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Gist: Busted: A Gist Productions Parody

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Relive the “fake news” media’s greatest mistreatment of the guy who’s just trying to “Make America Great Again.”

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Jan 18, 2018

Political: The “A House is Not a Hole” Edition

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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss if Republicans and Democrats should keep the government open, Trump's opinions on immigration and what positive outcomes can result from public dissection of Grace's Aziz Ansari story.

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Jan 18, 2018

Amazon's Second Headquarters List: A Few Surprises

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Amazing cuts the list of candidate cities for its second headquarters to 20. Plus, the Senate renews a controversial spying program. Also, streaming services have a cord-cutting problem of their own.

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Jan 18, 2018

Closing Bell Brief for Thursday, January 18

WSJ Minute Briefing

Stocks closed lower Thursday, a day after the Dow soared above 26,000 for the first time. U.S. weekly jobless claims fell to their lowest level in nearly 45 years last week. And more companies say they'll boost contributions to 401(k)s. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Jan 18, 2018

Studio 360: I killed Captain Kirk

Slate Daily Feed

What a long, strange Trek it’s been

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Jan 18, 2018

90 Seconds: A Sassy Gray Lady

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Josh Voorhees with the rundown: Donald Trump (once again) undercuts the GOP agenda with a tweet; Rex Tillerson’s unusual, old-school way of keeping up with his boss’ Twitter feed; and the New York Times’ response to the “Fake News Awards.”

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Jan 18, 2018

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Jan 18, 2018
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Carvell Wallace, Rebecca Lavoie, and Gabriel Roth interview Ann Hulbert, author of Off the Charts: The Hidden Lives and Lessons of American Child Prodigies, and take a question from a listener with daddy problems.

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Jan 18, 2018
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Morgan Stanley's fourth-quarter profit rises. Venezuela's oil output collapses at an accelerating pace. Amazon announces a short list for its planned second headquarters. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Jan 17, 2018
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The Trump Administration works to reduce the backlog of immigration cases. The murder rate in Camden falls to its lowest level in 30 years. And the Philadelphia Fed releases its business outlook survey. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Jan 18, 2018
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A.M. Edition for January 18: YouTube has announced plans to more carefully police its preferred content, by having reviewers watch it. The Wall Street Journal's Jack Nicas explains what's behind the move, and what it means for advertisers and content creators.

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Jan 18, 2018
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The current labor market favors job seekers over employers, but there are important tips to remember when setting out to find a new job. Accountemps' Rich Deosingh discusses keys to standing out, like what to ask an interviewer, and who to send 'thank you' notes to.

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Jan 17, 2018
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The continuing resolution is the worst thing in politics.

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Jan 17, 2018
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Stocks soar, with the Dow closing above 26000 for the first time. Apple plans to spend 30 billion dollars to create thousands of jobs and open a new campus. Charlie Turner reports.

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Jan 17, 2018
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Why Facebook and “Meaningful Interactions” Don’t Mix

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Jan 17, 2018
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Josh Voorhees with the rundown: The GOP has a Dreamer-free plan to avoid a shutdown; a tabloid has the latest twist in the Trump-Stormy Daniels story; and Jeff Flake compares the president to Stalin on the Senate floor

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Jan 17, 2018
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P.M. Edition for January 17: South Korea and North Korea have agreed to march under one flag at next month's Winter Olympics. The Wall Street Journal's Jonathan Cheng reports from Seoul. Plus, WSJ's Gerald Seib on Congress's efforts to avoid a government shutdown.

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Jan 17, 2018
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North and South Korea will march together at the Winter Olympics. Goldman Sachs posts first quarterly loss in six years. Fed president Kaplan sees at least three interest rate increases in 2018. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Jan 17, 2018
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Sabeel Rahman explains why the left should fight against all concentrations of power, from Trump’s White House to Silicon Valley

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Jan 17, 2018
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Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner discuss Steven Spielberg's movie "The Post", Netflix's "The End of the F***ing World", and Facebook's new algorithm changes with Slate's If/Then podcast host Will Oremus.

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Jan 17, 2018
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President Trump's doctor says he's in excellent health. The Federal Reserve releases the Beige Book Wednesday. And a record 29 million people visited Japan last year. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Jan 17, 2018
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A.M. Edition for January 17: Business leaders have welcomed many of President Trump's policies, especially the new tax law. But other issues, including trade, may prove trickier to navigate while keeping the support of CEOs. The Wall Street Journal's Ted Mann explains.

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Jan 17, 2018
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Wall Street Journal reporter Maureen Farrell explains how Spotify's upcoming IPO, estimated to take place around late March, could upend traditional IPO rules and how fees are paid to big banks.

