COVID 19

Stanford-led team develops privacy-focused coronavirus alert app

Stanford-led team develops privacy-focused coronavirus alert app

2 minutes ago   |   Stanford

Covid Watch is a smartphone app that allows an infected person to send an anonymous alert to others with the same app whom they may have infected.
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Mike Evans donates $100,000 to relief efforts in Tampa, Galveston

6 minutes ago   |   NBC Sports

Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans has joined the list of NFL players donating to COVID-19 relief efforts. Evans has decided to help out in the city where he plays football as...
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Houston Museum of Natural Science furloughs 70% of staff due to shutdown

12 minutes ago   |   ABC

Like so many, the museum has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic and said the staff it could keep will see a reduction in pay.
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HISD employee tests positive for COVID-19 after passing out laptops to students

12 minutes ago   |   ABC

ATTN PARENTS: If you or your child picked up a laptop at Madison HS between March 23 and April 6, you are being asked to self-quarantine immediately.
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Dana White releases UFC 249 promo, dubbing event 'the most stacked card of the year'

12 minutes ago   |   MMAjunkie

The circumstances may be different, but the UFC's promotional machine is back in full flow ahead of UFC 249 on Apr. 18. With a full fight card, a location secured and even a...
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Why some doctors are moving away from ventilators for virus patients

12 minutes ago   |   NBC News

Some hospitals have reported unusually high death rates for COVID-19 patients on ventilators, and some doctors worry that the machines could be doing harm.
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Coronavirus in Pennsylvania: The latest information, resources

Coronavirus in Pennsylvania: The latest information, resources

24 minutes ago   |   WTAE

There are over 16,000 of coronavirus cases in the state of Pennsylvania and over 300 deaths. Here is the latest information on COVID-19, as well as resources.
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US weekly unemployment claims jump by 6.6 million, bringing 3-week total to more than 16 MILLION

US weekly unemployment claims jump by 6.6 million, bringing 3-week total to more than 16 MILLION

28 minutes ago   |   RT   |   6 articles

The US Labor Department reported on Thursday that the jobless rolls continued to grow due to the Covid-19 lockdown, with 6.6 million Americans filing first-time unemployment...
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Canada sheds 1.0 mln jobs in March on COVID-19 pandemic

28 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

TORONTO - Canada lost a record-breaking one million jobs in March and the unemployment rate soared to 7.8%, official data showed on Thursday, as the coronavirus outbreak forced...
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UK PM Johnson improving but still in intensive care in COVID-19 fight

28 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

LONDON - Prime Minister Boris Johnson had a good night and is getting better four days after being admitted to hospital with COVID-19, but he remains in intensive care as his...
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Biden vs. Trump: General election battle is now set

Biden vs. Trump: General election battle is now set

In Biden and Trump, voters will choose between two candidates with dramatically different prescriptions for health care, climate change, foreign policy and leadership in an era... Read more ...

Congress in standoff on virus aid, but first checks coming

Congress in standoff on virus aid, but first checks coming

For the next coronavirus aid package, the White House wants to pump $250 billion into a small business fund but opposes Democrats' proposal to tack on billions for protective... Read more ...

Amber Alert issued for 2-year-old boy abducted in Durham, mother hospitalized

Amber Alert issued for 2-year-old boy abducted in Durham, mother hospitalized

An Amber Alert was issued Thursday for a 2-year-old boy. Read more ...

Linda Tripp, who provided Lewinsky tapes against President Clinton, dies at 70

Linda Tripp, who provided Lewinsky tapes against President Clinton, dies at 70

Former Pentagon worker Linda Tripp, who provided tape-recorded conversations of former White House intern Monica Lewinsky about former President Bill Clinton, has died. Read more ...

Man accused of stabbing family feared coronavirus would kill them

Man accused of stabbing family feared coronavirus would kill them

A Wisconsin man accused of stabbing four family members, killing two of them, said he did it because "the coronavirus was going to get them, so I had to kill them," according... Read more ...

Intelligence chief Kadhimi named 3rd Iraq's PM in 10 weeks

Intelligence chief Kadhimi named 3rd Iraq's PM in 10 weeks

Iraq's President Barham Salih named intelligence chief Mustafa al-Kadhimi as prime minister-designate on Thursday, the third person tapped to lead the country in just 10 weeks... Read more ...

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Here's what you need to know before the markets open. Saudi Arabia plowed $1 billion into Shell and other European oil producers. Saudi's Public Investment Fund, which recently... Read more ...

PHOTOS: Storms leave trail of widespread damage across the region

PHOTOS: Storms leave trail of widespread damage across the region

Severe weather swept through the area late Wednesday evening leaving widespread damage and thousands without power. Read more ...

Coronavirus clause hands Wimbledon a break as canceled championships'...

Coronavirus clause hands Wimbledon a break as canceled championships' reported $141 MILLION pandemic insurance policy pays off

An insurance measure against pandemics, launched by Wimbledon following the SARS outbreak 17 years ago, will reportedly pay out around $141 million in compensation following... Read more ...

NFL mock draft 2020: Complete 7-round edition pairs Patriots, Raiders, Colts...

NFL mock draft 2020: Complete 7-round edition pairs Patriots, Raiders, Colts with new QBs

Sporting News' latest NFL mock draft for 2020 spans seven rounds, covering all 255 picks from projected No. 1 overall selection Joe Burrow down to Mr. Irrelevant. Read more ...