After years of trying, automakers are again taking a stab at selling diesel-powered cars in North America.
By Doron Levin, contributor
FORTUNE -- Mazda grabbed a moment in the spotlight by announcing this week that it's importing a diesel-powered Mazda6 sedan next year to the U.S. -- a rare move for an Asian automaker in a land where diesel-powered cars occupy a tiny niche.
Next year is also the projected date for General MORENov 30, 2012 12:16 PM ET
In a new biography, Jon Meacham shows how modern politicians can learn a lot from our nation's third president.
By David Whitford editor-at-large
FORTUNE -- Thomas Jefferson, Jon Meacham writes, "is the founding president who charms us most." Not just us. He charmed his contemporaries, too, and not only but definitely also the ladies. One of my favorite stories in Meacham's masterful and intimate new biography, Thomas Jefferson: The Art of MORENov 30, 2012 11:54 AM ET
The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong has the distinction of being the highest hotel in the world.
By Jennifer Abbasi, contributor
FORTUNE -- Last week, news broke that construction on the new tallest building in the world begins this month in Changsha, the capital of Hunan Province, China. If the reports bear out, the proposed Sky City will rise to a height of 2,749 feet, besting the record-holding Burj Khalifa in Dubai by a MORENov 29, 2012 1:45 PM ET
Marvin Miller, baseball legend and renowned labor organizer, died Tuesday. In his last in-depth interview, Miller spoke to Fortune last month about everything from steroids to Bud Selig to his legacy.
By David A. Kaplan
FORTUNE -- For professional baseball players, Marvin Miller—who died Tuesday morning at 95—was Moses, the leader who brought them to the Promised Land and with it millions of dollars in fair-market wages for their preternatural skills. But MORENov 27, 2012 1:59 PM ET
The second installment of Fortune's #SaveTheSeaport series looks at the changing marketplace in South Street Seaport post-Sandy.
By Ryan Bradley, senior editor
FORTUNE -- From the beginning, in 1642, the market was the center of things—the feature that tied South Street Seaport together and gave it purpose. Produce, meat and dairy from Brooklyn farms came in across the East River on the Fulton Ferry, and around the landing grew a neighborhood MORENov 26, 2012 10:52 AM ET
Insubordination can be a managerial virtue, argues James C. Scott in Two Cheers for Anarchism.
By Michael Schrage, contributor
FORTUNE -- Should you hold even the slightest sympathy for the Occupy Wall Street crowd and the anti-globalists who took on the World Trade Organization in the "Battle in Seattle," you'll find that James C. Scott's Two Cheers for Anarchism makes their arguments far more coherently than they do. Even if you MORENov 21, 2012 8:35 AM ET
Living Essentials, which manufactures the energy drink that is currently being investigated for its ties to 13 deaths, seized nearly two million fake bottles, according to court documents.
By Allan Dodds Frank
FORTUNE -- Already under scrutiny about the safety of its products, the manufacturer of 5-Hour Energy drinks has uncovered and is shutting down an illegal counterfeiting network that flooded the nation with millions of bottles of fake versions of MORENov 19, 2012 1:09 PM ET
Editors note: Every week, Fortune publishes a story from our magazine archives. On Friday, November 9, former CIA director David Petraeus resigned from his post after admitting to an extramarital affair with his biographer, fellow West Point graduate Paula Broadwell. The complexities of Petraeus' career will unfold over time, but as the term of one CIA director ends, Fortune turns to the career of another: George Tenet. Tenet served under President Clinton MORENov 18, 2012 10:00 AM ET
New, beautifully illustrated doorstoppers on boxing, glaciers, antique postcards, modern India, and New York City.
By Lawrence A. Armour, contributor
FORTUNE -- Coffee table books typically dominate the publishing world at this time of year, and 2012 is no exception. Hundreds of new titles have appeared in recent weeks, all vying for your gift shopping dollars. From this vast selection I chose five very different but equally sumptuous volumes.
First up: Howard MORENov 16, 2012 7:42 AM ET
The relief organization isn't permitted to set up shelters in New York City, thanks to a snarl of bureaucracy and red tape. Meanwhile, 20,000 residents remain displaced after Sandy's devastation.
By Katie Benner
FORTUNE -- What has been conspicuously absent from the areas of New York City hardest hit by Superstorm Sandy are shelters set up by the American Red Cross, an organization that as part of its mission statement provides MORENov 15, 2012 6:22 PM ET
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