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Speed through top news in a flash. Get the most important stories you need to know from The Wall Street Journal three times daily. Whether it’s the latest on the economy, news from Silicon Valley or closing numbers from Wall Street, stay in the know during your weekday commute.

    Investors See Jobs Report as Sign Interest Rates Will Remain Low

    Investors See Jobs Report as Sign Interest Rates Will Remain Low

    Dow, S&P end week at record highs. Cinemark, Hollywood studios reach deals on how movies are shown as theaters reopen. Copper prices close at new record. J.R. Whalen reports.
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    Hiring Slows as U.S. Employers Add Fewer Jobs Than Expected

    Hiring Slows as U.S. Employers Add Fewer Jobs Than Expected

    Employers added a modest 266,000 jobs in April. Federal grand jury indicts former officers in George Floyd killing. Texas Republicans pass election bill over Democratic objections. Janet Babin reports.
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    Walmart, With an Eye on Amazon, Buys Telehealth Company MeMD

    Walmart, With an Eye on Amazon, Buys Telehealth Company MeMD

    Lawyers for Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes fight to keep jurors from hearing details about her lifestyle at her coming criminal fraud trial. The Fed says the Covid-19 pandemic remains a big risk to the financial system's stability. U.S. jobs numbers for April are due out today. Keith Collins hosts.
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    U.S. Stocks Close Higher, With Tech Shares Leading

    U.S. Stocks Close Higher, With Tech Shares Leading

    Kellogg's shares gain more than 7% on strong earnings. Vaccine makers Moderna, Pfizer fall. Beyond Meat reports bigger loss than expected. J.R. Whalen reports.
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    U.S. Weekly Unemployment Claims Fall to 498,000

    U.S. Weekly Unemployment Claims Fall to 498,000

    China's Ant Group looks to revamp its "mutual aid" crowdfunded medical-coverage service. Chicken shortage sends prices soaring. Janet Babin reports.
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    U.S. Backs Waiver of Intellectual-Property Rights for Covid-19 Vaccine

    U.S. Backs Waiver of Intellectual-Property Rights for Covid-19 Vaccine

    Moderna reports encouraging preliminary results from a study of booster shots against coronavirus variants. The SEC plans to study potential new rules after market turbulence. Elon Musk's SpaceX successfully lands its Starship test vehicle on the fifth attempt. Keith Collins hosts.
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