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Closing Bell Brief for Tuesday, October 17th

WSJ Minute Briefing

The Dow briefly tops 23 thousand, still closing at a record. Senators reach a bipartisan deal to keep health subsidy payments flowing. A judge blocks Trump's latest travel ban. IBM's earnings top estimates. Charlie Turner reports.

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Oct 17, 2017

Midday Brief for Tuesday, October 17th

WSJ Minute Briefing

U.S.-backed forced liberate ISIS capital in Syria. Trump's pick for White House drug czar removes his name from consideration. Morgan Stanley earnings higher on wealth management performance. J.R. Whalen reports.

1 Min

Oct 17, 2017

Katzenberg on Weinstein; Self-Driving Cars in NYC

WSJ What's News

P.M. Edition for October 17th: Former DreamWorks chief Jeffrey Katzenberg blasted Harvey Weinstein over the latter's treatment of women, calling Weinstein "a monster." Plus, GM plans to test self-driving cars in New York City.

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Oct 17, 2017

Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell

WSJ Opinion: Potomac Watch

Bill McGurn, Dan Henninger and Paul Gigot on Trump and McConnell, and the fall of Raqqa.

24 Min

Oct 17, 2017

Puerto Rico's Jenniffer Gonzalez to Trump: ‘We are American citizens’

POLITICO's Off Message

Puerto Rico's delegate in Congress discusses what she made of President Trump’s promise to wipe away the territory’s debt...

40 Min

Oct 17, 2017

Morning Brief for Tuesday, October 17th

WSJ Minute Briefing

President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell make a show of unity. Nordstrom suspends efforts to go private. Tuesday's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Oct 16, 2017

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Oct 16, 2017
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A.M. Edition for October 17th: President Trump and Janet Yellen will meet Thursday to discuss a possible second term as Federal Reserve chair. Plus, the Equifax hack reveals problems with hard-to-replace Social Security numbers.

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Oct 16, 2017
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Is Obamacare bending the cost curve? Would its demise cause more people to die? Sarah Kliff from Vox weighs in.

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Oct 16, 2017
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Is Obamacare bending the cost curve? Would its demise cause more people to die? Sarah Kliff from Vox weighs in.

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Oct 16, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin discuss Colin Kaepernick’s collusion grievance. They’re also joined by Evan Drellich to talk about Houston Astros star Jose Altuve, and by Caitlin Murray for a conversation about the Portland Thorns women’s soccer team.

1 min
Oct 16, 2017
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More records for U.S. stocks. Netflix adds more subscribers than expected in the third quarter. Johnson & Johnson releases earnings Tuesday. Trump meets with Fed chair Yellen on Thursday. Charlie Turner reports.

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Oct 16, 2017
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Josh Voorhees has a trio of quick hits for you: Colin Kaepernick sues the NFL, Bowe Bergdahl pleads guilty in military court, and we all are learn just how close we were to saying the words Vice President Chris Christie.

21 min
Oct 16, 2017
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Joseph Sternberg and Hugo Restall on the future of the Iran nuclear deal and what a corporate governance scandal means for Kobe Steel and Japan.

7 min
Oct 16, 2017
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P.M. Edition for October 16th: In the wake of Harvey Weinstein's ouster, Weinstein Co. is in talks to be taken private. Plus, Congress resumes talks on reforming health care, following President Trump's decision to cancel subsidy payments to insurers.

1 min
Oct 16, 2017
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New concerns for the U.S. over pushing ISIS out of Iraq. The Senate grapples with keeping subsidy payments flowing to health insurers. The Weinstein Company is close to being sold. J.R. Whalen reports.

35 min
Oct 16, 2017
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Legendary Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei talks about Trump, Western democracy and the plight of refugees around the world.

41 min
Oct 16, 2017
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Wealthy and politically connected, Tex McIver and his wife, Diane, had it all. Until he shot her in the back.

1 min
Oct 16, 2017
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Fed Chair Janet Yellen's speech and a busy week of earnings highlight this week's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

6 min
Oct 16, 2017
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A.M. Edition for October 16th: Third quarter earnings pour out this week. And food retailers are bottling and processing their own milk. Kroger has its own dairy processing plant and Wal-Mart plans to open its own next year.

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Oct 15, 2017
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Jacob Brogan sits down with Jared Smith, one of the co-owners of Big Planet Comics in Washington DC. They discuss the day to day business of interacting with customers, managerial responsibilities, and running a small business.

