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May 7, 2021
When Elon Musk Moves In Next Door
Elon Musk's SpaceX has been building out its operations in Boca Chica, Texas and pressuring residents to sell their homes. WSJ's Nancy Keates explains why some residents are pushing...
May 6, 2021
Chevron and the Amazon: A 28-year Legal Battle
Oil giant Chevron has been locked in a decades-long legal battle with people living in the Ecuadorian Amazon, who claim they were harmed by oil drilling. After a $9.5 billion judgme...
May 5, 2021
'It's on Fire': Why the Housing Market Is Booming
Housing prices around the country have been skyrocketing. WSJ's Nicole Friedman explains what makes the hot market so unusual. And a real estate agent and a prospective buyer from B...
May 4, 2021
India's Social Media Crackdown
As Covid-19 cases were spiking in India, the government said it had removed dozens of social media posts relating to the outbreak. WSJ's Newley Purnell traces the ongoing conflict b...
May 3, 2021
Three Women of Color on Their Pandemic Finances
Black and Latina women have been disproportionally affected by job losses during the pandemic. They're also one of the most financially fragile groups in this country. We talk with ...
April 30, 2021
The 'Jeopardy!' Showrunner on the Search for a New Host
After longtime "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek died last November, the show has been running a public search for a replacement, with guest hosts like Aaron Rodgers and LeVar Burton. We...
April 29, 2021
The Strange Economics of the Lumber Market
There's a disconnect in the lumber market. The price of lumber is the highest it's ever been, but the price of the timber - the raw material - is at record lows. WSJ's Ryan Dezember...
April 28, 2021
Inside the World's Worst Covid Outbreak Yet
WSJ's Shan Li covered the pandemic's start in Wuhan, China. Now, she is in the midst of the world's worst outbreak yet, in India. Shan told us about what it's like on the ground as ...
April 27, 2021
Energy Secretary Granholm on the Future of Oil
The Biden administration has made big promises to fight climate change. U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm discusses the push for clean energy and what it means for the U.S....
April 26, 2021
From Political Donor to Alleged CIA Asset
Imaad Zuberi's jet-setting lifestyle afforded him high-profile connections all around the world and made him a heavyweight donor in DC. But at the same time, according to documents,...
April 23, 2021
How Soccer Fans Killed the Super League
Twelve of the biggest teams in European soccer announced Sunday they were forming a "Super League." 48 hours later, the plan was dead. WSJ's Joshua Robinson explains how a backlash ...
April 22, 2021
How a Cryptocurrency Company Went Mainstream
Coinbase, a popular cryptocurrency exchange, went public last week. WSJ's Paul Vigna explains how its co-founder Brian Armstrong wants to make crypto as easy as email.
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