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October 22, 2019
The Pressure Inside Boeing
Years before two 737 MAX planes crashed killing 346 people, employees inside Boeing expressed concerns over the automated system that regulators say is to blame. WSJ's Joanna Chung ...
October 21, 2019
Zuckerberg Goes on the Offensive
After two years of apologizing to critics, Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook are changing their playbook. WSJ's Jeff Horwitz explains why Facebook is tying its identity to free speech.
October 18, 2019
Rick Perry's Side of the Ukraine Story
Energy Secretary Rick Perry gave an exclusive interview to WSJ's Tim Puko about his interest in Ukraine and how it led to a call with President Trump's personal lawyer, Rudy Giulian...
October 17, 2019
Ten Days That Shifted Power in Syria
President Trump's decision to withdraw about 50 troops from northeastern Syria set off a chain of events that has reshuffled power in the region. WSJ's Dion Nissenbaum explains.
October 16, 2019
How Campaigns Are Tracking Your Location
Political campaigns have long collected personal information to try to reach voters. But increasingly they're looking at a new data point: your phone's location. WSJ's Emily Glazer ...
October 15, 2019
The Airline CEO Trying to Change Amtrak
Amtrak has lost money for decades. Its CEO - a man who formerly ran Delta Airlines - thinks he can change that. WSJ's Ted Mann explains the changes Richard Anderson wants to make to...
October 11, 2019
The FBI Lost Our Son
FBI agents came to the Reilly family's door twice. The first time, they enlisted Billy Reilly in helping the agency. The second time, he'd just gone missing. WSJ's Brett Forrest spe...
October 10, 2019
An Investigation Into Sex Abuse and Fraud at USA Swimming
Rebecca Davis O'Brien reports on a federal investigation into allegations of sex abuse and fraud at USA Swimming. She also explains a second, broader investigation into U.S. Olympic...
October 9, 2019
The First Major Impeachment Clash
The White House blocked a witness from testifying in the impeachment inquiry on Tuesday and released a letter criticizing the process. WSJ's Rebecca Ballhaus explains the latest in ...
October 8, 2019
The Tweet That Rocked the NBA in China
The general manager of the Houston Rockets sent a tweet that has thrown the NBA into a crisis. WSJ's Ben Cohen explains the tweet, the backlash and the challenges western companies ...
October 7, 2019
Will the Supreme Court Redefine 'Sex'?
The Supreme Court will take up the question Tuesday of whether employees can be fired because of their sexual orientation or gender identity. WSJ's Jess Bravin explains the argument...
October 4, 2019
Facebook's New Currency Hits a Snag
PayPal said Friday it was pulling out of Facebook's new cryptocurrency project called libra. Paul Vigna explains why Facebook started the project and what has regulators concerned.
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