The Last 747: Airlines Dump the Jumbo Jet,…

About a year ago, a Boeing BA -0.24% 747 operated by Delta Air Lines took off from Atlanta for a three-hour flight to Pinal Airpark, a boneyard for unwanted aircraft in Arizona’s Sonoran Desert. The…

Why Was the Light That Flooded New York…

The eerie, neon-blue light that bathed the New York City skyline Thursday night resulted when tens of thousands of volts fed a fire at a electrical-utility substation. The voltage created an electrical field strong enough…

Will 2019 Be Another Rocky Year for Markets?

9:56   Electric Scooters: Israel’s Two-Wheeled Solution to Traffic and Sabbath 12/20/2018 Electric-scooter rental companies are hitting speed bumps in the U.S. over safety and other concerns. But in Tel Aviv, one in 10 residents…

Idle Hands in China Workshops as Foreign Car…

SHANGHAI—A downturn in China’s car market has wrong-footed some of the world’s biggest auto makers, saddling them with factories they no longer need and that are costly to retool. Ford Motor Co. F -5.22% ,…

Indonesian Tsunami: Why It’s Different This Time

0:54   Tasting the World’s First Test-Tube Steak 12/11/2018 The race is on to create lab-grown meat products. Still, little is known about their safety and potential impact. In this episode of Moving Upstream, WSJ’s…

In Shift, Trump Orders U.S. Troops Out of…

WASHINGTON—President Trump ordered a rapid withdrawal of all U.S. military forces from Syria, officials said Wednesday, marking an abrupt shift of the U.S.’s posture in the Middle East. The U.S. immediately began moving a handful…

Pfizer, Glaxo to Create Over-the-Counter Drug Giant

Pfizer Inc. PFE -1.01% and GlaxoSmithKline GSK 0.84% PLC plan to combine their consumer health-care units and eventually spin off the joint venture, creating the world’s largest seller of drugstore staples like Advil and Sensodyne…

U.S. Military Preparing for a Full Withdrawal of…

WASHINGTON—The U.S. military is preparing a rapid withdrawal of its forces from Syria, administration officials said Wednesday, a move that marks an abrupt reversal of America’s strategy in the Middle East. As America’s four-year-old military…

Are Your Frequent-Flier Miles About to Lose Value?

Brace yourself for what may turn out to be the next big devaluations of your frequent-flier miles. Delta is testing basic-economy awards—letting frequent travelers use miles to pay for the carrier’s bare-bones, or basic-economy, tickets,…

Ghosn’s U.S. Push Irked Nissan Executives

Carlos Ghosn’s drive to increase Nissan Motor Co.’s NSANY 1.35% market share in the U.S. created tension with the company’s management, who felt his push came at the expense of investing in Japan. Nissan’s Carlos…