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New guidelines out this week give legal recourse to individuals who have been harassed, punished or fired because of the style of their hair.
Hedge funds and other wealthy investors are plowing money into so-called opportunity zone funds, a creation of the 2017 tax law that provides incentives for spending on projects in poor areas.
U.S. stocks were little changed on Wednesday as investors weighed the latest developments in trade talks between the United States and China, while waiting for minutes from the Federal Reserve's January policy-setting meeting.
The New York Public Library celebrated the foundational texts of the American gay rights movement, and also writers were rewarded with awards for writing at the 71st Annual Writers Guild Awards.
Dane Butswinkas, a Washington trial lawyer, represented Elon Musk, the chief executive, when he was sued by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
An industrious community has for years devised workarounds to play video games. Microsoft’s new adaptive controller may allow even more people to play with their face, elbows and feet.
The bills come amid a trend toward “cash-free” stores, which supporters say are more convenient. Critics counter that they discriminate against the poor.
This week’s trade negotiations between the U.S. and China must bridge a lot of gulfs — including concerns over currency stability.
The attacks, which come ahead of elections in May, reflect the spread of a broad online campaign linked to Moscow to disrupt its political opponents.
More clothing companies are trying to meet the demands of a changing cliental, offering gender-bending, gender-fluid and gender-neutral items.
The world’s most prestigious consulting firm has a secretive $12.3 billion investment arm, prompting questions about conflicts of interest.
The consulting company settled with the Justice Department unit that oversees the bankruptcy system. But the creditor allegations that led to the settlement are still before a judge.
A proposal to tax wealth finds support across party lines, along with the premise that the government should combat inequality.
The designer dominated the creative side of two of fashion’s best-known names for decades. Now they must confront a post-Lagerfeld future at a time of heightened flux in the global luxury market.
Several athletic shoe companies have opened dazzling headquarters in the Boston area, as they vie for the most creative shoe and apparel designers.
A decline in residential real estate has led several recessions. With construction still in a multiyear slump, it seems unlikely to be the culprit this year.
Stormy times continue at the Pittsburgh daily, where the publisher and newsroom employees are at odds.
The number of lawsuits nationwide nearly tripled in 2018. Is it an overdue move for the rights of the disabled or a way for lawyers to make a quick buck?
Looking for prestige, New York’s masters of the fast, cheap lunch have opened a slice shop that prizes fresh mozzarella, homemade sausage and sourdough starter.
The company’s $12.3 billion investment fund is coming under scrutiny over potential conflict of interest.
The Japanese automaker, which employs 3,500 at its Swindon, England, plant, is set to close the site by 2021.
By eliminating the financial burden of a medical education, the school hopes that more students will choose family medicine and other vital but lower-paid specialties.
The industry practice of rebooking a guest at another hotel is not new. But experts say it’s on the rise, as occupancy rates are up.
New government regulation of Silicon Valley is needed, a parliamentary committee concluded after an 18-month investigation.
The tech giant put “too much focus” on art-house fare, said Jennifer Salke, the head of Amazon Studios. It will now focus more on films for a broader audience, including “sexy date-night movies.”
Virgin Hyperloop One is testing a system that would put passengers in pods hurtling through vacuum tubes. Other companies are moving ahead with similar plans.
One thing is clear about the legacy of Brexit: Financial services will be spread across Europe, with no one city again dominating the financial arena as London has.
Lisa Taback, who worked with Harvey Weinstein on awards campaigns for best picture winners like “The Artist” and “The King’s Speech,” is in charge of the lavish effort behind “Roma.”
The once-popular seller of inexpensive women’s footwear was a staple in many suburban shopping malls. But it struggled to stay relevant.
Plus, tax season brings bad news, and the Fed offers more clues about its change of heart.
The clash has consequences beyond New York, going to the heart of a national debate likely to dominate the 2020 election: What is the best way to spread prosperity?
Candidates like Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders were quick to praise New Yorkers who rebelled at the idea of giving tax breaks to a huge corporation.
An incorrect tax return led to a huge check for a 29-year-old resident of Tampa, Fla., according to a forfeiture complaint filed by the federal government.
With millions of people filing tax returns under a new tax law and after a long government shutdown, this is a challenging year. We offer survival tips and extensive coverage.
The results of a consumer genetic test identified the mother of the man whose donated sperm was used to conceive Danielle Teuscher’s daughter. Legal warnings soon followed.
American, Delta and United are among the carriers planning to allow passengers to choose something other than ‘male’ or ‘female’ when buying their tickets.
The ride-hailing giant said that excluding certain costs, its losses increased significantly in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Michael Calvey, founder of one of the biggest and oldest investment firms in Russia, was detained on Friday along with five other.
Four Academy Awards were going to be handed out during commercial breaks and aired later in a shorter form, but an uproar forced the latest retreat by the organization behind the show.
The president spoke less glowingly of his onetime supporter Ann Coulter and revived his “fake news” mantra in a reply to Jim Acosta of CNN.
The company, long accustomed to deferential treatment from localities, badly misjudged how it would be received in the city, according to dozens of interviews.
The company’s liquidation last year left many people in the toy industry bitter. Now, an attempted comeback is being met with skepticism.
By enabling investors to postpone paying the tax man, new funds may draw money into distressed communities. But succeeding at both may be challenging.