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INTERPOL: #COVID19-Fighting Hospitals Facing Ransomware Deluge
Global police alerted as cyber-criminals target healthcare organizations
Apr, 07 2020
Study: After affirmative action bans, underrepresented student enrollment lags demographic trends
In states that have banned affirmative action, the share of underrepresented minorities among students admitted to and enrolling in public universities has steadily lost ground relative to changing demographic trends among those states' high school graduates,…
Apr, 07 2020
In This Time Of Darkness, Please Care More
Know that your actions create hope.
Apr, 07 2020
Donation helps SWFL food bank; credit union assists small businesses' payrolls - Wink News
Many businesses and organizations are struggling right now. But others are showing them we are Gulfshore Strong. Amazon’s CEO Jeff Bezos donated $100 million dollars to the Feeding America Network that Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida is part of. A…
Apr, 07 2020
MLB discussing coronavirus plan for all teams to play in Arizona
Putting all 30 teams in the Phoenix area and playing in empty ballparks was among the ideas discussed Monday by Major League Baseball and the players’ association. The sides held a telephone call to talk about paths forward for a season delayed by the new cor…
Apr, 07 2020
From Texas to New York, vastly different COVID test rates
Oklahoma's positive results shot skyward with more testing. But the state still trails places like New York.
Apr, 07 2020
Wealthy people are paying limo drivers 'hundreds of dollars' to shuttle their mail from Manhattan to the Hamptons
Wealthy people are hiring limo services to deliver mail to their Hamptons homes, after having fled their primary residences because of the coronavirus pandemic. Mark Vigliante, president of M&V Limousine Limited and Hampton Luxury Liner, said that mail delive…
Apr, 06 2020
‘The Hunt’ Director Craig Zobel on How the Chaos Surrounding His Controversial Film Echoes the Movie Itself [Interview]
The road to bringing The Hunt to big screens has been a bumpy one. Scheduled to be released in September 2019, the film was delayed after a series of high-profile gun violence incidents, exacerbated by President Trump tweeting in late Summer that the horror f…
Apr, 06 2020
Outbreak hurts Trump's electability in Florida, poll says
Fifty-eight percent of voters don't trust the president to provide reliable information on the coronavirus pandemic.
Apr, 06 2020
Car Companies Can Expect To Lose At Least $100 Billion
We may have a clearer picture of how coronavirus-related shutdowns are going to hit the auto industry. That and more in The Morning Shift for April 6, 2020. Read more...
Apr, 06 2020
Disney Employees Still Raising the Parks' Flags Every Day Despite Closures Due to Coronavirus
Amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, Disney magic still persists. Four days after the Walt Disney Company announced indefinite closures of Walt Disney World and Disneyland due to the spread of COVID-19, Walt Disney World Resort’s president, Josh D’Amaro, shar…
Apr, 06 2020
Peter King: How one NFL team is cutting through the mayhem to prepare for the draft
The draft continues to be a moving target in plans by the NFL, but with the first round 17 days away, a very different 2020 NFL Draft is taking shape. What I know this morning: • Momentum is building for ESPN and NFL Network to do a combined draft telecast. O…
Apr, 06 2020
Official counts understate the US coronavirus death toll
Across the United States, even as coronavirus deaths are being recorded in terrifying numbers — many hundreds each day — the true death toll is likely much higher.
Apr, 06 2020
An effervescent Rhode Island life lost to the coronavirus
Helen Fowler was the quintessential Rhode Islander, from her work in the jewelry industry to her love of clam cakes and chowder.
Apr, 06 2020
Florida Governor’s Stay-At-Home Order Clarified By Q&A
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed Executive Order 20-91 on April 1 outlining a stay-at-home policy for Floridians. The Order took effect Friday, April 3 at 12:01 a.m. and will last until Thursday, April 30th, unless it is extended for a longer duration.
Apr, 05 2020
The Cheapest Renters Insurance Companies of 2020
If a fire races through your apartment complex or a storm damages your rental house, your landlord’s property insurance will cover the building itself, but you’ll have to pay for your belongings out of pocket. If a guest sustains an injury in your home, the p…
Apr, 05 2020
The best sports movies and TV shows to stream while there's no sports
Sports are on hold indefinitely, and while some sports channels are airing old games to fill the void, watching a football game from 2012 just doesn’t feel the same as tuning in to see your favorite team compete live. There’s no way to replace live sports. I’…
Apr, 05 2020
‘Going to be a lot of death’ in US next week from coronavirus: Donald Trump
White House medical experts have forecast that between 100,000 to 240,000 Americans could be killed in the coronavirus pandemic, even if sweeping orders to stay home are followed.
