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Wall Street is having second thoughts about electric vehicle start-ups like Lordstown Motors.

Lordstown Motors is one of a dozen electric vehicle start-ups that have wowed investors with big plans to revolutionize the auto industry. But in February, a prototype it was testing in Michigan caught fire. Then, in April, another prototype dropped out of a 280-mile off-road race in Baja California after just 40 miles. Lordstown is […]

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Low-income households can now apply for a $50 monthly discount for internet.

Millions of low-income Americans became eligible on Wednesday for an emergency discount on high-speed internet service and devices to get online, an effort aimed at providing relief to families that have struggled during the pandemic as school, work and health care have moved online. The Federal Communications Commission’s subsidy program, the Emergency Broadband Benefit, can […]

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Ellen DeGeneres to End Her Talk Show in 2022

Ellen DeGeneres will step down from her daytime talk show next year, according to a spokeswoman for the host. “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” the winner of dozens of Emmys, was hugely successful for nearly two decades. But it has experienced a steep ratings decline in recent months — in the 2020-2021 television season, Ms. DeGeneres […]

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New York Fashion Week Will Be a Thing Again

In 2017, four prominent young American fashion brands decided that they would show their new collections on the runways of Paris. These were largely business decisions and would mean little to the average customer. But cumulatively, within the fashion industry, they constituted an exodus: confirmation of a broader nagging feeling that New York Fashion Week, […]