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Doris Burke Has Game

Doris Burke Has Game

Doris Burke and her ESPN broadcasting partner, Mark Jones, at a Philadelphia 76ers-Milwaukee Bucks game this month. In September, after 27 years in the business, Ms. Burke became the first woman to land a regular job as an N.B.A. analyst on national television.

When Regulators Are Blind to Rules

When Regulators Are Blind to Rules

Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers, right, with the Fed chairman, Alan Greenspan, in 2000.

Democrats in High-Tax States Plot to Blunt Impact of New Tax Law

Democrats in High-Tax States Plot to Blunt Impact of New Tax Law

Stephen M. Sweeney, the president of the New Jersey Senate, speaking to reporters last year. Mr. Sweeney, a Democrat, said Republicans had “completely turned the tables” against high-tax states.

Bankers Hate the Volcker Rule. Now, It Could Be Watered Down.

Bankers Hate the Volcker Rule. Now, It Could Be Watered Down.

The Federal Reserve and other regulators will soon propose significant changes to the Volcker Rule, making it easier for large banks to engage in trading that can be highly profitable but also very risky.

When a Local Paper Gets New Owners, Partisan Strife Hits Its Doorstep

When a Local Paper Gets New Owners, Partisan Strife Hits Its Doorstep

The Santa Clarita Valley Signal was sold in June to one of its former publishers, Richard Budman, and his wife, Chris. Mr. Budman denied in an interview that the paper was being influenced by his political views.

China’s Communists Rewrite the Rules for Foreign Businesses

China’s Communists Rewrite the Rules for Foreign Businesses

A joint venture between Honda and the Chinese automaker Dongfeng builds Civics at this plant in Wuhan, China. Honda changed its legal documents to give the Communist Party a greater role in its Chinese factories.

Trump Tax Cuts and the Economy: Time Will Tell, Maybe

Trump Tax Cuts and the Economy: Time Will Tell, Maybe

President Trump, in his State of the Union address, tied much of the economy’s strength to his sweeping tax bill. Economists are still debating the impact of Ronald Reagan’s 1986 tax legislation.

Come the Recession, Don’t Count on That Safety Net

Come the Recession, Don’t Count on That Safety Net

Lining up for a job fair in Manhattan in February 2009, when the nation’s unemployment rate surpassed 8 percent. It peaked later that year at 10 percent.

CBS Hopes This Holiday Promotion ‘Glows’

CBS Hopes This Holiday Promotion ‘Glows’

In a holiday spot for CBS, Lucy Liu of “Elementary” chats with the star of “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.” 


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