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Oct 14, 2017
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Slate Money on Richard Thaler, Fifty Inventions That Shaped the Modern Economy, and Brexit

11 min
Oct 14, 2017
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Weekend Edition for October 14-15: Another up week for stocks; the Dow and S&P are both on a five-week winning streak. And the Wall Street Journal's Ben Leubsdorf previews the upcoming week's economic data, some of which may have been impacted by hurricanes.

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Oct 13, 2017
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Harvey Weinstein’s serial sexual harassment was Hollywood’s worst-kept secret. What allowed two news giants to put it in print within days of one another?

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Oct 13, 2017
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Harvey Weinstein’s serial sexual harassment was Hollywood’s worst-kept secret. What allowed two news giants to put it in print within days of one another?

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Oct 13, 2017
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Jamelle Bouie talks to Cornell Belcher, President of Brilliant-Corners Research and Strategies, about the Obama backlash and Trump leaning into white racial resentment.

29 min
Oct 13, 2017
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Jamelle Bouie talks to Cornell Belcher, President of Brilliant-Corners Research and Strategies, about the Obama backlash and Trump leaning into white racial resentment.

1 min
Oct 13, 2017
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Stocks end higher, with the Nasdaq closing at a new high. Weinstein Co. reportedly explores a sale or shutdown. How might President Trump's action on the Iran nuclear deal affect firms investing in that country? Charlie Turner reports.

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Oct 13, 2017
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Josh Voorhees tells you what you need to know about Donald Trump’s latest attempts to take down Obamacare from the inside.

10 min
Oct 13, 2017
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P.M. Edition for October 13th: President Donald Trump plans to end federal cost-sharing reduction payments to health insurers. Plus, Wall Street Journal Executive Washington Editor Gerald Seib says GOP lawmakers may move away from eliminating the federal deduction on state and local income taxes.

22 min
Oct 13, 2017
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Bill McGurn, Kate Bachelder and Paul Gigot on Trump's ObamaCare actions, and John Kelly meets the press.

1 min
Oct 13, 2017
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President Trump hints payments to health insurers could be saved. GOP health care critic Sen. Susan Collins staying in the Senate. Retail sales get a boost from gas prices. J.R. Whalen reports.

15 min
Oct 13, 2017
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What role does the Secretary of Education play in U.S. schools?

38 min
Oct 13, 2017
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POLITICO reporters discuss three major White House personnel picks in the works, the spat between President Trump and Senator Bob Corker, and major megadonors that are supporting...

1 min
Oct 12, 2017
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The number of U.S. data breaches hits a new record. The U.S.'s withdrawal from Unesco. Friday's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Oct 13, 2017
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A.M. Edition for Friday, October 13th: On the heels of the Equifax data breach, Congress is poised to overhaul credit-reporting agencies. Plus, General Motors plans to idle a factory. Also, would you wear a $3,500 backpack?

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Oct 12, 2017
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Aymann Ismail’s video series takes a look at what it’s like being Muslim in America.

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Oct 12, 2017
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Aymann Ismail’s video series takes a look at what it’s like being Muslim in America.

62 min
Oct 12, 2017
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss Trump Administration infighting, Harvey Weinstein’s history of alleged gross misconduct, and the repeal of the Clean Power Plan.

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Oct 12, 2017
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss Trump Administration infighting, Harvey Weinstein’s history of alleged gross misconduct, and the repeal of the Clean Power Plan.

1 min
Oct 12, 2017
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Stocks fall as banks kick off earnings. An executive order directs federal agencies to pursue sweeping changes to the health-care system. Plus, House Republicans offer to keep part of the deduction for state and local taxes. Jennifer Strong reports.

24 min
Oct 13, 2017
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Listeners send us their questions from the actual Appalachian Trail, from at a funeral, and from the inky shadows where they are planning to kill their neighbors trees. And by golly, we answer them all!

9 min
Oct 12, 2017
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P.M. Edition for October 12th: AT&T saw its third straight quarterly video subscriber loss. The Wall Street Journals Drew FitzGerald explains how the company is hoping to curb the outflow of customers. Plus, another data breach hits U.S. weapons systems information.

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Oct 12, 2017
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Josh Voorhees on Donald Trump’s chilling threat to withdrawal federal first-responders from Puerto Rico, where millions of Americans are struggling to survive.

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Oct 12, 2017
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Rebecca Lavoie and Gabriel Roth talk to Elissa Strauss about her article in Elle, "The Leftover Embryo Crisis", answer a question about dealing with friends whose kids don't get along with their kids, plus "Triumphs and Fails" and recommendations.