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Jan 17, 2018
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Virginia Heffernan talks to the LA Times' Jamil Smith about Trump's racism, how the Democrats have fared over the past year, and what (if any) parallels they can find between the #MeToo movement and Trump's lies.

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Jan 16, 2018
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President Trump likes to bluster. But when will North Korea see that as more than talk, and react accordingly?

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Jan 16, 2018
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The Dow tops 26000, then falls back as a big rally fizzles. General Electric weighs a breakup. Citi reports a big one-time charge related to the tax reform bill. Nestle sells its U.S. chocolate business. Charlie Turner reports.

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Jan 16, 2018
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Josh Voorhees explains the Democratic divide in the shutdown fight, plays you a clip of a flustered Trump cabinet secretary on the Hill, and offers up some recommended reading to help you make sense of the Aziz Ansari story.

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Jan 16, 2018
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P.M. Edition for January 16: The Pentagon is planning to develop two new sea-based nuclear weapons to counter China and Russia's growing nuclear capabilities. This has ignited a debate over future U.S. nuclear strategy, says the Wall Street Journal's Michael Gordon.

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Jan 16, 2018
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Dow crosses 26,000 just seven trading sessions after hitting the 25,000 mark. Bitcoin experiences its biggest intraday drop since Dec. 22. GE may consider breaking apart after disclosing more financial problems. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Jan 16, 2018
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A conversation with the founders of the DoubleX section as we bid it a fond farewell.

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Jan 16, 2018
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Big bank earnings highlight the shortened holiday week's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Jan 16, 2018
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A.M. Edition for January 16: 2017 wasn't the best year for air travelers. But, several big airlines still made significant improvements. The Wall Street Journal's Scott McCartney breaks down The Journal's annual Best and Worst Airlines list.

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Jan 16, 2018
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The Roth IRA, which turned 20 years old this month, can be especially beneficial to younger investors and offers features different from traditional IRAs. Retirement expert Ed Slott explains the pros and cons of investing in a Roth IRA.

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Jan 15, 2018
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Virginia Heffernan is joined by Jacob Weisberg to chat about the Stormy Daniels story, Jacob's involvement in it, and how the story is important in the context of the dossier.

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Jan 15, 2018
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin discuss the Vikings’ last-second win over the Saints and other NFL playoff doings; the Wall Street Journal’s Ben Cohen joins to talk about Trae Young; and Sam Miller comes on for a conversation about a 50-inning baseball game.

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Jan 14, 2018
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Why Hollywood should stand with immigrants in the industry by fighting for DACA.

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Jan 15, 2018
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U.S. stock markets are closed and there is no regular mail delivery on Martin Luther King Day. Bank executives see long-term gains thanks to the tax overhaul bill. U.S. farmers and meatpackers expect a second consecutive record slaughter in 2018. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Jan 15, 2018
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A.M. Edition for January 15: Facebook is considering prioritizing posts from users' friends in their feeds. And, down the line, the company is thinking about prioritizing posts from organizations deemed credible. The Wall Street Journal's Lukas Alpert explains what's in store.

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Jan 14, 2018
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A new report from ATTOM Data Solutions finds its more affordable to buy a home in a slim majority of U.S. markets than it is to rent. But ATTOM senior VP Daren Blomquist says most of the population lives in markets where it's more affordable to rent.

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Jan 12, 2018
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Slate Money on Trump going to Davos, Huawei, and iPhone addiction

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Jan 13, 2018
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Slate Money on Trump going to Davos, Huawei, and iPhone addiction

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Jan 12, 2018
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Weekend Edition for January 13-14: Stocks close up another strong week. Plus, the Federal Reserve releases its January Beige Book on the nation's economic conditions on Wednesday.

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Jan 12, 2018
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We’re still learning about how the mind of an adolescent is only half-baked.

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Jan 12, 2018
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Jacob Weisberg talks to Brian Klaas, author of The Despot's Apprentice, about Trump's dictatorial tendencies and why the Republicans are still refusing to call out the President after his "shithole" comment yesterday.

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Jan 12, 2018
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P.M. Edition for January 12th: A lawyer for President Trump arranged a $130,000 payment to a former adult-film star to keep quiet about an alleged sexual encounter with Trump. Also, later this year most shoppers who use Visa won't have to sign their name when making purchases.

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Jan 12, 2018
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Stocks hit fresh records. Fourth-quarter economic growth forecasts boosted following strong December sales figures. T.Boone Pickens to close his energy-focused hedge fund. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Jan 12, 2018
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Josh Voorhees has one thing you need to know, one thing you need to read, and you need to hear about Donald Trump’s latest vulgarity.

