Tesla Self-Driving System Faulted by Safety Agency in Crash

In a fatal accident last year, the National Transportation Safety Board said, the automaker allowed autonomous driving in unsuitable conditions.

Crisis Is Over at Texas Plant, but Chemical Safety Flaws Remain

By CLIFFORD KRAUSS, HIROKO TABUCHI and HENRY FOUNTAIN September 5, 2017 CROSBY, Tex. — Residents have returned to their homes here in the shadow of the Arkema chemical plant now that the fires at the plant are out and the immediate...

What’s Fair?: One Effort to Close the Gender Pay Gap Won’t Get a Try

What’s Fair? By CLAIRE CAIN MILLER August 31, 2017 The Obama administration had an idea it thought would help address the pay gap between white men and almost everyone else: requiring companies to report how much they paid people, along with their...

Britain Looks to Address Inequality With Executive Pay Measures

By AMIE TSANG August 29, 2017 LONDON — Worried by a long-term rise in inequality, Britain announced on Tuesday a series of measures aimed at increasing transparency over executive compensation, hoping to ramp up pressure on companies that offer lavish...

F.D.A. Cracks Down on ‘Unscrupulous’ Stem Cell Clinics

The agency reported actions against a biotech company and two large stem cell clinics over unapproved treatments, a move it said was necessary to make way for speedier approval of legitimate therapies.

Yellen Warns Against Erasing Regulations Made After the Financial Crisis

By BINYAMIN APPELBAUM August 25, 2017 GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. — Janet Yellen, the Federal Reserve chairwoman, delivered a broad rebuttal on Friday to Republican criticism that financial regulation is impeding economic growth. Ms. Yellen said...