Want this in your inbox each morning? Sign up here. Good Thursday. Here’s what we’re watching: • How President Trump made foreign cars the latest trade battleground. • Comcast’s bet to win Fox by playing the Murdochs against other investors. • Why you shouldn’t get excited about Uber’s profits. The Tesla C.E.O. wants to become…

Good Wednesday. Here’s what we’re watching: • What Congress could achieve with a ZTE deal revolt • How Mark Zuckerberg gamed his E.U. hearing • Why would Barclays acquire Standard Chartered? Want this in your inbox each morning? Sign up here. The House passed legislation yesterday that would lighten regulation of most of the nation’s…

Good Tuesday morning. Here’s what we’re watching: • Tesla has a new batch of problems to worry about. • What the Supreme Court’s arbitration ruling means for Uber and others. • Sony strikes a deal for the Spotify era. Want this in your inbox each morning? Sign up here. President Trump walked back a threat…



WASHINGTON — President Trump slapped steep tariffs on imports of washing machines and solar energy cells and panels on Monday, the first major step by the administration to erect the kind of trade barriers Mr. Trump has frequently said are necessary to protect manufacturers in the United States. The twin announcements came after a year…

The Google Lunar X Prize competition, which has spent the past decade dangling a $20 million prize for the first privately financed venture to make it to the moon, came to a quiet end on Tuesday. Not with the ka-boom of a rocket launch or a winner beaming photos back from the lunar surface, but…

Want the latest climate news in your inbox? You can sign up here to receive Climate Fwd:, our new email newsletter. WASHINGTON — The Trump administration plans to withdraw its nomination of Kathleen Hartnett White, a climate change skeptic, to lead the Council on Environmental Quality, a White House official said. President Trump in October…

Financial companies have worked to diminish the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s powers since the day the agency was created. Now, they’re on the brink of having one of their top demands granted: an end to the regulator’s public database of complaints about their products and services. Since 2011, the bureau has maintained an open, searchable…

Sue Ellen King had circled her retirement date on the calendar: March 8, 2015. She had worked as a critical care nurse and nursing educator at University of Florida Health (UF Health) in Jacksonville, Fla., for 38 years; co-workers joked that she was there when the hospital’s foundation was laid, which happened to be true….

Meryl Streep led an increasingly vocal Hollywood chorus condemning the reported sexual misconduct of the Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein on Monday, issuing a carefully worded statement released to HuffPost. She decried the behavior as “disgraceful” and “inexcusable,” yet also pleaded ignorance about it, writing, “Not everybody knew.” Ms. Streep’s statement seemed to have opened the…