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Trump’s Vow to Repeal Health Law Revives Talk of High-Risk Pools
Some lawmakers are pushing the idea of the pools, which in the past left many people with pre-existing conditions uncovered or with strict limits to health care.... More >>


Quicken Loans, the New Mortgage Machine
The mortgage lender, like the big banks before it, has come under regulatory scrutiny. Its feisty founder, Dan Gilbert, is unfazed.... More >>


Off Long Island, Wind Power Tests the Waters
The nation’s biggest offshore wind project is up for approval, a test of how far states can pursue a clean-energy agenda in the Trump era.... More >>


As U.S. Cedes Leadership on Climate, Others Step Up at Davos
China, India and even the leaders of large corporations are eager to have a bigger role in fighting global warming, meetings at the World Economic Forum showed.... More >>


Foxconn Considering Building Plant in U.S.
The Taiwanese company, which makes iPhones for Apple, has plans for a $7 billion American investment.... More >>


With Trump in Charge, Climate Change References Purged From Website
The digital change, which flashed into place at noon on Friday, immediately placed into sharp relief some of the starkest differences between the old president and the new.... More >>


A Gathering of the Global Elite, Through a Woman’s Eyes
Following a behavioral economist from Harvard as she navigates the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, where 80 percent of the participants are men.... More >>


Apple Adds to Qualcomm’s Troubles, Filing Lawsuit Over Rebates
The chip maker’s technology is at heart of the smartphone revolution. But as the company’s influence grows, it is gaining unwanted antitrust attention.... More >>


Betsy DeVos Won’t Shed Stake in Biofeedback Company, Filings Show
Ms. DeVos, the education secretary nominee, is a major financial backer of Neurocore, a Michigan company that operates drug-free “brain performance centers.”... More >>


Having a Sundance Hit May Not Make You Rich Anymore
In the last decade, only one film that had its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival has earned more than $40 million at the box office.... More >>


Corner Office: Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter on Leading Through Clarity and Conduct
The outgoing secretary of defense says providing a clear sense of direction is especially important in the national security area.... More >>


Fair Game: At Student Loan Giant Navient, Troubled Past Was Prologue
Allegations against student loan servicing company appear to follow a tainted pattern.... More >>


Your Money: 6 Tips for Avoiding the Worst Student Loan Repayment Traps
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau accused Navient, the nation’s largest student loan servicer, of much wrongdoing. Here’s how to steer clear of problems.... More >>


Retiring: Seniors Welcome New, Battery-Powered Friends
Cutting-edge innovations are set to upend some of the constants of growing old.... More >>


Economic View: Federal Policy Will Shift. Not All States Will Shift With It.
States don’t always follow the lead of the federal government, and that is likely to be true regarding issues like climate change and health care.... More >>


Putting The Times’s First Email Address to Bed
To my surprise, in 1995 The Times turned down my offer of the nyt.com domain. I was told that it would be confused with the internet address of New York Telephone.... More >>


Your Money Adviser: Time Is Not on Your Side When It Comes to Credit Debt
If you overspent on holiday gifts, credit experts advise that you pay down your card balance as quickly as possible.... More >>


Wealth Matters: Kroc’s Giving, Like McDonald’s Meals, Was Fast and Super-Sized
What do you do with all that money when you can never spend it all? After Ray Kroc amassed a vast fortune, his third wife, Joan, gave most of it to philanthropic causes.... More >>


Bits: Mike’s and Sapna’s Week in Tech: There are Zombie Social Networks. Then There’s Facebook.
A review of important developments in the tech industry.... More >>


Invisible Hand: Presidents Have Less Power Over the Economy Than You Might Think
We associate presidents with eras — and eras with strong or weak economies. But the reality is more complicated.... More >>


Tech Tip: How Your Phone Knows Where You Have Been
Most smartphones can store a visual history of your travels based on your GPS data, but you can turn it off.... More >>


Op-Ed Columnist: America’s Great Working-Class Colleges
Dozens of colleges are vaulting thousands of low-income students into the middle class and beyond, and yet are being starved of funding.... More >>




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