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AT&T Makes New Pitch to Mom-and-Pop Investors

AT&T Inc., which piled on billions in debt to become a media giant, is getting more creative with its pitch to investors. The company earlier this month issued a new class of shares that guarantee its holders a dividend...

The Vanishing Executive Assistant

Photo: Photo Illustration by WSJ; Photo: Getty Images By Rachel Feintzeig January 18, 2020 Executive assistants once ran the office. Increasingly, the office runs without them. The decline of what has been a solid career path for women without college degrees...

PG&E: Wired to Fail

PG&E Corp. Chief Executive Tony Earley liked the idea the minute he heard it. He would change the signature line on company emails—“PG&E is committed to protecting our customers’ privacy”— to promote safety instead. Six months after a top...

Roundup Ruled the Farm, Now Its Maker Has a Challenger

DECATUR, Ill.—Before it was targeted by tens of thousands of plaintiffs in lawsuits, Roundup was the king of the field—the world’s most heavily used weedkiller. Now it’s mired in court over claims it caused cancer and viewed as...

Inside Google’s Quest for Millions of Medical Records

By Rob Copeland, Dana Mattioli and Melanie Evans Jan. 11, 2020 12:15 am ET Illustration: Jon Krause PALO ALTO, Calif.—Roughly a year ago, Google offered health-data company Cerner Corp. an unusually rich proposal. Cerner was interviewing Silicon Valley giants to pick a storage...

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All the Tech Tips for Your New Work-From-Home Life

My boss heard my son yell “POOPIE!” Then I forgot about an important Slack message—wait, actually was it a...

Coronavirus is Stressing Americans More Than the Great Recession Did: Poll

More Americans than those who lived during the Great Recession are reporting stress because of the coronavirus pandemic, according...

Barcelona Champions League boost before Napoli draw

Barcelona Champions League was relaunched before the return leg of the knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League against...