This week in The Wall Street Journal, I interviewed two of the original Hollies—lead singer-guitarist Allan Clarke and drummer Bobby Elliott—and lyricist Roger Cook (go here). This time around, the song I explored was Long Cool Woman (in a Black...
After the "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, turned deadly, ACLU executive director Anthony Romero told The Wall Street Journal that the group will review legal requests from white supremacist groups on a case-by-case basis, assessing more closely whether their protests would have the potential to be violent. Show More Summary
More people who must pay federal income taxes each quarter are also paying tax penalties, according to the Wall Street Journal. Why more taxpayers are incurring penalties The interest rate the IRS charged on underpaid taxes from 2010 to 2015 was only 3 percent, the lowest in decades. Show More Summary
Close apps faster, scroll faster, even charge your phone faster with these tricks from The Wall Street Journal’s Joanna Stern.
A sour bet on the direction of natural gas prices contributed to Goldman Sachs' weak performance in commodities trading during the second quarter. According to The Wall Street Journal, the bank had wrongly bet on an increase in gas prices...Show More Summary
A U.S. judge has dismissed a lawsuit by the former head of Venezuela's National Assembly accusing The Wall Street Journal of libeling him in an article that identified him as the target of a U.S. drug trafficking investigation. U.S.Show More Summary
The American Civil Liberties Union will no longer defend hate groups seeking to march with firearms, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, a policy change that comes on the heels of protests by white nationalists and counter-protesters over the weekend in Virginia. The newspaper quoted the...
On Wednesday, the Wall Street Journal’s editorial board lauded Trump for making coal barons dreams come true. Not long ago liberals hailed the demise of coal as inevitable while the Obama Administration strangled the industry with regulation. Show More Summary
The President will issue an executive order to reverse the Obamacare rules for contraception coverage, according to The Wall Street Journal.
The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday that federal health officials are set to finalize a new rule weakening Obamacare’s mandate that employers provide free contraception in insurance plans. The new rule will allow employers with religious or moral objections to ditch birth control coverage in employee insurance plans. Two sources familiar with the imminent rule told […]
Facebook was walking on incredibly thin ice late last year after allegations that the company's poor efforts to police fake news stories helped influence the US presidential election. Now, a report from the Wall Street Journal suggests...Show More Summary
Residential brokers have been inflating the square footage of townhouse listings by including basement spaces and even unbuilt areas that a buyer could theoretically add, the Wall Street Journal... To view the full story, click the title link.
The message in the first half of this Wall Street Journal editorial is: We are condemning the neo-Nazi right, and only the neo-Nazi right, for the violence in Charlottesville on Saturday: The particular pathology on display in Virginia was the white nationalist movement led today by the likes of Richard Spencer, David Duke and Brad Griffin. Show More Summary
Wall Street Journal: Trump’s IRS Swamp: Obama-era Lawyers Are Still Obstructing Lawsuits to Hold the Agency Accountable: Donald Trump promised to drain the swamp, and here’s a seven-month progress report: The Washington bog is still as wide and fetid as ever. Consider that Mr. Trump’s Justice Department has inexplicably continued...
The Wall Street Journal reports: Mr. Trump tweeted Wednesday that he was ending the White House council on manufacturing and the Strategic and Policy Forum. One of the councils had planned to disband after a conference call of its executives on Wednesday morning, a person familiar with the matter said. Mr. Trump’s tweet came after […]
Apple appears to be poised to become a major player in Hollywood, with a budget reported at about $1 billion for original TV and film content over the next year. The Wall Street Journal broke the story today, citing anonymous...
Tripp Mickle, reporting for The Wall Street Journal (alternate link that should route around the Journal’s paywall): Apple Inc. has set a budget of roughly $1 billion to procure and produce original content over the next year, according...Show More Summary
Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New York's newspapers: The Wall Street Journal on the German economic system Aug. 15 Angela Merkel is a rare leader on the … Click to Continue »
An American man who used eBay and PayPal to receive payments from ISIS for a potential terror attack has pleaded guilty to terrorism offenses, The Wall Street Journal reports. Mohamed Elshinawy, 32, pleaded guilty to three counts inShow More Summary
The Wall Street Journal this week explained Why Early Peeks at Drug Trials Are Giving Investors Whiplash. It’s a thoughtful look at the impact of pharmaceutical company news releases on market psychology and investors. Here’s how they framed the issue: To comply with securities requirements of timely disclosure of material information, companies often issue brief […]