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A train derailment caused a huge fire to erupt near a neighborhood in eastern Ohio on Friday night, prompting half of the town’s residents to evacuate as crews assessed whether the cargo included toxic material, the authorities said.

Some people in extremely cold areas of the U.S. are switching to heat pumps from oil or gas furnaces. If you're one of them, The New York Times wants to hear from you.

The fortunes of his Adani Group are crashing down even faster than they had shot up — a collapse whose pain will be felt across the country, rippling through its economic and political spheres.

Major Chinese companies are investing aggressively in Mexico, taking advantage of an expansive North American trade deal. Establishing factories allows them to label goods “Made in Mexico,” then truck their products into the U.S. duty-free.

Many banks are paying high rates on savings. But a lot of people aren’t moving their money. Why? One reason may be that savers think it’ll be a hassle.

Federal prosecutors are scrutinizing a growing array of people tied to Sam Bankman-Fried’s collapsed FTX crypto empire — including his father and brother — in a rapidly expanding investigation into one of the biggest U.S. financial crime cases in years.

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F.D.A. has stopped routine food safety inspections of seafood, fruits, vegetables and many other foods because of the federal government shutdown, said F.D.A. Commissioner Scott Gottlieb on Wednesday.

Today's energy jobs are in solar, not coal

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Twitter said it removed thousands of accounts that were part of a Chinese misinformation campaign that in part promoted Beijing’s pandemic response

In China, the internet police became the state’s sharpest tool for prodding online rabble rousers into silence

After staff members at The Ringer complained of the lack of diversity on the company's dozens of podcasts, the site's co-founder, Bill Simmons, said in an interview: “It’s a business. This isn’t Open Mic Night.”

Google and Facebook employees were told this week that they could stay home until next year. Capital One said workers will be out through Labor Day and possibly longer. Amazon is saying October.

John Mackey, the founder of Whole Foods, blames obesity on bad decisions by consumers rather than lack of access to healthy food. "It’s less about access and more about people making poor choices, mostly due to ignorance."

Beware any text messages that tell you that voting hours or locations have changed, that new forms of voter ID are required, or that your voter registration is not valid.

The Justice Department announced charges on Monday against four members of China’s military on suspicion of hacking into Equifax, the credit reporting agency, in 2017 and stealing trade secrets and the personal data of about 145 million Americans

“All Ivanka Trump signs should be discarded,” TJ Maxx employees were told

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