Category: Business

Why Midsize Cities Struggle to Catch Up to Superstar Cities

For decades, smaller metropolitan areas closed the income gap with bigger, richer ones, but no longer. So places like Winston-Salem, N.C., are trying to lay a new...

Trump has strong support from small business

President Donald Trump greets well-wishers after arriving at Des Moines International Airport, en route to a campaign fundraising dinner in Des Moines, Iowa, June 11,...

Nursing mothers use Facebook to sell and donate milk

Bojan Fatur | E+ | Getty Images Within weeks of giving birth, first-time mother Kyra Davis realized she was producing more milk than her baby needed. So she began...

Furniture Was a Savior. Then It Was a Handicap.

HIGH POINT, N.C. — On a recent evening, the Rockers were getting ready for a professional baseball game at BB&T Point, the new multipurpose stadium in High Point,...

Baltimore, Florida ransomware attacks kick off new era for ransomware

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms waits to speak at the Atlanta Press Club luncheon, Tuesday, June 18, 2019, in Atlanta. Andrea Smith | AP City governments are under...

Toys R Us to reportedly open new stores later this year

A Toys R Us Inc. retail store in Frederick, Maryland, U.S., on Monday, April 16, 2018. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images Defunct children’s retail chain...

Drug Prices Are a Populist Campaign Issue. Here Are the Latest Proposals to Lower Costs.

It can be hard to find common ground in Washington these days, but furor over drug prices could be one exception. Many Americans continue to struggle to pay for the...

US wind energy industry is booming, but tariffs pose a threat

In 2008, Jason Urichich was at a crossroads. He lost his home and landscaping business in Youngstown, Ohio, and decided it was time for a change. He decided to pursue a...

Death of 27th horse at famed LA racing park adds to calls for action

File photo from March 28, 2019 showing horses on the race track at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif. AP Photo | Amanda Lee Myers LOS ANGELES — Another horse fatality...

Boeing Built Deadly Assumptions Into 737 Max, Blind to a Late Design Change

Bird strikes on angle-of-attack sensors are relatively common. A Times review of two F.A.A. databases found hundreds of reports of bent, cracked, sheared-off, poorly...