The NFL players' union says changes made to the labor agreement players narrowly approved last month “reflects no substantive difference whatsoever,” a claim the lawyers for free-agent safety Eric Reid dispute.
SILVER SPRING, Md., April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced the following actions taken in its ongoing response effort to the COVID-19 pandemic:
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A train engineer intentionally drove a speeding locomotive off a track at the Port of Los Angeles because he was suspicious about the presence of a Navy hospital ship docked there amid the coronovirus crisis, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.
Background checks required to buy firearms have spiked to record numbers in the past month, fueled by a run on guns from Americans worried about their safety during the coronavirus crisis.
WASHINGTON, April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Asian Americans Advancing Justice, an affiliation of five Asian American civil rights organizations, is pushing for an accurate count of the Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities amid the disruption to census activities ca…
NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists offered more evidence Wednesday that the coronavirus is spread by seemingly healthy people who show no clear symptoms, and the federal government issued new guidance warning that anyone exposed to the disease can be considered a carrier.
CHICAGO, April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Feeding America ®, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, announced an estimated $1.4 billion in additional resources will be needed over the next six months to provide enough food for our neighbors struggling with hunger—a 30% increa…
MIAMI (AP) — The Trump administration will soon announce that the U.S. is moving naval ships toward Venezuela as it enhances counter-narcotic operations in the Caribbean following a U.S. drug indictment against Nicolás Maduro, according to three people familiar with the situation.
NEW YORK, April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Samaritan's Purse is opening an Emergency Field Hospital in Central Park adjacent to The Mount Sinai Hospital, the main facility of the Mount Sinai Health System to provide additional specialized care for victims of the COVID-19 pandemic. With nearly h…
As millions of job cuts tear through the U.S. economy, a faint glimmer of light has emerged: Some employers are trying to maintain ties to the staffers they're letting go so they can more quickly rehire them once the viral outbreak has passed.
NEW YORK (AP) — The work is exhausting and dangerous, the situation bleak. But an army of health care workers heeded New York’s call for help reinforcing hospitals overwhelmed by the coronavirus pandemic.
ARLINGTON, Va., April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Who wants to be an astronaut? More than 12,000 people do, resulting in NASA's second-largest group of astronaut hopefuls.
SEATTLE (AP) — Charlie Campbell, nearly 13 years sober, is feeling tested today more than ever to stay that way.
NEW YORK (AP) — Chicken with salmonella can make you sick. So can romaine lettuce with E. coli and buffets with lurking norovirus. So why aren’t health officials warning people about eating food contaminated with the new coronavirus?
ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- #HopefromHome, a first-of-its-kind multi-platform digital fundraising event, is set to take place on April 7, World Health Day, to help fight the impacts of COVID-19. The digital fundraiser will bring together entertainers, CEOs, influencers, ga…
It's the first of the month, and everybody knows the rent's due. For millions of Americans, Wednesday is the first time the landlord is knocking on the door since the coronavirus outbreak turned the economy upside down.
NEW YORK, April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) released today for public review and comment a working draft of the Standardization Roadmap for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Version 2.0) being developed by the Institute's Unmanned Aircraft Systems Standa…
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has directed all cruise ships to prepare to treat any sick passengers and crew on board while being sequestered “indefinitely" offshore during the coronavirus pandemic.
HERNDON, Va., April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In a March 2020 online survey, FranConnect, the leading provider of franchise management platform solutions, found approximately two-thirds of franchisors are actively moving forward with franchise sales efforts despite the paralyzing impact of the…
NEW HAVEN, Conn., April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As the United States confronts the COVID-19 pandemic, the Knights of Columbus is asking its vast volunteer network of approximately 1.25 million U.S. members to help ensure that essential needs are met in communities from coast to coast.
The world in 1919 was hardly a place for fun and games.
HUTCHINS, Texas (AP) — A tractor-trailer hauling toilet paper crashed and caught fire near Dallas early Wednesday, spilling the hot commodity all over an interstate, officials said.
HACKENSACK, N.J., April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), a nonprofit organization leading the fight to end Duchenne muscular dystrophy (Duchenne), announced the expansion of their renowned Certified Duchenne Care Center Program (CDCCP) with the program's seco…
NEW YORK, April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- At least 72% of students say personal finance stresses them out,1 and COVID-19 could put an added financial burden on many young people, from disrupted financial aid to layoffs to a challenging post-graduation job market. Now more than ever, students n…
MACON, Ga. (AP) — Authorities in Georgia are searching for a man accused of fatally shooting three people in his child's mother's family, and then leaving with the child.
