'Downton Abbey,' AMC's 'The Walking Dead' and the NBA All-Star Game on TNT all scored more viewers than anything else airing on network television on Sunday, Feb. 17, when the 'Downton' finale aired. In its third season, 'Downton Abbey' was the most-watched PBS series since Ken Burns' 1990 documentary series 'The Civil War.'
Bipartisan support is evident for universal background checks, stricter laws against gun trafficking, and limits on high-capacity magazines. But consensus in the GOP-controlled House will depend on what the Senate accomplishes.
US is poised to enjoy the healthiest and most rational era of big mergers and acquisition in a very long time. That's a far cry from the bubbles of yesteryear.