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November 25, 2020
The Agony and Ecstasy of Tab
When Coca-Cola announced it was discontinuing Tab, its long-running diet soda brand, it left a small band of fiercely loyal soda fans in the lurch. WSJ's Jennifer Maloney talks abou...
November 24, 2020
One Nurse, Three Covid Hotspots
Trinity Goodman is a traveling crisis nurse. Since April, she has treated Covid patients in three different hotspots: New York, Texas and Indiana. She tells us about the last 8 mont...
November 23, 2020
Why Conservatives Are Turning to Parler
Conservatives upset by Twitter and Facebook's approach to content moderation are finding an alternative: Parler. WSJ's Keach Hagey explains why the buzzy social network's commitment...
November 20, 2020
The Creator of the Record-Setting Covid Vaccine
Pfizer and BioNTech asked the Food and Drug Administration today to authorize their Covid-19 vaccine. We talk with the visionary scientist who developed the vaccine, Dr. Ugur Sahin,...
November 19, 2020
While Airlines Shrink, Southwest Goes Big
While most airlines are parking planes and cutting costs, Southwest is starting flights to 10 new airports. WSJ's Alison Sider explains why Southwest is expanding and how the compan...
November 18, 2020
How Fraud and Waste Seeped Into a Covid Stimulus Program
The Paycheck Protection Program was supposed to save small businesses after Covid-19 shut down the economy. Its legacy is more complicated. WSJ's Ryan Tracy walks us through the mou...
November 17, 2020
Georgia's Secretary of State Defends the Election
Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is managing Georgia's hand recount. We speak with him about how it's going and how he's countering the criticism from fellow Republicans about ...
November 16, 2020
Why the Biggest IPO Ever Blew Up
Ant Group, a giant Chinese financial technology company, was days away from a $34 billion IPO when things came to a sudden stop. WSJ's Jing Yang explains why it all unraveled.
November 13, 2020
Would a Biden Administration Push for Covid Lockdowns?
As new U.S. coronavirus cases and hospitalizations reach record highs, we talk with Dr. Celine Gounder, a member of president-elect Joe Biden's Covid-19 advisory board. She explains...
November 12, 2020
The Agency Holding Up Biden's Transition
President-elect Joe Biden is setting up his administration, but he's still waiting on the sign off of a federal agency to get the resources he needs. WSJ's Andrew Restuccia explains...
November 10, 2020
The Next Challenge for Pfizer's Covid Vaccine
Pfizer announced that its Covid-19 vaccine was more than 90% effective in final stage trials. We talk to WSJ's Jared Hopkins about what still needs to happen before the FDA approves...
November 9, 2020
The Iowa Pollster Who Got It Right
Joe Biden's win was much closer than polls predicted, but not every pollster emerged from Election Day with a black eye. Iowa's Ann Selzer was right on the money. We talk to Iowa's ...
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