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Coronavirus, Global Recession, Wimbledon: Your Thursday Briefing

Coronavirus, Global Recession, Wimbledon: Your Thursday Briefing

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. We’re covering fears of a yearslong global recession, the world’s scientists uniting to find a coronavirus vaccine and kindness on the internet. As governments everywhere restrict movement and business, and consumers are afraid to spend money, recovery from the abrupt halt may take years. The secretary general of …

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Wimbledon Canceled: A ‘Kick in the Gut’ Not Felt Since World Wars

Wimbledon Canceled: A ‘Kick in the Gut’ Not Felt Since World Wars

For decades, there have been complaints that the tennis season — sprawled across continents and different surfaces — is far too long. In this eerie and tragic year, it has quickly become far too short. The biggest blow to the sport came Wednesday when the leaders of Wimbledon, the oldest Grand Slam tournament and a cultural institution in Britain, announced …

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