Suez Canal Traffic Resumes Slowly as Some Ships…

Ships were again moving slowly through the Suez Canal on Tuesday, hours after engineers freed the Ever Given and cleared the waterway for global traffic. Shipowners, exporters and importers are now racing to secure berths…

Suez Canal Container Ship Is Partially Freed

ISMAILIA, Egypt—The vast container ship that blocked the Suez Canal for six days has been freed and is moving north to an anchor point, opening the critical waterway, as hopes grow that global supply delays…

Ship Blocking Suez Canal Is Partially Freed

Osama Rabie, chairman of the Suez Canal Authority, which operates the waterway, said Monday that tugs dislodged the bow of the 1,300-foot Ever Given, operated by Taiwan-based Evergreen Group, from the eastern bank of the…

High Tide in Suez Canal Raises Hopes of…

SUEZ, Egypt—Salvage teams are girding for another attempt to free the Ever Given container ship that has been blocking the Suez Canal for five days, hoping that a higher-than-usual spring tide will help them unstick…

Men Looking for Work Drive Migrant Surge at…

The surge in illegal immigration across the southern U.S. border is shaping up to be the biggest in 20 years. Unlike migrant surges in 2019 and 2014, which were predominantly made up of Central American…

Hospitals Hide Pricing Data From Search Results

Hospitals that have published their previously confidential prices to comply with a new federal rule have also blocked that information from web searches with special coding embedded on their websites, according to a Wall Street…

The Places You Can’t Fly To Anymore

The pandemic has changed how we fly, dramatically reducing the number of flights around the world. To show how Covid-19 has altered the skies, The Wall Street Journal analyzed flight data from aviation data provider…

Las Vegas, After Its Latest Bust, Aims for…

LAS VEGAS—Inside a strip mall here, blackjack students practiced flipping cards onto tables empty of gamblers. Nearby, a few people leaned over a craps table, the thrill of the game replaced by quiet study as…

A Surge of Children Crossing the Border: What…

March 18, 2021 7:00 am ET The number of migrants illegally crossing the southern border is reaching a 20-year high, with the number of unaccompanied children increasing 63% last month, according to U.S. Customs and…

Commodities Supercycle Looks Like a Stretch

Commodity markets are roaring, stirring a debate about whether prices are headed for an extended upswing. The history of booms and busts in raw materials suggests the conditions aren’t right. Prices for Brent crude, the…

China Lays Plans to Tame Tech Giant Alibaba

Under founder Jack Ma, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. had regulators and local officials in its corner as it grew into a Chinese version of Amazon.com Inc. Chinese President Xi Jinping’s recent crackdown on the empire…