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July 10, 2020
Pro Sports Are Coming Back. Can They Pull It Off?
Professional basketball and baseball players return to work this month under dramatically different conditions. WSJ's Ben Cohen and Jared Diamond explain why Major League Baseball a...
July 9, 2020
The Supreme Court Decides on Trump's Financial Records
The Supreme Court handed down decisions in two highly-anticipated cases today. At stake? Who can have access to the president's financial records. Brent Kendall and Richard Rubin wa...
July 8, 2020
Dr. Anthony Fauci: America Faces a 'Serious Situation'
Dr. Anthony Fauci, a member of the White House's coronavirus task force, speaks with The Journal about the U.S.'s surge in coronavirus cases and what could be done to get the spread...
July 7, 2020
Hong Kong's Tech Showdown
Facebook, Google and Twitter have stopped processing government requests for user data in Hong Kong after China imposed a new national security law. WSJ's Newley Purnell explains wh...
July 6, 2020
How to Get a Break on College Tuition: Just Ask
As college tuition has climbed at triple the rate of inflation, more families are realizing they have the power to negotiate. Now, the pandemic is giving them even more of an edge. ...
July 2, 2020
Businesses Tell Insurance Companies: Pay Up
Millions of U.S. businesses hit by the pandemic have insurance they hope will cover their losses, sparking one of the biggest legal fights in the history of the industry. WSJ's Lesl...
July 1, 2020
Why Hundreds of Brands Are Boycotting Facebook
A growing number of companies are pulling their advertising from Facebook, including Unilever, Target and Ben & Jerry's. WSJ's Suzanne Vranica explains the ad boycott and the histor...
June 30, 2020
The Birthrate Was Already Low. Then the Pandemic Hit.
Millennials who graduated into the last recession face lower salaries, are less likely to own their homes and tend to marry later. And now, because of the pandemic, some may decide ...
June 29, 2020
Why This Coronavirus Surge Is Different
Coronavirus cases are spiking again in the U.S. WSJ's Brianna Abbott explains the dynamics of the outbreak, and Phoenix hospital administrator Dr. Michael White talks about how his ...
June 26, 2020
What Trump's Immigration Restrictions Could Mean for the Economy
The Trump administration this week suspended a wide range of employment visas through the end of the year. WSJ's Michelle Hackman explains how the immigration restrictions could imp...
June 25, 2020
Wirecard's Missing $2 Billion
Wirecard, the German payments company, was one of Europe's rare tech success stories. WSJ's Paul Davies explains how the company imploded in a matter of days after it disclosed that...
June 24, 2020
Adidas Reckons With Race
Employees at Adidas are criticizing the company for its lack of diversity and pushing it to confront racism. WSJ's Khadeeja Safdar explains the backlash at the company, and two empl...
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