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Gawker can't extend bankruptcy protection to founder after Hulk Hogan sex-tape verdict

Gawker Media, which went into Chapter 11 to avoid paying a $140 million invasion-of-privacy verdict to Hulk Hogan, can’t extend the bankruptcy court’s protection to its founder, Nick... To view the full story, click the title link.

Hershey to open bigger flagship Times Square store

Hershey is opening a new Manhattan flagship that is triple the size of its existing location. The chocolate company is taking space at the base of 20 Times Square, a 39-story hotel and retail... To view the full story, click the title link.

Fox negotiating exit terms with news chief Roger Ailes

Roger Ailes, the Republican political strategist who built Fox News Channel into the most-watched U.S. cable news network, is in negotiations to leave his job following accusations of sexual... To view the full story, click the title link.

The danger of criminalizing construction accidents

The conviction this month of Harco Construction of severe criminal charges sets a dangerous precedent that could put everyone working in the construction industry—union and nonunion... To view the full story, click the title link.

Proponents of oil-stock divestment should be careful what they wish for

As the adage goes, rarely are things as simple as they seem. The fossil fuels divestment movement that has targeted New York campuses—including Columbia and New York University—and others... To view the full story, click the title l...

Frequently Asked Questions

We're looking for the leaders of tomorrow—New York City kids with the talent and the drive to earn a spot on the Crain's 20 Under 20 list. Do you know of a good candidate? If so, we'd love to... To view the full story, click the title link.

Gagosian Gallery agrees to pay $4.28 million in tax settlement

The Gagosian Gallery agreed to a $4.28 million settlement for failing to pay taxes on art sales, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said in a statement Tuesday. The Attorney General said... To view the full story, click the title link.

Ava DuVernay's racial inequality documentary The 13th to open NYFF

Ava DuVernay's The 13th, a documentary about racial inequality and mass incarceration in the United States, will open the 54th New York Film Festival. The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced the... To view the full story, click the title link.

New York will host the first presidential debate after Ohio college withdraws

The first presidential general election debate is moving to New York after an Ohio college withdrew as host, citing rising security concerns and costs. Wright State University President David... To view the full story, click the title link.

U.S. officials preparing to block Anthem and Aetna takeovers

U.S. antitrust officials are poised to file lawsuits to block Anthem Inc.’s takeover of rival health-insurer Cigna Corp. and Aetna Inc.’s deal to buy Humana Inc., according to a person... To view the full story, click the title link...

Clinton leads Trump in New York but many are undecided or say they won't vote

Four years ago, Barack Obama swept New York with 63% of the vote, the same margin he achieved in 2008 and the best showing of a Democratic presidential candidate here in the last three... To view the full story, click the title link...

Megyn Kelly reportedly tells investigators she was harassed by Ailes

Fox News Channel anchor Megyn Kelly told investigators that Roger Ailes made unwanted sexual advances toward her about 10 years ago, New York magazine reported, citing two people briefed on 21st... To view the full story, click the title link.

Crane collapses across Tappan Zee Bridge

Three drivers were injured, none seriously, when they swerved to avoid a crane collapse on New York's Tappan Zee Bridge Tuesday afternoon. Rockland County Executive Ed Day also said on his... To view the full story, click the title link.

Manhattan office market stumbles during the first half of 2016

The commercial real estate market is showing growing signs of weakness. In the first half of the year, office leasing in midtown Manhattan plummeted by 18.7% to 8.6 million square feet from the same... To view the full story, click the title link.

In an about-face, judges say construction on Barry Diller-funded park can proceed

A panel of judges ruled Monday that construction can resume on Pier55, a 2.7-acre park funded by media mogul Barry Diller and fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg. Just last month, the same court... To view the full story, click the title link.

New York and Massachusetts launch fresh lawsuit against Volkswagen over emissions cheating

New York state and Massachusetts are suing Volkswagen and its affiliates Audi and Porsche over diesel emissions cheating, alleging that the German automakers defrauded customers by selling diesel... To view the full story, click the title link.

Real estate bigwigs donate to Trump Victory fund

Major real estate executives are opening their wallets for Donald Trump. More than a dozen industry honchos gave a total of about $2.2 million to the Trump Victory election fund from late May to June... To view the full story, click the title link.

Online student lender raises $30 million and acquires loan adviser startup

CommonBond, a Manhattan-based startup that refinances graduate student loans at low interest rates, has raised $30 million in equity. Neuberger Berman Private Equity led the Series C funding... To view the full story, click the title link.

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