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New York City

New York Today: New York Today: The Evolution of the Apartment

Monday: A history of city living, the Socially Relevant film festival, and researching your apartment.


Cracking the co-working code in commercial real estate

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Real estate brokers scoff that just a fraction of U.S. office space is occupied by co-working and other flexible workspace options, yet data shows over one-quarter of new leases signed in the past two years came from this burgeoning business.


Exclusive: 'Where can I buy?' - Google makes push to turn product searches into cash

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google routinely fields product queries from millions of shoppers. Now it wants to take a cut of their purchases, too.

Report: Kushner company reaped high returns with misleading paperwork

A real estate investment startup co-founded by Jared Kushner skirted New York City laws and earned his company more money than expected when they flipped the properties, according to a report by Bloomberg.


Apple is designing and testing screens: Bloomberg

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Apple Inc. is for the first time creating its own device displays, according to a Bloomberg News report on


RPT-Baidu video streaming unit iQiyi launches $2.4 bln U.S. IPO

March 18 (Reuters) - Chinese video streaming service provider iQiyi Inc, a unit of search engine giant Baidu Inc , has launched an initial public offering in New York worth up to $2.4 billion, seeking to expand its range of content.


Apple is designing and testing screens -Bloomberg

NEW YORK, March 18 (Reuters) - Apple Inc. is for the first time creating its own device displays, according to a Bloomberg News report on

9/11 hero who saved hundreds dies of cancer

After terrorists struck the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, a New York ferry captain who later became a city firefighter helped evacuate hundreds of people from Lower Manhattan.

Education (K-12)

For New Schools Chancellor, New York City Is a Big Leap

Richard Carranza will lead the country’s biggest school district after a stint in Houston so brief that his record is hard to judge.


Ten years after crash, Americans still have not fallen back in love with stocks

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Luke Thomas, 44, an information technology field manager who lives in Miami, began investing in the U.S. stock market in his early 20s, attracted by the prospect of learning “how to grow a little bit of money into a lot,” he said.


Baidu video streaming unit iQiyi launches $2.4 billion U.S. IPO

(Reuters) - Chinese video streaming service provider iQiyi Inc, a unit of search engine giant Baidu Inc , has launched an initial public offering in New York worth up to $2.4 billion, seeking to expand its range of content.


Baidu video streaming unit iQiyi launches $2.4 bln U.S. IPO

March 18 (Reuters) - Chinese video streaming service provider iQiyi Inc, a unit of search engine giant Baidu Inc , has launched an initial public offering in New York worth up to $2.4 billion, seeking to expand its range of content.

Cyberattacks and Hackers

Adrian Lamo, Hacker Who Reported Chelsea Manning to the F.B.I., Dies at 37

Mr. Lamo, who was also known for hacking into the computer network of The New York Times, was reviled and revered for turning in Ms. Manning to the authorities.

Professor sues Cambridge Analytica to find out what it knows about him

A New York professor filed a legal claim against a data company that worked for President Donald Trump's campaign in a British court Friday in a case that could shed light on how millions of American voters were targeted online in the run-up to the 2016 election.


Walmart worker tips police to arms cache in New York college town

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Authorities alerted by a Walmart worker arrested a former Cornell University student accused of stockpiling a semi-automatic rifle, more than 300 rounds of ammunition, bomb-making materials and other deadly devices at his apartment near the upstate New York elite school.


Trump consultants harvested data from 50 million Facebook users: reports

(Reuters) - Data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica harvested private information from more than 50 million Facebook users in developing techniques to support President Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign, the New York Times and London's Observer reported on Saturday.


'Exhausted' Toys 'R' Us suppliers weigh options as huge retailer shuts

CHICAGO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - When Toys 'R' Us secured a $3.1 billion bankruptcy loan in September, toy makers were reassured they would be paid for goods delivered to the company as it tried to emerge from Chapter 11.

United States Defense and Military Forces

2 New York City Firefighters Killed in Iraq Helicopter Crash

The crash of an American military helicopter killed seven service members, including the two firefighters attached to an Air National Guard unit.

Fashion and Apparel

Two by Design: The Creative Couple Bridging the Worlds of Hospitality and Embroidery

Naina Shah and Abhishek Honawar work between New York and India: she in fashion, he in hospitality. Next, they will team up on their own design studio.


UPDATE 1-Cenovus seeks partner for C$1.3 bln Narrows Lake project -sources

TORONTO/NEW YORK, March 16 (Reuters) - Cenovus Energy Inc is seeking a partner to fund C$1.3 billion ($993.1 million) in costs to build the supporting infrastructure at its Narrows Lake oil sands project in Alberta, two people familiar with the matter said on Friday.


