When Americans Took to the Streets Over Inflation

In the fall of 1966, a wave of protests swept the U.S., capturing the attention of Washington politicians, big business leaders and newsroom headline writers. But these Americans weren’t voicing their anger over the war…

How the FBI Got Colonial Pipeline’s Ransom Money…

After Colonial Pipeline Co. on May 8 paid roughly $4.4 million in cryptocurrency to hackers holding its computer systems hostage, the Federal Bureau of Investigation followed the digital money. Over the next 19 days, court…

FDA Approval of New Alzheimer’s Drug May Boost…

The Food and Drug Administration’s approval of Biogen Inc.’s BIIB -0.12% Aduhelm on Monday may have boosted the prospects of other experimental Alzheimer’s disease drugs that target the disease in a similar way. In greenlighting…

First Alzheimer’s Drug to Slow Disease Is Approved…

U.S. health regulators approved the first new Alzheimer’s drug in nearly two decades, casting aside doubts about the therapy’s effectiveness. The approval Monday of the therapy, which has the molecular name aducanumab and will be…

Why It’s So Hard to Fill Jobs in…

The labor-market recovery after the coronavirus pandemic and related shutdowns is playing out unevenly across the U.S., from states where there are five openings for every unemployed worker to several where historically high jobless rates…

When Tulsa’s Black Wall Street Went Up in…

That is how dozens of plaques commemorate the Black-owned businesses that once made up the city’s Greenwood neighborhood. Before it was destroyed by mobs of white people during the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, the 35-block…

Corporate America and Hollywood: A Love Story

The tech giants stormed Hollywood this past week: Amazon.com Inc. announced its plan to buy the storied MGM studio for nearly $8.5 billion, including debt. The story of outsiders trying to take on Hollywood is…

A New Generation of Black Entrepreneurs Wants to…

Reggie Cooper, a Black Tulsa, Okla., native, opened the Muscle Squad Lab, a personal-training facility and health-supplement shop, in January to put down roots in the city’s historic Greenwood district after working for years as…

DoorDash and Uber Eats Are Hot. They’re Still…

Food-delivery companies did record-breaking business during the pandemic, as millions of homebound Americans embraced the idea of ordering dinner via smartphone apps. Their valuations skyrocketed. They acquired reams of data that helped increase their efficiency.…

Why a Grand Plan to Vaccinate the World…

This spring, American epidemiologist Seth Berkley had to break some bad news to the world’s poorest countries: millions of Covid-19 vaccine doses promised to them weren’t coming. The nations were counting on getting shots from…

Exxon vs. Activists: Battle Over Future of Oil…

For years, Exxon Mobil Corp. didn’t have to pay much attention to investors because of its gargantuan profits. Yet on a Friday night in January, Exxon Chief Executive Darren Woods was defending the company during…

AT&T in Talks to Combine Media Assets, Including…

AT&T Inc. T 0.09% is in talks to combine its sprawling WarnerMedia division with Discovery Inc., according to people familiar with the matter, potentially unwinding the telecom giant’s signature bet on media, as pressure on…

AT&T in Talks to Combine Media Assets, Including…

AT&T Inc. T 0.09% is in talks to combine its sprawling WarnerMedia division with Discovery Inc., according to people familiar with the matter, potentially unwinding the telecom giant’s signature bet on media, as pressure on…