Since taking over two years ago, James and Lachlan Murdoch seem determined to rid the company of the old-guard culture on which their father built his empire.

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From left, James, Lachlan and Rupert Murdoch.

A class in “verbal judo” offers a window on how flight crews are taught to defuse situations with naughty, uncooperative or tipsy passengers.

A witness said the attendant had taken a stroller from a woman traveling with two young children and had then nearly come to blows with another passenger. American quickly apologized.

The company also said it would revise executive compensation based on the airline’s customer performance after a high-profile misstep.

Eager to roll back Dodd-Frank legislation and overhaul the tax code, President Trump directed the Treasury Department to review measures that would curtail corporate tax evasion.

In Oklahoma, which has raged against the law, insurance premiums are among the nation’s highest. New Mexico, which oversees its marketplace, has some of the lowest.

The decision, which the Treasury Department said was made in consultation with President Trump, reinforces a barrier erected over the Kremlin’s intervention in Ukraine.

Imposing $4.3 billion in penalties for cheating on diesel emissions, a federal judge assailed Volkswagen for “corporate greed.”

Cars from the 2015 model year, frozen in inventory since the emissions-cheating scandal erupted, are back on the lot. But no one is saying why.

Fox News employees say they were unaware of a method to report misbehavior. Experts say companies often create hotlines to limit legal liability.

A faith-based entertainment company is making a bid for the mainstream with movies like “The Case For Christ” and binge-able television and web series.

The Trump administration appears to have little appetite for another European economic relief project. And calls are growing for Europe to help.

The schemes of Roman Seleznev led to the theft and resale of more than two million credit card numbers, resulting in losses of at least $170 million.

The effort by Gregory D. Wasson involves working with a team of entrepreneurs to develop businesses around new technologies lent by big corporations.

In a program that consumer advocates fear has the potential for abuse, private firms are poised to begin calling taxpayers who owe money to Uncle Sam.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and mortgage regulators from 22 states are moving to limit the operations of Ocwen Financial, which settled a similar set of charges in 2013.

Insight & Analysis

Real estate interests have shown their lobbying prowess, and the president has embraced positions that would benefit developers and complicate changes.

Fair Game

In a new book, the Democratic senator from Massachusetts takes Wells Fargo to task, along with the system that let it get away with account fraud.

The Upshot

Congressional proposals for changing the corporate tax go far beyond a simple discussion of tax rates. Fundamental shifts could affect business behavior.

Bits

Farhad and Mike discuss Facebook’s developer conference, plus a start-up that sells juice.

Corner Office

The chief executive of a skin care line and an antipoverty effort urges entrepreneurs to stop taking things personally.

Prototype

Amy Errett encountered skepticism when she quit her job to start a company that makes home hair-coloring kits.

Retiring

Without a clear, updated estate plan, there can be chaos after an accident or a death. Here’s how to avoid common problems.

On Work

An aspiring writer comes to realize that a largely unrewarding stint in retail was actually meant to be.

Cultural Studies

When there are so many forms of money that, simply through use, earn us more money, paying cash seems like a sucker’s deal.

For the first time since the Industrial Revolution, Britain went 24 hours without using coal to generate electricity, and expects to end all such use by 2025.

Your Money Adviser

Gift givers from the Northeast or the Midwest are most likely to give cash, while those in the South and West are more likely to buy a registry item.

Want to visit the places where Ernest Hemingway hung out? Google’s “interactive tours” allow users to explore parts unknown — without leaving their cubicles.

Street Scene

Senator Elizabeth Warren wants to separate commercial banking from investment banking. That won’t fix Wall Street, though it could help Goldman Sachs.

Global steel makers blame Chinese rivals for swamping the world with unwanted product, but closing mills there can be expensive and difficult.

The Upshot

Government spending on high-quality day care in early years delivers an economic boon that lasts three generations, research finds.

With people keeping their vehicles longer, a visit to the dealership may leave some feeling like Rip Van Winkle.

Tech Tip

A number of factors may be causing your web browser to lock up, but you might be able to find the culprit yourself with a little troubleshooting.

Editors’ Picks

About $13 million has been paid out over the years to address complaints from women about Mr. O’Reilly’s behavior. He denies the claims have merit.

Kirsten Green never worked at a venture capital firm before starting her own. Last year, two of her start-ups hit the jackpot.

The company has undertaken an extraordinary experiment in behavioral science to subtly entice an independent work force to maximize its growth.

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