Senate Control Comes Down to Eight Races

Wall Street Journal: US News - 5 hours 3 min ago
Control of the Senate, a months-long battle costing $423 million in TV ads alone, is coming down to races in eight states that remain too close to call and, in some cases, appear to be tightening.

Virgin Galactic Spaceship Crashes, Killing One

Wall Street Journal: US News - 5 hours 4 min ago
A Virgin Galactic rocket ship that was supposed to take the first space tourists next year—starting with billionaire entrepreneur and company founder Richard Branson—exploded during a test flight, killing one pilot.

Virgin Galactic Spaceship Crashes, Killing One

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 5 hours 4 min ago
A Virgin Galactic rocket ship that was supposed to take the first space tourists next year—starting with billionaire entrepreneur and company founder Richard Branson—exploded during a test flight, killing one pilot.

U.S. Ebola Survivors Tread Painful, Lonely Journeys

Wall Street Journal: US News - 5 hours 7 min ago
The varied experiences of people who have been treated trace the splintered path of Ebola in America.

Democrats 'Shame' Voters

Wall Street Journal: US News - 5 hours 32 min ago
Democratic Party postcards and letters sent to more than 800,000 New Yorkers this week gave them grades based on how often they had voted.

In New Hampshire, Distracted Voters

Wall Street Journal: US News - 5 hours 59 min ago
New Hampshire is again a political bellwether, but this time, it’s exemplary of voters’ distraction and worry in advance of a Tuesday vote many of them may skip.

FCC Broadband Plan: No One Loves It

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 6 hours 2 min ago
An emerging FCC plan to give the agency more authority to regulate traffic on broadband Internet networks is shaping up as the classic Washington compromise. No one loves the idea, and everyone is sure it will wind up in court.

College Applicants Get Glimpse at Their Future Job Prospects

Wall Street Journal: US News - 6 hours 5 min ago
Return-on-investment calculations are now coming to higher education as costs skyrocket and as recent graduates increasingly get a slow start in their careers.

Miner BHP Spurns Bigger Is Better

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 6 hours 34 min ago
BHP Billiton is the world’s largest mining company by market value with operations in 25 countries. So what’s one of the first things its chief executive advised his board when he joined: break it up.

There's a New Cop in This Town, but Perhaps Not for Long

Wall Street Journal: US News - 6 hours 48 min ago
The mayor of Sorrento, La., wants to close the police department and have the local sheriff’s office take over patrols. Standing in his way? A 71-year-old great-grandmother with no police training who has just been named chief.

Faith in Bible Led Ohio Man to North Korea Prison

Wall Street Journal: US News - 7 hours 5 min ago
The plan was always to leave a Bible, in the hope it would find its way to someone in North Korea who needed inspiration. But Jeffrey Fowle, a 56-year-old road-maintenance worker and father of three from Ohio, ended up facing charges for committing “hostile acts” against the country.

Mexico Plans Broadband Overhaul

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 7 hours 21 min ago
Mexico’s planned construction of a $10 billion broadband network, with more than 20,000 antennas, could provide an alternative to Mexico’s dominant carrier, Telcel, which is owned by billionaire Carlos Slim.

Marion Energy's U.S. Unit Files for Chapter 11

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 8 hours 4 min ago
The U.S. unit of Australian oil and gas company Marion Energy Ltd. on Friday filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

Wages Show Signs of Pickup, Just as Consumers Hiccup

Wall Street Journal: US Economy - 10 hours 29 min ago
Workers are starting to see a little spring in their paychecks and benefits, just as consumer spending fell unexpectedly in September.

Wages Show Signs of Pickup, Just as Consumers Hiccup

Wall Street Journal: US News - 10 hours 29 min ago
Workers are starting to see a little spring in their paychecks and benefits, just as consumer spending fell unexpectedly in September.

Obama to Meet With Fed's Yellen on Monday

Wall Street Journal: US Economy - 11 hours 42 min ago
President Barack Obama is scheduled to meet with Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen on Monday to discuss the long-term outlook for the American economy and the global recovery, a White House official said.

Pirate Bay Co-Founder Sentenced to 3½ Years in Jail

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 11 hours 46 min ago
Gottfrid Svartholm Warg has been found guilty alongside a 21-year old Danish accomplice of hacking into systems operated by the Danish arm of Computer Sciences Corp.

Ford's Next F-150 Sees Strong Interest

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 12 hours 50 min ago
Ford Motor said it is encouraged by data it has collected on the initial interest in the updated version of its F-150 pickup truck, which carries costly fuel-economy improvements.

An Energy Plan Not Worth Changing Your Clock For

Wall Street Journal: US News - 12 hours 57 min ago
Two academic studies rebut the idea that daylight saving reduces energy use, and one even concludes the policy increases demand for electricity.

An Energy Plan Not Worth Changing Your Clock For

Wall Street Journal: US Economy - 12 hours 57 min ago
Two academic studies rebut the idea that daylight saving reduces energy use, and one even concludes the policy increases demand for electricity.

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