Opinion | A Defining Test for Mr. Biden

By The Editorial Board The editorial board is a group of opinion journalists whose views are informed by expertise, research, debate and certain longstanding values. It is separate from the newsroom. When the federal government started sending monthly checks to

General Atlantic-backed HireRight files for U.S. IPO

(Reuters) -HireRight GIS Group Holdings LLC, an employee-screening company backed by private-equity firm General Atlantic, filed paperwork with U.S. regulators for an initial public offering on Wednesday. HireRight generated revenue of $326.5 million in the six months ended June 30

Opinion | How to Do the Most Good

Produced by ‘The Ezra Klein Show’ Do we actually know how much good our charitable donations do? This is the question that jump-started Holden Karnofsky’s current career. He was working at a hedge fund and wanted to figure out how

Opinion | Britain Is Heading Into a Nightmarish Winter

LONDON — Long lines outside gas stations. Panicked drivers fighting one another as the pumps run dry. Soldiers deployed to distribute fuel across the country. And in the background, the pandemic stretching on, food rotting in fields and families sinking