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Jan 12, 2018
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President Trump stirs controversy over the use of immigration-related expletives. Tax overhaul bill benefits Wells Fargo's earnings report but hurts profits at JPMorgan Chase. Retailers bracing for nearly a billion dollars in charge reversals after the holidays. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Jan 12, 2018
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The Washington Post media critic grades a turbulent year of media coverage.

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Jan 12, 2018
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How technology is doing things we didn't know needed to be done and how Trump's new immigration decision will affect businesses

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Jan 11, 2018
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A spoiler-filled review of the newest season of Black Mirror

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Jan 11, 2018
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On his Hollywood commandments for achieving secular success.

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Jan 12, 2018
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President Trump says he has a good relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. U.S. to bulk up its military presence in Afghanistan with drones. December consumer prices and retail sales are released. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Jan 11, 2018
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A.M. Edition for January 12: Economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal say the president's had a positive effect on economic growth, hiring, and stock performance. WSJ Reporter Ben Leubsdorf explains which policies they credit with boosting the economy.

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Jan 11, 2018
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Wall Street Journal Chief Economics Commentator Greg Ip explains why Jerome Powell, who assumes the top post at the Federal Reserve in February, could be in a tough position with regard to raising interest rates to ward off a potential stocks bubble burst.

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Jan 11, 2018
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Grill him for his deeds, not his ditzy moments.

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Jan 11, 2018
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Jamelle Bouie is joined by Vox’s Dara Lind to discuss the latest going on around Capitol Hill on immigration.

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Jan 11, 2018
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the future of the Dreamers, Trump’s fitness for office, and voting-related cases before SCOTUS.

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Jan 11, 2018
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Rising energy shares pushed stocks higher Thursday. The House approved a bill to extend foreign surveillance. And the new tax withholding rules are out. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Jan 11, 2018
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Joe Yeung, a Chinese immigrant, started farming in the 1950s. Decades later, his granddaughters Becky and Melissa have taken over the operation and are committed to maintaining their family’s legacy.

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Jan 11, 2018
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How “Convoy,” a novelty country song by a couple admen, became a #1 hit.

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Jan 11, 2018
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Josh Voorhees explains how Donald Trump got confused by his ‘Fox & Friends,’ tells you about a new effort to document the Trump-Fox feedback loop, and lets the president tell you himself how much TV he watches.

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Jan 11, 2018
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Carvell Wallace and Gabriel Roth are joined by Allison Benedikt to discuss Ruth Graham's article “My Life Is a Waking Nightmare” about the world of online parenting advice

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Jan 11, 2018
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P.M. Edition for January 11: Wal-Mart is raising wages for new employees to $11 an hour, as competition for workers is growing between retailers and e-commerce. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah Nassauer explains what's behind Wal-Mart's latest move.

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Jan 11, 2018
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Wal-Mart gives employees raises and bonuses. Proposed South Korean law cracking down on cryptocurrencies pushes bitcoin value lower. Retailers still spend more than $75 billion on advertising circulars. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Jan 11, 2018
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New York City officials want pension funds to divest from fossil fuels. A new report says cheaper drugs are fueling opioid overdose deaths. And lawmakers still haven't reached an agreement on funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Jan 11, 2018
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The DoubleX Gabfest on Oprah, self help, and the generation gap in the #MeToo movement.

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Jan 11, 2018
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A.M. Edition for January 11th: Apple is already facing heat from consumers over its iPhone battery slowdowns. Now, officials in the U.S. and France have some questions. The Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle has more.

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Jan 11, 2018
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Wall Street Journal MoneyBeat editor Erik Holm explains Kodak's plan to launch an initial coin offering and enter the digital-currency world.

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Jan 10, 2018
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Books that promise “a new you” often don’t cure us, but they sure can expose our greatest anxieties.

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Jan 10, 2018
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U.S. stocks edge lower. Crude hits a three-year high. U.S. GOP Representative Darrel Issa plans to retire. Seattle is the top city for STEM workers. Charlie Turner reports.

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Jan 10, 2018
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Jacob Weisberg is joined by Virginia Heffernan to pore through the release of Glenn Simpson's (Fusion GPS) testimony by Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA).

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Jan 10, 2018
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How many laundry folding robots do we really need?

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Jan 10, 2018
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Josh Voorhees with the rundown: Dianne Feinstein pulls a fast one on the president; the real problem with ‘Fire and Fury’; and another Republican congressman throws in the towel.