22 min
Oct 12, 2017
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Mary Kissel and Daniel Ikenson on renegotiating Nafta and Trump's Iran deal decision.

1 min
Oct 12, 2017
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President Donald Trump signs order to weaken health-care Law. J.P. Morgan's profits rise on lending boost. Cord-cutters sap AT&T's TV business. Tanya Bustos reports.

1 min
Oct 11, 2017
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President Donald Trump's pick for Homeland Security Secretary. Coach's corporate name-change. Thursday's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Oct 12, 2017
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A.M. Edition for October 12th: Sources tell the Wall Street Journal that Russia has converted the Kaspersky antivirus software into a spying tool. And the White House is proposing changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement.

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Oct 11, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg is joined by ProPublica's Jesse Eisinger to talk about how Don Jr. & Ivanka Trump avoided felony fraud in a case involving the Trump SoHo project back in 2012.

29 min
Oct 11, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg is joined by ProPublica's Jesse Eisinger to talk about how Don Jr. & Ivanka Trump avoided felony fraud in a case involving the Trump SoHo project back in 2012.

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Oct 11, 2017
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The New York Times reporter goes behind-the- scenes of her Harvey Weinstein stories.

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Oct 11, 2017
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Low tax rates, failing public services, and a governor who thinks prayer will fix the budget deficit. Why can’t Oklahoma get it together?

24 min
Oct 11, 2017
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Low tax rates, failing public services, and a governor who thinks prayer will fix the budget deficit. Why can’t Oklahoma get it together?

1 min
Oct 11, 2017
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More records for U.S. stocks. The Fed is on track to raise rates again this year. Snap has its best trading day in months. Kroger may sell its convenience stores. Charlie Turner reports.

9 min
Oct 11, 2017
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P.M. Edition for October 11th: Minutes from the Federal Reserve's last policy meeting signal the Fed's on track to raise interest rates before year-end, despite weak inflation. And Apple teams up with Steven Spielberg's production company to create original video content.

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Oct 11, 2017
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Josh Voorhees unpacks a new, nuclear weapons-themed report that details the national security meeting that prompted Rex Tillerson to reportedly call Trump a “moron.”

16 min
Oct 11, 2017
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Allysia Finley and Paul Gigot on rolling back the Clean Power Plan and tax reform.

50 min
Oct 11, 2017
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With Bernard-Henri Levy, Clive Crook, Yascha Mounk, and Kori Schake

1 min
Oct 11, 2017
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California wildfires damage costs estimated in the tens of billions. Businesses ask the Supreme Court to hear sexual orientation discrimination suit. Japan's Nikkei index hits a milestone. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Oct 11, 2017
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Why we can't beat Trump by running away from nationalism

94 min
Oct 11, 2017
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Ta-Nehisi Coates talks about Trump, Obama, Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, the NFL and much more.

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Oct 11, 2017
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Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens and Isaac Butler discuss Denis Villeneuve's Blade Runner 2049, catch up on Amazon's Transparent, and discuss the sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein.

1 min
Oct 10, 2017
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The Environmental Protection Agency's proposal to repeal federal limits on carbon emissions at power plants. Apple's deal with Steven Spielberg. Wednesday's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

7 min
Oct 11, 2017
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A.M. Edition for October 11th: Catalonia's president backs away from declaring immediate independence from Spain. Plus, Wal-Mart's new strategy involves fewer store openings and more e-commerce.

29 min
Oct 10, 2017
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Virginia Heffernan talks to Politico's Susan Glasser about the story of the weekend – Senator Bob Corker's rhetorical triple axel.

24 min
Oct 10, 2017
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Actor Jason Kravits sings from a lesser-known American songbook—the one he creates, on the spot.

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Oct 10, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin discuss Jemele Hill, Jerry Jones, and Donald Trump with the Ringer’s Bryan Curtis. Yahoo’s Jeff Passan also joins to discuss the baseball playoffs, and Roger Bennett of Men in Blazers talks about Iceland’s World Cup dreams.

1 min
Oct 10, 2017
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The Dow closes at a record high. Wal-Mart's cost-cutting plans give stocks a boost. Eleven million Equifax customers had their driver's license data hacked. Charlie Turner reports.

0 min
Oct 10, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “On the Nose" Edition

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Oct 10, 2017
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Josh Voorhees brings you the latest on the California wildfires, unpacks the shifting Las Vegas timeline, and takes a look at Donald Trump’s spat with GOP Sen. Bob Corker.

