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.

How Deadly is COVID-19? July 21, 2020
P.M. Edition for July 21. A key question for researchers trying to understand the coronavirus and how to prevent its spread is just how deadly the virus is. Researchers now say they're closer to an answer. Reporter Jason Douglas joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more details. Learn more about your …
A.M. Edition for July 21. The European Union approves a $2.1 trillion dollar pandemic assistance package. A new WSJ/NBC poll reveals voter opinion toward racism in America. Plus, vaccine optimism helps to fuel a Nasdaq record. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for July 20. Europe was hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic in early spring. Now, as countries reopen, Rome correspondent Margherita Stancati explains how the bloc is keeping the number of new cases low. Plus, finance editor Charles Forelle discusses Chinese startup Ant Group's plans for an IPO, …
A.M. Edition for July 20. Lawmakers resume work in Washington, including a possible extension of unemployment assistance. Plus, the particular stocks helping to drive the stock market. And new challenges in using the office elevator. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for July 17. U.S. airlines received $25 billion as part of the stimulus package in March. But with demand still low, companies like United, Delta and American are warning of potential job cuts in the fall. Reporter Alison Sider discusses the outlook for the airline industry. Shelby Holliday …
A.M. Edition for July 17. New daily U.S. coronavirus cases top 77,000, a record high. The expiration of pandemic aid programs has some Americans worried about homelessness. Netflix makes a leadership move as streaming competition heats up. Mark Garrison hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for July 16. The FBI is looking into yesterday's widespread cyberattack on Twitter. Heard on the Street columnist Dan Gallagher discusses the impact of the attack on the social-media giant's business. Plus, columnist Justin Lahart discusses the outlook for retail sales. Shelby Holliday hosts. Learn more about your …
A.M. Edition for July 16. Lags in test results of the novel coronavirus are hampering efforts to observe and control the spread of the virus. China experienced economic growth since the start of the pandemic. Plus the popularity of canned tuna. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. …
P.M. Edition for July 15. Many women have put their jobs on hold during the pandemic, risking a long-term hit to their finances and careers. Reporter Lauren Weber discusses the reasons why. Shelby Holliday hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
A.M. Edition for July 15. Schools, families and teachers confront the cost of the pandemic - WSJ's Education Bureau Chief Chastity Pratt explains. Plus, what new data tells us about global economic struggles; and some Americans make big-ticket purchases. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for July 14. After a 17-year pause, the U.S. today resumed federal executions of inmates sentenced to death. Reporter Sadie Gurman discusses the latest developments and what's to come. Shelby Holliday hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
A.M. Edition for July 14. Grocery stores struggle to keep food and household products in stock as pandemic extends into summer months. Hospitals work to build a surplus of drugs amid concerns of a second wave. And Oprah Winfrey seeks to invest in an oat milk maker. Marc Stewart hosts. …
P.M. Edition for July 13. With markets rattled by the coronavirus pandemic, some companies aiming to go public are turning to an unusual investment vehicle called a blank-check company. Reporter Alexander Osipovich explains how such deals work, and the risks for investors that come with them. Shelby Holliday hosts. Learn …
A.M. Edition for July 13. The pandemic is forcing airlines to adjust staff levels and schedules; WSJ columnist Scott McCartney explains. Chip manufacturers consider a potential $20 billion dollar deal. And banks prepare to release their earnings. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for July 10. As U.S. coronavirus cases surge to new daily highs, we look back at the confusing and sometimes conflicting policies that have made it harder to contain the virus. Reporter Arian Campo-Flores joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit …
A.M. Edition for July 10. Many Americans reinvent themselves and learn new skills to survive a tough job market. A closer look at the rally in mainland Chinese stocks. And the exploding demand for lumber during the pandemic. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for July 9. On the final day of its term, the Supreme Court issues two highly anticipated rulings involving President Trump's financial records -- rejecting the president's claim of absolute immunity from disclosing information to prosecutors, while sending both cases back to the lower courts. Legal affairs reporter …
A.M. Edition for July 9. As more Americans work from home during the pandemic, designers are forced to adjust. Some investors pile into gold amid global uncertainty. And grocery stores adjust to a new norm. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
P.M. Edition for July 8. Harvard and MIT are taking the Trump Administration to court over a new policy that bars foreign students from staying in the U.S. if their courses are taught online. Reporter Michelle Hackman has the details. Plus, reporter Brent Kendall looks at two Supreme Court decisions …
A.M. Edition for July 8. Some pandemic stimulus programs focus on reviving the economy and the Earth. Dr. Anthony Fauci updates the timeline for vaccine development. And new owners of RVs struggle to pilot their massive vehicles. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices