WSJ What’s News

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What's News brings you the headlines and business news that move markets and the world—twice every weekday. In 10-12 minutes, get caught up on the best Wall Street Journal scoops and exclusives, with insight and analysis from the award-winning reporters that broke the stories. Hosted by Annmarie Fertoli and Luke Vargas.

A.M. Edition for June 2. Queen Elizabeth II will begin a celebration of her Platinum Jubilee today to commemorate her record 70 years on the throne. WSJ U.K. correspondent Max Colchester says the four-day event marks a moment of both royal celebration and reckoning, as her advancing age raises the …
P.M. Edition for June 1. Activist investor Nelson Peltz is joining the board of consumer-products giant Unilever. Mergers and acquisitions reporter Cara Lombardo joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss his plans for the company, and the role of activist investors more broadly. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
A.M. Edition for June 1. As Ukraine struggles to hold back Russian advances in the eastern Donbas area, Kyiv’s western allies are beginning to split over whether Ukraine can prevail on the battlefield and whether to send it more- powerful weapons. WSJ Germany correspondent Bojan Pancevski explains why a bloc …
P.M. Edition for May 31. If the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, more than half of U.S. states could have new restrictions on abortions. But some city and state prosecutors say they won’t enforce stricter laws on the procedures. WSJ national legal-affairs reporter Laura Kusisto joins host Annmarie Fertoli …
A.M. Edition for May 31. Americans hoping for the first normal summer in several years could soon be in for a rude awakening, as chronic labor shortages threaten the smooth operation of services including pools, restaurants and camps. WSJ economics reporter Harriet Torry explains which parts of the “summer economy” …
P.M. Edition for May 27. Police who responded to the mass shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, made a mistake in waiting to enter the classroom where the gunman had locked himself, an official said. WSJ reporter Alicia Caldwell reports from Uvalde. Plus, gun-control groups that sprang up …
A.M. Edition for May 27. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and its impact on geopolitics was a dominant theme at this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. WSJ’s Europe business editor Chip Cummins has more on the annual meeting. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for May 26. Police in Uvalde, Texas, say the gunman fired for 12 minutes outside Robb Elementary School before he went inside and killed 19 children and two teachers. Parents of the victims say they want answers on how the police reacted. WSJ reporter Elizabeth Findell joins host …
A.M. Edition for May 25. Nearly two decades ago, Iran reportedly used secret records from the United Nations’ International Atomic Energy Agency to skirt investigations into its nuclear program. Laurence Norman, WSJ’s deputy bureau chief in Brussels, explains what the documents tell us, and how their disclosure might influence future …
P.M. Edition for May 25. Families in Uvalde, Texas, are reeling after a gunman killed 19 children and two teachers in the deadliest U.S. school shooting since the Sandy Hook massacre in 2012. Meanwhile, Democrats in Washington face long odds in gathering support for new gun laws in Congress. WSJ …
A.M. Edition for May 25. Dozens of countries have imposed food export bans on products such as wheat, corn and edible oils in recent months as prices soar and the war in Ukraine threatens supply chains. WSJ reporter Jason Douglas explains that even though economists warn that bans could have …
P.M. Edition for May 24. The most common gauge of inflation, the Consumer Price Index, shows that the average price of goods and services in the U.S. rose 8.3% in April from a year earlier. But to get a finer-grained picture of where prices are headed, economists are monitoring several …
A.M. Edition for May 24. Voters in Georgia head to the polls today in yet another test of former President Donald Trump’s endorsement in Republican primary races. WSJ staff reporter Cameron McWhirter says the vote will also test the potency of a “stolen election” platform in the state at the …
P.M. Edition for May 23. President Biden’s commitment that the U.S. will defend Taiwan from a potential attack by China erodes Washington’s decades-old stance on the matter, although White House aides say nothing has changed. WSJ foreign-policy reporter William Mauldin joins host Daniella Cheslow to discuss. Learn more about your …
A.M. Edition for May 23. It has been nearly three months since the start of the war in Ukraine. So what could the next phase of the conflict have in store? WSJ bureau chief at large Stephen Fidler discusses five potential scenarios for the next phase of the war and …
P.M. Edition for May 20. The Biden administration has invoked the Defense Production Act to ease a nationwide shortage of baby formula and the Defense Department says it will fly more in from Switzerland. But will that be enough to ease a supply problem that has parents scrambling? WSJ food …
A.M. Edition for May 20. President Biden arrived in Asia today for his first visit since taking office. His four-day trip includes a visit to South Korea and Japan, with economic and defense cooperation expected to top the agenda. WSJ Tokyo bureau chief Peter Landers explains what the White House …
P.M. Edition for May 19. Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, Tesla and the parent companies of Google and Facebook accounted for 25% of the S&P; 500 headed into 2022. Now, together with Nvidia and Netflix, they are responsible for close to half of the benchmark stock index's losses this year. WSJ Markets …
A.M. Edition for May 19. U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is visiting Europe this week to press for more financial support to Ukraine and a deal on a global minimum tax for corporations. WSJ economic policy reporter Andy Duehren explains how Ukraine’s needs have changed as the war drags on, …
P.M. Edition for May 18. Fears of a recession trigger a huge selloff on Wall Street. Plus, is Elon Musk getting cold feet over his plan to buy Twitter? Mergers and acquisitions reporter Cara Lombardo joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss whether there is a way out of the deal, …