Xiaomi’s 2014 Goal: To Sell 40 Million Smartphones
Xiaomi has begun to break its mainland-China bonds, pushing its cheap smartphones to Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore. The WSJ’s Deborah Kan speaks with Xiaomi President Bin Lin about the company’s strategy for global success.
Humpback Whale Rescued by Iceland Coast Guard
The Icelandic Coast Guard rescued a humpback whale that had become caught in a net near Skagafjorder fjord in northern Iceland on Friday. Video footage shows the coast guard officers working to free the whale. Photo: Vimeo/Landhelgisgaeslan
The World's Best Place to Retire Is...
There are some unexpected global destination to retire, according to the 2014 Retire Overseas Index. Kathleen Peddicord, "Live and Invest Overseas" author and publisher, discusses the cities on the News Hub with Sara Murray.
Barron's Buzz: The Bad News About Unemployment
Barron's editor Jack Hough previews the Barron's issue which has features on the bad news about unemployment and the new space race. He joins the News Hub with Sara Murray.
Deadliest Ebola Outbreak Ever Spreads to Senegal
A report of an ebola patient in Senegal is the latest worrying sign that the virus is spreading. What more can health experts do? Infectious disease expert Dr. Frank Esper discusses on the News Hub with Sara Murray.
NFL to Toughen Stance on Domestic Abuse
The NFL announced stiffer penalties for domestic-violence incidents among players. WSJ sports editor Geoff Foster discusses on the News Hub with Sara Murray.
Photos of the Week: Surfing Hurricane Waves, and More
In this week’s photos, hurricane waves affected surfing conditions, an earthquake hit Napa, Calif., people mourned at the funeral of Michael Brown and more. Photo: Associated Press
One-Minute Review: Blue Mics’ First Headphones
The company that builds microphones for Bob Dylan and Kanye West now makes headphones too. WSJ’s Nathan Olivarez-Giles takes a look at Blue Mics' first set, the Mo-Fi, which sound great but weigh about a pound.
Joan Rivers Hit With Nasty Internet Comments While Hospitalized
The WSJ's Lee Hawkins discusses the wave of comments targeting legendary comedienne Joan Rivers for her sometimes brutal sense of humor. Rivers, 81, reportedly is in a medically induced coma in critical condition at New York's Mount Sinai Hospital, after she stopped breathing Thursday during a surgery on her throat. She is now "resting comfortably," according to her daughter Melissa.
Scenes from an Ebola Epicenter in Liberia
The neighborhood of West Point, in Liberia's capital of Monrovia, is an Ebola epicenter. But few there are taking precautions against the disease, and the country's health system is too overwhelmed to handle the outbreak.