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When Picking Apples on a Farm With 5,000 Rules, Watch Out for the Ladders

When Picking Apples on a Farm With 5,000 Rules, Watch Out for the Ladders

Indian Ladder Farms, a fifth-generation family operation near Albany. The fall apple harvest season accounts for about half of its annual revenue.

Investors Spooked at Specter of Central Banks Halting Bond-Buying Spree

Investors Spooked at Specter of Central Banks Halting Bond-Buying Spree

The headquarters of the People’s Bank of China in Beijing. Investors were rattled by a report that China’s central bank, which owns $1.2 trillion in United States Treasury bills, may be poised to slow or even halt its buying of United States debt.

The Making of a No. 1 YouTube Conspiracy Video After the Parkland Tragedy

The Making of a No. 1 YouTube Conspiracy Video After the Parkland Tragedy

David Hogg, 17, has become a prominent student voice since the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. A YouTube video that rose to the top trending spot on the service accused him of being an actor.

With Jail Sentences and Corporate Flameouts, China Is Tackling Its Debt

With Jail Sentences and Corporate Flameouts, China Is Tackling Its Debt

The offices of the Anbang Insurance Group in Beijing. Wu Xiaohui, the company’s founder, was sentenced to 18 years in prison on Thursday.

China’s Aviation Market Is Taking Hold

China’s Aviation Market Is Taking Hold

The Asian Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition in Shanghai last month.

Volkswagen Set to Oust Matthias Müller as C.E.O. After Diesel Scandal

Volkswagen Set to Oust Matthias Müller as C.E.O. After Diesel Scandal

Matthias Müller, center, has spent his whole career at Volkswagen and became chief executive after the company admitted in September 2015 that it had cheated on diesel emissions tests.

When Mr. Gates Went to Washington

When Mr. Gates Went to Washington

When Bill Gates testified before Congress 20 years ago, there was no tone of compromise or conciliation.

Fox News Plans a Streaming Service for ‘Superfans’

Fox News Plans a Streaming Service for ‘Superfans’

The Washington bureau of Fox News, which plans to start a stand-alone subscription streaming service, Fox Nation, by the end of the year.

Hard News. Angry Administration. Teenage Journalists Know What It’s Like.

Hard News. Angry Administration. Teenage Journalists Know What It’s Like.

An opinion piece that Neha Madhira wrote about the way her high school in Prosper, Tex., handled the National School Walkout was barred from publication by the principal.

BBC News Editor Quits Her Post to Protest Gender Pay Gap

BBC News Editor Quits Her Post to Protest Gender Pay Gap

BBC News presenters Simon McCoy and Carrie Gracie in 2008. Ms. Gracie accused the BBC on Sunday of having a “secretive and illegal” salary system that paid men more than female journalists in similar jobs.

Amazon, the Elephant in the Antitrust Room

Amazon, the Elephant in the Antitrust Room

The proposed mergers of AT&T with Time Warner and T-Mobile with Sprint provoke the question: Will prices for consumers really rise?

Bursts of Work, and Lots of Movement

Bursts of Work, and Lots of Movement

Sue Stephens, who is from Amsterdam, leads LinkedIn's customer success consulting team for Italy, Spain and Portugal.

For Europe, an Unpleasant Question: Confront Trump or Avoid a Costly Trade War

For Europe, an Unpleasant Question: Confront Trump or Avoid a Costly Trade War

The port at Hamburg, Germany. As the European Union’s largest economic power, Germany would be reluctant to put up more barriers to free trade in the conflict with President Trump, one expert said.

Google Capital Ventures Into Public Companies With Care.com

Google Capital Ventures Into Public Companies With Care.com

Sheila Lirio Marcelo is founder and C.E.O. of Care.com, which helps people find health care, child care and other services.

Comcast and Fox Engage in Bidding War for Control of Sky

Comcast and Fox Engage in Bidding War for Control of Sky

Sky’s headquarters in London in 2017. Rupert Murdoch, who founded Sky in the early 1990s, has long coveted regaining full control of the business.

Paychecks Lag as Profits Soar, and Prices Erode Wage Gains

Paychecks Lag as Profits Soar, and Prices Erode Wage Gains

Job seekers at a career fair in Los Angeles on March 8. Employers complain of labor shortages, but many are reluctant to pay higher wages.


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