The Penny May Not Be From Heaven

Wall Street Journal: US News - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 14:07
The U.S. Mint makes billions of new one-cent coins every year—more than any other denomination. But the penny costs more than its face value to produce.

White House Intruder Sparks Security Review

Wall Street Journal: US News - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 13:54
The Secret Service is reviewing its response to a White House security breach after an intruder scaled a fence and ran through a set of doors into the executive mansion on Friday.

Energy Future Opens Oncor Bidding

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 04:35
Energy Future Holdings opened the bidding to the firm's rights to Oncor, a Texas transmission business, after filing proposed rules Friday with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court overseeing its Chapter 11 case.

In Dry Los Angeles, to Slip and Slide or Not

Wall Street Journal: US News - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 02:00
A plan to place a water slide running the length of a downtown street has encountered resistance in Los Angeles as California remains mired in a drought.

Fed Rate-Hike Tool Stirs Some Concern

Wall Street Journal: US News - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 01:38
Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen spent months devising a strategy for managing short-term interest rates. Two days after the plan's release, some market participants warn the new approach may have flaws.

Central American Migrants Flock to New Orleans---and Wait

Wall Street Journal: US News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 21:24
Many of the Central American women and children who have journeyed to the U.S. in the past year have settled in New Orleans, where they await deportation hearings.

The Penny May Not Be From Heaven

Wall Street Journal: US Economy - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 20:41
The U.S. Mint makes billions of new one-cent coins every year—more than any other denomination. But the penny costs more than its face value to produce.

U.S. Urging Allies to Join Syria Strikes

Wall Street Journal: US News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 20:08
The U.S. is seeking commitments from allies to join in military action in Syria before it launches airstrikes against Islamic State targets.

Once Again, Oracle Must Reinvent Itself

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 19:50
Oracle's Larry Ellison was a master of corporate reinvention. But today the database powerhouse he built faces challenges, and his departure as CEO intensifies the central issue surrounding the company's future: Can Oracle endure tectonic shifts that are reshaping its market?

NFL Seeks to Redo Conduct Policies

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 19:44
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell proposed a new conduct committee and seemed open to relinquishing some disciplinary power in response to a domestic-violence scandal that has swirled around his league for two weeks.

Baseball's Science Experiment

Wall Street Journal: US News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 18:03
Can you rewire a batter's brain? As hitting keeps becoming harder in Major League Baseball, teams are turning to neuroscience for help.

Fed Rate-Hike Tool Stirs Some Concern

Wall Street Journal: US Economy - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 18:02
Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen spent months devising a strategy for managing short-term interest rates. Two days after the plan's release, some market participants warn the new approach may have flaws.

GOP Sharpens Tone on National Security

Wall Street Journal: US News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 17:42
Republicans are again seeing national security as a winning issue for their campaigns, sharpening their tone against Democrats in several House races.

Spending Edge Aids Democrats in Senate

Wall Street Journal: US News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 17:21
Strong fundraising by Democrats and their allies—including a super PAC run by people close to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid—is helping the party compete where other factors favor GOP candidates

Army Chief Calls for Rethink of Cuts

Wall Street Journal: US News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 16:27
The Army's highest-ranking officer said the rapid spread of threats around the world and growing demands on the U.S. military should prompt a review of deep cuts scheduled in the size of America's ground forces.

Baseball Suit Calls Out Minor-League Pay

Wall Street Journal: Career - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 15:52
A lawsuit against Major League Baseball and its 30 teams says minor-league players make less than required by state and federal laws governing minimum wage and overtime.

Baseball Suit Calls Out Minor-League Pay

Wall Street Journal: US News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 15:52
A lawsuit against Major League Baseball and its 30 teams says minor-league players make less than required by state and federal laws governing minimum wage and overtime.

Baseball Suit Calls Out Minor-League Pay

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 15:52
A lawsuit against Major League Baseball and its 30 teams says minor-league players make less than required by state and federal laws governing minimum wage and overtime.

Alibaba IPO Leaves Investors Wanting More

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 15:16
Despite the big pop enjoyed by participants in Alibaba Group Holding's initial public offering, investors were still hungry after company made its trading debut at $92.70.

Vodafone Offers to Buy 140 Phones 4u Stores

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 15:16
Vodafone Group PLC said it has made an undisclosed offer to buy 140 Phones 4u stores, which has been accepted by the stricken British cellphone retailer's private-equity owners.

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