- Making News: Slow Jobs Growth
The May unemployment rates are out and it's not an uplifting report. Unemployment dipped to 5.1%, the lowest jobless rate since September, 2001. Greg Ip, economics reporter for the Wall Street Journal, looks at the latest figures, expectations about likely changes in the interest rate, and the immediate outlook for employment growth.
- Reporter's Notebook: Wilt Chamberlain Remembered
The National Basketball Association finals start next week and it appears that the Miami Heat's Shaquille O'Neal has a good chance of playing for the title. His team is leading the Detroit Pistons in the battle of the East. Shaq is today's crossover basketball star. In the 60's, the NBA's crossover star was a similar giant. The 7'1" Wilt Chamberlain was larger than life, says Gary Pomerantz, author of the newly published Wilt, 1962.
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