165 VIPs urge 20 economic powers for billions…

Dozens of current and former global leaders and other VIPs are urging the world’s 20 major industrialized nations to approve $8 billion in emergency global health funding to speed the search for a vaccine, cure and treatment for COVID-19

Livestreaming Funerals: Is This The New Norm?

Funeral home directors say livestreaming services has spiked amid the pandemic.

Trump: I Sent Help to Boris Johnson

President Trump said Monday that he'd offered "help" in treating British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who is in intensive care battling COVID-19. Trump said he'd asked two "leading companies" with experience treating "ebola, AIDS, others" to "contact London immediately," per Politico . As for the treatment offered, "it's a very complex...

Landspout overhead wows onlookers

Some fairly astonished onlookers saw a landspout swirling overhead in Laton, California, on April 6.

Financial hits pile up for colleges as some fight…

Colleges across the nation are scrambling to close deep budget holes and some have been pushed to the brink of collapse after the coronavirus outbreak triggered a series of financial losses

New Worry: Grocery Workers Now Dying

Grocery store employees are on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic—and now they're dying. The Washington Post reports that at least four have died from COVID-19 in recent days, and many more have tested positive. The deaths include: A Trader Joe's employee in Scarsdale, NY, with underlying health...

AdChoices Icon

Zoo cams surge in popularity during virus crisis

With Americans sheltering in place amid the coronavirus outbreak, zoos and aquariums across the nation have expanded their offerings of live webcams, providing people with "online safaris" to help entertain, educate and even ease the angst. (April 6)

Modeling coronavirus: 'Uncertainty is the only…

The latest statistical models show a glimmer of hope, forecasting fewer deaths in the U.S. from the coronavirus pandemic before August

CDC Says Smoking, Vaping Increase Hospitalization…

The CDC recommends people who are sick, especially people with underlying health conditions, stay home except to get medical care.

Martin Shkreli Has a Coronavirus Deal for Feds

Disgraced pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli would like to be allowed out of federal prison for three months, pretty please. In return, the so-called "pharma bro" says he'll research treatments for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus. "As a successful two-time biopharma entrepreneur, having purchased multiple companies, invented multiple...

Waterspout spotted offshore

A waterspout was spotted north of Coyote Point Park in California on Monday, April 6.

Sheriff: Louisiana man kills kidnapped woman…

Authorities in Louisiana said a man kidnapped a woman and fatally shot her when she escaped

Body of RFK's Granddaughter Found

The body of one Kennedy family member who went missing while canoeing last week has been found, the AP reports. Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean, 40, was the granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy and the daughter of former Maryland Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend. She and her 8-year-old son, Gideon, went...

Eugene Levy: ‘Schitt’s Creek’ depiction of…

The stars of hit comedy "Schitt's Creek" celebrate the show's depiction of love and why they removed "negativity from the town" in which its set. (April 7)

White House: States need to better calibrate…

The White House says some states are requesting far more medical supplies than they need to fight the coronavirus pandemic

AdChoices Icon

New York Partially Rolls Back Controversial Bail…

New York is adding several crimes to a list of bail-eligible offenses, meaning more people could be held pretrial unless they pay their bond.

Cops Believe Stepmom Killed Boy, Reported Him…

Colorado Springs woman Letecia Stauch reported her 11-year-old stepson Gannon missing on Jan. 27. Investigators believe she murdered him earlier that day. According to an arrest affidavit seen by People , investigators believe the 36-year-old woman killed the boy in his bedroom. "Evidence recovered from the residence and inside Gannon’s bedroom...

A swift water rescue

A helicopter rescued four victims from the Santa Paula Creek in Santa Paula, California, on April 6.

Businesses wait for word, money after applying…

Small business owners hoping for quick loans from the government were in a holding pattern _ waiting on their bank to either take their application or, if it did, send them the money

Navy Boss Blasts Fired Captain as 'Naive or…

On Friday, the crew of the USS Theodore Roosevelt gave its fired captain an emotional sendoff , cheering and chanting his name as walked off the ship in Guam. On Monday, the Roosevelt hosted an event that was less of a feel-good moment. Thomas Modly, the acting Navy secretary who removed...

Eugene and Dan Levy talk tearful end of ‘Schitt…

Father and son Eugene and Dan Levy reveal on set tears as they wrapped filming on their hit comedy show, "Schitt's Creek." (April 7)

'Modern Family' cast shares memories as series…

The group crying started after the final scene of the last episode of ABC’s “Modern Family” was taped

Trump Says Coronavirus Outbreak May Be Nearing…

Health experts warn the U.S. is entering what could be a very difficult week in its fight against coronavirus.

NYC Official Shares Contingency Plan: Mass Grave…

One of New York City's top health officials warned Monday that the city may need to prepare for a "gruesome reality" as COVID-19 deaths mount: the burial of bodies in a city park, with "trenches dug for 10 caskets in a line." "It will be done in a dignified, orderly—...

AdChoices Icon

A snowy day in South Lake Tahoe

On Monday, April 6, a heavy load of snow arrived in South Lake Tahoe, California.

AP Interview: LA mayor could curb travel if virus…

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is encouraged by a slowing rate of corornavirus infections in the region but says City Hall could expand  restrictions on public activity if the numbers take a turn for the worse

Virus Lockdown Has an Awful Side Effect

The leader of the UN has made a worldwide appeal related to the coronavirus outbreak, but it has nothing to do with equipment shortages or best practices while out in public. Instead, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is worried about "a horrifying global surge in domestic violence," reports the AP . He didn't...