A Russian Ghost Submarine, Its U.S. Pursuers and a Deadly New Cold War

Wall Street Journal: US News - 2 hours 37 min ago
A resurgence in Moscow’s submarine fleet has reignited the undersea arms race of the Cold War. It’s played out recently in a cat-and-mouse sea hunt across the Mediterranean that pit the U.S. Navy against one of Russia’s newest and most sophisticated attack subs.

With Workers Split Over Trump, Unions Look to Bridge the Divide

Wall Street Journal: US News - 2 hours 39 min ago
At the largest meeting of organized labor next week, U.S. unions are shutting out politicians so they can determine who their friends are.

Merck to Shed Some U.S. Sales Reps to Cut Costs

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 2 hours 43 min ago
Merck & Co. said it is laying off nearly 7% of its U.S. workforce in a reorganization the company says will cut costs and shift focus to products with growth potential.

Obama's Treasury Secretary Says Trump Policies Risk Populist Backlash

Wall Street Journal: US News - 3 hours 38 min ago
Jacob Lew, who served as Treasury secretary in the Obama administration, warned the policies being pursued by President Trump’s administration risk exacerbating the same public rage that brought the outsider to power.

Inside Puerto Rico's Struggle to Recover a Month After Hurricane

Wall Street Journal: US News - 4 hours 39 min ago
Puerto Rico has made strides since Hurricane Maria struck a month ago, but a balky power grid, unreliable cell service and damaged roads are hampering the recovery.

Wisconsin's Foxconn Deal Highlights How States Dangle Cash as a Lure

Wall Street Journal: US News - 4 hours 39 min ago
Wisconsin’s $3 billion bid this summer to land Foxconn Technology Group’s first major U.S. factory looked smaller than that of a neighboring state’s, but included an increasingly popular feature that likely made the difference: cash.

Some Santa Rosa Fire Victims Return to See What Remains of Their Homes

Wall Street Journal: US News - 4 hours 55 min ago
City officials today began allowing residents of some neighborhoods destroyed by wildfires last week to see what is left of their homes.

Some Senators Press for Longer Hours

Wall Street Journal: US News - 5 hours 36 min ago
Nearly a dozen Senate Republicans are pushing to keep the Senate open 24/7 for the rest of this year “to advance the president’s agenda,” but the idea is running into resistance.

Drop in Teen Birthrate Helps Drive Decline in Fertility

Wall Street Journal: US News - 6 hours 20 min ago
The overall U.S. fertility rate hit a record low in 2016, but the top-line figure conceals a big factor in the decline: the birthrate among teenagers.

Activist Investor to Push Nestlé For Further Changes

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 7 hours 29 min ago
Activist investor Daniel Loeb praised Nestlé’s recent moves to raise shareholder value but indicated he will continue to push the packaged foods giant to make further changes.

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Wall Street Journal: US Business - 8 hours 7 min ago
Procter & Gamble recorded sluggish growth during the first quarter as it battles a challenging market for consumer-goods makers.

Hacking Is a Risk for Pacemakers. So Is the Fix

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 8 hours 9 min ago
A new software patch to fix a cybersecurity weakness in pacemakers has raised a dilemma among doctors and patients: Is the fix worth the risk?

The Creep of Halloween Mania

Wall Street Journal: US News - 8 hours 14 min ago
Halloween is still days away, but for parents of young children, the big day has turned into a monthslong extravaganza.

New GE Chief Slashes Forecasts, Plans to Exit $20 Billion in Businesses

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 8 hours 46 min ago
GE’s quarterly earnings fell as it incurred hefty restructuring charges during CEO John Flannery’s first official quarter at the helm, and the new CEO pledged to exit more than $20 billion of the company’s businesses.

U.S. Existing-Home Sales Edged Up in September

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 9 hours 17 min ago
Sales of previously owned homes edged higher in September, reflecting a rebound in home sales in a previously hurricane-ravaged Houston.

How High Could Rates Go if John Taylor Becomes Fed Chairman?

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 9 hours 28 min ago
The Federal Reserve’s benchmark interest rate would be significantly higher if the 1993 “Taylor rule,” named for the Fed chairman contender, were applied.

Lawyers Begin Sketching Legal Strategy to Challenge Possible Nafta Withdrawal

Wall Street Journal: US News - 9 hours 35 min ago
Congressional trade lawyers and attorneys from private firms in Washington have begun meeting informally to devise ways to challenge any decision by President Donald Trump to pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement.

With Workers Split Over Trump, Unions Look to Bridge the Divide

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 9 hours 54 min ago
At the largest meeting of organized labor next week, U.S. unions are shutting out politicians so they can determine who their friends are.

Trash Talk: Price of Recyclables Sinks After China Bans U.S. Scrap

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 9 hours 59 min ago
Some U.S. manufacturers are turning trash into treasure after a Chinese ban on imported waste flooded American scrapyards with paper and plastic.

GOP Gears Up for Tax-Overhaul Push

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 10 hours 6 min ago
With the Senate’s passage of a 2018 budget, the sprint to write a major tax bill is on. Here are the next steps Republican lawmakers must take to notch a legislative victory.

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