One of our senior economics correspondents examined whether investors are right to be so worried about inflation.

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3. In Pyeongchang, South Korea, Olympic organizers are scrambling to contain an outbreak of norovirus, also known as “cruise ship virus.” It’s miserable, and more than a thousand people have been quarantined. Above, hand sanitizer, which has become ubiquitous.

We have the story of how North Korea’s participation in the Games happened. It took months of quiet, behind-the-scenes diplomacy involving the South, the U.S., China and other countries.

President Moon Jae-in of South Korea argues that the détente could lead to talks on a much more serious matter: resolving the nuclear standoff.

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4. There’s a common misperception that the Syrian war is ending because of the defeat of the Islamic State. “Instead,” our Beirut bureau chief writes, “the carnage is reaching a new peak.”

The Syrian government and Russia are stepping up their attacks on rebel-held areas like Eastern Ghouta, above. Turkey has invaded a Kurdish area along the border. And the celebrations of the Islamic State’s demise may have been premature.

“There are multiple fronts where people are under extreme danger without a view to a solution,” a U.N. official said. These maps help clarify the complicated, multi-front war.

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5. “I think it’s fair to say we all could have done better dealing with this over the last few days.”

That was Raj Shah, the deputy White House press secretary, on how the administration has handled allegations against Rob Porter, above left, the staff secretary who resigned Wednesday after two former wives publicly accused him of abusing them.

The case raised questions about how Mr. Porter could have continued in his job when it was known that his permanent high-level security clearance had been held up.

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6. We went on tour with Notorious R.B.G., America’s 84-year-old judicial rock star.

It’s hard to keep up with Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s whirlwind tour of speaking engagements.

Here’s her patter all around the country: insights about the Supreme Court and the law, a couple of jokes, and a promise not to step down so long as she can “do the job full steam.” The audiences swoon, and everyone wants a picture.

Speaking of maintaining vitality later in life, we have some tips on strength training after 40. The short version: Lift weights and eat protein.

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7. How do you maintain a half-billion-dollar brand that is about being chill when it is maybe the least chill thing in the world to wake up in the grip of panic about your new multimillion-dollar musical?

Well, that’s the reality for Jimmy Buffett, the musician who built an empire on the idea of a laid-back, beach-bum life, and who has a new Broadway musical, “Escape to Margaritaville” going into previews next week.

Pre-Broadway runs in San Diego, New Orleans, Houston and Chicago were well-received.

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8. These days, the escapist fantasy is “digital nomadism.”

We caught up with the entrepreneur behind Roam, which is seeking to become the “Uber for international housing” with a network of co-working and living spaces in Miami, above; London, Bali and Tokyo for high-earners who work remotely.

“I experienced firsthand that you can be just as productive in this beautiful, nice environment where you can have perfect $9 massages each day and amazing coffee,” he told us.

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9. No one in the world does quick, technical turns better or is winning more slalom races than Mikaela Shiffrin. Now she wants to master the downhill, too.

She’s among the Olympians in our new interactive video series. “That’s what it means to be the best in the world,” she told us. “Being able to win, to really compete, in every event.”

And we’ve created an entirely new way to follow the Olympics. Sign up to get direct messages from Sam Manchester, one of our editors in Pyeongchang. Sam will take you behind the scenes — and he’s taking questions and suggestions.

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10. Finally, the late-night hosts mocked President Trump’s plans for a vast military parade, which were inspired by a Bastille Day celebration he saw in France last year, above.

John Oliver, visiting “The Late Show,” focused on Mr. Trump’s impressionability: “He’s going to watch the royal wedding and think, ‘I want one of those. Sorry, Melania, it’s time.’”

Have a great night.

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