Cargill: ‘A Longterm Mistake’ to Label GMO Foods
Cargill executive chairman Gregory Page discusses the impact of global warming on the nation’s food supply, rising food prices and the battle over labeling genetically modified foods. He spoke with WSJ’s Sara Murray at the ECO:nomics conference.
iWatch Wannabes: Not Ready for Prime Time
Barron's technology reporter Tiernan Ray ran 9 smart watches through their paces. He shares his findings and his outlook for the category.
Comedian Bill Burr's Financial Advice...And Doomsday Prep
Bill Burr is at the 'Just For Laughs' festival to accept an award for being one of the best stand-up comedians on the scene. He sat down with the Wall Street Journal and thought it would be interesting to ask him about money.
North Korea is Furious Over Seth Rogen's Movie, Rogen Not Surprised
Seth Rogen's upcoming movie "The Interview" is about an attempt on the life of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. North Korea called the movie an "act of war." At the Just for Laughs comedy festival in Montreal, Rogen responded.
10,000 Bodies: The Syrian Regime’s Crackdown
A card identifies a corpse at Hospital 601 in Damascus, Syria. U.S. investigators believe at least 10,000 people, most of them anti-Assad activists, were tortured and killed between 2011 and 2013 as part of a crackdown on opponents of the regime.
Horses Hoof It on Fort Worth’s Urban Trails
With a nod to its western heritage, the city of Fort Worth, Texas welcomes horseback riders alongside local paths used by joggers and cyclists. Photo: Justin Clemons for The Wall Street Journal
Fighting Terrorism Through Farming in Nigeria
In Nigeria’s Borno State, the local government is investing $100 million to make farms vastly more productive. The hope is the effort will also keep poor residents with limited prospects from joining militant Islamist groups.
No Cease-Fire Yet in Gaza; Peace Efforts Persist
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry wasn't able to secure a cease-fire in Gaza, but detailed continuing efforts to deescalate the violence. WSJ’s Jerry Seib discusses on the News Hub with Lee Hawkins. Photo: AP.
Barron's Buzz: Is There Growth in Wearables?
Brendan Conway previews the next issue of Barron's magazine, including a look at growth opportunities in the wearables sector.
U.S.: Russia Sending Heavier Arms to Rebels in Ukraine
The U.S. says Moscow intends to deliver more powerful rockets to pro-Russia rebels in eastern Ukraine "imminently." WSJ’s Julian Barnes joins the News Hub with Lee Hawkins. Photo: Getty Images.