Coca-Cola, U.S. State Dept to use blockchain to combat forced labor

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Coca-Cola Co and the U.S. State Department along with two other companies said on Friday they are launching a project using blockchain's digital ledger technology to create a secure registry for workers that will help fight the use of forced labor worldwide.


Merrill Lynch keeps approach despite U.S. fiduciary rule changes: memo

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The head of Bank of America's Merrill Lynch wealth management said the firm remains committed to its approach in light of an appeals court's decision to overturn an Obama-era...


Wall Street advances on strong industrial data but posts weekly losses

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The S&P 500 and the Dow Industrials rose on Friday, boosted by strong industrial output numbers, though all three of Wall Street's major indexes posted losses for the week.


'Doors off' chopper flights restricted after deadly NYC crash

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. authorities ordered an end on Friday to so-called "doors off" helicopter rides unless passengers are equipped with quick-release restraints, following a crash in New York City last week that killed five people.


F.A.A. Halts All ‘Doors-Off’ Helicopter Flights After New York Crash

Following a crash that killed five passengers in New York City, the Federal Aviation Administration ordered an immediate stop to the flights nationwide.


New Banksy Mural in New York Protests Turkish Artist’s Imprisonment

Banksy’s latest work, a 70-foot-long piece at Houston and Bowery, honors the artist Zehra Dogan, who was jailed for painting Turkish ruins.


Five New York doctors charged with taking kickbacks from Insys

March 16 (Reuters) - Federal prosecutors have charged five New York doctors with taking kickbacks from Insys Therapeutics Inc in exchange for prescribing the company's potent spray version of the opioid drug fentanyl.

Slaughter, Louise M

Louise Slaughter, 16-Term Liberal Congresswoman, Dies at 88

A House member from upstate New York, Ms. Slaughter championed women’s rights, food safety and the Affordable Care Act.

Rep. Louise Slaughter dead at 88

New York Democratic Rep. Louise Slaughter, dean of the New York congressional delegation, died at 88, her office announced Friday, following injuries sustained from a fall.


Under scrutiny, New York Fed sets short list for Dudley successor

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve Bank of New York is considering a "handful" of candidates for what is seen as the second most influential job at the U.S. central bank, its directors said on Friday, as political pressure mounts to choose someone who breaks with past precedent.


NYPD sued for forcing Muslim women to remove headscarves in arrest photos

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two Muslim-American women and a non-profit group on Friday sued the New York City Police Department for forcing Muslim women and others to remove their hijabs or other religious head coverings in post-arrest photographs.


Louise Slaughter, longtime progressive New York congresswoman, dies at 88

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. Representative Louise Slaughter, a Kentucky blacksmith's daughter who became a leading progressive voice in Congress from New York, died early on Friday, her chief of staff said. She was 88.

Piper, Billie

Billie Piper Hasn’t Looked Back Since She Left the Tardis

The English actor has played a television time-traveler, a call girl and a woman desperate to conceive a child. Next stop? New York and new projects.

New York City

New York Today: New York Today: The Journey of an Irish Bar Owner

Friday: A bartender on immigration reform, St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, and the CareForce One Travelogues.

Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings (NYC)

The Judge Will Hear Your 223,000 Excuses Now

Tales from the tiny offices where New Yorkers go to fight summonses for everything from unshoveled sidewalks to underheated hot dogs.


Lanxess drops out of race for Akzo Nobel speciality chem -sources

FRANKFURT/LONDON/NEW YORK, March 16 (Reuters) - Germany's Lanxess has dropped out of a consortium that includes U.S. private equity firm Apollo in the bidding war for Dulux paint maker Akzo Nobel's specialty chemicals business, two people close to the matter said.


Donald Trump Jr.'s wife files for divorce in New York

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The wife of Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of U.S. President Donald Trump, has filed for divorce in New York, according to court records.

Mueller probe could go into summer, NYT reporter says

New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman tells CNN's Anderson Cooper that Robert Mueller's investigation could last into the summer.


Legal battle over Credit Suisse 'volatility' product expands to second firm

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The legal fight over a complex Credit Suisse financial instrument betting on stock market swings is expanding, with a new lawsuit targeting one of the product's service providers.


Goldman steps up hiring of women, minorities worldwide

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc wants women to make up half of its global workforce, starting with new analysts by 2021, the Wall Street bank said on Thursday, as it stepped up efforts to address gender and racial imbalance across the board.


