Hong Kong Editor Stabbed Over His Work, HKJA Says
Kevin Lau, the former editor-in-chief of Hong Kong newspaper Ming Pao, was stabbed after his ouster sparked protests in the city, making him a symbol of free speech. He remains in critical condition. Shirley Yam of the Hong Kong Journalists Association tells the WSJ's Jeffrey Ng why the incident should be a concern not only to journalists, but the public.
Escape Attempted in Ebola-Stricken Liberian Neighborhood
Liberian soldiers fired into a crowd of young men trying to escape a quarantine in an Ebola-striken neighborhood. WSJ’s Drew Hinshaw has the story. Photo: Getty
Captured IS Fighters Claim They Were Forced to Join
Three suspected Islamic State militants captured by Kurdish forces claim they were forced to join the jihadi organization after being held prisoner and tortured.
Wall Street Looks Forward to Key Housing Data
Wall Street looks forward to the release of existing home sales data due out Thursday. Plus weekly jobless claims come in lower than expected. Chris Dieterich joins the News Hub to discuss. Photo: Getty
What to Do if Your Social Security Number Was Stolen
A U.S. hospital network said that Chinese hackers stole Social Security numbers, addresses, names, birth dates and phone numbers for about 4.5 million patients this week. What do you do if this happens to you? MarketWatch's Priya Anand has some tips. Photo: AP
Thurs., Aug. 21: Hewlett-Packard Among Stocks to Watch
Investors eye Hewlett-Packard, United Parcel Service and Hormel Foods stock Thursday morning. Chris Dieterich joins the News Hub to discuss. Photo: Getty
How Should You Invest Your 401(k)?
Here's one advisers take on how you might invest in your 401(k).
U.S. Tried to Rescue Journalist James Foley From ISIS
Special Operations forces mounted an unsuccessful operation inside Syria this summer to try to rescue several Americans held by extremists, including James Foley, the journalist who was beheaded this week. Matt Bradley joins the News Hub from Baghdad. Photo: AP
U.S. Operation Tried to Rescue James Foley
U.S. Special Operations forces previously mounted an unsuccessful mission inside Syria to rescue American journalist James Foley. The operation sought to rescue several Americans held by Islamic State extremists.
No Fries With That: Russia Targets McDonald’s Restaurants
It was a symbol of the thawing of the Cold War and attracted long lines when it opened in 1990. But on Wednesday evening, in what’s likely a bout of diplomatic tit-for-tat, the McDonald’s in Moscow’s Pushkin Square stood empty. Meanwhile, Ukrainian troops continue to press attacks on rebel-held territory. (Photo: AP)