Cooking, and Reporting, in the Thrall of the Instant Pot

The $99 electric multicooker has hundreds of thousands of fans — including me. (…) Read more > Continue Reading this News >

The Week Ahead: Final Steps for Tax Legislation and Final Holiday Shopping Days

Both houses of Congress are expected to take up the tax bill, and economists expect that consumer spending rose last month. (…) Read more > Continue Reading this News >

What Does Your Airfare Actually Buy?

As airlines charge more for amenities that used to be included in base fares, it is harder to know which ticket to get. (…) Read more > Continue Reading this […]

Toronto Buzzes With Talk of Billionaire Couple’s Suspicious Death

Family and friends of the generic-drug mogul Barry Sherman and his wife, Honey, say someone killed them and made it look like a murder-suicide. (…) Read more > Continue Reading […]

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Has Second-Biggest Opening Ever

“Last Jedi” beat analysts’ high expectations and collected $220 million at theaters in North America, second only to “The Force Awakens.” (…) Read more > Continue Reading this News >

A New Breed Drives the Deal-Making Frenzy at Computer Chip Firms

The industry is now dominated by an aggressive set of chief executives who are quicker to push big acquisitions, slash costs and drive up profits. (…) Read more > Continue […]

Power Failure at Atlanta Airport Snarls Operations

Travelers were left in the dark in terminals and planes headed to Atlanta were halted. The airport is the busiest in the world for passenger traffic. (…) Read more > […]

Advertising: Netflix and Spotify Ask: Can Data Mining Make for Cute Ads?

Netflix and Spotify have turned their users’ habits into marketing campaigns to the delight of some. But not everyone. (…) Read more > Continue Reading this News >

The Trump Campaign Claims A Federal Office Illegally Turned Over Transition Emails To The Special Counsel

Joshua Roberts / Reuters A lawyer for the Trump transition team on Saturday accused a federal agency of illegally and unconstitutionally turning over thousands of emails to the Special Counsel's […]

Nevada Democrat Ruben Kihuen Won't Seek Reelection After Sexual Harassment Allegations

Mike Segar / Reuters Nevada Democratic Rep. Ruben Kihuen announced Saturday that he would not seek reelection amid sexual harassment allegations from his former campaign finance director. In early December, […]

The Winners and Losers in the Tax Bill

President Trump has called the tax cuts a Christmas present for the entire nation, but the fine print reveals some will get nicer gifts than others. (…) Read more > […]

What’s in the Tax Bill, and How It Will Affect You

Several expected changes made the final cut, including a big increase in the standard deduction and a reduction in state and local income tax breaks. (…) Read more > Continue […]

Retiring: Asked About Retiring, They Have a Simple Answer: Why?

A growing number of Americans are working well past the age of 75, for a variety of reasons: Some want to make a contribution, some need the income, and some […]

World’s Most Expensive Home? Another Bauble for a Saudi Prince

A $300 million chateau is one of a string of extravagant purchases for a prince who is cracking down on ill-gotten wealth and preaching fiscal austerity. (…) Read more > […]

Vocations: Don’t Look for Snacks in These Vending Machines

A network support engineer installs machines and lockers for faster distribution of employee supplies in buildings that include nuclear power plants. (…) Read more > Continue Reading this News >