7 min
Oct 10, 2017
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P.M. Edition for October 10th: Pfizer says it may explore a sale or spinoff of the unit that makes Advil and Centrum. Plus, we talk with the Wall Street Journal's Erin Ailworth, who's reporting from the scene of massive wildfires in Northern California.

22 min
Oct 10, 2017
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Bill McGurn, Allysia Finley and Paul Gigot on Trump's new immigration offer and Trump vs. Corker.

11 min
Oct 10, 2017
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A primer on footballs, biscuits, and the truth behind "the nuclear codes".

1 min
Oct 10, 2017
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Procter & Gamble vote on Trian too close to call. South Korea alleges North Korea hacked into its defense data system. Weinstein Company may change its name following Harvey Weinstein's ouster. J.R. Whalen reports.

41 min
Oct 10, 2017
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Captain Mark Kelly sits down to discuss gun control in the wake of the Las Vegas shooting...

1 min
Oct 9, 2017
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General Motors' excess U.S. factories. Retailers' new target customer. Tuesday's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

8 min
Oct 10, 2017
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A.M. Edition for October 10th: First it was Facebook; now Google says ads tied to Russian-linked entities ran on its platform. Plus, a lot of military doctors and nurses are polishing their skills in trauma wards of U.S. big-city hospitals.

1 min
Oct 9, 2017
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U.S. stocks edge lower Monday. General Electric management changes shake up investors. A proxy fight could shake up Procter & Gamble. Charlie Turner reports.

9 min
Oct 9, 2017
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P.M. Edition for October 9th: President Donald Trump is set to issue an executive order on health care. And Wall Street Journal reporter Laura Meckler talks about the president's wish list on immigration.

1 min
Oct 9, 2017
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The White House eyes sharper immigration enforcement. GE names Trian co-founder to its board. Weinstein Company fires co-chair Harvey Weinstein over misconduct charges. J.R. Whalen reports.

24 min
Oct 9, 2017
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Mary Kissel and Nick Eberstadt on North Korea's Kim dynasty and its vulnerabilities.

41 min
Oct 9, 2017
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Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton sits down with Susan Glasser to discuss the role of President Trump's national security team and the course of action advisers should take if they disagree with the president....

1 min
Oct 8, 2017
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Fed minutes and Big Bank earnings highlight the coming week's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

7 min
Oct 9, 2017
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A.M. Edition for October 9th: Several of General Electric's top executives are leaving the company in a high-profile shake-up. Plus, political parties are working to reclaim voters. The Wall Street Journal's Dante Chinni joins us with the details.

46 min
Oct 9, 2017
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Rabbi Shai Held's realistic advice for 5778

0 min
Oct 8, 2017
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Jacob talks to cartoonist Benjamin Frisch, the author of the graphic novel The Fun Family, who also happens to be the producer of this season of Working.

50 min
Oct 8, 2017
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Jacob talks to cartoonist Benjamin Frisch, the author of the graphic novel The Fun Family, who also happens to be the producer of this season of Working.

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Oct 7, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg and Virginia Heffernan take your questions via tweet, phone, and snail mail in our first edition of #AskTrumpcast.

30 min
Oct 7, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg and Virginia Heffernan take your questions via tweet, phone, and snail mail in our first edition of #AskTrumpcast.

0 min
Oct 7, 2017
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Slate Money on Lagos and Nairobi, China in Africa, and South African corruption

0 min
Oct 7, 2017
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Slate Money on Lagos and Nairobi, China in Africa, and South African corruption

8 min
Oct 7, 2017
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Major indexes and U.S. government bond prices edged lower after data showed the labor market lost jobs for the first time in seven years. Plus, a look at what to watch next week with the economy. WSJ's Akane Otani and Harriet Torry have the details.

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Oct 6, 2017
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As Shonda Rhimes’ game-changing drama enters its final season, we recap the premiere episode.

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Oct 6, 2017
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The U.S. has liberalized over time. Why hasn’t Russia?

28 min
Oct 6, 2017
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The U.S. has liberalized over time. Why hasn’t Russia?

1 min
Oct 6, 2017
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Stocks close mixed but mostly flat. It turns out Tesla's production bottlenecks are handmade. Plus, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce calls President Trump's Nafta proposals dangerous. Jennifer Strong reports.

7 min
Oct 6, 2017
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P.M. Edition for October 6th: Can Costco compete with Amazon in the online grocery space? The Wall Street Journal's Sarah Nassauer has analysis. Also, non-farm payrolls declined in September for the first time in seven years. Plus, the Trump administration may undo a contraception benefit in Obamacare.