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 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, …
P.M. Edition for August 14. A slew of election lawsuits have been filed in some key states. Legal affairs reporter Brent Kendall discusses why this year is on track to set a record for election-related suits. Plus, with the major political conventions being held virtually, host cities are missing out …
A.M. Edition for August 14. Nonprofits face challenges in fundraising and operating during the pandemic. Justice Department says Yale discriminated by race in admissions. And coronavirus vaccines may come without a copay. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for August 13. In an agreement brokered by the U.S., Israel and the United Arab Emirates say they will establish a formal diplomatic relationship. Our Israel and Palestinian Territories correspondent Felicia Schwartz discusses this significant shift in Middle East relations. Kateri Jochum hosts. Learn more about your ad …
A.M. Edition for August 13. Chinese consumers are helping many American brands boost their sales. Wall Street rallies ahead of the job market report. And Broadway shows make a shift from stage to stream. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for August 12. How Wall Street is reacting to Kamala Harris as a potential vice president. Reporter Emily Glazer joins host Shelby Holliday to discuss. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
A.M. Edition for August 12. Party leaders react to Joe Biden's choice of Kamala Harris as running mate. Campaigns face digital threats from foreign governments. As Airbnb moves toward going public, a look at the IPO market during the pandemic. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit …
P.M. Edition for August 11. Presumptive Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden selects California Senator Kamala Harris to be his running mate. National politics reporter Tarini Parti discusses what Harris brings to the ticket. Plus, reporter Jared Hopkins discusses Russia's announcement that it has reg­is­tered the world's first Covid-19 vac­cine. Shelby …
A.M. Edition for August 11. The U.K. anticipates sharply declining GDP as it recovers from the health crisis. The U.S. housing market shows signs of life. And new data on the hard-to-find items at the grocery store. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for August 10. Representatives of the Big Ten colleges are meeting tonight to determine what this year's football season will look like amid the pandemic. Sports reporter Laine Higgins discusses what's at stake. Plus, today marked the first day of classes for students at the University of Notre …
A.M. Edition for August 10. Challenges in making rent or mortgage payments vary upon racial lines, according to census data. Amazon considers empty mall spaces for fulfillment centers. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for August 7. The Trump Administration broadens its attack on Chinese internet giants, by going after social media app WeChat. Reporter Jing Yang has more from Hong Kong. Plus, U.S. employers added 1.8 million jobs in July, marking a third straight month of gains. But we're still far …
A.M. Edition for August 7. Latin America deals with significant financial losses due to the pandemic. President Trump issues executive orders targeting TikTok and WeChat. And U.S. stimulus talks stall. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for August 6. New York's Attorney General, Letitia James, has announced a lawsuit alleging broad corruption at the National Rifle Association. She's also seeking to dissolve the organization. Senior Editor Mark Maremont joins Annmarie Fertoli with the details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
A.M. Edition for August 6. The future of the office is unknown, which has major implications for companies, workers and cities. Plus, hope for a stimulus deal helps propel markets. And business schools adjust to pandemic life. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for August 5. Public anger is mounting over a warehouse explosion in Lebanon's capital that has already killed more than 100 people and wounded thousands. Lebanese authorities are investigating why thousands of tons of explosives were stored at the port in Beirut's populated city center. Our Middle East …
A.M. Edition for August 5. Saudi Arabia's nuclear program expands with assistance from China. Plus, the latest on the massive explosion in Beirut. And the popularity of video games is helping to boost some stocks. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices