Kathie Lee Gifford, the co-anchor of the popular fourth hour of NBC’s “Today,” tearfully announced to viewers on Tuesday that she would be leaving the morning show in April. “I’ve been in this business for 120 years and never worked with a more beautiful — a more beautiful — group of people who just give,…
New York fashion has a new family-run company. On Tuesday Tory Burch named Pierre-Yves Roussel, a former LVMH Moët Hennessey Louis Vuitton executive, as her chief executive, moving herself into the role of chief creative officer and executive chairman. That Mr. Roussel also happens to be her new husband (they were married in November after…
WASHINGTON — President Trump on Tuesday said the United States and China were having “very productive conversations” as top American and Chinese officials held their first talks since the two countries agreed to a 90-day trade truce earlier this month. The Chinese Commerce Ministry announced that Liu He, China’s economic czar, took part in a…
Photo Sundar Pichai, Google’s chief executive, arrives for his scheduled testimony before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday. Credit Ting Shen for The New York Times • Sundar Pichai, Google’s chief executive, is testifying before the House Judiciary Committee. Follow here for updates.• Republicans have expressed a growing distrust of the company. Democrats have raised…
Time magazine named a group of journalists, including the murdered reporter Jamal Khashoggi, as its person of the year for 2018 on Tuesday, honoring their dedicated pursuit of the truth despite a war on facts and tremendous obstacles, including violence and imprisonment. Besides Mr. Khashoggi, the honorees include the staff of the Capital Gazette newspapers…
Markets around the world rose on Tuesday, the latest swing in a volatile stretch shaped by investors’ concerns over a slowing global economy and the prospects for a solid trade truce between the United States and China, among other issues. One potentially positive sign came in the form of a statement from China’s commerce ministry…
PARIS — The need to accelerate growth has long been visible in almost every corner of the French economy, from dreary unemployment offices packed with jobseekers to businesses whose financially stretched customers struggle to make do. President Emmanuel Macron came into office pledging to change all that by improving the country’s long-term prospects. But his…
Good Tuesday. Want this by email? Sign up here. Investors think they hand out money fairly. Not so, a new report says. A Morgan Stanley survey of 101 investors and 168 bank loan officers indicates that although investors believe their financing decisions are balanced, in reality they are highly skewed: • Nearly 80 percent said…
[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] The calls to 311 started to pick up steam about a year ago. They were complaints about an arcane New York City statute requiring special permits for businesses to hang signs or awnings larger than six square feet. The…
For years, space was dominated by just two nations, the United States and the Soviet Union. Their designs were big: Rockets grew taller than 20-story apartment buildings. Satellites expanded to the size of city buses. Spy satellites unfurled antennas nearly as large as football fields. The debut of the iPhone in 2007 signaled to a…