How Pat Riley Quit on the Knicks

In a book excerpt, a writer details the Knicks’ infighting and the tense contract negotiations that led Coach Pat Riley to leave for the Miami Heat in 1995.

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Credit Suisse Chairman Resigns After Covid Inquiry

António Horta-Osório is out, less than a year after he stepped into the role.

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University of Michigan Fires Its President Over Inappropriate Relationship

Mark Schlissel’s contract was terminated immediately for interactions with a subordinate, the Board of Regents said.

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U.S. Names Official to Counter Foreign Election Interference

The director of national intelligence appointed a C.I.A. veteran to the post amid delays in congressional approval of money for a new office to oversee threats to American politics from abroad.

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Biden Will Nominate Three New Fed Officials

The nominees would bring more diverse leadership to the Fed, which has struggled to expand its ranks.

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How Conservatives Could Oust Prime Minister Boris Johnson

The future of Britain’s prime minister is in doubt after he admitted attending a party while the country was under Covid lockdown. Here’s a guide to how he could be forced out, or fight on.

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Senate Panel OKs Califf Nomination for F.D.A. Chief

A key committee was split mainly on party lines over the nomination of Dr. Robert Califf, foreshadowing divisions in the full Senate for a vote on confirmation.

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Eric Adams Cuts His Brother’s Duties After Giving Him Top Police Job

Amid concerns of nepotism, Bernard Adams will be executive director of mayoral security, not deputy police commissioner. He will earn $210,000.

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Seattle Maestro Resigns by Email and Says He Felt ‘Not Safe’

The Seattle Symphony said it had tried to support its music director, Thomas Dausgaard. But their strained relations deteriorated during the pandemic.

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The head of New York Public Radio will take charge of Politico.

The Washington news organization, under new ownership, names Goli Sheikholeslami as its chief executive.

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Eric Adams’s First Days: Battling Omicron, Then a Deadly Fire

During his first week in office, the mayor focused on keeping schools open. Then on Sunday, he was faced with devastating loss of life in the Bronx.

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Hundreds of Biden Nominees Stuck in Senate Limbo Amid G.O.P. Blockade

A year into his term, only 41 percent of the president’s nominees for Senate-confirmed posts have been approved, a new analysis finds, the worst rate in decades.

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Lani Guinier, Legal Scholar at the Center of Controversy, Dies at 71

President Bill Clinton pulled her nomination as assistant attorney general in 1993 after she came under criticism for her views on voting rights.

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Biden Nominates Michael E. Kurilla to Lead Central Command

Lt. Gen. Michael E. Kurilla would take over as the United States tries to conduct operations in Afghanistan from afar.

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Eric Adams Picks Philip Banks as Deputy Mayor, Despite Ethics Concerns

Philip Banks III, who resigned from the Police Department while under federal investigation, announced his own appointment in a newspaper opinion piece.

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Will Cuomo Try to Make a Comeback?

Recent decisions by prosecutors to not pursue criminal charges against ex-Gov. Andrew Cuomo may fuel his interest in re-entering public life.

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Pakistan Paves Way for Ayesha Malik to Be First Woman Supreme Court Justice

Justice Ayesha A. Malik’s nomination, intensely opposed by some lawyers that have threatened to strike, was hailed by others as an important victory in improving representation for women.

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Michael Carvajal Is Resigning After Rocky Tenure

Michael Carvajal took over the Bureau of Prisons in February 2020, just as the coronavirus began to sweep through the nation’s prisons.

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Slate’s Top Editor, Jared Hohlt, Leaves After a Three-Year Run

Jared Hohlt, who made his reputation at New York magazine, led the publication’s newsroom during a difficult period for digital media.

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Times Media Columnist Ben Smith to Leave Paper

Mr. Smith will help start a new organization with Justin Smith, the chief executive of Bloomberg Media.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #bloomberg-media-group, #buzzfeed-inc, #new-york-times, #news-and-news-media, #smith-ben-e, #smith-justin-b

Hollywood Glamour Is Pandemic-Proof at the Polo Lounge

A clubby gathering spot attracts a who’s who of the film industry, and reminds them of a time when movies were still king.

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Bridgewater, World’s Largest Hedge Fund, Names New Chief Executives

The firm named deputy C.E.O. Nir Bar Dea and a board member, Mark Bertolini, to succeed David McCormick in light of Mr. McCormick’s political aspirations.

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M.T.A. Watchdog Is Named Top Deputy in U.S. Attorney’s Office

Carolyn Pokorny, who also served as a special counsel to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, moves to the Brooklyn federal prosecutor’s office.

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Corporate Board Diversity Increased in 2021. Some Ask What Took So Long.

Some executives say corporate boards have often overlooked qualified women and nonwhite people. That may be changing.

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Trump Appointee Resigns After Fight With Democratic Bank Regulators

Jelena McWilliams, the chairwoman of the F.D.I.C., said in a letter to President Biden that she would step down effective Feb. 4. Her departure adds a second vacancy on the five-member board.

