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What Is Your Experience With Tipping in Restaurants?

Advertisement Amid a cultural reckoning over misconduct in the workplace, we spoke to more than 60 restaurant servers and bartenders, who shared stories of having to endure crude comments and even groping from customers — all to ensure a good tip. Going to a restaurant is a near-universal experience, but ...

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A Heartland Company Leads the Media Race

Advertisement DES MOINES — Steve Lacy greeted me in his office as if we were old friends. A top executive at the Meredith Corporation, he was a main driver of the company’s $ 2.8 billion acquisition of Time Inc. last November. With that deal, the 116-year-old Meredith Corporation became the ...

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U.S. Allies Jostle to Win Exemptions From Trump Tariffs

Advertisement FRANKFURT — South Korea made an impassioned appeal to the American secretary of defense and national security adviser, reminding them of its role trying to defang North Korea. Europe pointed out that it was, in fact, a longstanding military ally of the United States. But it was Australia that ...

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The U.S.-China Rivalry Is, More Than Ever, a Fight Over Tech

Advertisement WASHINGTON — As the United States and China look to protect their national security needs and economic interests, the fight between the two financial superpowers is increasingly focused on a single area: technology. The clash erupted in public on Tuesday after the United States government, citing national security concerns, ...

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