Coronavirus Updates and Live News

Here’s what you need to know: ImageMedical workers registering people at a testing site in Miami in May.Credit…Lynne Sladky/Associated Press KEY DATA OF THE DAY Florida and Texas report records for daily highs in new cases. Two of the nation’s most populous states, Texas and Florida, both reported this week their highest daily totals of…

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A Date to Remember

Everything was telling Sam Thirlwall not to take this job. Joining Zapproved, a legal services technology company in Portland, Ore., would mean a pay cut. It also would mean being a manager responsible for a large team, rather than doing what he had done for years, which was building cybersecurity software. Mr. Thirlwall, 36, didn’t…

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Playing the Paper

People around the globe shell out billions of dollars each year on professionally manufactured games: According to a recent study, spending worldwide on playing cards and board games is expected to reach nearly $22 billion by the year 2025. But the truth is that you can turn anything into a game — even a newspaper!…

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