NewsWatch: Live blog: Warren Buffett at Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting

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Follow the action–and reaction–to the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting as Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger field questions from shareholders, analysts and journalists in an event that’s come to be known as “Woodstock for Capitalists.” See full story.

Walgreens wants to talk weed

National pharmacy chain posts blog on medical marijuana. See full story.

U.S. calls out Asia’s leading exporters, Germany over economic policies

The Obama administration delivers a shot across the bow to Asia’s leading exporters and Germany for their economic policies and warns that a number of major economies around the globe could face intense pressure to engage in currency interventions to counter slow growth. See full story.

The countries where ISIS recruiting is most effective might surprise you

There are plenty of reasons to visit Finland: The sunlit evening skiing, the saunas, the gorgeous views of the Northern Lights, the food scene, etc. This is not one of those reasons. See full story.

Freddie Mac may need another taxpayer bailout next week

Freddie Mac, the mortgage giant under government control, is likely to report a big quarterly loss thanks to bets on interest-rate derivatives. See full story.

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Why providing IVF benefits is good for families — and companies. See full story.

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