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February 08 2018

Nancy Pelosi, Rob Porter, Winter Olympics: Your Thursday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

New York Today: New York Today: Fashion Rejects

Thursday: Scavenging fancy fabric in Queens, Zadie Smith talks about her new book, and free tax help.

Schumer, North Korea, Los Angeles Times: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

February 07 2018

$2.4 Billion Deal for Chelsea Market Enlarges Google’s New York Footprint

The deal calls attention to the technology sector’s rapid expansion in the city, both in the numbers employed and the square footage occupied.

Senate Leaders Reach Deal to Raise Spending Over Two Years

The agreement would raise spending caps on military and domestic spending, and it could help ensure passage of a temporary measure to keep the government open past Thursday.

Wall St. Mostly Higher Even as Global Investors Grow Cautious

Stock markets in the United Staes gained ground on Wednesday after experiencing a big rebound the day before. Global markets were mixed.

Asia and Australia Edition: North Korea, Tesla, Taiwan: Your Thursday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

For Korea Inc., Money and Politics Make an Awkward Olympics

The Winter Games are heading to Pyeongchang at a time of reckoning about South Korea’s family-run business empires, some of which are Olympic sponsors.

Judy Chicago, the Godmother

For decades, the feminist artist was pushed to the sidelines. Relevant once again, she can no longer be ignored.

Rob Porter, White House Aide, Resigns After Accusations of Abuse

Mr. Porter, the White House staff secretary, said he would leave his job a day after a news account that quoted his two ex-wives accusing him of physical abuse.

The Stock Market Is Worried About Inflation. Should It Be?

Is the economy at risk of overheating? The answer will depend on what really drives price increases, and what the Fed does.

Justin Trudeau Regrets ‘Peoplekind’: ‘I Made a Dumb Joke’

After the Canadian prime minister was shown on video telling a woman not to say “mankind” at a town-hall-style meeting, people had many, many opinions.

China Detains Executive Close to Family of Former Prime Minister

The detention of Duan Weihong is a sign that President Xi Jinping’s anticorruption campaign may again be closing in on a former top leader.

Review: In These Oscar-Nominated Animated Shorts, Riveting Fairy Tales and Kitchen Rot

The animated program for the Oscar-nominated shorts includes a film narrated by Kobe Bryant, a Pixar short and French movie starring frogs.

Your Money: So It’s Your First Market Hiccup. What Should You Do Now?

Tempted to sell? Answer these six questions first, including ones about your timing, your goals, your predictive skills and your overall anxiety level.

White House Memo: Trump’s Latest Surprise: Shutdown Might Be a Good Idea

The president has said so many outrageous things that his latest outbursts no longer shock, but seem more of the same.

How to Watch the Winter Olympics, on TV and Mobile Devices

What if you’re away from your TV and need your live biathlon fix? And what if you’ve cancelled your cable package? Luckily, your options are plentiful.

Trump Laments the Stock Market Plunge as a ‘Big Mistake’

In his first comments since the stock market plunged nearly 7 percent, Mr. Trump said the markets had overreacted to good economic news.

Op-Ed Columnist: The Taming of a Demagogue

Why Trump-fearing conservatives aren’t obliged to vote like Democrats.

Angela Merkel Reaches Deal to Form Coalition Government in Germany

The agreement, subject to the approval of members of the Social Democratic Party, came at a steep price for the Christian Democrats: giving up the powerful Finance Ministry.
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