Coronavirus

Are Young Adults Bored With Social Distancing Causing a Surge in COVID-19 Cases?

Young people are leading the rising numbers in coronavirus cases, but is boredom with social distancing to blame? Find out how it’s affecting millennials and Gen Z now.
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Startup Creates PPE Face Shields for Hospitals Out of Recycled Plastic Bottles

A startup that used to make building materials out of recycled plastic has shifted gears, and is now making PPE face shields for local hospitals in Uganda. Learn more about their process here!
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Officials Warn of Spike in Puppy Scams During Pandemic

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel and the Humane Society of the United States are urging the public to be wary of puppy scams as many people seek to purchase or adopt dogs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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New Stimulus Bill Proposal Includes Second $1,200 Check, Cuts Unemployment Benefits to $200

As the country continues to grapple with the effects of coronavirus, many Americans are eagerly wondering what will be included in a second stimulus relief bill. Here’s a look at the new proposal put forth by Senate Republicans on Monday.
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Video Shows Hundreds of Unattended Teens Tear Apart Mini-Golf Center

A mob of teens erupted in violence at a Putt-Putt Fun Center in Memphis, Tennessee Saturday night, and it was all caught on video. See the footage here.
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Anthony Fauci Baseball Card Shatters Sales Record for Topps Now

After Dr. Anthony Fauci tossed out a memorable first pitch to open the 2020 MLB season, Topps Now released a baseball card to commemorate the event and it flew off the shelves.
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Dick's Sporting Goods Will Be Closed on Thanksgiving

Pittsburgh-based sports retail giant Dick’s Sports Goods is joining a growing list of major retailers that have announced they will be closed on Thanksgiving this year.
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Target Will Close Stores on Thanksgiving Day This Year

Target stores nationwide will be closed on Thanksgiving Day this year. It is one of several measures the company is taking for the holiday season to keep staff and shoppers safe amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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There’s ‘Fundamental Agreement’ on a Second Stimulus Check — But Who Would Qualify?

It seems likely that another stimulus check could be included in a second round of coronavirus relief. But there are still many questions around who exactly will qualify for another direct payment.
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McDonald's to Require Customers to Wear Face Masks as of Aug. 1

McDonald’s announced on Friday it will require customers to wear face coverings in its restaurants beginning August 1. The news comes as many establishments are implementing mask rules. Read more now.
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