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Dmytro Firtash has made billions brokering gas deals, but he now faces both a criminal indictment and a racketeering lawsuit in United States courts.
California farmers have never relied only on rain. But given a prolonged drought and environmental regulations, the jockeying for water is becoming more intense.
A lot of people will be watching to see how the Supreme Court rules over the legality of Aereo because of what it could mean for the broader media ecosystem.
The lawyer whose client says he was drugged and raped in 1999 by Bryan Singer, the “X-Men: Days of Future Past” director, said defendants in the new suits had ties to Hollywood.
NBC is announcing a deal with the satellite radio service that will bring all four hours of its franchise morning news show to radio.
Four leading tech companies are pushing to settle a class-action suit with several noteworthy angles, including questions over employee rights and the death of a programmer who helped set the case in motion.
One reason for an apparent lack of concern, analysts said, is that all of the 2.6 million cars recalled because of ignition switch are out of production.
After having declared bankruptcy, San Bernardino wants to make a deal with Calpers to reduce the amount of money it owes into the system.
An appeals court will look at two hedge fund traders’ convictions, G.M. and Ford will release their first-quarter earnings, and Facebook, too, will post its quarterly results.
The Knight Foundation plans to give money to the PBS series “How We Got to Now” to create a site aimed at encouraging idea-sharing among civic leaders, urban planners, designers and others.
By using social media bots, celebrities, politicians and others can falsely inflate the number of friends and followers they have, possibly swaying public opinion about a new song — or a policy position.
The company had a change of heart after consumers had a negative reaction to its new arbitration rules.
A Times analysis of G.M.’s recent recalls shows that it repeatedly used letters to dealers and sometimes to owners, called technical service bulletins, as a stopgap safety measure instead of ordering timely recalls.
Mr. Estess left the financial world to lead the Jericho Project, which serves homeless, mentally ill and addicted people in Harlem and the South Bronx.
With his book “Capital in the Twenty-First Century,” Thomas Piketty has written a blockbuster in the world of economics.
David Cohen, Comcast executive vice president, is the point man for moving deals like the one for Time Warner Cable past regulatory hurdles.
Technology has the potential to affect the value of items that are now rare and expensive, everything from diamonds to paintings and autographs.