Two Ships Collide Off Corsica Causing Three-Mile Long Oil Spill
A containership and a ferry collided off the island of Corsica in the Mediterranean Sea, causing a three-mile long spill of heavy fuel, with French...
Chinese Exporters Find18,927 Ways to Avoid U.S. Trade Tariffs
There are 18,927 individual codes to identify goods the U.S. imports, and switching them around is an increasingly popular way some Chinese...
Starbucks Hires Finance Chief From Hyatt
Starbucks named Patrick Grismer its next chief financial officer, luring him away from the same position at Hyatt Hotels, as the coffee chain...
Fox Hires Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks
The former senior adviser to President Trump will become chief communications officer of Fox, the new company that will consist of 21st Century...
Silicon Valley Investors Shunned Juul, but Back Other Nicotine Start-Ups
The willingness to back some nicotine start-ups while condemning others illustrates the delicate ethical dance that investors are trying to perform.
2018 Nobel in Economics Is Awarded to William Nordhaus and Paul Romer
Mr. Nordhaus was recognized for pioneering the economics of climate change, and Mr. Romer for explaining the role of ideas in fostering growth.
Nasdaq Drops for Third Day on Global Growth Worries
The tech-heavy Nasdaq fell on Monday for the third straight day as a sell-off in Chinese markets sparked concerns about slowing global economic...
Former Trump Aide Hope Hicks to Join Fox as Communications Chief
As the Murdoch media empire undergoes a dramatic change, it turns to the president’s former communications director.
Facebook’s New Gadget Is a Video-Chat Screen With a Camera That Follows You
At a time when trust in its services is eroding, the social network introduced Portal and Portal Plus, its first major effort to build consumer...
Google Will Shut Down Google Plus After User Information Was Exposed
Google did not notify authorities of the vulnerabilities in Google Plus, which exposed the data of up to 500,000 users.
Marriott’s Merger of Hotel Rewards Programs Tests Members’ Loyalty
Frequent travelers who were in Starwood’s program — and Marriott customers, too — were used to being pampered. Now, they’re complaining of hours on...
Retiring: Leading an Active Life With a Diagnosis of Dementia
As the number of people with dementia rises, those with early stages of the ailment are pursuing fulfilling lives and making plans for future care.