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Silicon Valley has a potential ally in its future with Kamala Harris, a California senator who has strong ties to executives behind the nation’s technology giants and has been largely silent about the antitrust issues currently plaguing them

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen said Wednesday she wants to start talks on a free-trade pact with the U.S. But recent displays of friendship between the U.S. and Taiwan have angered Beijing, which regards Taiwan as its territory. #WSJWhatsNow 

J.C. Penney landlords Simon and Brookfield are in advanced talks to purchase the bankrupt department-store chain's retail operations

A Los Angeles businessman whose tip led the government to unravel the massive Operation Varsity Blues college-admissions scam, Morrie Tobin, was sentenced to prison for his role in a separate securities-fraud case

New Jersey schools will be allowed to offer all-remote instruction in the fall, a reversal from Gov. Phil Murphy administration’s earlier position that required in-person classes in some fashion

American agriculture officials said they are working with their counterparts in China to determine who is sending the seed packages to U.S. residents, adding that companies behind the shipments have been identified

Facebook, Google and Twitter have discussed with federal officials how they can prevent the spread of election misinformation amid warnings of foreign interference and President Trump calling the vote’s integrity into question

Michelin-starred chef Thomas Keller said that he is shutting down his TAK Room restaurant at Hudson Yards, one of the highest-profile closings to date due to the coronavirus pandemic

“Diana,” a musical based on the life of Princess Diana, will be streamed on Netflix next year ahead of its rescheduled Broadway debut on May 25, 2021, the show’s producers said


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

Hong Kong’s Chinese University, once a ‘safe space,’ becomes a war zone

“Brazil is already the global epicenter of the coronavirus." One study concludes the country might have more Covid-19 cases than the U.S.

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation said it is backing the world’s largest vaccine maker to churn out 100 million doses of coronavirus vaccine for poorer countries and price them at less than $3

Breaking: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said she is being treated for liver cancer but remains “fully able” to perform her work at the Supreme Court

From @WSJopinion : The use of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act against so many U.S. citizens presents a fundamental threat to civil liberties, writes @bakeassociates 

Beijing’s soldiers in Hong Kong made a rare appearance on the city’s streets to clear protesters’ roadblocks, raising questions about the army’s future role there

You’re feeling depressed. What have you been eating?

Opinion: Trump’s adversaries have spent more than two years trying to dodge accountability, writes @kimstrassel 

We have reviewed the audio from our interview with President Trump, as well as the transcript provided by an external service, and stand by what we reported. Here is audio of the portion the White House disputes.