Farther, Faster and No Sweat: Bike-Sharing and the E-Bike Boom
by Elaine Glusac on March 2, 2021 at 3:56 pm
Social-distancing, sustainability and accessibility helped accelerate e-biking during the pandemic, and the trend is showing up in urban bike-sharing programs.
6 Dr. Seuss Books Will No Longer Be Published Over Offensive Images
by Jenny Gross on March 2, 2021 at 3:49 pm
The company that oversees the children’s author’s estate said that the titles contained depictions of groups that were “hurtful and wrong.”
Target and Instacart Are Bolstered in the Pandemic: Live Updates
by The New York Times on March 2, 2021 at 3:27 pm
Instacart Valuation Rises to $39 Billion in Latest Fundraising
by Erin Griffith on March 2, 2021 at 3:07 pm
The pandemic has supercharged Instacart’s growth as customers eager to avoid shopping in stores turn to the company’s grocery ordering service.
Vernon Jordan, Civil Rights Activist and D.C. Power Broker, Dies at 85
by Neil A. Lewis on March 2, 2021 at 2:39 pm
Mr. Jordan, who was selected to head the Urban League while still in his 30s, counseled presidents and business leaders.
New Jersey Sues Smith & Wesson Over Its Gun Advertising
by Andrew Ross Sorkin, Jason Karaian, Michael J. de la Merced, Lauren Hirsch and Ephrat Livni on March 2, 2021 at 2:24 pm
The future of gun control may be at stake.
Amazon Workers’ Union Drive Reaches Far Beyond Alabama
by Michael Corkery and Karen Weise on March 2, 2021 at 2:00 pm
A vote on whether to form a union at the e-commerce giant’s warehouse in Bessemer, Ala., has become a labor showdown, drawing the attention of N.F.L. players, and the White House.
Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
by Sophia June on March 2, 2021 at 2:00 pm
Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York.
Two Americans Tied to Carlos Ghosn’s Escape Are Extradited to Japan
by Ben Dooley on March 2, 2021 at 1:52 pm
The father and son face trial on charges that they helped Mr. Ghosn, Nissan’s former chief, flee in a speaker box to Lebanon in 2019.
Smith & Wesson Fights a Case in New Jersey. Gun Control Could Be the Winner.
by Andrew Ross Sorkin on March 2, 2021 at 12:26 pm
A case in New Jersey about Smith & Wesson’s advertising could expose secrets that the industry would prefer to keep hidden.
Volvo Plans to Sell Only Electric Cars by 2030
by Jack Ewing on March 2, 2021 at 12:24 pm
The company plans to convert its entire lineup to battery power by 2030, phasing out internal combustion engine vehicles faster than other automakers.
Colleges That Require Virus-Screening Tech Struggle to Say Whether It Works
by Natasha Singer and Kellen Browning on March 2, 2021 at 10:00 am
Many schools that use fever scanners and symptom checkers have not rigorously studied if the technology has slowed the spread of Covid-19 on campuses.
What’s Mohamed Hadid Doing in Franklin Canyon?
by Adam Popescu on March 2, 2021 at 1:04 am
Mohamed Hadid (father of Bella and Gigi) has been trying to build an enormous compound on one of the most popular hiking spots in the Los Angeles area. What could possibly go wrong?
High Turnover at Nursing Homes Threatens Residents’ Care
by Reed Abelson on March 2, 2021 at 12:49 am
A new study highlights the persistent problems caused by an unstable work force, an underlying threat that may have led to staggering death tolls in the pandemic.
El futuro de las vacunas depende de algo que escasea: los monos de laboratorio
by Sui-Lee Wee and Bryan Tarnowski on March 2, 2021 at 12:02 am
Estados Unidos depende de China para abastecerse de animales de investigación, lo que ha vuelto a encender los llamados para contar con una “reserva estratégica de monos”.
Frontier Cancels Flight, Citing Maskless Passengers
by Marie Fazio on March 1, 2021 at 11:30 pm
The airline’s treatment of the passengers, all Orthodox Jews, drew condemnation and accusations of anti-Semitism from Jewish groups.
Why The Coronavirus Did Not Bring The Financial Rout That Many States Feared
by Mary Williams Walsh and Karl Russell on March 1, 2021 at 10:59 pm
Grim forecasts held up for a few states, but many took in about as much tax revenue as before the pandemic — sometimes a lot more.
