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Hurricane Lane a powerful Category 3 storm
Hurricane Lane a powerful Category 3 storm

Hurricane Lane grew to a Category 4 storm on Saturday, but then weakened Sunday morning to a Category 3 as it moved closer to the Central Pacific basin, the National Hurricane Center said. As of 11 a....

DeVos's Gainful Deregulation
DeVos's Gainful Deregulation

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks during a Federal Commission on School Safety meeting in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, Washington, D.C., Aug. 16. Photo: Al Drago/Bloomberg News 350 C...

Chicago Has Another Bond for You
Chicago Has Another Bond for You

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks during a news conference in Chicago, Aug. 6. Photo: Joshua Lott/Getty Images 201 Comments By The Editorial Board The Editorial Board The Wall Street Journal Biography...

Blue State 'Charity'
Blue State 'Charity'

Photo: Susan Walsh/Associated Press 122 Comments By The Editorial Board The Editorial Board The Wall Street Journal Biography @WSJopinion WSJOpinion/ Aug. 17, 2018 7:00 p.m. ET Any day now the IRS wil...

What Went Wrong With Human Rights
What Went Wrong With Human Rights

Illustration: Ken Fallin 225 Comments By James Taranto James Taranto The Wall Street Journal Biography @jamestaranto taranto James.Taranto@wsj.com Aug. 17, 2018 6:29 p.m. ET Washington When the U.S. w...

Flight-Simulator Enthusiasts Confident of Real-World Skills
Flight-Simulator Enthusiasts Confident of Real-World Skills

Virtual-flight hobbyists are in the spotlight after a man who stole an aircraft last week near Seattle said he learned to fly with “videogames.’’...

Amazon’s No Bargain. Here’s Why Investors Keep Buying
Amazon’s No Bargain. Here’s Why Investors Keep Buying

Shares of companies like Amazon.com, Netflix and Salesforce.com have surged this year, driving the stock market higher but also pushing valuations to what some investors consider worrisome levels....

Giuliani on Russia probe: “Truth isn’t truth”
Giuliani on Russia probe: “Truth isn’t truth”

President Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani acknowledged Sunday that the 2016 Trump Tower meeting between top Trump campaign staff and a Russian lawyer “was originally for the purpose of gettin...

Economy & Finance

Step Aside Russia: US Warns Of China, Iran And North Korea “Election Meddling” Next
Step Aside Russia: US Warns Of China, Iran And North Korea “Election Meddling” Next

National Security Adviser John Bolton told ABC News’  Martha Raddatz on Sunday that there’s “sufficient national security concern” that China, Iran and North Korea will me...

Has “For Now” Changed? The One Question Powell Must Answer At Jackson Hole
Has “For Now” Changed? The One Question Powell Must Answer At Jackson Hole

The Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium – traditionally the end of US central bankers’ summer vacation – will be held between the 23rd and 25th August 2018. While the host Kansas ...

Global Information Security Spending To Exceed $124B In 2019, Privacy Concerns Driving Demand
Global Information Security Spending To Exceed $124B In 2019, Privacy Concerns Driving Demand

A hacker with laptop and digital padlock on abstract glowing circuit background. Malware and attack concept. (Image: Shutterstock). Worldwide spending on information security products and services wil...

Recession Signals From The Bond Market, A Phantom Menace
Recession Signals From The Bond Market, A Phantom Menace

Some economists have caught a case of recession jitters all because of what is happening to the so-called yield curve. But the case for an economic slowdown based on interest rates is flawed, new rese...

How Trumponomics Torpedoed Gold Prices
How Trumponomics Torpedoed Gold Prices

Gold’s not been having a good year, and you can lay the blame at the door of Trumponomics. Gold bars. Photographer: Carla Gottgens/Bloomberg What happened? Gold prices hit their high for the yea...

Make Your Next Life-Altering Financial Decision Like LeBron James: The First 5 Steps
Make Your Next Life-Altering Financial Decision Like LeBron James: The First 5 Steps

For LeBron James, one of the NBA’s all-time greatest players, “Decision 3.0” is over. In July, USA TODAY Sports reported that James agreed to a four-year, $154 million deal with the ...

Cost of Employer Health Coverage to Rise 5% in 2019
Cost of Employer Health Coverage to Rise 5% in 2019

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The Money-Management Secrets of A 56-Year Union: “It's Always Been Ours”
The Money-Management Secrets of A 56-Year Union: “It's Always Been Ours”

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Technology

Facebook allows landlords to discriminate on housing ads, HUD charges
Facebook allows landlords to discriminate on housing ads, HUD charges

Group calls for Facebook to be broken up A group calling itself Freedom from Facebook slammed the social media giant in a complaint to the Federal Trade Commission. It slams Facebook’s privacy p...

Are we smart enough to measure animal intelligence?
Are we smart enough to measure animal intelligence?

We love our pets — often so much it’s easy to be convinced they’re lost in profound, important thought. So, just what ARE they thinking? We asked our resident animal lover Martha Tei...

3 smart ways to boost cell signals inside your home
3 smart ways to boost cell signals inside your home

Beautiful young woman standing at the street and using her mobile phone.  (Credit: iStock)  (Mina3686) In a perfect world, our mobile phones would work correctly, all day long. Every time we...

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