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In the Fight Over Gas Stoves, Meet the Industry’s Go-To Scientist

In the Fight Over Gas Stoves, Meet the Industry’s Go-To Scientist

Longstanding research shows the health dangers of gas-burning ranges. Utilities are turning to Julie Goodman, a toxicologist with a firm whose work…
The Week in Business: Creeping Layoffs

The Week in Business: Creeping Layoffs

Credit...Giacomo BagnaraWhat’s Up? (Jan. 22-28) Job Cuts, and Not Just in Tech What began as a wave of ominous job…
Netherlands and Japan Said to Join U.S. in Curbing Chip Technology Sent to China

Netherlands and Japan Said to Join U.S. in Curbing Chip Technology Sent to China

A new agreement is expected to expand the reach of U.S. technology restrictions on China issued last year.
Trump’s Evolution in Social-Media Exile: More QAnon, More Extremes

Trump’s Evolution in Social-Media Exile: More QAnon, More Extremes

The former president, now free to post again on Facebook and Twitter, has increasingly amplified far-right accounts on Truth Social.…
‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ Is the Victim of its Own Success

‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ Is the Victim of its Own Success

What once seemed like attractive economics have been upended by increasing competition and rising interest rates.
How a Drug Company Made $114 Billion by Gaming the U.S. Patent System

How a Drug Company Made $114 Billion by Gaming the U.S. Patent System

In 2016, a blockbuster drug called Humira was poised to become a lot less valuable. The key patent on the…
A Florida Judge Finds a New Job: Defending an Inmate

A Florida Judge Finds a New Job: Defending an Inmate

In a coda to the wrongful-conviction podcast “Bone Valley,” Judge Scott Cupp says he’ll step down to spring a man…
Easy to Use, Mobile Payment Apps Are Also Easy to Misuse

Easy to Use, Mobile Payment Apps Are Also Easy to Misuse

While they have taken steps to help prevent mishaps, a new report finds they offer few protections if, for instance,…
Sam Bankman-Fried’s Prosecutors Ask Judge to Tighten Bail Conditions

Sam Bankman-Fried’s Prosecutors Ask Judge to Tighten Bail Conditions

The move followed the disgraced cryptocurrency executive’s attempt to contact a potential witness in his criminal case, prosecutors said.
China’s Oil and Gas Use Fell in 2022 for First Time in Decades

China’s Oil and Gas Use Fell in 2022 for First Time in Decades

Pandemic lockdowns curbed Chinese energy demand, but the International Energy Agency expects a rebound this year.
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