After Stimulus, Biden to Tackle Another Politically Tricky Issue: Infrastructure
by Annie Karni and Jim Tankersley on March 1, 2021 at 10:57 pm
Strengthening the country’s highways, bridges and broadband networks has broad popular support, but Washington remains bitterly divided on the details.
Michaels Draws Buyout Interest From Private Equity
by Lauren Hirsch on March 1, 2021 at 10:56 pm
Michaels has seen its business boosted by the pandemic, as people turn to hobbies during stay-at-home orders.
Ex-Times Reporter Who Used Racial Slur Publishes a Lengthy Defense
by Marc Tracy on March 1, 2021 at 10:33 pm
Donald McNeil, who resigned last month after the publication of an article on his conduct during a student trip, writes that he left the paper after “a series of misunderstandings and blunders.”
The Little Magazine That Incubated Team Biden
by Marc Tracy on March 1, 2021 at 9:54 pm
Democracy, an unassuming policy journal with an office near the White House, is a place where members of the new administration have floated ideas that may now become policy.
Norman Landsberg, Jeweler With a Friendly Touch, Dies at 94
by Richard Sandomir on March 1, 2021 at 9:27 pm
He designed and sold jewelry for 72 years from a booth in the diamond district in Manhattan. He died of Covid-related pneumonia.
Warren Revives Wealth Tax, Citing Pandemic Inequalities
by Jim Tankersley on March 1, 2021 at 8:49 pm
A tax on the net worth of America’s wealthiest individuals remains popular with voters, but has yet to be embraced by President Biden.
China Charges Ahead With a National Digital Currency
by Nathaniel Popper and Cao Li on March 1, 2021 at 7:53 pm
The electronic Chinese yuan is now being tested in cities such as Shenzhen, Shanghai and Beijing. No other major power is as far along with a homegrown digital currency.
Workhorse, the electric-truck maker, will meet with the Postal Service about the contract it lost.
by Neal E. Boudette on March 1, 2021 at 7:35 pm
United Adds to Its Orders for Boeing 737 Max Planes
by Niraj Chokshi on March 1, 2021 at 7:08 pm
The airline is also speeding up deliveries of the planes in a show of confidence in the jet, which was recently allowed to fly again after major updates.
How Can Biden Bring Back Manufacturing Jobs? Weaken the Dollar
by Noam Scheiber on March 1, 2021 at 3:47 pm
Critics of a strong currency say it hurts American factory workers by making imports cheap.
In Quest for Herd Immunity, Giant Covid-19 Vaccination Sites Proliferate
by Abby Goodnough and Christoper Capozziello on March 1, 2021 at 3:26 pm
A day at one mass site in Connecticut shows both the promise and the shortcomings of the approach, which is at the center of President Biden’s plan to bring the pandemic to an end.
The Season of the Snitch
by Ezra Marcus on March 1, 2021 at 2:42 pm
Narc-narc, who’s there?
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Is Shunning Big Deals
by Andrew Ross Sorkin, Jason Karaian, Michael J. de la Merced, Lauren Hirsch and Ephrat Livni on March 1, 2021 at 12:35 pm
The Oracle of Omaha isn’t taking as many risks as he used to.
Welcome to Heidelberg. Please leave your car at the gates.
on March 1, 2021 at 12:20 pm
Massachusetts is one of the first states to create rules around facial recognition in criminal investigations.
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How Pro-Trump Forces Pushed a Lie About Antifa at the Capitol Riot
by Michael M. Grynbaum, Davey Alba and Reid J. Epstein on March 1, 2021 at 11:21 am
On social media, on cable networks and even in the halls of Congress, supporters of Donald J. Trump tried to rewrite history in real time, pushing the fiction that left-wing agitators were to blame for the violence on Jan. 6.
Ad With Realistic Take on Breastfeeding Airing at Golden Globes
by Tiffany Hsu on March 1, 2021 at 4:38 am
A commercial from the parent products company Frida, to be broadcast during the Golden Globes, is part of a wider effort to show the struggles of the “fourth trimester.”
Forget ‘Succession.’ You Can Watch ‘90 Day Fiancé’ for 100 Hours Straight.
by Ben Smith on March 1, 2021 at 1:01 am
Discovery’s new app has taken off largely because viewers love watching people fix houses, tour diners and bicker about their relationships.
Fred Segal, Designer Who Commodified California Cool, Dies at 87
by Maria Cramer on March 1, 2021 at 12:52 am
His laid-back style and namesake jeans made him a touchstone of 1960s fashion, drawing celebrities and tourists alike to his stores.
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