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The Trump administration said it would impose steep tariffs on imports, the first major step by the administration to erect the kind of barriers the president frequently threatened.
How will President Trump’s protectionism go over at the elite World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland, which draws leaders who believe in globalism and free trade?
Officials appear to be warming to the idea of imposing the country’s first national tax on homes to cool a market subject to wild booms and busts.
He is a populist president, but if he attends the World Economic Forum (a big if, given the government shutdown), will he provoke division or stress unity?
The last time a Hispanic actor was nominated for an Academy Award was 2012 and, according to a study, only 3 percent of speaking characters in films are Latino.
Six weeks after firing the former congressman, Morgan Stanley said the dismissal wasn’t due to sexual misconduct. Mr. Ford had been a polarizing figure at the bank.
Hefty gains for energy and technology companies helped U.S. stocks set more records Monday. Drugmakers announced two major deals worth about $20 billion and smaller-company stocks climbed after the Senate reached a short-term deal to end the government shutdown.
The Swiss conglomerate made a surprise $3.4 billion offer nearly three years after Yoox and Net-a-Porter merged in an all-share deal.
The issue is taking on added urgency with new regulations to fight money laundering and foreign corruption set to take effect in May.
An executive order forbids broadband providers with new or renewed state contracts to block or charge higher fees for faster delivery of websites.
Prosecutors have charged five former KPMG employees and a former government accountant with plotting to help the auditing firm get a leg up in a regulatory review.
A weekend blizzard was still filling the mountain valley with more snow on Monday night as heads of state and C.E.O.s tried to gather for the World Economic Forum.
A small movement with an ungainly name, cohousing, is appealing to more people of retirement age — and younger — who no longer want to be isolated.
After years of delay, the Falcon Heavy — a beefed-up version of SpaceX’s workhorse Falcon 9 — could launch in the weeks ahead.
Giving NBC’s morning audience a glimpse of her Fox News persona, Ms. Kelly said Ms. Fonda “has no business lecturing anyone on what qualifies as offensive.”
The former Fifth Harmony member’s new album, “Camila,” had the equivalent of 119,000 sales. “The Greatest Showman” soundtrack slid to No. 2.
As Facebook undergoes a renovation focused on improving its users’ well-being, the company could take inspiration from an app it already owns.
The chief executive of the French company Engie is one of the seven chairwomen leading the World Economic Forum this year.
Marilyn Hartman has successfully sneaked onto three flights since 2014 and attempted to breach airport security at least a dozen times.
The $11.6 billion deal for Bioverativ would bolster the French pharmaceutical giant’s portfolio as it faces falling sales for its diabetes drug, Lantus.
As the World Economic Forum convenes in Davos, the powerful are feeling optimistic because of waning worries about populism and global economic growth.
Thousands lost their savings in the collapse of shady banks, part of a broader economic system plagued by insider dealing, mismanagement and inefficiency.
The carrier will require more preflight documentation as a surge in animals used to aid disabled travelers and offer emotional support has raised safety concerns.
The changes the social network recently made to its news feed has some advertisers thinking there will be opportunities for growth in video.
Mexico and Canada are expected to offer their own proposals in the Nafta talks. The government will estimate U.S. economic growth in the fourth quarter.
Harvey Weinstein helped put the Sundance Film Festival on the map. But organizers say this year’s slate, which puts women front and center, shows the festival has moved on.
The first weather forecaster on “Good Morning America,” Mr. Coleman started the Weather Channel in 1981, but was forced out after a year.
With the closing of plants like a 126-year-old G.E. factory, many in Peterborough, Ontario, scoff at the idea that Nafta benefits only Canada and Mexico.
Creating a single token requires as much electricity as two years’ worth of consumption by an average American home. Some enthusiasts believe that’s a problem.
Movies dismissed by most of Hollywood are dominating the box office, including “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle,” which was No. 1 for a third week.
The designer, who reinvigorated Yves Saint Laurent with a hard rock look, now will be directing a brand that has emphasized clothes for working women.
Securing the world from these types of attacks will be on the agenda when many of the world’s top leaders gather at the World Economic Forum in Davos this week.
Even as villagers in land coveted by Grace Mugabe celebrated the end of an era, determining who has title to farms is a critical step in Zimbabwe’s development and democratization.
The early days of the federal government shutdown won’t slow the American economy much, but that could change if the impasse drags out.
An improbable and dangerous idea promoted on the internet has become a cause for genuine concern, the authorities said.
A cantankerous self-made tycoon, Mr. Pickens shook up the oil business, promoted the concept of shareholder value and evangelized for renewable energy.
A robust and ‘synchronized’ recovery has been slow in coming, and some fear growth will peak next year.
How a former aide to George W. Bush and campaign strategist for John McCain’s 2008 presidential run has became a somewhat unlikely TV star at MSNBC.
Delivered in a measured baritone, Mr. Frank’s monologues trod the line between fact and fiction and brought listeners into unusual territory.
Mr. Schmertz promoted “advertorials” for Mobil Oil during the 1970s oil shortages and was instrumental in arranging its sponsorship of PBS programs.
Slashing corporate taxes last month was a Republican success. But the wrangling over a shutdown is indicative of the partisan deadlock to come.
She was one of the first female partners at a Wall Street law firm and, in another first, persuaded it to provide on-site emergency child-care.
The final Boeing 747 flight by any commercial United States airline took to the sky recently, with some tears and farewells. But a new life for the plane beckons.