Icahn Backs Down on Cigna-Express Scripts Deal
Carl Icahn no longer plans to solicit votes from Cigna shareholders against the health-insurer’s $54 billion deal to buy Express Scripts after two...
India Looks to Curb U.S. Tech Giants
Indian policy makers are looking for ways to tamp down American tech behemoths, a shift that could crimp growth potential in one of the biggest...
Tech Giants Pledge to Ease Patient, Provider Access to Health Data
Major tech companies committed to removing technological barriers that have hindered patient and provider access to health-care data online.
DealBook: Elon Musk’s Tweets on Tesla Started a Tizzy. Someone Should Hit the Brakes.
Executives are permitted to disclose market-moving information on social media. But Mr. Musk has provided regulators ample opportunity to...
Foxconn Is Feeling the Sag in Smartphone Sales. Apple? Not So Much.
The world’s biggest contract electronics manufacturer has recorded two straight quarters of declining profits, as smartphone sales stagnate.
Fighting Conspiracies, Sandy Hook Parent Is Thwarted by Online Policies
The father of a 6-year-old victim has tried to erase lies about his son from the internet, but Automattic, which runs WordPress, says “untrue...
VF Corporation Plans to Spin Out Its Denim Brands
The clothing company said that it will put its jeans lines, including Wrangler and Lee, into a separate business as their growth has slowed.
Why Turkey’s Financial Crisis Matters Outside Turkey
In past decades, plunges in emerging-market currencies have ignited broader crises. Turkey’s lira is crashing, and that has financial markets on edge.
Fierce and Unpredictable: How Wildfires Became Infernos
A division of the U.S. Forest Service is studying fire behavior as the blazes in the West become hotter and spread faster than ever before.
Those Long Security Lines at Airports? They May Move Quicker Soon
The T.S.A. is testing machines that can more thoroughly scan what’s in carry-on bags, so there would be less need to search bags by hand.
When the Menu Says ‘Organic,’ but All the Food Isn’t
The term doesn’t mean much in restaurants, which are not required to undergo the same rigorous certifying process as farms and food companies.
Do You Use Somebody's First Name or Last Name? The Answer Speaks Volumes.
In a professional setting, referring to someone by last name only conveys more eminence—and it’s more common for discussing men than women.