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In the future, chatbots might help you make investment decisions in real-time. @juliaccarpenter  explains what else AI professionals say chatbots might be able to do. #WSJWhatsNow 

From @WSJopinion : Makhi Buckly, 19, was shot and killed on Memorial Day. As radicals try to defund the police, our families, friends and neighbors pay the price, writes @BobWoodson 

A U.S. report on the origins of Covid-19 concluded that the hypothesis claiming the virus leaked from a Chinese lab is plausible and deserves further investigation, according to people familiar with the classified document

“I think people will be ditching Zoom in droves” to socialize with friends in real life, says a psychology professor at the University of Georgia

Less than two months after closing on a $33-million apartment in Manhattan, Connecticut-based hedge-fund manager Igor Tulchinsky is buying again, this time a $39.5-million mansion in North Palm Beach, Fla.

A steady, calming and awe-inspiring tree is the perfect antidote to residual pandemic anxiety. Here’s how to make a tree friendship.

"Our Lord isn't woke." Southern Baptists are at a crossroads over their future.

In some ways, China's tech giants know more about the country's citizens than the government, thanks to the personal data they collect. Now Beijing is pressing for access.

Barry Diller’s IAC has played some of its best cards, but it still has a potential winner in its hand. @DoubleLJSquared  explains. #WSJWhatsNow 

Many young professionals are less keen than their parents in being tied down by a 30-year mortgage, real-estate analysts say. They want the flexibility of renting and the freedom that comes with being able to pick up and leave.


Wearing a double mask or fitting a single mask more closely on the face substantially reduces the risk of infection with the virus that causes Covid-19, according to a new study published by the CDC

Joe Biden won South Texas border counties—but just barely. Latinos, mostly lifelong Democrats, moved to President Trump in record numbers. Here's why.

Several people were killed as Nigerian soldiers opened fire at a key protest site in Lagos, witnesses said, as the government sought to end two weeks of marches against police brutality that have mushroomed into broader nationwide demonstrations

Go behind the scenes at a virtual SHINee concert to see how K-Pop groups are reinventing live music for fans world-wide #WSJWhatsNow 

Celebrities from Elizabeth Taylor in the 1950s to Lisa of Blackpink and BTS in 2020 have brought high fashion to the airport. Though the pandemic paused that peacocking, it shows signs of returning.

New research suggests that face coverings help reduce the transmission of droplets, though some masks are more protective than others.

As BTS prepares to release a new album, they talk about what innovation means to them and the importance of music #WSJWhatsNow 

South Korean pop group BTS has reached the top of the U.S. charts, united millions of fans around the world into a self-styled ARMY, shattered online viewing records and been part of a major IPO. The band tells @WSJMag  that there's still more to conquer.