2011 at his home in Brooklyn. There is, he once said, “no other job where you get paid to tell the...

    In 37 years at The Village Voice, Mr. Barrett took on New York’s builders, landlords and politicians, among them Donald J. Trump and Rudolph W. Giuliani.
    Issues of Riches Trip Up Steven Mnuchin and Other Nominees

    Issues of Riches Trip Up Steven Mnuchin and Other Nominees


    Steven T. Mnuchin, President-elect Donald J. Trump’s nominee for treasury secretary, during his confirmation hearing on...

    Mr. Mnuchin, who failed to disclose nearly $100 million in assets, said the disclosure forms were “complicated” and his omissions were “unintentional.”
    In Navient Lawsuits, Unsettling Echoes of Past Lending Crisis

    In Navient Lawsuits, Unsettling Echoes of Past Lending Crisis


    Lina Vitakauskas says it took over six years to get her monthly loan payments lowered. Her balance nearly doubled in that...

    The largest U.S. collector of student loan payments is accused of engaging in the sloppiness and misleading tactics seen in the subprime market.
    Tesla’s Self-Driving System Cleared in Deadly Crash

    Tesla’s Self-Driving System Cleared in Deadly Crash


    Joshua Brown was killed when his Tesla Model S, which was operating in Autopilot mode, crashed into a...

    The highway agency found that while Tesla’s Autopilot feature didn’t prevent a crash in Florida, the system performed as it was intended.
    Women’s March Draws ‘Duty-Bound’ From Wall Street

    Women’s March Draws ‘Duty-Bound’ From Wall Street


    Hillary Ripley, a longtime investor-relations professional, hosted a gathering on Tuesday for those planning to attend the women’s march in Washington this...

    Financial professionals, not known for political protest because of its potential to hurt their careers, are joining the Washington event in force.
    Reporter's Notebook: A Clown and a Correspondent Join the Global Elite

    Reporter's Notebook: A Clown and a Correspondent Join the Global Elite


    What look like massive beach balls hanging from the ceiling are part of a project called Aerocene, led by the artist Tomás Saraceno, at the World Economic Forum in Davos,...

    Ben Hubbard, a Mideast correspondent for The Times, tags along with his wife, a storyteller who was invited to Davos as a “Cultural Leader.”

    For-Profit Law School Is Cut Off From Federal Student Loans


    The Education Department told the Charlotte School of Law that its students would not be eligible for federal aid because it did not meet...

    The Education Department told the Charlotte School of Law that its students would not be eligible for federal aid because it did not meet standards.
    Wheels: A Whiff of a New-Car Smell, Just a Page Flip Away

    Wheels: A Whiff of a New-Car Smell, Just a Page Flip Away


    Steve Hayes in his Manhattan apartment with some of the 13,500 automobile sales brochures he has...

    For Steve Hayes, a childhood hobby turned into a collection of 13,500 automotive marketing brochures. Most of them will soon be up for sale.
    Two Retirees Create Marijuana Packaging Business in Colorado

    Two Retirees Create Marijuana Packaging Business in Colorado


    Deb Baker, left, a retired high school teacher, and Barb Diner, a former marketing executive, at a customer’s production facility in Aurora, Colo. The women started Higher Standard Packaging, which sells containers to cannabis...

    A retired schoolteacher and a former marketing executive built a company in Colorado that sells child-resistant containers to cannabis dispensaries.