Apr, 05 2020
Donald Trump: ‘Going to be a lot of death’ in US next week from coronavirus
White House medical experts have forecast that between 100,000 to 240,000 Americans could be killed in the coronavirus pandemic, even if sweeping orders to stay home are followed.
Apr, 05 2020
Kevin Owens Beats Seth Rollins in No DQ Match at WWE WrestleMania 36
After months of back and forth on WWE Raw, Kevin Owens finally got his hands on Seth Rollins on Night 1 of WrestleMania 36 on Saturday and walked away victorious. KO initially prevailed by disqualification when Rollins hit him with the ring bell...
Apr, 05 2020
Coronavirus latest news: PM warns world leaders over protectionism after Trump is accused of face mask 'piracy'
Boris Johnson and Dominic Raab are warning world leaders against "compounding the harm" of coronavirus with "damaging protectionism", after Germany accused Donald Trump's regime of "modern piracy" over the alleged interception of…
Apr, 05 2020
How Are You Doing?
Just wanted to take the time to check in with you and see how you’re doing. So… hi! How are you? Holding up? I think the reality of everything has settled in for me. I knew, logically, this was going to be months not weeks, but I guess it felt so “new” when i…
Apr, 05 2020
WWE WrestleMania 2020: How to watch on WWE Network, two day match card, start times and more - CNET
WrestleMania is a two-night event this year, taking place on Saturday and Sunday.
Apr, 04 2020
NFL Mock Draft 2020: Projections for Top Prospects in 1st-Round Discussion
At this point, the names at the top of the NFL draft are all but solidified. Names like Joe Burrow, Chase Young and Jeff Okudah are branded into the minds of anyone who has looked at more than one mock draft...
Apr, 04 2020
Americans defying Palm Sunday quarantines: 'Satan trying to keep us apart'...
Americans defying Palm Sunday quarantines: 'Satan trying to keep us apart'... (First column, 7th story, link ) Related stories: Priests reveal crisis unleashed 'intense demonic activity'... 'Oppression everywhere'...
Apr, 04 2020
Workers have been begging for masks on the job for weeks. This week, Walmart, Target, and McDonald's gave in as America's stance on masks rapidly shifts.
Tingshu Wang/Reuters Workers at essential businesses such as fast-food chains and grocery stores have been begging companies to provide or even just allow them to wear masks on the job for weeks. This week, Walmart, Target, and McDonald's announced that they …
Apr, 04 2020
NASA's Perseverance Mars Rover receives flight wheels and parachute installation
Nearing the July launch window, the upcoming Mars rover has received a set of six flight wheels and a parachute that will help maneuver the heaviest payload in the history of Mars exploration. Read more...
Apr, 04 2020
WWE's WrestleMania is this weekend. Here's how to watch and what to expect
The big event starts Saturday night but it'll be slightly different than what fans are used to.
Apr, 04 2020
New Georgia business idea to support medical staff during COVID-19 gets nationwide attention - FOX 5 Atlanta
COVID-19 hit hard for one local family business in Peachtree Corners. But Charles and Thomas Craton came up with an idea to help keep their business afloat, and to spread something positive during these trying times.
Apr, 04 2020
Bill Maher Pokes Fun at Tom Hanks, Trashes Trump’s ‘Impeachable’ Coronavirus Response in ‘Real Time’ Return
HBO After a three-week hiatus due to the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), and subsequent nationwide lockdown, Bill Maher returned to his HBO show Real Time Friday night. When we last heard from the comedian on March 13, he was saying that Pre…
Apr, 04 2020
Real estate Q&A: What I can do when buyers won’t leave their house for closing?
Q: I am under contract to sell my house and the buyer is telling me they cannot close because they are unable to leave their house for the closing. With all that is going on, I am sympathetic, but I need to sell my home. What can I do? — Miriam A: A national …
Apr, 04 2020
Joe Exotic ‘Ashamed Of Myself’ (Over Treatment of Animals, Not That Other Stuff)
“Go sit in a cage with your animals for a week,” the Tiger King subject advises in a new interview posted by Netflix.
