Coronavirus

$600-a-Week Unemployment Benefits Expire With No New Stimulus Deal

Coronavirus relief for jobless workers officially expires today — but a new stimulus package is still a ways off. The weekly $600 unemployment benefits passed in March’s CARES Act officially end on Friday.
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Brad Pitt's Emmy Nomination for 'SNL' Impersonation Is 'Surrealistic,' Fauci Says

Dr. Anthony Fauci congratulated Brad Pitt for his impersonation during a cold read on ‘SNL’ that scored him an Emmy nod, but he isn’t letting it derail him from the task at hand: the coronavirus pandemic. Read more now.
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'Breaking Bad' Star Bryan Cranston Shares COVID-19 Recovery: 'I Was One of the Lucky Ones'

Actor Bryan Cranston shared that he has recovered from a mild case of coronavirus. The “Breaking Bad” star took to Instagram to share the process for plasma donation, and urged his followers to adhere to social distancing measures. Watch the video!
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Learning Hubs Seek to Stop Low-Income Kids From Falling Behind

With school starting for some public school districts in less than two weeks, nonprofit groups are forming learning ‘hubs’ to keep the achievement gap from growing even wider.
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IRS Urged to Expedite Delivery of Stimulus Checks As Millions Still Haven’t Received Payments

While lawmakers are currently negotiating a second round of stimulus checks, many Americans have yet to still receive their first payment. The IRS is now being urged to expedite the delivery of the checks to Americans in need.
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Could a Second Stimulus Check ‘Go Higher’ Than $1,200?

While a second stimulus check seems all but certain, the timeline and amount of another round of relief is up in the air. According to the president, Americans may end up receiving a greater direct cash payment than previously assumed.
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David Schwimmer Hints at 'Surprise Funny Bits' in Upcoming 'Friends' Reunion Special

The highly-anticipated ‘Friend’ reunion may have been delayed by the coronavirus pandemic, but the buzz continues to build amongst fans. David Schwimmer weighed in on the status of the unscripted reunion. Read on now.
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Alanis Morissette and Liz Phair Swap Awful Stories About Music Industry Sexism

A joint trek featuring Alanis Morissette hitting the road with Liz Phair and Garbage in 2020 won’t be happening. Rather than complain, Liz and Alanis hopped on a video call to talk through their frustrations and open up about their storied careers.
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Dr. Fauci Says Americans Should Consider Wearing Goggles for 'Complete' Protection

The White House Coronavirus Task Force member suggested Wednesday that Americans should consider wearing goggles – or at least a face shield – ‘if you really want to be complete’ in protecting yourself from COVID.
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California Pizza Kitchen Files for Bankruptcy

California Pizza Kitchen is the latest chain to file bankruptcy amidst the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Read more on RADIO.COM for the details.
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