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Eric Adams Will Name Frank Carone His Chief of Staff

Frank Carone, a prominent lawyer for the Brooklyn Democratic Party whose business dealings have drawn scrutiny, will serve in a critical role at City Hall.

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Adams Delays Appointment of Ex-Police Official Amid Ethics Concerns

Philip Banks III, who left the Police Department while under federal investigation, was expected to become deputy mayor for public safety.

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Kamala Harris’s Allies Express Concern: Is She an Afterthought?

The vice president’s allies are increasingly concerned that President Biden relied on her to win but does not need her to govern.

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N.Y.C. Health Commissioner to Stay On Until March, Adams Says

The commissioner, Dr. Dave A. Chokshi, will continue to run the health department after Eric Adams becomes mayor on Jan. 1, as the Omicron variant surges. Dr. Ashwin Vasan will succeed Dr. Chokshi in mid-March.

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Adams Names 5 Women to Top City Hall Posts

Mayor-elect Eric Adams chose Lorraine Grillo, who is overseeing the city’s pandemic-recovery efforts, as his top deputy mayor.

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Britney Spears Felt Trapped. Her Business Manager Benefited.

Louise Taylor faces questions about whether she improperly enriched herself as the pop star’s business manager.

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The No. 1 Skill Eric Adams Is Looking For (It’s Not on a Résumé)

The mayor-elect of New York City wants his top officials to be emotionally intelligent, characterizing it as his “No. 1 criteria.”

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He’s Prosecuted Pirates and Arms Dealers. Now He’ll Advise Eric Adams.

Brendan McGuire, a former federal prosecutor in Manhattan who ran an anti-corruption unit, will be Mr. Adams’s chief counsel.

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Trump Weaponized the Supreme Court

The three justices appointed by Trump are doing exactly what they were sent to the court to do.

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Keechant Sewell, a Queens Native, Comes ‘Full Circle’ to Head N.Y.P.D.

Keechant Sewell, chief of detectives in Nassau County, will become the city’s 45th police commissioner after she impressed Eric Adams with “emotional intelligence.”

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Biden Taps Michelle Kwan and Caroline Kennedy for Ambassador Posts

Ms. Kennedy, nominated to be ambassador to Australia, and Ms. Kwan, nominated to be the envoy to Belize, were prominent Biden supporters during the 2020 campaign season.

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Senators Question Califf, the F.D.A. Nominee, on Opioid Crisis and Pandemic Response

A Senate panel hearing on Tuesday signaled that Dr. Robert Califf, who briefly led the agency during the Obama administration, had some bipartisan support.

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When Did Every Celebrity Become a Creative Director?

Famous brand ambassadors have fancy new titles now.

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McCollum on Simmons Trade Rumors, Vaccines and Blazers Firing

Portland guard CJ McCollum is facing challenges both personal and professional in his first year as president of the players’ union. “It’s the life I chose,” he said.

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Jim Malatras, SUNY Chancellor, to Resign After Disparaging Cuomo Victim

Jim Malatras, the chancellor of the State University of New York, said he would resigned after text messages showed he had belittled a woman who had accused Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment.

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With Olaf Scholz at the Helm in Germany, a New, Uncertain Chapter

After 16 years, Angela Merkel handed over the German chancellery to Olaf Scholz, leaving behind a changed country and a polarizing legacy.

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Can Germany’s New Chancellor Revive the Left in Europe?

Olaf Scholz wants to win back workers who defected to the populist far right. Success could make him a model for Social Democrats everywhere.

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Devin Nunes to Quit House, Take Over Trump’s Media Company

The California Republican, who had pugnaciously defended Donald J. Trump, chose the media company role over a potentially powerful new post in Congress.

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After Success in Seating Federal Judges, Biden Hits Resistance

Senate Democrats vow to keep pressing forward with nominees, but they may face obstacles in states represented by Republicans.

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Condé Nast Knows Faded Glory Is Not in Style

Anna Wintour is the embodiment of the glory days of the magazine dynasty. Now she is pitching its global, digital future.

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Double Resignation Shakes Austrian Politics in Aftermath of Scandal

Sebastian Kurz, a former chancellor under investigation for influence-buying and corruption, said he was quitting politics. Within hours, his successor and ally also resigned, after only two months on the job.

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College Football’s ‘Great Man Theory’ Gets a New Test at U.S.C.

Southern California hired Lincoln Riley from Oklahoma, which is now looking for his successor. The carousel seemed to spin harder and faster than ever as programs looked for saviors.

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Who Is Parag Agrawal, Twitter’s New C.E.O.?

A longtime Twitter insider and a confidant of co-founder Jack Dorsey, Mr. Agrawal takes over as the social media company confronts various challenges.

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Jack Dorsey Steps Down as C.E.O. of Twitter

The social media pioneer, whose name has become synonymous with the company, was replaced by Twitter’s chief technology officer, Parag Agrawal.

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Jack Dorsey Expected to Step Down as C.E.O. of Twitter

The social media pioneer, whose name has become synonymous with Twitter, is also the chief executive of another company, Square.

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