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Democratic Rep. Edward Markey;s lead over Republican Gabriel Gomez in the special Senate race in Massachusetts is narrowing, according to a new Suffolk University political poll.
By Rubina Madan Fillion became the latest high-profile American politician to join Twitter on Monday. Within hours of her first tweet, Mrs. Clinton (@HillaryClinton) had more than 100,000 followers. Her husband, former President Bill Clinton, joined the s
Spain's Rafael Nadal beat countryman David Ferrer at the French Open to become the first man to win the same Grand Slam singles tennis title eight times. Carl Bialik and Tom Perrotta covered the action from Paris in a live blog.
Amid the debate about whether a new housing bubble is forming, it’s worth looking at a recent paper that challenges conventional wisdom about the housing crisis.
Apple's innovation crown is on the line at the company's annual developer conference. CEO Tim Cook and other executives are expected to introduce new software, including possibly a streaming-music service, new laptops and an update to its Mac operating sy
Harsh Sentence For Kuwaiti Woman Accused of Insulting Ruler - Middle East Real Time - WSJ blogs.wsj.com
Kuwait’s courts have sentenced a woman to 11 years in jail for comments she allegedly made on Twitter, the harshest verdict since a clampdown on political comments via social media that started in June 2012.Human rights activists said that Huda al Ajami w
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s decision to join negotiations for an emerging regional trade agreement remains a hot-button issue, and Mr. Abe faces opposition from both the left and the right of the political spectrum.
Ten Economic Trends Through The Eyes of White House Economists - Real Time Economics - WSJ blogs.wsj.com
The White House today released the Economic Report of the President, a 456-page tome that chronicles the major forces driving the U.S. economy. We picked out 10 key questions and the White House's answers.
For its latest outpost, Parkroyal Hotels & Resorts has enlisted a hip local architecture firm to create a property that embraces Singapore’s “garden city” moniker.
McDonald’s Japan is letting French Fries play center stage to grab customers' attention.
Hong Kong is baffled by Snowden’s choice of hideout. It is the worst place in the world for any person to avoid extradition, with the possible exception of the United Kingdom blogs.wsj.com
The National Security Agency and the FBI are tapping directly into server systems operated by a number of technology companies. But not Twitter.
Thoughts on the expanding surveillance state.
After Friday brought the all-important look at May labor markets, this week government agencies will report how retailing and industrial activity fared.
George Mason's Robert Matz on the economic arguments of studying humanities.
Wine etiquette says to hold a wine glass by its stem -- and there are reasons behind the rule. But how many people actually do?
Wasim Khan, design studio director. Butler & Webb suit, Van Heusen shirt, Ray-Ban glasses.
Macau Legend Development to Raise up to $788 Million in Hong Kong IPO - MoneyBeat - WSJ blogs.wsj.com
Hotel and casino operator Macau Legend Development Ltd. plans to raise up to US$788 million in an initial public offering in Hong Kong, according to a term sheet seen by The Wall Street Journal.
Investors of all types are selling Japanese stocks, worried a recovery might not be easy for the government to engineer. But George Soros's firm, Soros Fund Management, is buying once again.
After nearly two decades of deflation zapped all interest in Japanese real estate, has the time finally come to take another look?