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And now for today’s top stories:

Doing the NFL Draft in Style! Peek Inside the $17M Malibu Mansion Rented by the L.A. Rams

Forget about the NFL Draft. Let’s submit our top pick for draft headquarters. Read More

Biden wants to reform America’s ‘broken’ unemployment system. Here’s how it may look

During the pandemic, jobless Americans have seen changes in who gets benefits, how much money they get, and for how long. Read More

I saved $1.1M for retirement, earn $128K and have $22K in cash. Can I afford my dream car — an $80K Nissan GT-R?

‘I’m 41 and single with no kids, and have always been a big saver.’ Read More

Is my boyfriend of 13 years entitled to half my house? I bought it 12 years ago — and he never helped with the bills

‘He is now claiming that he’s entitled to half the value of the house.’ Read More

My son, a college student, received three stimulus checks. I’m a dad trying to teach ethical behavior. What should we do?

‘He has deposited them, but has not spent the money.’ Read More

‘Theme parks are built for density’: Disneyland finally reopens, but it’s now make or break for the industry

After the ‘most challenging year on record’ for theme park operators, this summer could be make or break for some companies. Read More

The pandemic’s economic toll on women has been staggering — now there’s an estimate on the price tag

Women have been society’s ‘shock absorbers’ during the pandemic. Read More

Is the U.S. student loan program facing a $500 billion hole? One banker thinks so.

In 2018, Betsy DeVos, then U.S. education secretary, called JPMorgan Chase & Co. Chief Executive Jamie Dimon for help. Read More

Weekend reads: Moving to the mountains — on $18,000 a year

Also, a big legal threat to Apple and its 30% cut from iPhone game sales. Read More

Want to know when the pandemic will be behind us? Look to consumer app usage for clues

WSJ analyzed data on the use of popular apps as a gauge for social activity to answer common questions about the return to pre-pandemic life. Read More



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