Arts Calendar: Happenings for the Week of November 12

Arts Calendar: Happenings for the Week of November 12

‘The Hunger Games’ gets a prequel, ‘The Crown’ ascends to the throne for a final season, Dolly Parton tries out rock ’n’ roll and more.

WeWork Files for Bankruptcy – WSJ

WeWork Files for Bankruptcy – WSJ

Updated Nov. 6, 2023 9:56 pm ET WeWork filed for bankruptcy, capping the flexible-office-space venture’s remarkable collapse after once being the nation’s most valuable startup.  The company filed for chapter 11 protection in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in New Jersey.  Copyright ©2023 Dow Jones & Company, Inc. All Rights Reserved. 87990cbe856818d5eddac44c7b1cdeb8

Maine Election: Voters Decide Power Companies’ Future With Ballot Measure

Maine Election: Voters Decide Power Companies’ Future With Ballot Measure

Updated Nov. 4, 2023 11:46 am ET Maine’s voters will decide Tuesday whether to take a rare step: a hostile takeover of their biggest electric companies.  A measure on the ballot there would create a consumer-owned replacement called “Pine Tree Power” by buying out two investor-owned companies that currently serve nearly all Mainers. Proponents, which … Read more

FTX Founder Sam Bankman-Fried Found Guilty of Fraud

FTX Founder Sam Bankman-Fried Found Guilty of Fraud

Listen to article (2 minutes) FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried was convicted Thursday of stealing billions of dollars from customers of the doomed crypto exchange, in what prosecutors called one of the biggest financial frauds in U.S. history.  A New York federal jury convicted him of all seven counts he faced. The verdict capped the stunning … Read more

‘Buy the Dip’ Investing Mantra Lives On—in the Bond Market at Least

‘Buy the Dip’ Investing Mantra Lives On—in the Bond Market at Least

Updated Oct. 29, 2023 12:01 am ET Listen to article (2 minutes) One of the hottest investments on Wall Street is something of a surprise—it’s a battered long-dated Treasury bond fund. Shares of the iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF are near a 16-year low and have lost more than half their value from their … Read more

Why Dean Phillips Is Taking On Joe Biden

Why Dean Phillips Is Taking On Joe Biden

President Biden is only weeks shy of turning 81 years old, most of the public thinks he shouldn’t run for a second term, and the polls suggest he might lose next year to Donald Trump. Yet Mr. Biden has been running for the Democratic nomination all but unopposed—at least until Friday. That’s when Dean Phillips … Read more

Manhunt Enters Third Day After Mass Shootings, Authorities Set to Search River

Manhunt Enters Third Day After Mass Shootings, Authorities Set to Search River

Updated Oct. 27, 2023 7:20 pm ET Listen to article (2 minutes) LEWISTON, Maine—Those lost in the worst mass shooting in the U.S. this year include a husband and wife in their 70s, a 14-year-old boy and his father and four deaf people who were playing in a weekly cornhole league, Maine authorities said Friday. … Read more

Dean Phillips Aims to Tap Democrats’ Unease About Biden’s Age

Dean Phillips Aims to Tap Democrats’ Unease About Biden’s Age

Updated Oct. 27, 2023 3:45 pm ET CONCORD, N.H.—For months, Americans have expressed apprehension about a rematch between President Biden and former President Donald Trump in next year’s election. Now more options are beginning to emerge. Rep. Dean Phillips (D., Minn.) on Friday launched a quixotic bid to challenge Biden in New Hampshire’s unsanctioned Democratic … Read more

Living in the Middle of Halloween Central Is Not Wicked Fun

Living in the Middle of Halloween Central Is Not Wicked Fun

Residents of historic Salem, Mass., face weeks of snarled roads, jammed sidewalks and modern-day witches cashing in