Jill Abramson, the New York Times’ first female executive editor, is leaving her post after three years. Taking her place is the Times’ managing editor Dean Baquet, the first African-American to hold the position.
SAN JOSE, Calif. — President Barack Obama is showcasing Wal-Mart, often a target of labor groups and other Democratic constituencies, to promote advances in energy efficiency in his broader campaign to confront climate change. Obama on Friday was to announce … Continue reading
Toyota has come to a $1.2 billion settlement to end a Justice Department criminal probe into how the company handled customer complaints and automobile recalls related to safety problems with their vehicles from 2009 to 2010. “Today we can say … Continue reading
The chief information officer at retail giant Target has resigned following a massive holiday-season data breach, which affected millions of customers.
What do the Arctic’s ice cap, America’s bee population and Chipotle’s guacamole have in common? They’re all potential casualties of global climate change. In Chipotle’s 2013 annual report, the company noted that increasing weather volatility, changes in weather patterns and … Continue reading
In the company’s first-ever published transparency report, AT&T released information Wednesday about government and law enforcement requests for customer information. The report documents more than 300,000 requests for user data in 2013. By releasing the report, which AT&T says it … Continue reading
Comcast is making a bid to buy Time Warner for $45 billion. If approved, Comcast will extend its geographic reach and control nearly 30 percent of all paid cable subscribers in the United States. Gwen Ifill learns more about the motivation behind the deal and possible changes for consumers from Edmund Lee of Bloomberg News. Continue reading
The Obama administration announced that mid-sized businesses would get an additional year before being required to provide health insurance to its employees. Alex Wayne of Bloomberg News joins Judy Woodruff to explain the impetus behind the surprise delay, the reaction of the business community and how the decision affects workers. Continue reading
Billionaire business man James Dyson — the man behind Dyson vacuums, fans and heaters — said earlier this week that the United Kingdom’s government should pay students to take engineering and science courses while at university. Continue reading
CVS, the nation’s second-largest drug store chain, has announced that it will stop selling tobacco products because they pose a conflict with the health mission of the business. Judy Woodruff gets reaction from Dr. Ronald Depinho of the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and Stephanie Strom of The New York Times. Continue reading