Apr, 04 2020
Mapping the fallout: Will recruiting become more regionalized in wake of coronavirus?
With most high school students grounded from taking visits until at least May 31 and the prospect of on-campus camps dimming by the day, many coaches are predicting that recruits in the class of 2021 are more likely to stay close to home.
Apr, 04 2020
Google knows if everyone in your county is actually staying home or not
Google knows where billions of phones are—and more importantly right now, aren't.
Apr, 03 2020
In Case You Forgot HOAs Are Terrible, A Florida HOA Reminds Us By Demanding A Nurse Remove Her Quarantine RV
I know over the years I’ve written a lot about HOAs and their actions, most of which I find to be the most reprehensible examples of human pettiness and misery, especially when it comes to residents and their cars or trucks. I freely admit that I am biased. A…
Apr, 03 2020
6 New Albums You Should Listen to Now: Yves Tumor, Yaeji, Empress Of, Thundercat, More
Stream new releases from Yves Tumor, Yaeji, Empress Of, Thundercat, Melkbelly, and Rod Wave
Apr, 03 2020
College Sports Fans' Viewing Guide for This Weekend
Life without live sports has been an adjustment, to say the least. I still mindlessly flip through the channels on a daily basis, hoping to find any sort of game to watch...
Apr, 03 2020
2020 NFL Mock Draft: Predictions for Most Tantalizing Early-Round Prospects
Whether it's the proper decision is a divisive topic, but the 2020 NFL draft is scheduled to happen as planned, starting April 23. During this remarkably different year, the rumor mill is quieter than usual...
Apr, 03 2020
Free school lunch programs forced to choose: Fight coronavirus or students' hunger
When workers fall ill, some free school lunch programs are suspending food delivery or grab-and-go. They're forced to choose between safety and hunger
Apr, 03 2020
New Album: Rod Wave ‘Pray 4 Love’
Let’s bow our heads. Rod Wave gives his testimony all on his sophomore album, Pray 4 Love. Following last year’s standout, Ghetto Gospel, the St. Petersburg, Florida rapper takes moments to reflect on its title track and adjusts to his newfound success, “The …
Apr, 03 2020
‘The holiday of a lifetime’: An oral history of the infected, rejected Zaandam cruise ship - The Washington Post
‘The holiday of a lifetime’: An oral history of the infected, rejected Zaandam cruise ship The Washington Post Holland America cruise ships with over 200 sick passengers and crew reach deal to disembark in Florida Fox News Holland America ships caught in COVI…
Apr, 03 2020
NASA's classic worm logo returns for first all-American trip to ISS in years: Are you a meatball or a squiggly fan?
Should boffins keep it old-school space-race era – or embrace the, er, future of the 1970s? Poll NASA has brought back its sleek iconic logo, lovingly named the worm for its curvy red font, in time for its first crewed spaceflight using American rockets in al…
Apr, 03 2020
Sharks GM gives Boughner `upper hand' to take over as coach
San Jose Sharks general manager Doug Wilson isn't ready to take the interim head-coaching tag off of Bob Boughner's title just yet
Apr, 03 2020
Country singer Joe Diffie dies of coronavirus complications
Mr. Diffie had a string of hits in the 1990s with chart-topping ballads and honky-tonk singles like “Home” and “Pickup Man.”
Apr, 03 2020
As some red-state leaders wake up to the dangers of the coronavirus, they reveal either their ignorance or their continued dishonesty in the face of a pandemic
Republican Gov. Brian Kemp of Georgia issued a statewide shelter-in-place order on Wednesday. In doing so, he said he didn't know "until the last 24 hours" that asymptomatic carriers could infect others, but reported cases of it date back as far as February. …
Apr, 02 2020
Amazon begins temperature checks for warehouse workers as coronavirus spreads - CNET
It's already hired 80,000 of its planned 100,000 new employees.
Apr, 02 2020
Belle won’t wash her damn filthy hands in this Beauty And The Beast coronavirus parody
A lot—and we mean a lot —of coronavirus-centric song parodies have emerged over the last several weeks-that-feel-like-months. The Knack even covered their own song, for crying out loud. And the following video is not the first to throw some Disney into the mi…
Apr, 02 2020
College students want to change how they're graded as coronavirus pandemic disrupts everything
College students say their lives have been disrupted and they can't focus on online classes. "There are just too many other stressors," one said.
Apr, 02 2020