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Want to Succeed as an Artist? We’ve Got a Coach For You.

The idea is simple: Artists upload high-resolution images of their work. A fulfillment center prints and ships editions direct to consumers, at different sizes, on materials that range from wall-mounted…

London Moves to Revive Its Reputation as a Financial Hub

Shein, the online retail giant founded in China, had grand ambitions to go public in New York. But as relations between Washington and Beijing soured, the ultrafast fashion company began…

Stanley Goldstein, Who Helped Make CVS a Pharmacy Giant, Dies at 89

Stanley P. Goldstein, who in the early 1960s helped start a retail chain named Consumer Value Stores, which, after shortening its name to CVS — because, he said, fewer letters…

Teamsters Struggle to Unionize Amazon and FedEx Delivery Workers

Last year, two unions representing workers at three large automakers and UPS negotiated new labor contracts that included big raises and other gains. Leaders of the unions — the United…

Biden Doesn’t Want You Buying an E.V. From China. Here’s Why.

President Biden wants more of America’s cars and trucks to run on electricity, not gas. His administration has pushed that goal on multiple fronts, including strict new regulations of auto…

‘Furiosa’ Is a Box Office Dud, Adding to Hollywood Woes

“Moviegoers do not want prequel origin stories,” where significant franchise characters are “portrayed not by the actor who originated and defined them, but by a younger, less-famous performer,” Scott Mendelson,…

A Writer Returns to the White Elephant Hotel on Nantucket

In the summer of 1974, I was working as a waiter at the White Elephant, the grande dame of Nantucket hotels, a rambling gray-shingled pile that sits right on the…

Foster Children Fight to Stop States From Taking Federal Benefits

James Wood’s mother struggled with addiction, and he often found himself adrift, not knowing what day or month it was. “I didn’t understand how time worked,” he said. When James…

Big Sky, Big Growth: How Montana’s Newcomers Are Shaping Its Senate Duel

Growing up in Bozeman, Mont., Dylan Heintz loved the picturesque views of the snow-capped mountains and the small-town charm. Things were cheap: His dad bought the family home for about…

Savoring the Summer at 5 Waterside Hotels

Nothing says summer more than a waterfront getaway. And at these five properties you can make the most of the season, whether you want to splash in the ocean off…

What Happened to Ad-Free TV on Streaming Services?

Not long ago, streaming TV came with a promise: Sign up, and commercials will be a thing of the past. Netflix rose to streaming dominance in part by luring customers…

Shaquille O’Neal’s Plan to Bring Back Reebok Basketball

“Now,” Mr. O’Neal said, “it’s bloggers, emcees, athletes, designers.” At the N.B.A.’s All-Star weekend in February, as Mr. O’Neal and Mr. Iverson made the rounds wearing Reebok varsity jackets that…

The NCAA Agreed to Pay Players. It Won’t Call Them Employees.

The immediate takeaway from the landmark $2.8 billion settlement that the N.C.A.A. and the major athletic conferences accepted on Thursday was that it cut straight at the heart of the…

G7 Finance Ministers Aim to Use Russia’s Frozen Assets to Help Ukraine

Top finance officials from the world’s advanced economies moved toward an agreement on Saturday over how to use Russia’s frozen central bank assets to aid Ukraine and warned against China’s…

6 Podcasts About the Joys and Terrors of Air Travel

In this month’s roundup, true stories of air disasters (and why they’re so rare), as well as love letters to life in the skies. Source link

G7 Finance Ministers Close Ranks as Tensions with Russia and China Fester

Western economic officials projected a united front, and braced for retaliation, as they prepped tougher sanctions and tariffs. Source link

Dogs at the Office: Who’s Controlling Whom?

Someone needs skills training. Source link

Who’d Want to Give a Commencement Speech Anymore?

Tim Cook has delivered at least seven commencement addresses since becoming the chief executive of Apple. The superstar Taylor Swift, whose concerts have been credited with lifting local economies, addressed…

The N.C.A.A. Agreed to Pay Players. It Won’t Call Them Employees.

The immediate takeaway from the landmark $2.8 billion settlement that the N.C.A.A. and the major athletic conferences accepted on Thursday was that it cut straight at the heart of the…

After Outcry, Chuck E. Cheese Says It Will Keep More Animatronic Bands

After Chuck E. Cheese’s plans to retire most of its animatronic bands sparked an outcry from wistful fans, the pizzeria-arcade chain said it would keep a few more of the…

The Big Number: $48.75

A series of cryptic social media posts was all it took to push up the stock price of the otherwise struggling video game retailer GameStop. Source link

Brooke Shields Elected President of Labor Union Actors’ Equity

Brooke Shields, the model-turned-actor who has starred in films, television and onstage, has been elected as the next president of Actors’ Equity Association, the labor union representing stage actors and…

NASA Astronauts to Wait Another Week for Boeing Starliner Launch

Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft, which was scheduled to take two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station on May 6, will remain on the ground for at least another week as…

How Right Wing Commentators Are Pushing Raw Milk Misinformation

Health officials are warning Americans not to drink raw milk as bird flu spreads through American cows. But some media figures and influencers are misleadingly suggesting that the product is…