Coronavirus

$600-a-Week Unemployment Benefits Expire With No New Stimulus Deal

Coronavirus relief for jobless workers officially expires today — but a new stimulus package is still a ways off. The weekly $600 unemployment benefits passed in March’s CARES Act officially end on Friday.
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Brad Pitt's Emmy Nomination for 'SNL' Impersonation Is 'Surrealistic,' Fauci Says

Dr. Anthony Fauci congratulated Brad Pitt for his impersonation during a cold read on ‘SNL’ that scored him an Emmy nod, but he isn’t letting it derail him from the task at hand: the coronavirus pandemic. Read more now.
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'Breaking Bad' Star Bryan Cranston Shares COVID-19 Recovery: 'I Was One of the Lucky Ones'

Actor Bryan Cranston shared that he has recovered from a mild case of coronavirus. The “Breaking Bad” star took to Instagram to share the process for plasma donation, and urged his followers to adhere to social distancing measures. Watch the video!
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IRS Urged to Expedite Delivery of Stimulus Checks As Millions Still Haven’t Received Payments

While lawmakers are currently negotiating a second round of stimulus checks, many Americans have yet to still receive their first payment. The IRS is now being urged to expedite the delivery of the checks to Americans in need.
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David Schwimmer Hints at 'Surprise Funny Bits' in Upcoming 'Friends' Reunion Special

The highly-anticipated ‘Friend’ reunion may have been delayed by the coronavirus pandemic, but the buzz continues to build amongst fans. David Schwimmer weighed in on the status of the unscripted reunion. Read on now.
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Alanis Morissette and Liz Phair Swap Awful Stories About Music Industry Sexism

A joint trek featuring Alanis Morissette hitting the road with Liz Phair and Garbage in 2020 won’t be happening. Rather than complain, Liz and Alanis hopped on a video call to talk through their frustrations and open up about their storied careers.
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Dr. Fauci Says Americans Should Consider Wearing Goggles for 'Complete' Protection

The White House Coronavirus Task Force member suggested Wednesday that Americans should consider wearing goggles – or at least a face shield – ‘if you really want to be complete’ in protecting yourself from COVID.
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First US Dog to Test Positive for Coronavirus Dies: Report

A Staten Island German shepherd that was the first dog in the United States to test positive for the coronavirus died this month, according to a new report.
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Why Does Coronavirus Cause a Temporary Loss of Smell?

One of the most widely reported symptoms of coronavirus is a loss of smell, but why is it that this illness causes you to lose your olfactory senses?
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JetBlue Testing UV Light Technology to Disinfect Planes

JetBlue revealed that it would test ultraviolet cleaning technology in its planes as a new way to keep aircraft clean during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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