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The Changing Face of Unions

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 05:30:36 -0000

A.M. Edition for January 22: A case before the Supreme Court could change the face of union membership, which is increasingly trending toward the public sector. The Wall Street Journal's Eric Morath explains.

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The Trump Effect on Stocks

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 05:30:00 -0000

Weekend Edition for January 20-21: All three major indexes have hit new records so far this year. But how much of that has to do with President Trump? The Wall Street Journal's Chelsey Dulaney and Ben Eisen explain.

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Trump Lawyer Hid Identity in Paying Hush Money to Porn Star

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 18:47:05 -0000

Wall Street Journal reporter Michael Rothfield explains how President Trump's attorney set up a private company to facilitate hush funds to a former adult film star. Also, the Journal analyzes nearly 2,300 Trump tweets from his first year in office. Plus, Delta Airlines is making it more difficult to bring animals on flights.

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Colleges Prepare for New Endowment Tax

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 05:30:51 -0000

A.M. Edition for January 19: A new tax on endowments has some colleges worried about budgeting. And it turns out some smaller colleges may end up paying more in the short-term. The Wall Street Journal's Richard Rubin explains.

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Amazon's Second Headquarters List: A Few Surprises

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 21:55:18 -0000

Amazing cuts the list of candidate cities for its second headquarters to 20. Plus, the Senate renews a controversial spying program. Also, streaming services have a cord-cutting problem of their own.

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YouTube Will Review its Most Popular Content

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:30:00 -0000

A.M. Edition for January 18: YouTube has announced plans to more carefully police its preferred content, by having reviewers watch it. The Wall Street Journal's Jack Nicas explains what's behind the move, and what it means for advertisers and content creators.

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North and South Korea Reach Agreement on Winter Olympics

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:18:35 -0000

P.M. Edition for January 17: South Korea and North Korea have agreed to march under one flag at next month's Winter Olympics. The Wall Street Journal's Jonathan Cheng reports from Seoul. Plus, WSJ's Gerald Seib on Congress's efforts to avoid a government shutdown.

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Trump's Relationship with Business Leaders

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 05:30:00 -0000

A.M. Edition for January 17: Business leaders have welcomed many of President Trump's policies, especially the new tax law. But other issues, including trade, may prove trickier to navigate while keeping the support of CEOs. The Wall Street Journal's Ted Mann explains.

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Pentagon Calls for New Nuclear Weapons

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:23:10 -0000

P.M. Edition for January 16: The Pentagon is planning to develop two new sea-based nuclear weapons to counter China and Russia's growing nuclear capabilities. This has ignited a debate over future U.S. nuclear strategy, says the Wall Street Journal's Michael Gordon.

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WSJ's Best and Worst Airlines List of 2017

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 05:30:00 -0000

A.M. Edition for January 16: 2017 wasn't the best year for air travelers. But, several big airlines still made significant improvements. The Wall Street Journal's Scott McCartney breaks down The Journal's annual Best and Worst Airlines list.

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Facebook Plans Changes to News Feed

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 05:30:00 -0000

A.M. Edition for January 15: Facebook is considering prioritizing posts from users' friends in their feeds. And, down the line, the company is thinking about prioritizing posts from organizations deemed credible. The Wall Street Journal's Lukas Alpert explains what's in store.

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Stocks Set Closing Records; The Fed Releases Latest Beige Book

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 05:30:00 -0000

Weekend Edition for January 13-14: Stocks close up another strong week. Plus, the Federal Reserve releases its January Beige Book on the nation's economic conditions on Wednesday.

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Trump Lawyer Arranged Payment for Adult-Film Star's Silence

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 22:50:46 -0000

P.M. Edition for January 12th: A lawyer for President Trump arranged a $130,000 payment to a former adult-film star to keep quiet about an alleged sexual encounter with Trump. Also, later this year most shoppers who use Visa won't have to sign their name when making purchases.

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Economists Rate President Trump

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 05:30:00 -0000

A.M. Edition for January 12: Economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal say the president's had a positive effect on economic growth, hiring, and stock performance. WSJ Reporter Ben Leubsdorf explains which policies they credit with boosting the economy.

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Wal-Mart Raises Starting Wages to $11 an Hour

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 17:58:06 -0000

P.M. Edition for January 11: Wal-Mart is raising wages for new employees to $11 an hour, as competition for workers is growing between retailers and e-commerce. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah Nassauer explains what's behind Wal-Mart's latest move.

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U.S., French Officials Question Apple

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 05:30:00 -0000

A.M. Edition for January 11th: Apple is already facing heat from consumers over its iPhone battery slowdowns. Now, officials in the U.S. and France have some questions. The Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle has more.

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Trump Says He's Optimistic on 'Dreamers' Deal

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 19:09:02 -0000

P.M. Edition for January 10: In a meeting with lawmakers, President Trump said he's optimistic that an agreement can be reached to protect Dreamer immigrants. But there are complications that could upend any deal, and the Wall Street Journal's Laura Meckler takes us through them.

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Why Air Cargo Space Is Getting Scarce

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 05:30:00 -0000

A.M. Edition for January 10: Cargo space on airplanes is in shorter supply, with more customers demanding speedy delivery at the same time economic growth is boosting demand for products traditionally transported by air. The Wall Street Journal's Doug Cameron explains.

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The Road to Success for Self-Driving Cars

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 19:23:03 -0000

P.M. Edition for January 9: At the CES Show in Las Vegas, driverless car companies are plotting how to transform their business from demonstrating the technology to making it commercially successful. The Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins joins us from CES.

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Investors Lose Appetite for Meal Kit Companies

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 05:30:55 -0000

A.M. Edition for January 9: The once-popular investment opportunity is now facing waning interest, as some meal kit companies struggle to bring in and keep customers. The Wall Street Journal's Heather Haddon explains.

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