E.P.A. Plans to Get Thousands of Deaths Off the Books by Changing Its Math

May 20, 2019, noon ET
The E.P.A. plans to change the way air pollution health risks are calculated in a way that would sharply lower estimated deaths from new, looser rules for coal plants.

Why High-Class People Get Away With Incompetence

May 20, 2019, noon ET
People who came from higher social classes were more likely to have an inflated sense of their skills, a new study found. This overconfidence was interpreted by strangers as competence.

A.I. Took a Test to Detect Lung Cancer. It Got an A.

May 20, 2019, 11:30 a.m. ET
Artificial intelligence may help doctors make more accurate readings of CT scans used to screen for lung cancer.

Ford Motor Will Cut 7,000 Jobs by August to Streamline Operations

May 20, 2019, 11 a.m. ET
The company, which has struggled with slowing sales, said it was cutting salaried workers to reduce bureaucracy and speed up decision making.

Tech Stocks Sink after Google Cuts Huawei Off Android Support

May 20, 2019, 11 a.m. ET
Selling was especially heavy among semiconductor stocks, as investors grappled with the prospect that the administration order cuts off the flow of crucial microchips to Huawei, a major customer.

How Our Toothbrushes Are Littering Paradise

May 20, 2019, 8:30 a.m. ET
A new survey of remote islands off the coast of Australia found mountains of plastic weighing as much as a blue whale.

E.P.A. Could Make Thousands of Pollution Deaths Vanish by Changing Its Math

May 20, 2019, 8:02 a.m. ET
The Environmental Protection Agency plans to adopt a new method for projecting the future health risks of air pollution that experts have said is not scientifically sound.

In Cities Where It Once Reigned, Heroin Is Disappearing

May 20, 2019, 8:02 a.m. ET
The rise of the more potent fentanyl in its place has put a generation of older users, who had managed their addiction, at far greater risk of overdose.

Citrus Farmers Facing Deadly Bacteria Turn to Antibiotics, Alarming Health Officials

May 20, 2019, 8:02 a.m. ET
In its decision to approve two drugs for orange and grapefruit trees, the E.P.A. largely ignored objections from the C.D.C. and the F.D.A., which fear that expanding their use in cash crops could fuel antibiotic resistance in humans.

E.P.A. Could Make Thousands of Pollution Deaths Vanish by Changing Its Math

May 20, 2019, 8:02 a.m. ET
The Environmental Protection Agency plans to adopt a new method for projecting the future health risks of air pollution that experts have said is not scientifically sound.

Trump and the Four-Letter Presidency

May 20, 2019, 8:02 a.m. ET
At rallies and in interviews, on Twitter and in formal speeches, he relishes the bad-boy language of a shock jock, just one more way of provoking the political establishment.

Social Media Pollution, a Huge Problem in the Last Election, Could Be Worse in 2020

May 20, 2019, 8:02 a.m. ET
As a candidate, Donald Trump promoted a mystery Twitter account that falsely portrayed a protester as an ISIS terrorist. Nothing stops him from doing it again.

R.N.C. Accepts Money From Steve Wynn, Mogul Accused of Sexual Misconduct

May 20, 2019, 8:02 a.m. ET
The billionaire former casino mogul recently gave hundreds of thousands of dollars to the Republican National Committee, and was spotted at a Trump re-election fund-raiser.

16-Year-Olds Want a Vote. Fifty Years Ago, So Did 18-Year-Olds.

May 20, 2019, 8:02 a.m. ET
In 1969, three college students in New Jersey built a network of 10,000 volunteers to lower the voting age. Now, campaigns are sprouting up again.

As Thousands of Taxi Drivers Were Trapped in Loans, Top Officials Counted the Money

May 20, 2019, 8:02 a.m. ET
The government profited and looked away as thousands of immigrant taxi drivers in New York were ravaged by exploitative loans.

The Week in Business: A Facial Recognition Ban, and Trade War Blues

May 20, 2019, 8:02 a.m. ET
Also: Worries about another war, and the continuing crisis at Boeing.

In Cities Where It Once Reigned, Heroin Is Disappearing

May 20, 2019, 8:02 a.m. ET
The rise of the more potent fentanyl in its place has put a generation of older users, who had managed their addiction, at far greater risk of overdose.

Corroded Well Lining Caused Aliso Canyon Gas Leak That Displaced Thousands, Report Says

May 20, 2019, 8:02 a.m. ET
An inquiry found that SoCalGas had not meaningfully investigated more than 60 leaks before the one in October 2015 that became the largest leak of methane in United States history.

Citrus Farmers Facing Deadly Bacteria Turn to Antibiotics, Alarming Health Officials

May 20, 2019, 8:02 a.m. ET
In its decision to approve two drugs for orange and grapefruit trees, the E.P.A. largely ignored objections from the C.D.C. and the F.D.A., which fear that expanding their use in cash crops could fuel antibiotic resistance in humans.

Main Street Morning: Apple launches an indoor mapping app

Nov. 3, 2015, 11:30 a.m. ET
Our rundown of news affecting start-ups and small businesses.

Amazon opening a brick-and-mortar bookstore

Nov. 3, 2015, 12:30 a.m. ET
Twenty years after Amazon.com famously upended the brick-and-mortar book business, the e-commerce giant is going to take a page from the mom-and-pop and big-box booksellers it has decimated by opening a physical bookstore of its own.

Rare cyclone’s rainfall a concern for Yemen

Nov. 3, 2015, midnight ET
War-torn region has little experience with extreme downpours.

Comcast rolls out trial of new plan: Unlimited data for an extra $35

Nov. 2, 2015, 11:30 p.m. ET
The voluntary add-on, which waives the 300-gigabyte monthly limit, is on a test run in Atlanta.

Mark Bittman joins vegan meal-kit start-up Purple Carrot

Nov. 2, 2015, 11 p.m. ET
The company’s mission, centered on the value of a plant-based diet, is related to what the writer advocated for years.

In media universe, the force is strongest with Disney, Universal

Nov. 2, 2015, 10:30 p.m. ET
The massive conglomerates have pocketed nearly 90 percent of U.S. box-office receipts of the year’s top 10 films, a two-studio dominance never before seen in the movie industry.

Maryland pumps $600,000 into local cybersecurity start-ups

Nov. 2, 2015, 10:30 p.m. ET
The state-funded development organization Tedco said six cybersecurity start-ups will each get $100,000 investments.

The empires arise: Disney and Universal dominate U.S. box office

Nov. 2, 2015, 10 p.m. ET
They use news and sports subsidiaries to create a media juggernaut for their films, products.

Amazon opening a brick-and-mortar bookstore

Nov. 2, 2015, 9:30 p.m. ET
Twenty years after Amazon.com famously upended the brick-and-mortar book business, the e-commerce giant is going to take a page from the mom-and-pop and big-box booksellers it has decimated by opening a physical bookstore of its own.

Rare cyclone’s rainfall a concern for Yemen

Nov. 2, 2015, 9 p.m. ET
War-torn region has little experience with extreme downpours.

Comcast rolls out trial of new plan: Unlimited data for an extra $35

Nov. 2, 2015, 9 p.m. ET
The voluntary add-on, which waives the 300-gigabyte monthly limit, is on a test run in Atlanta.

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