iStock(NEW YORK) -- With millions of Americans urged to work from home to further prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, many are dependent on at-home tech devices more so now than ever.That's getting harder, and more expensive, with a sudden in crush in demand for screens, batteries, USB headsets, webcams or laptop docks online. […]
piranka/iStock(NEW YORK) --The U.S. government’s historic $2.2 trillion coronavirus aid relief package recently approved by Congress is highly vulnerable to fraud and abuse, oversight experts and veteran watchdogs who investigated abuse of the government’s financial system bailout more than a decade ago told ABC News. The size of the unprecedented relief package – in the scale of […]
dbdurden/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Hobby Lobby finally closed all of its stores in the U.S. after the craft supplies company received backlash for staying open in at least one state amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. Nearly all of the store employees will be furloughed, as well as a large portion of corporate and distribution employees, according to a statement from […]
Gwengoat/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The coronavirus pandemic has quickly evolved from a health crisis to a financial one, shuttering businesses, upending entire industries and sending financial markets reeling. Here's the latest news on how the COVID-19 crisis is affecting the economy: Markets close out another volatile week The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell more than 350 points […]
Kameleon007/iStock(NEW YORK) -- As thousands of grocery staffers, delivery workers and other "essential" employees still head to work amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, recent searches for "hazard pay" have skyrocketed, according to Google data.The once narrowly used labor term that has been thrust into the spotlight in recent weeks is defined as "additional pay for […]
MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Ukrainian firefighters labored into Sunday night trying to put out two forest blazes in the area around the Chernobyl nuclear power station, which was evacuated because of radioactive contamination after the 1986 explosion at the plant.
NEW YORK (AP) — A tiger at the Bronx Zoo has tested positive for the new coronavirus, in what is believed to be the first known infection in an animal in the U.S. or a tiger anywhere, federal officials and…
WASHINGTON (AP) — With the military under broad pressure to step up its coronavirus response, Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Sunday defended the firing of an aircraft carrier commander who sought help for sailors during an outbreak as a matter…
TORONTO (AP) — Shirley Douglas, the impassioned Canadian activist and veteran actress who was mother to actor Kiefer Sutherland and daughter of Canada medicare founder Tommy Douglas, died Sunday. She was 86.
PETA is urging Kate McKinnon to use only CGI cats in the upcoming scripted series about Joe Exotic (real name Joseph Maldonado-Passage), the now-imprisoned big-cat breeder who is the topic of the recently released Netflix […]
Singer Lizzo is doing her best to show hospital workers appreciation for all of their hard work during the coronavirus pandemic. “Thank you @Lizzo for sending lunches to the UW Medical Center – Montlake Emergency […]
Christopher Meloni will be reprising his role as the iconic Law & Order: Special Victims Units detective for a new NBC spinoff series. The still untitled show has already received a 13-episode order.Dick Wolf, Law […]
CNN’s Chris Cuomo has tested positive for COVID-19. Cuomo shared the news on Twitter writing, “Sooooo in these difficult times that seem to get more difficult and complicated by the day, I just found out […]
Sony Pictures announced that it has moved several of its upcoming movies to later dates as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.Ghostbusters: Afterlife, which stars Paul Rudd, Carrie Coon, McKenna Grace, and Finn Wolfhard, has […]
Medical professionals have been at the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic from the start and singer Lizzo is doing her best to show hospital workers appreciation for all the tedious hours they put in to […]