New York Times reporter covering autos, climate change. Ex-WSJ/AP. Kobe native & Brooklyn transplant. Pulitzer, etc. Whistleblower? Ping me on Peerio: htabuchi

Health Care: Out of the darkness and into the light

berkshireeagle.com — Showing the way: Prompted by frank discussions, businesses, lawmakers and advertisers no longer see women's menstruation as a topic to be discreetly ignored By Hiroko Tabuchi New York Times News Service Posted: 04/22/2016 01:57:44 PM EDT Updated: 04/22/2016 01:57:45 PM EDT Click photo to enlarge Late-night pharmacy runs. Bulky pads.

Menstruation Joins the Economic Conversation

nytimes.com — Under pressure from online critics, Instagram, the photo-sharing site, restored a photography series featuring blood from a woman's period after removing the series twice. An online petition calling out the states that tax menstrual products garnered over 60,000 signatures.

It's probably cheaper on the web, Adobe's online price index shows

business-standard.com — Is the Internet making everything cheaper? Well, not everything, but a lot of things, according to Adobe, which has come up with a new index to track the price of goods. The company gets its results by crunching data on millions of online transactions it tracks through its online marketing service.

It’s Probably Cheaper on the Web, Adobe’s Online Price Index Shows

nytimes.com — Is the Internet making everything cheaper? Well, not everything, but a lot of things, according to Adobe, which has come up with a new index to track the price of goods. The company gets its results by crunching data on millions of online transactions it tracks through its online marketing service.

As Takata Costs Soar in Airbag Recall, Files Show Early Worries on Financial Toll

nytimes.com — "Takata's conduct went from tragic to catastrophic by causing Ms. Mincey's untimely death," Mr. Leopold said. "We are saddened by the news of Patricia Mincey's death and offer our condolences to the Mincey family," Takata said in a statement. The company began to tally its costs a few months after the first airbag recall, issued by Honda in late 2008.

Pacific Sunwear Files for Bankruptcy

nytimes.com — Pacific Sunwear of California, which thrived in the 1990s and early 2000s as the purveyor of skate-and-surf cool, filed for bankruptcy protection on Thursday. Under a debt-for-equity restructuring agreement, the company plans to be taken private by Golden Gate Capital.

Teenage Driver Dies in Texas After Takata Airbag Ruptures in Crash

nytimes.com — A Texas teenager was killed last week when the Takata airbag in her Honda Civic ruptured in a crash, a local police official said Wednesday, bringing the number of deaths linked to the supplier's defective airbags to 11. Honda said that the vehicle had been recalled multiple times since 2011, but its airbag was never repaired.

Michael C. Fina, Park Avenue Wedding Retailer, Bets on Amazon.com

nytimes.com — Michael C. Fina helped popularize bridal registries, and its Park Avenue store was a destination for Manhattan elites. It provided silver for John F. Kennedy's inauguration festivities and catered to the likes of Frank Sinatra and Lennox Lewis.

Products and Competition Stretch Market for ‘Athleisure’ Clothing

nytimes.com — A result: The $330 billion athleisure market is being stretched more than Lululemon's stretchiest yoga pants. Already, some signs of strain are showing. Nike spooked investors - many of whom had bought into the athleisure boom - by reporting slowing sales on Tuesday.

In Tsunami’s Wake, a Japanese Family Drifts Apart

lens.blogs.nytimes.com — After the tsunami's dark waves receded from the Japanese city of Kesen, leaving destruction in their wake, the Satos huddled together on what remained of their family plot. Naoshi and Teruko Sato's son, Shoichi, a firefighter who had raced toward the sea to rescue the stranded, was missing.
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Apr 29, 2016

Starting this weekend, 2,000 pigeons will put on a light show at Brooklyn Navy Yard nyti.ms/1NW9KC7 pic.twitter.com/TuEHWKM7Us

Apr 29, 2016

RT @nytimes: The cascade of errors that led to the U.S. airstrike on an Afghan hospital nyti.ms/1rnH2FF

Apr 28, 2016

@clpearce I will pass on your concerns to our hair products correspondent.

Apr 28, 2016

RT @realDonaldTrump: How bad is the New York Times—the most inaccurate coverage constantly. Always trying to belittle. Paper has lost its way!

Apr 27, 2016

Uh.. Oklahoma court: oral sex is not rape if victim is unconscious from drinking gu.com/p/4tk3h/stw


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