How Coronavirus Contact Tracing Apps Work | WSJ

Public health authorities, developers and tech companies are working on apps to help us keep track of who we came in contact with and where we’ve been to aid in Covid-19 contact-tracing efforts. WSJ’s Joanna Stern explains the technologies using an 8-bit video game.

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The Science Behind How the Body Clears Coronavirus | WSJ

Understanding how the body clears the new coronavirus is becoming more important as the U.S. begins to reopen. WSJ’s Daniela Hernandez explains how the body fights infection and why feeling better doesn’t equal being virus-free. Photo illustration: Laura Kammermann

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For Clues to Biden’s VP Pick, Look to History | WSJ

As speculation grows over Joe Biden’s selection of a running mate, WSJ’s Gerald F. Seib looks at past picks for clues into what factors the former vice president will consider, and why this year’s choice is more important than ever. Photo: Getty Images

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How Women in Wyoming Are Fighting to Boost Representation | WSJ

Wyoming passed a suffrage bill 50 years before the 19th Amendment, but the Equality State is struggling to live up to its nickname. WSJ’s Shelby Holliday meets the women working to boost female representation. Photo illustration: Laura Kammermann

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How the Troll Movie’s Streaming Victory Could Remake Hollywood | WSJ

As movie theaters sit empty during the coronavirus pandemic, some films are being released direct to streaming services and digital platforms, shaking up a distribution model that’s been in place for decades. WSJ explains.

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Why Some States Are Struggling to Pay Unemployment Claims | WSJ

As coronavirus closures continue to put businesses on life support, a record number of people are filing jobless claims to overwhelmed state labor departments. WSJ explains why some states are struggling under the historic load. Photo Illustration: Carlos Waters/WSJ

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A Look Inside a Cruise Ship’s Journey During Coronavirus | WSJ

Jennifer Catron boarded Carnival’s Costa Luminosa on March 5 for a transatlantic cruise. Her video diaries provide a window into life on board the ship as the coronavirus scare became a full-blown pandemic.

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What Happens to Landlords When Tenants Can’t Pay Rent? | WSJ

Hundreds of thousands of renters may miss rent payments for May as the coronavirus crisis enters its third month in the U.S. For smaller landlords, that means facing their own financial crisis. WSJ’s Jason Bellini reports. Photo: Fadhila Hussein

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Lockdown Orders Expire, Lab Theory Investigated | WSJ

States balance public health and economic well-being as more lockdowns expire; U.S. intelligence agencies confirm investigating if the coronavirus escaped from a lab in Wuhan; Apple and Amazon report profits. WSJ’s Shelby Holliday has the latest on the pandemic. Photo: Matthew Hatcher/Bloomberg

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The Latest Consumer-Spending Report, Explained | WSJ

Consumer spending fell 7.5% in March, prompting further concerns about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the economy. Here’s why consumer spending is so important and how it can signal if the country is heading toward a recession. Photo: Getty Images

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