How Face Masks Work and Which Types Offer…

Face masks are a simple way to help prevent the spread of the new coronavirus through talking, coughing or sneezing, scientists and public-health specialists say. But they need to be worn properly. While some types…

At Boeing and Airbus, Finished Airplanes Pile Up

Boeing Co. BA -1.52% and Airbus SE EADSY -0.75% are making planes that airlines aren’t collecting, straining their finances as the coronavirus pandemic wreaks havoc on travel and the aerospace industry. Airlines in many cases…

China’s Mighty Yangtze Is Heaving From Rain and…

Heavy rain has battered central and southern China over the past few weeks, causing widespread flooding—the worst in decades. China has a long history of deadly floods, including one in 1931 that killed two million…

Live Question & Answer Event – Ask WSJ:…

LIVE Q&A Replay | July 24, 2020 Join The Wall Street Journal's Jason Zweig, author of the popular "The Intelligent Investor" column, as he answers your questions about investing in uncertain times. David Reilly Jason…

Hagia Sophia, a Shifting Symbol in Turkey, Once…

ISTANBUL—Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attended Muslim prayers in this city’s iconic Hagia Sophia on Friday, two weeks after he declared the building—a museum for the past 86 years— a mosque again in a controversial…

Covid-19 Measures Have All but Wiped Out the…

For the past two months, as winter descended on Chile, infectious-disease specialist Claudia Cortés worked tirelessly to keep a wave of critically ill Covid-19 patients alive in the hospital where she works. At the same…

Covid Rewrites the Disney Playbook

July was supposed to be the month when the Walt Disney Co. would stop sheltering in place and start operating in a post-Covid-19 world. But for the company that just months ago was the envy…

Test, Test, Test: Wealthy Gulf States Bet on…

In the United Arab Emirates, the coronavirus test comes to you. Sweeping through working-class housing blocks and crowded migrant labor camps, government health teams administer the mandatory nasal swabs—and then isolate positive cases. In more…

With Indoor Dining Upended, Some Restaurants Call It…

Saturday night at Eden, a restaurant in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood, felt almost normal. Its roughly 80 tables were full—albeit spaced apart—as customers dined on tagliatelle with pork, lamb shank, cocktails and bottles of wine.…

Majority of Voters Say U.S. Society Is Racist…

Voters in growing numbers believe that Black and Hispanic Americans are discriminated against, and a majority of 56% holds the view that American society is racist, a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll finds. The…

Coronavirus Rewrites the Disney Playbook

July was supposed to be the month when the Walt Disney Co. would stop sheltering in place and start operating in a post-Covid-19 world. But for the company that just months ago was the envy…

U.S. Hits 3 Million Confirmed Coronavirus Cases

The U.S. surpassed 3 million confirmed Covid-19 cases less than a month after crossing the 2 million mark, as the virus spread rapidly in the nation’s three most populous states. Climbing case counts in California,…

Zen Ten: The Fourth

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