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Feature: The Company That Sells Love to America Had a Dark Secret
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Feature: The Company That Sells Love to America Had a Dark Secret

The pay-and-promotions lawsuit against Sterling Jewelers Inc. began the way a lot of these things begin: In 2005, Dawn Souto-Coons walked out of...

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Hudson Yards: A City Within a City
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Hudson Yards: A City Within a City

Land where there was none before. A careful ratio of places to live, work, eat and recline on lawns. A sense of being in New York, but not quite of...

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New York Today: Hudson Yards: The Making of a $25 Billion Neighborhood
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New York Today: Hudson Yards: The Making of a $25 Billion Neighborhood

Monday: The development on the West Side of Manhattan includes office space, hotels, stores, apartments and lots of tax breaks....

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F.D.A. Moves to Restrict Flavored E-Cigarette Sales to Teenagers
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F.D.A. Moves to Restrict Flavored E-Cigarette Sales to Teenagers

WASHINGTON - With a few weeks left in his tenure as commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, Dr. Scott Gottlieb on Wednesday moved to...

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Tesla Scales Back Store Closings but Will Raise Prices
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Tesla Scales Back Store Closings but Will Raise Prices

Just days after announcing that it would close most of its stores, Tesla said late Sunday that it had decided to keep "significantly more stores...

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Tesla Raising Prices on Most Cars and Scaling Back Store Closings
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Tesla Raising Prices on Most Cars and Scaling Back Store Closings

Just days after saying that it would close most of its stores, Tesla is making an abrupt U-turn. In a message posted on its blog just before...

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The World’s Last Blockbuster Has No Plans to Close. Here’s Why It’s Still Open.
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The World’s Last Blockbuster Has No Plans to Close. Here’s Why It’s Still Open.

Fifteen years ago, a movie fan could go into any of Blockbuster's 9,000 stores and walk out with a Steven Spielberg hit. Now, options are limited...

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Landlord Checks on Migrant Status Breaches Human Rights, U.K. Court Rules
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Landlord Checks on Migrant Status Breaches Human Rights, U.K. Court Rules

LONDON - Ordering landlords to check prospective tenants' immigration status leads to racial discrimination and breaches human rights, Britain's...

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Trump Exaggerated His Wealth in Bid for Loan, Michael Cohen Tells Congress
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Trump Exaggerated His Wealth in Bid for Loan, Michael Cohen Tells Congress

In early 2014, Donald J. Trump approached his personal bankers at Deutsche Bank to sound them out about potentially lending him money to buy the...

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So Long to St. Mark’s Comics
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So Long to St. Mark’s Comics

I stopped in to St. Mark's Comics one day last week to paw through what was left of the merchandise, a few days after the store's owner, Mitch...

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Entertaining With: How to Throw an Intimate Dinner Party With Your Neighbor
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Entertaining With: How to Throw an Intimate Dinner Party With Your Neighbor

The fashion designer and former model Jane Mayle has lived on the top floor of an 1860s rowhouse on 12th Street ever since she was a student at...

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Payless Shoes to Shut All U.S. Stores and Wind Down Online Operation
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Payless Shoes to Shut All U.S. Stores and Wind Down Online Operation

Payless ShoeSource, a once-popular seller of inexpensive women's footwear and a staple in many suburban shopping malls, is closing all of its...

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A Better Way to Attract Amazon’s Jobs
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A Better Way to Attract Amazon’s Jobs

When Amazon abandoned its plans to build a new headquarters in New York, the foes of corporate greed declared victory. Yet, should all the outrage...

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He’s 91 and the Post Office Threw Him a Party. For His Retirement.
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He’s 91 and the Post Office Threw Him a Party. For His Retirement.

When Jack Lund began hauling mail across Utah, Harry S. Truman was president of the United States, Utah had been a state for only about a half...

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Blaming Political Climate, Trumps Give Up on New Hotels
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Blaming Political Climate, Trumps Give Up on New Hotels

In the early months of the Trump administration, with the president no longer running his family business, his eldest sons embarked on a plan to...

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The Least Vegas Neighborhood in Vegas
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The Least Vegas Neighborhood in Vegas

Azia Skeen discovered Las Vegas's little-known (to tourists, anyway) Arts District by chance. Her plane home to San Diego was delayed, and at 19,...

