Russia defaults on its foreign debt for the first time in over a hundred years. It says it wants to pay, and it can pay, so what’s the holdup?
Large firms like Disney, Apple, and Amazon want to cover part of their employees’ abortion costs. But could they face legal trouble if they do?
Alarm in Beijing, after a state media reports the zero-COVID policy might last another five years. It later backtracked.
Costco is recalling some solar-powered umbrellas over safety concerns. What do you do if you have one?
Actor Tom Cruise sets a new personal record with “Top Gun: Maverick.” How much has it made so far?
Topics in this episode:
1. Russia Defaults on Its Foreign Debt
2. G7 Aims to Raise $600B to Counter China’s BRI
3. Alarm in Beijing Over Zero-COVID Policy
4. Professor: ‘Zero-COVID’ Impossible to Achieve
5. Firms Paying Abortion Costs Face Legal Fights
6. Abortion Pill Industry on the Rise
7. Credit Suisse Found Guilty in Laundering Case
8. July 4th Cookout Will Cost 17% More This Year
9. Luxury Collectibles With Big Returns
10. Stores Giving Returns and You Keep the Items
11. Solar Patio Umbrellas From Costco Recalled
12. Tom Cruise’s 1st $1 Billion Film
13. NH Distillery Making Crab-Flavored Whiskey
14. Robot Bartender Helps out at Munich Bar
15. Egyptian Shop Repairs Old Clocks and Watches