U.S.-based stock funds attract $20.4 billion in 'Goldilocks' week: Lipper

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. investors' appetite for risk-taking renewed in the week ending Wednesday, with U.S.-based stock funds attracting $20.4 billion, the largest inflows since late January,...


North American 2026 World Cup bid picks 23 potential host cities

(Reuters) - The New York/New Jersey area, Los Angeles, Toronto and Mexico City are among the 23 candidate host cities for the joint United States, Canada and Mexico bid for the 2026 World Cup, bid officials said on Thursday.


Finding alternative viewpoints as U.S. students protest

New York - At Colorado’s Columbine High School, where 15 people were killed in 1999, about 250 students walked out of class for 17 minutes at 10 a.m. local time on March 14.


U.S. judge dismisses currency-rigging claims against big banks

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit against 16 big banks by retail foreign currency investors who claimed they were indirectly harmed by a conspiracy to rig prices.


New York fund manager pleads guilty to Ponzi scheme charges

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York hedge fund manager on Thursday pleaded guilty to federal charges that he defrauded investors through a nearly $22 million Ponzi scheme.


GLOBAL MARKETS-Investors flock to safe-haven bonds; stocks end mixed

NEW YORK, March 15 (Reuters) - The S&P 500 edged slightly lower on Thursday, in its first four-day losing streak of 2018, while global political tensions kept demand high for safe-haven government bonds on both sides of the Atlantic.


Mueller subpoenas Trump business for Russia, other documents: NYT

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller has subpoenaed the Trump Organization for documents, including some related to Russia, the New York Times reported on Thursday, citing two people briefed on the matter.


Lens: A Photographer’s Search for Joy in Uncertain Times

New York City in 1975 was experiencing perhaps the worst moment in its history. The photographer Meryl Meisler loved it immediately.

Analysis: Did Mueller just cross Trump's red line?

Special counsel Robert Mueller has subpoenaed the Trump Organization for business documents -- some of which are related to Russia, according to The New York Times -- a move that represents the latest evidence that the probe seems to have widened to include far more than simply Russia's attempts to meddle in the 2016 presidential election.

Grant Wood: American Gothic and Other Fables (Exhibit)

Grant Wood at the Whitney Both Thrills and Disappoints

The first New York retrospective in 35 years of this Regional painter has ups, downs, detours and lots to see and think about.


S&P falls for fourth day as Mueller subpoena weighs

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The S&P 500 ended slightly lower on Thursday after a report that U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller had issued a subpoena for documents related to U.S. President Donald Trump's businesses offset strong jobs and manufacturing data.


Chirlane McCray, New York’s First Lady, Steps Out of the Mayor’s Shadow

Mayor de Blasio’s wife, Chirlane McCray, has raised her profile in New York and beyond, boosting her husband as she mulls her own run for office.


SJW, Connecticut Water plan merger to create $1.9 bln utility

NEW YORK, March 15 (Reuters) - SJW Group and Connecticut Water Service, Inc. plan to merge, they said on Thursday, which would create the third-largest investor-owned water and wastewater utility in the United States.


Asylum seekers sue U.S. government over prolonged detention

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A group of migrants seeking asylum in the United States sued the Trump administration on Thursday, claiming the government is unfairly keeping them in custody while they pursue their cases in immigration court.

Books and Literature

Editors’ Choice: 5 New Books We Recommend This Week

Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.


U.S. three-month LIBOR/OIS spread widens beyond 50 bps

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A gauge of stress in the U.S. money markets grew to its highest level in more than six years on Thursday, bolstering the risk of further increase in the costs for banks and other...


Green Crack, Blue Dream, Gorilla Glue: The problem of pricing pot

NEW YORK (Reuters) - In 2014, as Jonathan Rubin and Ian Laird considered investing in the booming U.S. cannabis industry, they hit a problem: How to value pot starts-ups with little verified data on the price of the weed itself?


U.S. takes more time to decide on New York denial for Constitution natural gas pipeline

(Reuters) - U.S. federal energy regulators gave themselves more time to decide whether to rehear their earlier order upholding New York's denial of a water permit for Williams Cos Inc's Constitution natural gas pipeline from Pennsylvania to New York.

New York City

New York Today: New York Today: The City’s Claim to Shakespeare

Thursday: Signs of Shakespeare in the city, race and the #MeToo movement, and literary leftovers.


Investors still in love with growth stocks risk losing out on value

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A long rally in technology stocks has left investors thirsting for more, but that could be a mistake as the strengthening U.S. economy points to better value in other stocks.


Walmart patents hint at future where its drones tend the farms

NEW YORK/CHICAGO (Reuters) - Walmart Inc's patent filings hint that it may see a future where farmers use its drones to not only spot crop problems but selectively apply chemicals or even disperse pollen to bring shoppers the freshest and cheapest food possible.


