Draft Order on Drug Prices Proposes Easing Regulations

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Spread the loveTweet But the proposed order does little to specifically call out the drug industry and instead focuses on rolling back regulations, a favorite target of the administration across…


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Exxon Mobil Lends Its Support to a Carbon Tax Proposal

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Spread the loveTweet The proposal also says companies that emit greenhouse gases should be protected from lawsuits over their contribution to climate change. Photo The theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking is…


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Airbnb Tries to Behave More Like a Hotel

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Spread the loveTweet Airbnb — the sharing-economy start-up born with a crash-on-my-couch informality — is now trying to professionalize its more than two million “hosts” around the world. Continue reading…


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Behind the Scenes at Orchard Platform, a Struggle to Innovate

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Spread the loveTweet But they didn’t. More than a year after Mr. Burton revealed his big plans, Orchard has completed just a scattering of transactions. Over that time, it burned…


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Public Health: G.O.P. Bill Could Affect Employer Health Coverage, Too

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Spread the loveTweet The Republican health bill, which passed the House last week and faces changes in the Senate, would weaken or eliminate those protections. Continue reading the main story…


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Bits: Daily Report: Uber Stays in the Spotlight

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Spread the loveTweet Photo Travis Kalanick, Uber’s chief executive. Uber is facing a federal inquiry over a program that it used to deceive regulators who were trying to shut down…


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Airbnb Settles Lawsuit With Its Hometown, San Francisco

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Spread the loveTweet Airbnb and another short-term rental company, HomeAway, brought the lawsuit against San Francisco in June over a decision by the city’s Board of Supervisors to fine the…


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Trump Discards Obama Legacy, One Rule at a Time

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Spread the loveTweetThe result was a historic reversal of government rules in record time. Mr. Trump has used the review act as a regulatory wrecking ball, signing 13 bills that…


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Bits: Daily Report: Time For Another Net Neutrality Fight

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Spread the loveTweetPhoto Ajit Pai has outlined a plan to loosen the government’s oversight of high-speed internet providers. Credit Ethan Miller/Getty Images Remember when it seemed as though Ajit Pai,…


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Trump Order Takes Aim at Tax Regulations Imposed by Obama

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Spread the loveTweetPhoto President Trump at a news conference on Thursday. He has directed the Treasury Department to review finance industry regulations imposed by the Obama administration. Credit Doug Mills/The…


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