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Monday, July 6, 2015

Wall Street Journal

Fiat Scion's Strategy Toward GM: Patience

1 hour 34 minutes ago
John Elkann, chairman of Fiat Chrysler and scion of Italy’s Agnelli family, said in an interview that he isn’t giving up on a partnership with General Motors, arguing the auto industry will have to consolidate.

Colleges Seek Workarounds to Keep Their Seal of Approval

7 hours 26 minutes ago
A Maryland college that lost its accreditation last week followed a playbook that troubled schools have used for years: sue, appeal to prominent politicians and then, if all else fails, find another accreditor.

Polls Close in Greek Referendum

Voting ended in Greece’s referendum Sunday, with several opinion polls taken during the day predicting a narrow victory for the “no” side.

U.S. Women's Soccer Team Gels Around Coach Jill Ellis

2 days ago
On the eve of their showdown with defending champion Japan in the World Cup final, members of Team USA left little doubt about the key difference between this years’ team and that which lost on penalty kicks four years ago.

On Display: The Declaration's First Selfie

4 days ago
The Maryland Historical Society will display the earliest known photo of the Declaration of Independence, as well as other artifacts from time capsules locked inside the nation’s first monument to George Washington.

Happy Barbecue---Or Whatever You Call It

3 days ago
For much of American history, the word “barbecue” has sparked regional divisions about its meaning, its etymology and even its spelling.

Homes That Conquer the Odd Lot

3 days ago
How architects design bespoke homes for lots that are tiny, oddly shaped or steeply sloped.

Meet the Art World's New Leaders

3 days ago
As art values soar, fierce competition has driven Sotheby’s, Christie’s and Phillips to seek new leaders. Here’s how Tad Smith, Patricia Barbizet and Edward Dolman are transforming their houses and shaking up the art market

Women's World Cup Final: America Gets a Do-Over

3 days ago
Four years after the USA soccer team lost the World Cup final to Japan, the two nations meet Sunday, with Japanese precision again U.S. speed and power.

Europe's Crowning Glory Imperils Postwar Project

3 days ago
The great project some hoped would eventually create a European superstate faces the biggest challenge of its history Sunday, when Greeks vote in a referendum that could decide whether they crash out of the eurozone.

What Do You Get for the Man Who Has Nothing?

4 days ago
Party planners in Southern California are seeking the answer as they plan a birthday celebration for the Dalai Lama, who will turn 80 on Monday.

5 Things to Watch in the June Jobs Report

5 days ago
The June jobs report, due out Thursday at 8:30 a.m. EDT, could confirm that the U.S. economy is strengthening, despite rising global turmoil.

Downhills at the Tour de France Test Cyclists Against Time, Danger and One Another

5 days ago
The world’s fastest riders have sharpened competition on descents with better brakes, sharp technique and pure guts.

Stocks Shrug Off Greek Default

5 days ago
European stocks rose in early trade, tracking gains in the U.S. and Asia, but moves are expected to be limited and trade thin, with investors wary ahead of this weekend’s Greek referendum.

U.S. to Open Havana Embassy

6 days ago
The U.S. and Cuba have reached an agreement to restore diplomatic relations and reopen embassies in each other’s capitals, the biggest step yet toward ending a half century of animosity between the two countries.

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