Store Shelves Are No Longer Bare, but Baby Formula Remains in Short Supply

While the situation has improved since mid-July, many families are still scrambling to find popular brands that remain out of stock.

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Baby Formula Shortage Has an Aggravating Factor: Few Producers

With just a handful of companies making U.S. infant formula, a shutdown of Abbott’s plant had outsized impact on the supply.

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The City Where Cars Are Not Welcome

As automakers promise to get rid of internal combustion engines, Heidelberg is trying to get rid of autos.

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The Race for Virus Money Is On. Lobbyists Are Standing By.

Companies see the outbreak as a chance to cash in, do some good, or both. Among the early winners: the Washington influence industry.

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