2 Korean Battery Makers Settle Dispute That Threatened Biden’s Green Agenda
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2 Korean Battery Makers Settle Dispute That Threatened Biden’s Green Agenda

Two South Korean electric vehicle battery manufacturers building plants in the United States said on Sunday that they had reached a $1.8 billion settlement in a trade secrets dispute that threatened the domestic battery supply and, with it, the Biden administration’s green agenda. The announcement came on the day of a deadline by the United…

BJ’s Wholesale Club Chief Executive Dies Unexpectedly
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BJ’s Wholesale Club Chief Executive Dies Unexpectedly

Here’s what you need to know: Lee Delaney joined BJ’s in 2016 as executive vice president and chief growth officer, and he became chief executive last year.Credit…Gretchen Ertl/Associated Press Lee Delaney, the president and chief executive of BJ’s Wholesale Club, died unexpectedly on Thursday of “presumed natural causes,” according to a statement released Friday by…

Why Buy a Yacht When You Can Buy a Newspaper?
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Why Buy a Yacht When You Can Buy a Newspaper?

Billionaires have had a pretty good pandemic. There are more of them than there were a year ago, even as the crisis has exacerbated inequality. But scrutiny has followed these ballooning fortunes. Policymakers are debating new taxes on corporations and wealthy individuals. Even their philanthropy has come under increasing criticism as an exercise of power…

At Last, Aid for Senior Nutrition That Offers More Than Crumbs
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At Last, Aid for Senior Nutrition That Offers More Than Crumbs

Long before the coronavirus hit, nutrition programs that served the nation’s older adults struggled to keep up with a growing demand. Often, they could not. In Charlotte, N.C., and nine surrounding counties, for example, the waiting list for Meals on Wheels averaged about 1,200 people. But Linda Miller, director of the Centralina Area Agency on…