Russian Star Plushenko Retires, Withdraws From Games
Three-time World Champion and 2006 Olympic gold medalist Yevgeny Plushenko retired and abruptly withdrew from Olympic competition Thursday. Rachel Bachman reports from Sochi on Lunch Break. Photo: AP.
One-Minute Review: A $280 No-Contract Smartphone
ZTE, one of China’s fastest growing smartphone brands, is hoping low-priced gadgets will turn it into a household name. Which is why the ZTE Nubia 5S Mini LTE is so cheap.
Video Shows Police Shooting Kajieme Powel in St. Louis
25-year-old Kajieme Powell was shot dead by St. Louis police on August 19. A day after the shooting the police department had to admit to a discrepancy between its initial account of the incident and a cellphone video shot by a witness. WSJ's Monika Auger reports.
Analysis: Ferguson Exposes Cultural Misperceptions
WSJ's Lee Hawkins discusses racial controversy in Ferguson, Mo., and the accusation made by some bloggers that black Missouri State Highway Patrol Captain Ron Johnson was flashing gang signs in photos with Ferguson residents.
Jerry Seib: Diplomatic Resistance to ISIS Growing
After the rise of the militant group Islamic State, and the brutal public killing of journalist James Foley, a diplomatic coalition is may arise to rid the region of its growing power. WSJ's Jerry Seib explains. Photo: Associated Press
Midnight Golf at Yukon's Solstice Tournament
Golfers enjoy the summer solstice, the longest day of the year, by hitting balls overnight at a golf course in Dawson City, Canada.
Is the Ice Bucket Challenge a One-Hit Wonder?
The viral Ice Bucket Challenge has raised more than $53 million in donations, but can the success of this campaign be replicated? Charity Navigator CEO Ken Berger warns there could be a donation backlash. He joins the News Hub with Sara Murray.
How Will Investigators Find James Foley's Killer?
How is the U.S. and the U.K. working to identify the man with a British accent who killed journalist James Foley? Former Navy SEAL and United States Continued Service CEO Jonathan Gilliam discusses on the News Hub with Sara Murray.
Obama Administration Offers Contraception Compromise
The Obama administration outlined a new compromise designed to shield religious business owners and nonprofits from the health law's contraception-coverage requirements while maintaining the coverage for women. Louise Radnofsky joins the News Hub with Sara Murray.
Google Buys Gecko Design, and More
What’s News: Google is buying mechanical engineering and product design company, Gecko. Walgreen’s was unable to fill prescriptions for hours on Friday after a database failure. Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen is noncommittal on interest rate move. Joanne Po reports. Photo: AP