FOCUS-Walmart patents hint at future where its drones tend the farms

NEW YORK/CHICAGO, March 15 (Reuters) - Walmart Inc's patent filings hint that it may see a future where farmers use its drones to not only spot crop problems but selectively apply chemicals or even disperse pollen to bring shoppers the freshest and cheapest food possible.


Credit Suisse sued over U.S. 'volatility' product losses

NEW YORK (Reuters) - An investor sued Credit Suisse on Wednesday, alleging that misstatements about a complex product betting on stock market swings led to losses for people who bought in at...


UPDATE 2-Credit Suisse sued over U.S. 'volatility' product losses

NEW YORK, March 14 (Reuters) - An investor sued Credit Suisse on Wednesday, alleging that misstatements about a complex product betting on stock market swings led to losses for people who bought in at inflated prices.


Florida education budget should be revised, superintendents say

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Florida school superintendents on Wednesday urged state legislators to hold a special session to revise the state's $88.7 billion budget, saying it bolsters school security after a deadly shooting in February but neglects basic education needs.


Wall Street falls amid fears of trade war with China

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday after President Donald Trump sought to impose fresh tariffs on China, intensifying fears of a trade war that could raise costs and hurt overseas sales for U.S. companies.


Pressure builds on United over puppy that died on flight

NEW YORK (Reuters) - United Airlines faced fresh backlash on Wednesday over a puppy that died in-flight after a cabin attendant ordered it stowed in an overhead bin, with a U.S. senator demanding an explanation for the high number of animals that have died in the carrier's care.


NBC News plans online streaming service to attract younger viewers

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Comcast Corp's NBC News plans to launch an online streaming service this year as part of its effort to reach younger viewers who prefer to watch their favorite shows online, executives said on Wednesday.


FBI official scorned by Trump may be fired days before retirement: media

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The former FBI deputy director scheduled to retire on Sunday, Andrew McCabe, may be fired over allegations that he misled investigators about sharing sensitive information with the media, which would make him ineligible for full retirement benefits, according to the Washington Post and New York Times on Wednesday.


U.S. money market assets decreased in latest week-iMoneyNet

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. money market fund assets decreased by $5.36 billion to $2.807 trillion in the week ended March 13, the Money Fund Report said on Wednesday.


Fund figures show investors retreated from U.S. stocks on tariff news

By Trevor Hunnicutt NEW YORK, March 14 (Reuters) - U.S. fund investors withdrew billions from domestic stocks during the equity market's tariff tantrum, the Investment Company Institute (ICI) said on Wednesday, adding turbulence to a market that has shed its carefree attitude. Some $11 billion was liquidated from U.S.-based domestic stock mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) during the seven days ended March 7, according to the trade group, as U.S. President Donald Trump ann

News and News Media

CNN Moves Chris Cuomo to Prime Time

Mr. Cuomo, a scion of the New York political dynasty, is set to replace Anderson Cooper at 9 p.m., as CNN tries to revive its prime-time viewership.


Your Money: New U.S. gift tax strategies could alter giving

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Get a big check from a wealthy great aunt every year for your birthday? Parents buying you a car? Grandparents paying for private school tuition?


Tech We’re Using: In Hollywood, Cutting the Cord and Other Disruptions

Brooks Barnes, who covers Hollywood for The New York Times, discussed how the tsunami of technology has forced the entertainment industry to change.


Goldman sees U.S. dollar weakness persisting in 2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs said on Wednesday it continues to expect broad weakness in the U.S. dollar and outperformance by emerging market currencies in 2018 amid investors' concerns about...

United apologizes for dog's death

For more than three hours, a passenger's dog was inside an overhead bin on United Airlines Flight 1284 from Houston to New York after a flight attendant told the passenger to put it there.


U.S. students to abandon class for 17 minutes to protest gun violence

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Students will walk out of classrooms across the United States on Wednesday to demand tighter gun safety laws, joining a movement spearheaded by student survivors from the Florida high school where a gunman killed 17 people last month.


Lens: Pictures From The Times to Make You Face ‘Hard Truths’

The work of five freelance photographers on assignment for The New York Times is on display now at an exhibition at Sotheby’s in London.


Walmart expands home delivery in fight with Amazon

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Walmart Inc will expand its grocery home delivery services to more than 100 metro areas this year from an existing six cities as the retailer steps up a fight against rival Inc .

New York City

New York Today: New York Today: Students in Solidarity Over Gun Violence

Wednesday: A nationwide walkout over gun violence, nippy weather and Pi Day.


