Thousands of Zoom video calls left exposed on the open Web

Many exposed videos include personally identifiable information and intimate conversations, recorded in people’s homes. Zoom has become a go-to video chat service in an age of social distancing.
Analysis

This week’s jobs numbers, in perspective

Words alone can't do these unemployment numbers justice. What about charts?

Government spent millions to ramp up mask readiness, but that isn’t helping now

The creation of a high-speed machine to make N95 masks in a pandemic and a reusable-masks project were aimed at alleviating shortages. The efforts have not led to a single new mask for the government’s response.
A coffin lays wrapped in plastic and covered with cardboard outside a block of family apartments in Guayaquil, Ecuador, on Thursday. (AP)
A coffin lays wrapped in plastic and covered with cardboard outside a block of family apartments in Guayaquil, Ecuador, on Thursday. (AP)

Bodies lie in the streets of Guayaquil, Ecuador, the emerging epicenter of the coronavirus in Latin America

The overwhelmed health system in Ecuador’s largest city could be a harbinger of worse to come in the developing world.

Guide to the pandemic

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Marie Monroe-Ames, a descendant of Rosewood massacre survivor Oren Monroe, looks over a photo taken at her great-uncle's funeral. (Zack Wittman for The Post)
Descendants of Rosewood massacre survivor Oren Monroe, from left: Morgan Carter; her mother, Natasha Twiggs; and her grandmother Marie Monroe-Ames, Monroe’s daughter. (Zack Wittman for The Post)
Descendants of Rosewood massacre survivor Oren Monroe, from left: Morgan Carter; her mother, Natasha Twiggs; and her grandmother Marie Monroe-Ames, Monroe’s daughter. (Zack Wittman for The Post)
In 1923, an all-white mob burned the town of Rosewood, Fla., to the ground. Descendants of the victims are tortured by questions that have lingered for generations: How much should the past determine the future? And when is it time to move on?
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Perspective

Like Vladimir and Estragon, we wait for our Godot. And wait.

Samuel Beckett’s masterpiece is a parable for our days in coronavirus limbo.
TV Review

‘World on Fire’ has something besides the usual heroics of a WWII story

The seven-part British miniseries, now on PBS, has characters who don’t always keep calm and carry on.
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