Matthew Futterman

Wall Street Journal

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Just four days before South America's first Summer Olympic Games, there's still widespread fear that Rio is unprepared to stage a global spectacle.

Is Rio ready for the Olympic Games?

Just four days before South America's first Summer Olympic Games, there's still widespread fear that Rio is unprepared to stage a global spectacle.

from To the Point

The US squared off against Germany today and the team’s World Cup life was on the line. And while the US lost the game, they also… won?

World Cup Winners and Losers

The US squared off against Germany today and the team’s World Cup life was on the line. And while the US lost the game, they also… won?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Bids for the Los Angeles Dodgers have ranged from $1.2 billion to $1.5 billion but not all of them qualified for the second round, and the survivors don't all have strong ties to LA.

Magic Johnson Tops List Bidding Process

Bids for the Los Angeles Dodgers have ranged from $1.2 billion to $1.5 billion but not all of them qualified for the second round, and the survivors don't all have strong ties to LA.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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Paul Thomas Anderson’s new movie, “Licorice Pizza,” is about growing up and falling in love in the San Fernando Valley in the 1970s.

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Celebrity athletes are shaping American politics and culture, says Jane Coaston of the New York Times.

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Josh Barro and Ken White talk about four familiar characters: Lev Parnas, Steve Bannon, John Eastman and Michael Avenatti.

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Josh, Liz and Sean discuss Democrats’ loss in Virginia, their narrow victory in New Jersey, the lessons each side should think over, and “let’s go, Brandon.”

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