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Broadway Hits the Middle School Circuit

Broadway Hits the Middle School Circuit

Playbill posters at the iTheatrics Junior Theater Festival held in Atlanta in January, displaying some of the Broadway musicals that have been adapted for the fast-growing middle and high school theatrical markets.

Press Groups Criticize the Seizing of a Times Reporter’s Records

Press Groups Criticize the Seizing of a Times Reporter’s Records

Federal prosecutors seized email and phone records from Ali Watkins, a New York Times reporter in Washington, as part of a leak investigation.

AT&T-Time Warner Decision Shows Need to Rethink Antitrust Laws

AT&T-Time Warner Decision Shows Need to Rethink Antitrust Laws

Before the decision on Tuesday allowing Time Warner’s deal with AT&T, there hadn’t been a federal court ruling on a so-called vertical merger since 1979.

Portugal Dared to Cast Aside Austerity. It’s Having a Major Revival.

Portugal Dared to Cast Aside Austerity. It’s Having a Major Revival.

The Portuguese city of Porto. Business confidence has rebounded in Portugal, production and exports have taken off, and economic growth is at its highest level in a decade.

Trump Appointee Is Trying to Squelch Us, Labor Board Staff Says

Trump Appointee Is Trying to Squelch Us, Labor Board Staff Says

Air traffic controllers during the 1981 strike that ended in their dismissal, a pivotal moment in the labor movement’s decline. A litigator in that dispute, Peter B. Robb, is now the top enforcement official for the National Labor Relations Board.

Shepherding Vegetables From Roof to Restaurant

Shepherding Vegetables From Roof to Restaurant

Liz Dowd, 33, of Brooklyn, is a farm manager for Brooklyn Grange.

Helping Banks Flag Fraud Against Seniors

Helping Banks Flag Fraud Against Seniors

Judith M. Shaw, the administrator of Maine’s Office of Securities, had an idea: Train bank employees to recognize suspicious activity, like sudden large transfers, in exchange for greater protection from legal liability for reporting it.

Thiel Makes a Bid for Gawker.com, a Site He Helped Bankrupt

Thiel Makes a Bid for Gawker.com, a Site He Helped Bankrupt

Peter Thiel financially backed a 2016 lawsuit against Gawker Media that led to the company’s sale at a bankruptcy auction. The buyer, Univision, abandoned the website, which has remained static since 2016.

A Russian Oligarch’s $500 Million Yacht Is in the Middle of Britain’s Costliest Divorce

A Russian Oligarch’s $500 Million Yacht Is in the Middle of Britain’s Costliest Divorce

The Luna, a $500 million yacht owned by the Russian oligarch Farkhad Akhmedov, anchored near Bodrum, Turkey, last year. The yacht is at the center of Britain’s costliest divorce case.

Amazon Wins Exclusive U.K. Rights to Broadcast Some Premier League Matches

Amazon Wins Exclusive U.K. Rights to Broadcast Some Premier League Matches

When the Premier League last auctioned broadcast rights in Britain, companies paid 5.14 billion pounds, or about $7.1 billion, to televise games.

Argentina Raises Key Rate to 40%, Bringing Economic Uncertainty

Argentina Raises Key Rate to 40%, Bringing Economic Uncertainty

The central bank of Argentina said it would use “all the tools at its disposal” to slow inflation to 15 percent this year, a goal analysts see as unrealistic.

Deutsche Bank’s Problems Threaten a Star Banker

Deutsche Bank’s Problems Threaten a Star Banker

When Deutsche Bank’s shareholders gather for the company’s annual meeting this week, one of the items on the agenda will be a motion to oust Paul Achleitner, the chairman of the bank’s supervisory board.

Paris Beckons as a Fare War Turns Europe Into a Bargain

Paris Beckons as a Fare War Turns Europe Into a Bargain

Planes at Los Angeles International Airport. Part of the reason for cheap airfares is new, more fuel-efficient planes.

One Goldman Takeover That Failed: The Trump White House

One Goldman Takeover That Failed: The Trump White House

President Trump and Gary D. Cohn, a former Goldman Sachs president and now the White House chief economic adviser, at Camp David. Mr. Cohn is widely expected to be on his way out.

Links in 7-Eleven’s Chain Threaten to Snap as Store Owners Balk at Contract

Links in 7-Eleven’s Chain Threaten to Snap as Store Owners Balk at Contract

A 7-Eleven store in Orlando, Fla. The company’s relationship with its franchisees has been deteriorating for years.

Carlos Ghosn, Emerging in Public, Lays Out His Defense

Carlos Ghosn, Emerging in Public, Lays Out His Defense

Carlos Ghosn’s image on a TV news program in Tokyo on Tuesday. The former Nissan chief said he had “never received any compensation from Nissan that was not disclosed.”


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