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Austria Is Ordered to Pay $1.7 Million for House Where Hitler Was Born
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Austria Is Ordered to Pay $1.7 Million for House Where Hitler Was Born

A decades-long dispute involving the house where Hitler was born took a new turn on Thursday, as a court in Austria ordered the country's...

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Chief of Apple Stores Is Leaving After 5 Years in the Job
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Chief of Apple Stores Is Leaving After 5 Years in the Job

Angela Ahrendts, the former Burberry chief hired by Apple five years ago to oversee its stores, said Tuesday that she would leave the company in...

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The Scrappy Brooklyn Restaurant That Forever Changed New York’s Food Scene
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The Scrappy Brooklyn Restaurant That Forever Changed New York’s Food Scene

The Scrappy Brooklyn Restaurant That Forever Changed New York’s Food Scene The Scrappy Brooklyn Restaurant That Forever Changed New York’s Food...

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‘Rent Live’ Review: How Do You Measure a Show You Were Never Meant to See?
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‘Rent Live’ Review: How Do You Measure a Show You Were Never Meant to See?

Jordan Fisher, left, and Brennin Hunt in “Rent” on Fox. Hunt injured his foot, so most of what viewers saw on Fox on Sunday night was a previously...

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‘Rent’ Injury Makes Live TV Production Mostly Not So
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‘Rent’ Injury Makes Live TV Production Mostly Not So

Tinashe, left, and Brennin Hunt from the musical “Rent.” Mr. Hunt, who is playing Roger, broke his foot one day before the show aired on television...

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The Treasure Behind the Wall
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The Treasure Behind the Wall

The Treasure Behind the WallThe Treasure Behind the WallSomething in the new Oscar de la Renta boutique in Paris was not what it seemed. The 17th...

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Denied Use of Roundabouts, Can Yellow Vests Stay United, Visible and Viable?
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Denied Use of Roundabouts, Can Yellow Vests Stay United, Visible and Viable?

Denied Use of Roundabouts, Can Yellow Vests Stay United, Visible and Viable? Denied Use of Roundabouts, Can Yellow Vests Stay United, Visible and...

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An Irish Burger Chain Claims a Trademark Win Over McDonald’s
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An Irish Burger Chain Claims a Trademark Win Over McDonald’s

A Dublin outlet of the Supermac’s burger chain. Siding with Supermac’s, the European Union’s Intellectual Property Office has ruled that McDonald’s...

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Sears Won’t Close Yet as Its Chairman, Edward Lampert, Fends Off Creditors
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Sears Won’t Close Yet as Its Chairman, Edward Lampert, Fends Off Creditors

Sears Won’t Close Yet as Its Chairman, Edward Lampert, Fends Off Creditors Sears Won’t Close Yet as Its Chairman, Edward Lampert, Fends Off...

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In Seoul, It’s Called ‘Clock Alley’
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In Seoul, It’s Called ‘Clock Alley’

Many of the clocks at Lee Seo-yoon’s shop on “Clock Alley” in Seoul, South Korea, feature owls, a symbol of wealth and protection. Jean Chung for...

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Federal Shutdown’s Uneven Toll: Some Americans Are Devastated, Others Oblivious
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Federal Shutdown’s Uneven Toll: Some Americans Are Devastated, Others Oblivious

ST. LOUIS — Andrea Caviedes and her friend, Ximena Gumpel, live in the St. Louis suburbs, have two children and helped plan a Christmas party...

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In Milan, a Store With a Back Story
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In Milan, a Store With a Back Story

Lorenzi Milano, a new take on a heritage brand, plans to open its first store this spring. From left, Serena, Mauro and Linda Lorenzi in the...

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George the Snail, Believed to Be the Last of His Species, Dies at 14 in Hawaii
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George the Snail, Believed to Be the Last of His Species, Dies at 14 in Hawaii

This snail, named George, died on Jan. 1. Scientists believe he was the last of his species, which was native to the Hawaiian island of Oahu....

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There Is a Free Lunch, After All. It’s at the Office.
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There Is a Free Lunch, After All. It’s at the Office.

At the American Enterprise Institute, a conservative think tank in Washington, employees get a free buffet of dishes like prime rib, crab cakes and...

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