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Business Groups Court White House Even After C.E.O. Defections
A public rift between the president and some chief executives has overshadowed a natural alliance: the White House and big companies all want tax reform.... More >>

Fiat Chrysler Is at a Crossroads. It’s Looking to China for a Solution.
Even before one suitor’s interest emerged this week, the automaker had been in talks for months on Chinese investments or other deals, officials say.... More >>

Apple Scales Back Its Ambitions for a Self-Driving Car
The tech giant was going to build its own self-driving car. Now it is sticking to the underlying technology and testing it in an employee shuttle service.... More >>

Economic Scene: Labor Wants to Make Nafta Its Friend. Here’s the Problem.
The A.F.L.-C.I.O. is pushing for a living-wage clause in the trade pact, but mandating Mexico’s standard of living is unlikely to save American jobs.... More >>

Bumpy Times in Brazil, but Hedge Funds Boom
With a government in turmoil, it may seem an unusual time to form a new hedge fund. But Adam Capital is off to a running start.... More >>

New Balance Wins $1.5 Million in Landmark China Trademark Case
Lawyers say the money that the American company won in legal costs and damages is the largest trademark infringement award ever granted to a foreign company in China.... More >>

Bayer-Monsanto Deal Faces Deeper Scrutiny in Europe
The $56 billion merger would create the world’s largest integrated pesticides and seeds group. European regulators examined several recent deals in the sector.... More >>

Square Feet: A Bold, Expansive Vision for Canton’s Pro Football Hall of Fame
The ambitious expansion project is in a new category of sports-focused, mixed-use developments that are appearing around the country.... More >>

Breakingviews: Why Jeep Ought to Be for Keeps
Selling Fiat Chrysler’s top brand might raise $23 billion But it would leave an emaciated rump and mean that Sergio Marchionne’s last lap would be a dismal one.... More >>

YouTube Removes Videos Showing Atrocities in Syria
In an effort to purge the video platform of extremist propaganda, YouTube has inadvertently removed content that could be used in potential war crimes prosecutions.... More >>

Retiring: ‘Just Use the China’ or ‘Call 1-800-Got-Junk’: Readers on Inheriting Keepsakes
Times readers debated the process of deciding which heirlooms parents should pass down to their children, and what to do when the children say no thanks.... More >>

Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
Recent transactions in New York City.... More >>

Judge Delays Bill Cosby Retrial Until Spring
Mr. Cosby’s new defense team did not ask for a change of venue but his lawyers did seek, and get, a five-month delay in the start of the retrial.... More >>

Hollywood Image-Makers Work Their Magic on U.F.C. Brawlers
The entertainment-industry powerhouse WME/IMG is trying to make a violent sport more presentable.... More >>

Tillerson Suggests North Korea May Soon Be Ready for Talks
Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson went out of his way to compliment Pyongyang for a two-week pause in missile tests even as new sanctions were announced.... More >>

Morning Agenda: Betting Against Trump, or Staying to Help?
Bridgewater’s Ray Dalio thinks Washington’s instability is a risk he can’t take. But it is why Steven Mnuchin and Gary Cohn will likely stay on board.... More >>

$417 Million Awarded in Suit Tying Johnson’s Baby Powder to Cancer
A Los Angeles jury voted the damages for a medical receptionist who developed ovarian cancer after using Johnson & Johnson’s talc for decades.... More >>

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