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    CHICAGO (CBS) — In two days restaurants, bars, malls, and even sports venues in Indiana can go back to almost pre-pandemic rules, but that doesn’t mean all businesses will be full. Masks are still required for at least another three weeks. While “full capacity” is the new rule, social distancing is still required, which has some...
    Emilia Clarke attends the EE British Academy Film Awards 2020 at Royal Albert Hall on February 02, 2020 in London, England. Samir Hussein/WireImage/Getty Images In a new interview with Raisa Bruner for the Time 100 Talks, "Game of Thrones" star Emilia Clarke explained how her own experiences around death helped her emotionally prepare...
    The average single person Connecticut, according to a survey conducted by EverydayCarry.com, would travel 2.6 hours to go on a date amid COVID-19, and half of singles polled nationwide would avoid dating someone living in an area with a high rate of COVID infections.  In early March, Dating.com reported that usage of its site had...
    The number of those between 18 and 29 living with their parents since the onset COVID-19 is at a higher rate than during the Great Depression, according to an analysis of census data conducted by Pew Research. As of July, 52 percent of youths in this age range, or 26.6 million individuals, are living with...
    The average single person in New York would travel 2.1 hours to go on a date amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a survey conducted by EverydayCarry.com, and half of the singles polled nationwide would avoid dating someone living in an area with a high rate of COVID infections. In early March, Dating.com reported...
    Having lost most of this year's fundraising money due to the coronavirus pandemic, the American Legion Post 414 in Mercer County started a GoFundMe campaign this week to stay open after 75 years of service to veterans and the community. Post 414 Commander Charles Brothers wrote, "Our money has always been generated thru our fund-raising...
    With hundreds still dying daily from COVID-19, views of the United States by citizens of other countries’  continue to crater due to America's response to the crisis, according to a brand-new Pew Research Center survey. The Pew Research Center released the 13-nation survey that shows America’s reputation has also rapidly declined since Donald Trump assumed...
    By Michelle Nichols NEW YORK (Reuters) - The United States, China and Russia fought on Thursday during a United Nations Security Council meeting on the coronavirus pandemic after U.N. chief Antonio Guterres had warned the body that if the climate crisis was approached with the "same disunity and disarray" of COVID-19, then: "I fear the...
    Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer are asking Congress to launch an investigation into whether President Trump politicized his administration’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. “The question of, ‘What did they know and when did they know it?’ cannot be left to the history books to answer. Our future health and economic security...
    By Michelle Nichols NEW YORK, Sept 24 (Reuters) – The United States, China and Russia fought on Thursday during a United Nations Security Council meeting on the coronavirus pandemic after U.N. chief Antonio Guterres had warned the body that if the climate crisis was approached with the “same disunity and disarray” of COVID-19, then: “I...
    Movie theater giant and Regal owner Cineworld Group said it swung to a loss for the first half of the year as revenue plummeted amid the coronavirus pandemic, which led to global cinema closures. The UK-based theater chain also warned that there was “no certainty” about the impact of the pandemic in the future,...
    Movie theater giant and Regal owner Cineworld Group said it swung to a loss for the first half of the year as revenue plummeted amid the coronavirus pandemic, which led to global cinema closures. The UK-based theater chain also warned that there was “no certainty” about the impact of the pandemic in the future, sending...
    CHICAGO (CBS)– The U.S. Department of Labor estimates 23,113 new unemployment claims were filed during the week of Sept. 14 in Illinois, according to the DOL’s weekly claims report released Thursday. While this number is based on advanced estimates, the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) will be releasing a final number later Thursday. There...
    SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (KGO) -- United Airlines is set to become the first carrier in the U.S. to launch a COVID-19 testing program for travelers.The hope is to make it easier to manage requirements for entering popular destinations around the globe. They already have the test center set up at the San Francisco International...
    SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (KGO) -- United Airlines is set to become the first carrier in the U.S. to launch a COVID-19 testing program for travelers.The hope is to make it easier to manage requirements for entering popular destinations around the globe. They already have the test center set up at the San Francisco International...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — An explosion of illegal drugs and an increasing cache of counterfeits are flowing through one of the busiest mail facilities in the country, right here in Chicago. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey got an exclusive look at the loot, how they’re finding the fakes, and why the pandemic is fueling the surge....
    LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- It's the hottest new thing in home schooling: the pod. Small clusters of kids distance learning together.Efrat Brayer's 4-year-old daughter, Malka, is home-schooled. The curriculum allows for quite a bit of socialization with other homeschoolers. All that ended with COVID-19, until Brayer says another mom invited her daughter to join a...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- The pandemic has created medical problems beyond COVID-19. Doctors and non-profit leaders alike are concerned about cancer screenings and patient funding."We're very, very worried," said Dr. Heather Greenwood, a UCSF radiologist.EXCLUSIVE: Patients with serious health problems avoiding ER over coronavirus concerns, Bay Area hospitals say"While there's unfortunately a lot of patients...
    EAST PALO ALTO, Calif. (KGO) -- Antonio Lopez is running for East Palo Alto city council. The 26-year-old is working with high school and college students to do COVID-19 outreach."It shows we care," says Lopez, who met with residents on the city's eastern side on Wednesday.Several city and community groups are taking part in different...
    SANTA ROSA, Calif. (KGO) -- The Santa Rosa Police Department has responded to charges from Cal-OSHA that it could have prevented the death of a detective from COVID-19 earlier this year.The memorial to Santa Rosa Police Detective MaryLou Armer is on the wall, visible to anyone who visits Santa Rosa Police Headquarters. She died of...
    ABC7 brings you coverage of live events from public officials updating residents on the response to the coronavirus pandemic.Watch the live events above, and click here to watch Eyewitness News during regularly scheduled programming, listed below.Get the latest news, information and videos about the novel coronavirus pandemic here.WEDNESDAY'S LIVE SCHEDULE4 a.m.-7 a.m.: ABC7 Eyewitness News10:30...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Another local business was forced to close its doors due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Dick’s Last Resort in the Inner Harbor has shut down for good. CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE: TIMELINE: Coronavirus In Maryland, Tracking The Spread Latest coronavirus stories from WJZ Latest CDC Guidelines It comes almost a month after the...
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee education officials on Wednesday predicted a big hit to student learning due to interruptions from the COVID-19 pandemic. On Wednesday, the state Department of Education projected a 50% decrease in reading proficiency rates and a 65% drop in math among third graders. The estimates come as Republican Gov. Bill Lee...
    STANFORD, Calif. (KGO) -- The Bay Area will soon be the site of expanding clinical trials of potential COVID-19 vaccines. Stanford has announced that it will now begin recruiting for at least one new trial, with others possibly to follow.With the nation's attention focused on the race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine, researchers at Stanford...
    STANFORD, Calif. (KGO) -- The Bay Area will soon be the site of expanding clinical trials of potential COVID-19 vaccines. Stanford has announced that it will now begin recruiting for at least one new trial, with others possibly to follow.With the nation's attention focused on the race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine, researchers at Stanford...
    Last Updated 2:52 pm EDT, 9/23/2020 Overview Stimulus Check Update: Will Americans See More Financial Aid Before The Election? The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced 504 new coronavirus cases in the state and an additional 15 deaths Monday. Stay At Home New COVID-19 forecasts show a “fragile balance,” but the potential for...
    This makeup artist is not making it up: In order to do her job, she now needs to take a mind-blowing number of coronavirus-related precautions. In a TikTok video that has gone viral with more than 19,000 likes and 110 shares, Los Angeles-based Shannon Marie Trigger details the tedious steps that go into a single...
    The feds are planning to dole out up to $100 million in government aid to tobacco farmers affected by the coronavirus pandemic, a new report says. The US Department of Agriculture will distribute the money as part of a $14 billion effort to help struggling farmers that’s funded by the CARES Act, the massive...
    SAN ANTONIO – Editor’s note: This content was created exclusively for KSAT Explains, a new, weekly streaming show that dives deep into the biggest issues facing San Antonio and South Texas. Watch past episodes here and download the free KSAT-TV app to stay up on the latest. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, San Antonio along...
    This makeup artist is not making it up: In order to do her job, she now needs to take a mind-blowing number of coronavirus-related precautions. In a TikTok video that has gone viral with more than 19,000 likes and 110 shares, Los Angeles-based Shannon Marie Trigger details the tedious steps that go into a single...
    Opening a small business in New York City, where rents and risks can rise as high as a skyscraper, is no mean feat even under ideal circumstances. COVID-19 exacerbates everything. Ask Shweta Khare, Jackie Casiano and Myriam Simpierre, entrepreneurs behind an Upper West Side cafe, West Village hair salon and Bedford-Stuyvesant grocery, respectively, which all...
