But when a 10-year-old was decapitated at a Kansas water park in 2016, or a woman fell to her death from a Texas roller coaster in 2013, there was no federal oversight. Those so-called fixed parks aren’t subject to the same rules. “In our experience, robust state regulations are the most effective and proactive way…
Republicans say the economy will help them in November. Democrats say it won’t. New data says the full story is more complicated. Republicans are telling you that tax cuts and roaring economic growth are going to stop any “blue wave” in the midterm elections. Democrats say the lack of wage growth, even as corporate profits…
NEW YORK — U.S. stocks closed higher on Friday, with the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average extending gains and the Nasdaq turning positive on reports of progress in tariff disputes between the United States and its trading partners China and Mexico. Chinese and U.S. negotiators are planning talks to resolve their trade…
An employee worries that she has promised to give four weeks’ notice to her current boss if she leaves for a new job, but that may be too long for a future employer. Here’s how to finesse the issue. CreditMichael Hirshon Send your workplace conundrums to workologist@nytimes.com, including your name and contact information (even if…
Vans’ global brand president works in a space that is steeped in art, music, action sports and punk rock. As told to Patricia R. Olsen Image Doug Palladini in his office at Vans, in Costa Mesa, Calif. CreditColey Brown for The New York Times That iconic checkerboard look Last June, we moved our headquarters about…
Jason Tamagni, 33, is a fire captain in Calistoga, Calif. The state is experiencing a record-setting fire season, including one blaze that is the largest recorded in the state. How did you get started in your career? When I was young, my uncle, who was involved in a Bay Area fire service, allowed me to…
Tesla is not considering hiring a second in command, the electric carmaker’s founder and chief executive, Elon Musk, said in wide-ranging comments to The New York Times. Mr. Musk’s remarks during the hourlong interview came despite long-running efforts by the company to recruit a chief operating officer who could assume some of his day-to-day responsibilities.…
But when a 10-year-old was decapitated at a Kansas water park in 2016, or a woman fell to her death from a Texas roller coaster in 2013, there was no federal oversight. Those so-called fixed parks aren’t subject to the same rules. “In our experience, robust state regulations are the most effective and proactive way…
ISTANBUL — On the single worst day in the collapse of the Turkish lira, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived late in the evening in a small town, stepped up on the runner of his car, tapped the microphone and delivered, impromptu, one of his most memorable speeches — an appeal to national and religious pride…
(Reuters) - Weak forecasts from Nvidia and Applied Materials hit chipmakers and dragged the Nasdaq lower on Friday, while the S&P 500 and Dow Industrials were kept afloat by gains in the defensive sectors such as telecoms and consumer staples. Chipmaker Nvidia plunged 4.5 percent, while chip equipment maker Applied Materials tumbled 6.7 percent after…