After Donald Trumps election, Lev Parnas saw a chance to cash in on his connections.The Florida businessman and Trump donor was courting investors for a real-estate project. He took one of them, Roman Nasirov, at the time the head of Ukraines tax se…
Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders are trying to move on from a high-profile spat last week, and many voters who are still deciding between the two Democratic presidential rivals say they are ready for the drama to die down.The disagreement centers on …
WASHINGTONWhen revelations about President Trumps efforts to pressure Ukraine first started dribbling into the public in late September and early October, Republicans were caught off guard.Some members of the GOP criticized Mr. Trumps request for Ukraine to o…
Climate change poses two distinct risks for investors, and a special one for fund managers. The pledge last week by Larry Fink, CEO of fund giant BlackRock Inc., BLK 0.04% to push clients toward environmental, social and governance investing highligh…
Climate change poses two distinct risks for investors, and a special one for fund managers. The pledge last week by Larry Fink, CEO of fund giant BlackRock Inc., BLK 0.04% to push clients toward environmental, social and governance investing highligh…
WASHINGTONHouse Democratic impeachment managers filed their first documents in the coming Senate trial, outlining how they plan to make the case for removing President Trump from office.The Democrats 111-page document, filed on Saturday, outlines the case the…
Airbnb Inc. is known for shaking up the lodging industry. Its home-sharing app is on millions of smartphones world-wide. Its easy-to-use booking system has spawned startup competitors, forcing hotel giants to rethink the way they do business. The San Francisc…
New York On the front cover of his 1967 autobiography, Herbert Bayer: Visual Communication, Architecture, Painting, is a life-size, black-and-white photograph of a mans hand, as if Bayer himself had just reached in to shake hands with the reader. Yet carried…
I LOVE THE WAY that in Japan, there always seems to be a sandwich close at hand, neatly wrapped and ready to go. At train stations, bakeries and the ubiquitous konbini, or convenience stores, sandos come filled with everything from fried pork cutlets to whipp…
DURING THE EIGHT YEARS Ive lived in my Brooklyn apartment, Ive obsessively upgraded the living room three times. Each makeover came with a new high-tech TV: first a 42-inch set, then a 50-inch, now a 65-inch with glorious 4K UHD resolution. Still, Ive always …