    The feds are planning to dole out up to $100 million in government aid to tobacco farmers affected by the coronavirus pandemic, a new report says. The US Department of Agriculture will distribute the money as part of a $14 billion effort to help struggling farmers that’s funded by the CARES Act, the massive stimulus...
    By The Associated Press UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest from the U.N. General Assembly (all times EDT): 9 a.m. The chairman of Bosnia’s three-member presidency is urging the world’s nations at their first virtual U.N. meeting to make a coronavirus vaccine available to all of mankind. Sefik Dzaferovic said in his pre-recorded speech to...
    TANZANIA – The Latest from the U.N. General Assembly (all times EDT): 9 a.m. The chairman of Bosnia’s three-member presidency is urging the world’s nations at their first virtual U.N. meeting to make a coronavirus vaccine available to all of mankind. Sefik Dzaferovic said in his pre-recorded speech to the high-level General Assembly...
    PHOTO BY MICHAEL JOHNSONSaying that fear of lawsuits is holding back the economy, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday said he supports placing limits on coronavirus-related litigation and is willing to consider such a bill during a potential special legislative session in November. The comments marked the first time DeSantis has publicly supported limiting lawsuits for...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami)  – With Halloween happening in about a month, many parents are wondering if it will be safe to let the kids go trick or treating due to the pandemic. In Miami-Dade and Broward, where the coronavirus positivity rate has been slowly trending down, county and city officials have not made any official announcements...
    After COVID-19 forced the Colorado Ballet to cancel The Nutcracker in its sixtieth season, the company began cutting salaries and furloughing dancers, teachers and administrative staff. Now the nonprofit has launched a relief and recovery fund. “We have identified three million as our need for the organization, but every dollar counts,” says Gil Boggs, artistic director...
    (CNN)As the US passes a sobering milestone, Covid-19 survivors have a message for those who view the pandemic as politics: The virus is not a hoax. Here's what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today" delivered to...
    CHENNAI, India — “Will India be No.1 by Dussehra, or Diwali?” Atul Thakur, referring to major Hindu festivals occurring in October and November, poses that question in the Times of India. He is not talking about primacy in economic growth. Rather, he refers to the number of COVID-19 infections and the pace of their...
    After getting kudos for its early response to the coronavirus, Subway Restaurants is now being blasted by store operators for demanding that they return to business as usual despite still-sagging sales in the midst of the pandemic. Subway this month told its roughly 23,000 US restaurants to resume operating 84 hours a week, or...
    Despite the number of individuals infected by the novel coronavirus and the increasing deaths as a result, individuals nationwide continue to dismiss the virus as a hoax. As the pandemic continues to spread across the U.S., stories of those who openly denied the virus only to be infected by it are increasing. While some...
    The U.S. COVID-19 death toll hit 200,000 Tuesday, but the rate of deaths has slowed, keeping hopes alive for a less disruptive fall. The current coronavirus mortality rate in the United States is nowhere near what it was in April at the pandemic’s peak, when daily deaths would often surpass 2,000. Keeping coronavirus...
    (CNN)More than 80 years ago, the American salesman extraordinaire, Elmer Wheeler, introduced his "Five Wheeler Points" to help his brethren boost sales of whatever it was they were selling. The first Point, later immortalized by an episode of Seinfeld , was this: "don't sell the steak -- sell the sizzle." JUST WATCHEDGiroir: We do...
    Ohio's GOP Lieutenant Governor Jon Husted has been booed at a Trump rally after he tried to encourage the President's supporters to wear face masks amid the COVID-19 pandemic.   The Republican politician took to the stage in front of 1,200 Trump supporters in Dayton on Monday evening, where he urged the crowd to cover their...
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning that traditional trick-or-treating puts people at higher risk of spreading COVID-19.The agency says some alternative Halloween activities would reduce that risk.Halloween is one of Lana and Eddie McKendree favorite days of the year."We are looking to make it memorable especially because with all the e-learning I...
    As the United States passes the grim milestone of 200,000 Covid-19 deaths, Fox News continues to mostly ignore the ever-mounting death toll in favor of complaining about health measures meant to mitigate the pandemic’s worst-case scenario. So says a new report by the journalistic watchdog group Media Matters for America published on Tuesday which details how Fox News has complained about...
    Cases of COVID-19 are beginning to rise again, and that spells trouble for President TrumpDonald John TrumpBubba Wallace to be driver of Michael Jordan, Denny Hamlin NASCAR team Graham: GOP will confirm Trump's Supreme Court nominee before the election Southwest Airlines, unions call for six-month extension of government aid MORE, who would prefer to fight...