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What's News brings you the headlines and business news that move markets and the world—twice every weekday. In 10-12 minutes, get caught up on the best Wall Street Journal scoops and exclusives, with insight and analysis from the award-winning reporters that broke the stories. Hosted by Annmarie Fertoli and Marc Stewart.

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What's News brings you the headlines and business news that move markets and the world—twice every weekday. In 10-12 minutes, get caught up on the best Wall Street Journal scoops and exclusives, with insight and analysis from the award-winning reporters that broke the stories. Hosted by Annmarie Fertoli and Marc Stewart.

    Why the SPAC Craze Is Slowing Down

    Why the SPAC Craze Is Slowing Down

    P.M. Edition for Jan. 21. Investment in blank-check companies, or SPACs, soared during the pandemic, with hundreds of startups piling into the craze. But now the frenzy is slowing, and some investors are starting to pull out of deals. Markets reporter Amrith Ramkumar joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss why interest in SPACs is sinking.
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    • 15 min
    Intel Pours Billions Into U.S. Chip Production

    Intel Pours Billions Into U.S. Chip Production

    A.M. Edition for Jan. 21. Intel plans to invest $20 billion to build a new chip-production facility in Ohio amid continuing global shortages. Plus, as the effects of climate change intensify, some insurers are backing out of high-risk markets. WSJ's Leslie Scism explains how this is raising questions about whose role it is to protect consumers. Luke Vargas hosts.
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    • 15 min
    Where Do Voting Reform Efforts Go From Here?

    Where Do Voting Reform Efforts Go From Here?

    P.M. Edition for Jan. 20. President Biden and Democrats have called voting access a top priority. But after the Senate blocked a sweeping elections bill, what comes next? WSJ politics reporter Eliza Collins joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss.
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    • 13 min
    Assessing Biden's Year One Scorecard

    Assessing Biden's Year One Scorecard

    A.M. Edition for Jan. 20. A year into his term in office, President Biden faces gathering headwinds, from rising inflation to sagging poll numbers and hardening opposition in Congress. WSJ's Catherine Lucey joins us to recap Biden's biggest wins and most bitter disappointments. Luke Vargas hosts.
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    • 15 min
    Why the 5G Rollout Is Raising Concerns Among Aviation Regulators

    Why the 5G Rollout Is Raising Concerns Among Aviation Regulators

    P.M. Edition for Jan. 19. AT&T and Verizon began rolling out 5G wireless technology on Wednesday, after agreeing to postpone the service's launch near certain airports. WSJ telecommunications reporter Drew FitzGerald joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss the debate over 5G's safety.
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    • 15 min
    Covid-19 Deepens the Gap Between Rich and Poor Countries

    Covid-19 Deepens the Gap Between Rich and Poor Countries

    A.M. Edition for Jan. 19. Dubbed 'The Great Divergence,' the pandemic is exacerbating long-standing inequities between rich and poor nations. WSJ's Nicholas Bariyo reports from Uganda about Covid-19's disruptive effect on everything from childhood health campaigns to years of continuous economic growth. Luke Vargas hosts.
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    • 15 min

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