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Robert Colescott’s George Washington Carver Crossing the Delaware: Page from an American History Textbook Courtesy of Sotheby’s Text size Robert Colescott’s George Washington Carver Crossing the Delaware: Page from an American History Textbook will be offered at Sotheby’s contemporary art sales in New York this May. With an estimate of between US$9 million and US$12 …

Healthy, young volunteers who have previously had COVID-19 will be deliberately exposed to coronavirus for a second time to see how the immune system responds, as part of a new U.K. study. Researchers at the University of Oxford on Monday launched the “human challenge” trial to investigate what happens when volunteers who have recovered from the …

Technically speaking, the major U.S. benchmarks have taken flight to start April, rising amid statistically unusual bullish momentum. In the process, the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average have knifed to record highs, while the Nasdaq Composite has staged a potentially consequential trendline breakout. Before detailing the U.S. markets’ wider view, the S&P 500’s …

Text size GameStop is increasingly focusing on e-commerce. Spencer Platt/Getty Images GameStop ‘s executive shake-up continued this week with the announced departure of Chief Merchandising Officer Chris Homeister. Expect more hiring as the retailer continues to focus on e-commerce. A person familiar with the matter told Barron’s that hiring talent from e-commerce and technology companies …

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Morgan Stanley were quick to move large blocks of assets before other large banks that traded with Archegos Capital Management, as the scale of the hedge fund’s losses became apparent, according to people with knowledge of the transactions. The strategy helped limit the U.S. firms’ losses in last week’s epic …

TORONTO (AP) — The World Health Organization has granted an emergency authorization to AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine, a move that should allow the U.N. agency’s partners to ship millions of doses to countries as part of a U.N.-backed program to tame the pandemic. In a statement Monday, the WHO said it was clearing the AstraZeneca AZN, …

After a year of startling growth, the tech industry faces a more vexing 2021. The pandemic helped bring the world’s tech giants such as Amazon.com Inc. and Microsoft Corp. to new heights in 2020. The shift to online shopping and remote working accelerated at a pace that would have been inconceivable without the coronavirus. But …

Werner Vogels, Amazon.com Inc.’s chief technology officer, predicts 2021 will see a much broader distribution of the technologies that have been powering big corporations. The shift, which includes connecting more devices to the cloud, and better access to machine learning, builds on recent advances in software and silicon as well as the acceleration of digital …

European officials want new powers to oversee internal workings at large technology companies such as Facebook Inc., FB -0.56% backed by threats of multibillion-dollar fines, as they seek to expand their role as global tech enforcers. The European Union’s executive arm proposed two bills Tuesday—one focused on illegal content, the other on anticompetitive behavior—that would …

Italian anti-riot policemen clash with demonstrators over measures to fight the spread of COVID-19 in the center of Naples, southern Italy, on October, 24, 2020. carlo hermann/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images European stocks traded lower Monday on a combination of worries, including a profit warning from business software giant SAP, new restrictions on activity in response to …