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

Your Friday Briefing

We’re covering the U.S. preparing for Covid booster shots and the resignation of a U.S. diplomat over the deportation of Haitian migrants. U.S. moves to roll out Covid booster shots A day after drug regulators authorized the third shot of

Opinion | No Wonder the French Are Angry

PARIS — Make no mistake. This is a crisis, not a spat. The new partnership announced last week between the United States, Britain and Australia, in which Australia would be endowed with nuclear-powered submarines, has left the French angry and