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Morning News Podcast: Cryptocurrencies, Covid Vaccine Patent Waivers

A.M. Edition for May 7. WSJ’s Caitlin Ostroff on investors’ hunt for the next crypto winner. WSJ’s Rochelle Toplensky discusses healthcare stocks after global calls to waive Covid-19 vaccine patents. And, ham-radio enthusiasts are seeking far-off destinations. Marc Stewart hosts.

Morning News Podcast: Facebook Upholds Trump Ban, Juvenile Offenders

The social-media giant’s external-review body upheld a ban on former president Donald Trump—for now. We ask how a narrow ruling reflects on far broader questions of free speech and regulation. 

America’s young offenders are often handed long sentences and face disproportionate harms; we examine reforms that are slowly taking hold. And the Broadway mental-health musical that is a surprise hit in China.

Morning News Podcast: ‘Permitless’ Gun Laws, Scottish Voters, Coffee

Today another state will enact a “permitless carry” law—no licence, checks or training required. We ask why states’ loosening of safeguards fails to reflect public sentiment. 

Brexit has supercharged Scottish nationalism, and this week’s elections may pave the way to another independence referendum. And a long-forgotten coffee species may weather the climate-change era.

Morning News Podcast: India Covid Surge, Worker Incentives And Earnings

A.M. Edition for May 4. WSJ reporter Krishna Pokharel discusses the state of the coronavirus crisis in India. More earnings are expected today amid recent market growth. Some companies are offering incentives to lure workers back to the office. Marc Stewart hosts.

World News: Taiwan’s Dangerous Situation, Post-Covid Syndrome

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, Taiwan: the most dangerous place on earthpost-covid syndrome (09:00) and Buttonwood: private-credit markets (28:55)

Morning News Podcast: Biden’s First 100 Days, Laws Of Space & Winemakers

We recap Joe Biden’s accomplishments in his first 100 days in office and discuss the challenges ahead. 

Plus: the laws governing space exploration and why the biggest French wine makers are buying vineyards in California.
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