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Health Officials' Split on Covid Booster Shots Sows Confusion

P.M. Edition for Sept. 24. CDC Director Rochelle Walensky's endorsement of Pfizer booster vaccines for front-line workers puts her at odds with the agency's own advisory panel. Health policy reporter Stephanie Armour joins host Charlie Turner to discuss what's leading to such disagreements, and the confusion it can cause over who gets the extra shots....

Evergrande: China Prepares for the Property Developer's Demise

A.M. Edition for Sept. 24. WSJ's Keith Zhai discusses whether the heavily indebted property developer will meet its payments and why Beijing may let it fail. U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo says she will seek to improve American business ties with China. A CDC panel recommends a booster of Pfizer-BioNTech's Covid-19 vaccine for seniors, nursing-home...

Biden Faces Criticism Over Handling of Migrant Crisis

P.M. Edition for Sept. 23. In recent weeks, as many as 16,000 migrants, many originally from Haiti, made their way to Del Rio, Texas. The Biden administration has begun deporting many of them back to Haiti, and is facing criticism from Republicans and Democrats over its handling of the border crisis. Immigration reporters Alicia Caldwell and Michelle...

Europe's Energy Crunch Stokes Fears of a Shortage

A.M. Edition for Sept. 23. WSJ's Alistair MacDonald discusses the gas supply shortage in Europe which is driving up energy prices. The FDA clears Covid-19 vaccine booster shots from Pfizer-BioNTech for high-risk people. Facebook's chief technology officer says he is stepping down. The SEC asks companies for more climate disclosures. And, a study suggests...

Hot Housing Market Shows Signs of Cooling

P.M. Edition for Sept. 22. The past year has brought bidding wars and fierce competition for limited housing stock, which has driven home prices higher. But new data shows existing-home sales fell 2% in August. What does that mean for buyers and sellers? Housing reporter Nicole Friedman joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss. Learn more about your ad...

Delta Variant Set to Slow but Not Derail Global Economic Recovery

A.M. Edition for Sept. 22. WSJ's Paul Hannon discusses the role of the Delta variant in specific regions of the world and the impact on the economic recovery. Amazon's planned stores will let shoppers try on clothes from its own labels in high-tech dressing rooms. The Federal Reserve wraps up its regular meeting. And, the unintended consequences of...

Well-Funded Schools Dominate WSJ's Annual College Rankings

P.M. Edition for Sept. 21. Harvard once again topped the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings. Higher-education reporter Doug Belkin joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more on which schools landed at the top of the list, and how the pandemic affected the rankings. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Chinese Property Developer Evergrande and the Stock Market Retreat

A.M. Edition for Sept. 21. WSJ markets editor Quentin Webb discusses the financial strains facing Chinese firm Evergrande and its global repercussions. WSJ's Caitlin Ostroff has more on increasing shipping costs for consumers. Plus, TV is replacing the commute as a way to wind down after a hectic workday. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad...

Justice Breyer Talks Retirement, His Role on the Court

P.M. Edition for Sept. 20. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer has been head of the court's liberal minority since the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg last year. Some activists have been pushing the 83-year-old to retire, to ensure President Biden can nominate his replacement. Supreme Court correspondent Jess Bravin sat down with Justice Breyer...

U.N. General Assembly Faces Climate Change, Covid-19, New Tensions

A.M. Edition for Sept. 20. WSJ's Will Mauldin discusses what might be on the agenda of this week's United Nations meeting in New York. A top federal safety authority says that Tesla's plans for a major upgrade of its driver-assistance software might be premature. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index sees a decline. And, malls see a bounceback in foot traffic....

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