Stimulus Package Renews Spotlight on Universal Basic Income

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The Wall Street Journal: Gun background checks hit new record in March, triggered by coronavirus fears

Gun background checks have risen as coronavirus fears spark personal safety concerns. Photo: george frey/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images April 2, 2020 12:12 pm ET The number of gun background checks hit an all-time high in March as panicked Americans rushed to buy firearms during the coronavirus pandemic. The Federal Bureau of Investigation performed an estimated 2.375…

Motion Sick? This Tech Company Thinks It Might Have a Solution

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Coronavirus Update: Boeing Cuts, Votes Postponed, Virus-Hit Navy Ship

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Why the Coronavirus Crisis Is Pushing the Desire for 5G

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Pakistani Court Overturns Murder Conviction in Killing of Wall Street Journal Reporter – The Wall Street Journal

A Pakistani court overturned the 18-year-old murder conviction of a British national for killing Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl and reduced his death sentence to seven years for kidnapping. Mr. Pearl was murdered in the southern city of Karachi in January 2002 while working on a story about religious extremists in Pakistan in the…

Opinion: The Next Coronavirus War

More →Coronavirus 2:09 Coronavirus Update: Boeing Cuts, Votes Postponed, Virus-Hit Navy Ship 4/2/2020 6:34AM 4/2/2020Boeing is expected to offer early retirements and buyouts, West Virginia postpones its primary, and sailors disembark a U.S. aircraft carrier after nearly 100 crew members test positive for coronavirus. WSJ’s Shelby Holliday has the latest on the pandemic. Photo: Joe…

Why the Coronavirus Stimulus Is Limiting Stock Buybacks

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AMAZON Struggles to Find Footing…

On a mid-March midnight shift, one of Kristy Granados’s co-workers coughed and said he felt nauseated.As he took a break, workers at the Amazon.com Inc. AMZN 0.58% warehouse in Charlotte, N.C., shared worries that they could catch the coronavirus, Ms. Granados said. Most didn’t have masks or supplies to disinfect workstations, even as cleaning products…

Newsletter: China Bounces but Isn’t Back

This is the web version of the WSJ’s newsletter on the economy. You can sign up for daily delivery here. Don’t Call it a Comeback An official gauge of China’s manufacturing activity rebounded strongly in March as work resumption picked up, though economists warned that business remains far from normal following a devastating coronavirus outbreak.…