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With Organic Cotton and Online Ads, Boll & Branch Helps Indian Farmers

With Organic Cotton and Online Ads, Boll & Branch Helps Indian Farmers

Boll & Branch was founded to make high-end sheets and linens from cotton based on good farming and labor practices. The company sells directly through its own website.

Delta Air Lines Tightens Rules for Service and Support Animals

Delta Air Lines Tightens Rules for Service and Support Animals

A service dog on a plane at Newark Liberty International Airport during a training exercise last year. The Department of Transportation is considering rules to counteract passengers who falsely claim their pets are service animals.

In a First for Germany, Hamburg Bans Diesel Engines. On 2 Roads.

In a First for Germany, Hamburg Bans Diesel Engines. On 2 Roads.

On Thursday, Hamburg became the first city in Germany to restrict diesel vehicles, banning them on stretches of two roads. The move highlights growing opposition to the fuel.

Developers Seek $6 Million Tax Break for Trump-Managed Hotel

Developers Seek $6 Million Tax Break for Trump-Managed Hotel

The Trump Organization’s local partners on a hotel project in Cleveland, Miss., have asked the state for millions in subsidies.

Xerox, Under Activists’ Pressure, Calls Off Merger With Fujifilm

Xerox, Under Activists’ Pressure, Calls Off Merger With Fujifilm

Xerox’s headquarters in Norwalk, Conn. The company said on Sunday that it would replace its chief executive, Jeff Jacobson, while making a series of changes to its board of directors.

Whiskers Unlimited? Not on Wall St.

Whiskers Unlimited? Not on Wall St.

In general, bankers and traders are a conspicuously clean-shaven lot. A noted exception is Lloyd C. Blankfein.

Nike’s C.E.O. Vows Changes After Claims of Workplace Harassment and Bias

Nike’s C.E.O. Vows Changes After Claims of Workplace Harassment and Bias

Acknowledging that he and other top leaders at Nike had missed signs of discontent among some employees, the company’s chief executive, Mark Parker, apologized at a company meeting on Thursday.

Facebook Is Creepy. And Valuable.

Facebook Is Creepy. And Valuable.

Mark Zuckerberg, the chief executive of Facebook, testified before Congress last week in hearings about the company’s handling of user data.

Facebook to Require Verified Identities for Future Political Ads

Facebook to Require Verified Identities for Future Political Ads

Facebook says users will be able to search an archive of a group’s past political ads. Here, a rendering of how one of those search pages would look.

Who Is Peter Navarro? He Said There’s a ‘Special Place in Hell’ for Trudeau

Who Is Peter Navarro? He Said There’s a ‘Special Place in Hell’ for Trudeau

Provocative statements are nothing new for Peter Navarro, a Harvard-trained economist and longtime China critic who has taken a leading role in overseeing President Trump’s trade policy.

Kushner’s Firm Deepens Ties to Those With Business in Washington

Kushner’s Firm Deepens Ties to Those With Business in Washington

Jared Kushner, President Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law, boarding Air Force One this month. A company that is investing $700 million in the Manhattan tower of Kushner Companies is also seeking federal approval of its acquisition of Westinghouse Electric.

Big Banks to Get a Break From Limits on Risky Trading

Big Banks to Get a Break From Limits on Risky Trading

Regulators have viewed the Volcker rule as too complicated to enforce. Both the current Fed chairman, Jerome H. Powell, seen here in March, and his predecessor, Janet L. Yellen, have called for simplification of the rule.

ABC Plans a ‘Roseanne’ Spinoff, Without Roseanne Barr

ABC Plans a ‘Roseanne’ Spinoff, Without Roseanne Barr

Lecy Goranson, left, and Sara Gilbert, who reprised their roles as the daughters of Roseanne Conner in the rebooted version of “Roseanne.” The show’s title character was played by Roseanne Barr, who will not be part of the network’s planned spinoff series.

For Mnuchin, a Lesson in How Words Can Move Markets

For Mnuchin, a Lesson in How Words Can Move Markets

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on a panel with Christine Lagarde, the chief of the International Monetary Fund, in Davos, Switzerland, on Thursday.

Geothermal Energy Grows in Kenya

Geothermal Energy Grows in Kenya

In Hell’s Gate National Park in Kenya, miles of pipes carry steam from beneath the volcanic valley to big power plants inside the park.


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