Goldman calls for Hong Kong to rethink dual-class founder share limits

HONG KONG, March 14 (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc has called on Hong Kong to reconsider planned limits on how much equity company founders can hold when the city introduces dual-class shares, warning they could dent the city's competitiveness versus major centres like New York.


Corporate America's undertakers prepare for feast after lean years

NEW YORK (Reuters) - As the era of cheap money gradually draws to a close and rising inflation and interest rates cast a shadow over Wall Street's nine-year bull market, one corner of the financial industry is cheering.


U.S. airline industry primed for springtime boost: trade group

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. airlines will carry an all-time high number of passengers this spring, an industry trade group forecast on Wednesday, as increased competition and persistently lower fares make flying more accessible to the general public.


Goldman's Solomon sets out to prove bank's revenue engine can roar again

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Before Goldman Sachs Group Inc operating chief David Solomon takes the next step in his career, the 56-year-old banker will have to prove that a strategy he has championed to increase annual revenue by $5 billion can actually work.


Lawsuit says Miley Cyrus stole 'We Can't Stop,' seeks $300 million

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Miley Cyrus was sued for $300 million on Tuesday by a Jamaican songwriter who said the pop singer's 2013 smash "We Can't Stop" closely resembles a song he recorded 25 years earlier, and that she is infringing his copyright.


Bank fee potential slashed as Trump ends Broadcom's Qualcomm takeover

NEW YORK (LPC) - A dozen banks that signed on to provide a record US$100bn bridge loan to back Broadcom Ltd's planned US$117bn takeover of Qualcomm Inc will earn starkly less than planned for extending credit to the chipmaker after US President Donald Trump on Monday blocked the deal over national security concerns.


Trump considers Rick Perry for veterans affairs secretary: NYT

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump is considering whether to fire his secretary of veterans affairs and replace him with Energy Secretary Rick Perry, a New York Times report said on Tuesday, citing two sources close to the White House.


Wall Street slides on Tillerson exit, tariff worries

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street's major indexes fell on Tuesday as the dismissal of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and the possibility of additional U.S. import tariffs against China dragged down stocks across sectors.


DoubleLine's Gundlach sees U.S. 10-year Treasury yield rising, weighing on stocks

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jeffrey Gundlach, the chief executive of DoubleLine Capital and known on Wall Street as the "Bond King," said on Tuesday the yield on the U.S. 10-year Treasury note will likely...


U.S. sues New York City subway operator over disabled access

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Tuesday sued the agencies that run New York City's subway, claiming they failed to make a Bronx station accessible to disabled people despite an expensive renovation.


Fed's FX swap line may not cap dollar LIBOR/OIS spread: Citi

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve's currency swap line with overseas central banks may not stem a further widening of the spread on dollar three-month London interbank offered rate and...


High-end art sales boom in 2017, but it's only a partial market rebound

ZURICH (Reuters) - The works of great artists buoyed the art market last year and none did more than Leonardo da Vinci, whose 'Salvator Mundi' sold to great fanfare for $450 million in New York in November.


Kurt Weill’s Music for a Magical Dance, Lost and Now Found

Jody Oberfelder’s production of “Zaubernacht” is the first in New York since 1925. The world has changed a lot since then; so has the work’s story.


U.S. junk bonds exhibit stress, investors want stronger terms

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Cracks have been surfacing in the junk bond market.


Digital currency sales face rocky path with more regulatory focus

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A global regulatory crackdown on cryptocurrencies created by startups to finance new projects could slow the pace of virtual currency sales as questions mount about their transparency and the risk of scams for investors.


Florida prosecutor seeks death penalty for accused school shooter

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Florida prosecutors will seek the death penalty in the case against Nikolas Cruz, the former student accused of carrying out the shooting spree last month at a Parkland high school in which 17 people were killed, according to a notice filed in court on Tuesday.


Ex-aide to New York Governor Cuomo found guilty of taking bribes

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former aide to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo was found guilty by a Manhattan jury on Tuesday of agreeing to take bribes from executives at two companies seeking to do business with the state government, federal prosecutors said.


U.S. LIBOR/OIS spread seen widening to 50 bps: Bank of America Merrill Lynch

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A measure of stress in U.S. dollar funding is expected to intensify into the end of first quarter due to a rising supply of Treasury bills and maturing short-term bank debt, Bank...


CANADA STOCKS-TSX climbs at open as Tillerson ouster lifts gold

NEW YORK, March 13 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index opened higher on Tuesday, buoyed by gold producers as the metal's prices moved higher after news that U.S. President Donald Trump replaced Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.