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The Problem Facing Jails During the Coronavirus Crisis | WSJ

Local governments, fearing the quick spread of coronavirus in their jails, have released thousands of inmates. But in New York, the jail system’s oversight agency says the city’s efforts may not be enough. Photo: Associated Press More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: Visit the WSJ Video Center: On …

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Why the Coronavirus Stimulus Is Limiting Stock Buybacks | WSJ

The stimulus package aimed at addressing the coronavirus pandemic includes a restriction: any company that takes aid will have to swear off stock buybacks while receiving government funds. WSJ explains share buybacks and how they became targeted in the bailout. More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: Visit the …

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What the Postponement of the Olympics Means for Athletes | WSJ

The global spread of coronavirus has led to officials postponing the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. For athletes, the delay evokes mixed emotions. WSJ spoke to five athletes from around the globe to understand what the postponement means to them. Photo composite by George Downs More from the Wall Street Journal: …

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What the Federal Reserve Can Do to Fight Recession | WSJ

The coronavirus pandemic is disrupting the global economy. WSJ’s Greg Ip explains what the Federal Reserve can do to stem the damage. Illustration: Carlos Waters/WSJ More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: Visit the WSJ Video Center: On Facebook: On Twitter: On Snapchat: #WSJ #Economy #Explained

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Coronavirus Makes Travel Cheaper, But Should You Book? | WSJ

As the coronavirus forces would-be travelers to stay indoors, travel deals are popping up online. Don’t be easily swayed. WSJ’s Scott McCartney breaks down how to avoid risky travel. Photo: Getty Images More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: Visit the WSJ Video Center: On Facebook: On Twitter: On …

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