How Dana Perino, G.O.P. Debate Moderator, Walks a Fine Line at Fox News

The former press secretary in the Bush White House will moderate the next Republican debate. She’s managed to rise at Fox without being a Trump supplicant.Dana Perino can punch and parry with the best of them. But she could be better at ducking.In 2008, when Ms....

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For Many Big Food Companies, Emissions Head in the Wrong Direction

Several of the world’s largest food and restaurant companies have not made progress on their goal to cut greenhouse gas emissions. Some are even producing more.Five years ago McDonald’s said it planned to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by more than a third in parts...

How Japan’s Salarymen Embraced Short Sleeves Through ‘Cool Biz’

Under “Cool Biz,” salarymen and government workers don short-sleeved shirts in the summer as offices are kept above 82 degrees Fahrenheit to save energy.It was the tail end of another long, hot Tokyo summer, and salarymen across the city were looking at their...

How Qantas Sullied Its Once-Mighty Brand in Australia

Barely three years after its entire fleet was grounded, Qantas Airways has never been more profitable. But as Australia’s national airline has emerged stronger from the pandemic, it has alienated its most important constituency: Australians.They bemoan that its...

Progress in Hollywood Writers’ Strike Negotiations, but No Deal Yet

A third straight day of bargaining between the studios and the union ended without an agreement. Talks continued on Saturday.A third straight day of marathon negotiations between Hollywood studios and striking screenwriters ended on Friday night without a deal. But...

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