Before a Deal, Amazon Had to Know: Could Cuomo and De Blasio Get Along?

Before a Deal, Amazon Had to Know: Could Cuomo and De Blasio Get Along?

ImageA former General Services Administration building is surrounded by residential and office high-rises in the Crystal City neighborhood of Arlington, Va.CreditCreditTing Shen for The New York TimesOn a late October day, Amazon executives flew to New York to answer a final question before they committed to opening a massive technology center in Queens: Could Gov.…

Juul Will Suspend Selling Most E-Cigarette Flavors in Stores and Halt Social Media Promotions

Juul Will Suspend Selling Most E-Cigarette Flavors in Stores and Halt Social Media Promotions

ImageMore than three million middle and high school students reported using e-cigarettes in 2017, according to preliminary government data, with about one-third saying the flavors were a big factor in their choice.CreditCreditJoshua Bright for The New York TimesWASHINGTON — Facing mounting government pressure and a public backlash over an epidemic of teenage vaping, Juul Labs…