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Jan 10, 2018
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P.M. Edition for January 10: In a meeting with lawmakers, President Trump said he's optimistic that an agreement can be reached to protect Dreamer immigrants. But there are complications that could upend any deal, and the Wall Street Journal's Laura Meckler takes us through them.

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Jan 10, 2018
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A succession plan for Berkshire Hathaway's Warren Buffett becomes clearer. Higher pay for working at a large company no longer a sure thing. The IRS faces challenges in preparing for changes under the new tax bill. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Jan 10, 2018
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Dana Stevens, Stephen Metcalf, are joined by Slate book critic Laura Miller to discuss the film The Shape of Water, The Golden Globes, and explore what sleep is, exactly.

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Jan 10, 2018
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President Trump will attend the World Economic Forum. Penguin Random House acquires Rodale. And the company behind a popular dog-walking app accidentally exposes customer information. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Jan 10, 2018
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A.M. Edition for January 10: Cargo space on airplanes is in shorter supply, with more customers demanding speedy delivery at the same time economic growth is boosting demand for products traditionally transported by air. The Wall Street Journal's Doug Cameron explains.

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Jan 10, 2018
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Wall Street Journal contributor Dan Weil explains why there are limited opportunities for investments in sports and professional sports teams.

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Jan 9, 2018
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Rwanda’s radio programming fueled the country’s infamous genocide in 1994. Could it also help it heal?

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Jan 9, 2018
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Fresh new highs for U.S. stocks. Steve Bannon steps down from Breitbart News. AMD chips have a security flaw. Hulu reports a big jump in subscribers. Charlie Turner reports.

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Jan 9, 2018
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Josh Voorhees with the rundown: A new report suggests U.S. officials are debating a pre-emptive strike at North Korea; what Joe Arpaio’s Senate campaign means for the Trump-Bannon feud; and an overlooked moment from the Globes.

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Jan 9, 2018
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P.M. Edition for January 9: At the CES Show in Las Vegas, driverless car companies are plotting how to transform their business from demonstrating the technology to making it commercially successful. The Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins joins us from CES.

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Jan 9, 2018
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North and South Korea strike a deal on the Olympics. Republican lawmakers scale back plans to overhaul Obamacare. JPMorgan Chase's Jamie Dimon softens his tone on bitcoin. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Jan 9, 2018
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Like gangster and gangsta, nigger and nigga have become two distinct words.

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Jan 9, 2018
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Special Counsel Robert Mueller may want to interview the president. U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein criticizes Baltimore's high homicide rate. And the U.S. is admitting fewer refugees. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Jan 9, 2018
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A.M. Edition for January 9: The once-popular investment opportunity is now facing waning interest, as some meal kit companies struggle to bring in and keep customers. The Wall Street Journal's Heather Haddon explains.

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Jan 9, 2018
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Wall Street Journal 'Intelligent Investor' columnist Jason Zweig says that, amid an expected changeable stock market in 2018, investors should expect several factors to emerge this year.

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Jan 8, 2018
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NPR’s media correspondent says Michael Wolff’s new book is kicking off a more honest conversation on the president’s fitness to hold office.

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Jan 8, 2018
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Nasdaq, S&P close at new highs. Axovant ends development of its Alzheimer's drug. Look for gasoline prices to keep rising this year. Consumer credit takes the biggest jump in 16 years. Charlie Turner reports.

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Jan 8, 2018
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Stefan Fatsis, former NFL player Nate Jackson, and football writer Melissa Jacobs discuss the NFL playoffs. Then Stefan talks to Spencer Hall of SB Nation about the University of Central Florida’s claim on college football’s national championship.

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Jan 8, 2018
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Josh Voorhees with the rundown: Oprah Winfrey’s Golden Globe speech; Donald Trump’s (allegedly) short workday; and the brewing fight over Golden Globes winner Three Billboards.

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Jan 8, 2018
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P.M. Edition for January 8th: Two activist investors, Jana Partners and Calstrs, are calling on Apple to do more to address the iPhone's negative effects on children, namely smartphone overuse and addiction. Plus, the Trump White House puts Salvadoran immigrants on notice.

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Jan 8, 2018
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Fire breaks out at New York's Trump Tower. Apple shareholders want the company to improve iPhone parent controls. Japanese version of Coca-Cola includes a government-approved laxative. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Jan 8, 2018
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The Fed, inflation data, and big bank earnings highlight the week's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Jan 7, 2018
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Many employers automatically enroll their employees in 401(k) plans to encourage them to save for retirement. But a new study raises questions about the practice. The Wall Street Journal's Anne Tergesen explains.