Dems Scrambling as U.S. Railroad Strike Averted

The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal


Today's News

Today's headlines cover a wide range of topics, from politics to pop music. In politics, Democrats are scrambling after a major setback, while a potential railroad strike has been averted. In the business world, Apple Watch is releasing two new models, one of which could help people make babies, while Mortgage rates have reached their highest point since the 2008 financial crisis. In the tech world, social media companies are being required to consider children's health when making decisions, and in the music industry, there is a tension between familiar and new sounds. Finally, Shell has appointed a new CEO.


  • Dems Scrambling...: The Democratic Party is in disarray and scrambling to find a new leader after their crushing defeat in the presidential election.
  • Will Someone Pay $250 Million to Live Atop World's Tallest Condo Tower?: A new luxury condo tower in downtown Manhattan is offering a penthouse for sale at a record-breaking price of $250 million.
  • Apple Watch Series 8 and SE Review: Both Watches Could Save Your Life. One Could Help You Make a Baby.: A review of the new Apple Watch Series 8 and SE, which tout improved health and fitness features.
  • Ukraine Battles Flooding After Russian Strike on Dam: Ukraine is dealing with widespread flooding after a Russian attack on a dam.
  • U.S. Railroad Strike Averted as Tentative Deal Is Reached, Biden Says: A potential railroad strike has been averted after a tentative deal was reached between the workers and management, U.S. President Joe Biden says.
  • Mortgage Rates Top 6% for the First Time Since the 2008 Financial Crisis: Mortgage rates have hit 6% for the first time since the 2008 financial crisis, causing concern among borrowers.
  • Saturn Ring Mystery Possibly Solved After Four Centuries of Uncertainty: Scientists may have finally solved the mystery of why Saturn's rings are disappearing.
  • How I Am Reducing the Stress of Returning to Business Travel: A look at how one person is reducing the stress of return business travel.
  • Biden Orders Deeper Scrutiny of Foreign Investment in Tech and Supply Chains: U.S. President Joe Biden has ordered a review of foreign investment in sensitive technology and supply chains.
  • Pop Music’s Tension Between New And Familiar: An examination of the tension between new and familiar sounds in pop music.
  • Shell Names New CEO as Ben van Beurden Steps Down: oil giant Shell has announced a new CEO as current chief executive Ben van Beurden steps down.
  • Chinese Investment Flows to Silicon Valley Venture Funds: Chinese investment is flowing into Silicon Valley venture funds.
  • California Gov. Gavin Newsom Signs Law Requiring Social Media Companies to Consider Children’s Health: California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a law that requires social media companies to consider the health of children when making decisions about their platforms.