NEW YORK (AP) — Deaths from the coronavirus topped 1,000 in New York City as officials warned that the worst of the virus' toll is yet to come.
SEATTLE, April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of National Child Abuse Prevention Month this April, Committee for Children (CFC), the global nonprofit leader in research based social-emotional learning (SEL) programs, welcomes the return of the Hot Chocolate Talk™, a campaign designed to …
ROME (AP) — Facing intense surges in the need for hospital ICU beds, European nations are on a building and hiring spree, throwing together makeshift hospitals and shipping coronavirus patients out of overwhelmed cities via high-speed trains and military jets. The key question is whether the…
Distressing images of morgue trucks in New York City, taking away the rising number of dead from the coronavirus, have underscored the latest grim projections for the entire country.
The spread of the novel coronavirus, and its associated COVID-19 disease, is made worse because it is highly contagious. Since vehicle interiors are essentially small contained spaces, it is important to take steps to reduce the risk of contracting the virus while driving or riding inside.
WASHINGTON, April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In March, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) awarded the Office of Legacy Management (LM) support contract to RSI EnTech, LLC, in Oak Ridge, TN. This is an Indefinite-Delivery Indefinite-Quantity contract under which firm-fixed-price, time and mater…
CARROLLTON, Ala. (AP) — As the coronavirus spread across the United States, workers at the lone hospital in one Alabama county turned off beeping monitors for good and padlocked the doors, making it one of the latest in a string of nearly 200 rural hospitals to close nationwide.
MONTREAL, April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - GOODEE, a leading curated marketplace where good design and good purpose come together, proudly joins B Corporation's international network of industry leaders who are accelerating a global culture shift to redefine success in business and build a more …
An amateur soccer team in Sweden was subjected to vicious online abuse, including death threats, after one of its practice games received unusually large exposure on betting sites amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For the tens of thousands of kids locked up in juvenile detention centers and other correctional facilities across America, experts have issued a gloomy warning: The coronavirus is coming.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Southern California nursing home has been hit hard by the coronavirus, with more than 50 residents infected — a troubling development amid cautious optimism that cases in the state may peak more slowly than expected.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Census Day — the date used to reference where a person lives for the once-a-decade count — arrived Wednesday with a nation almost paralyzed by the spread of the novel coronavirus. But census officials vowed the job would be completed by its year-end deadline.
SILVER SPRING, Md., March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced the following actions taken in its ongoing response effort to the COVID-19 pandemic:
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — U.S. Geological Survey reports magnitude 6.5 earthquake has struck north of Boise, Idaho.
TORONTO, March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Face masks have become the first line of defense for health care professionals around the globe battling COVID-19. Yet through prolonged use, that same protective equipment may be putting them at further risk. In response, an unlikely company has come t…
NEW YORK (AP) — It has become a grim ritual outside New York City’s hospitals: workers in protective gear loading the bodies of coronavirus victims into refrigerated trailers.
WASHINGTON, March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Following President Trump's signing of the historic Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza and Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin today announced that the SBA and Treasury Department have init…
NEW YORK (AP) — In Sandwich, New Hampshire, a town of 1,200 best known as the setting for the movie “On Golden Pond," broadband is scarce. Forget streaming Netflix, much less working or studying from home. Even the police department has trouble uploading its reports.
BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — At a former open pit copper mine filled with billions of gallons of toxic water, sirens and loud pops from propane cannons echo off the granite walls to scare away birds so they don’t land.
CHICAGO, March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Elks National Foundation is making $3.7 million available so that Elks Lodges across the country may directly address community needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds will be available on April 1.
POCATELLO — Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company of Idaho and its statewide workforce raised nearly $52,000 in one week to help businesses and individuals struggling due to the coronavirus pandemic.
POCATELLO/CHUBBUCK — Remote learning for all Pocatello/Chubbuck School District 25 learners will begin on Monday.
SOUTHEAST IDAHO — According to Southeastern Idaho’s COVID-19 Unified Command Team, justserve.org is offering opportunities for the community to volunteer to help those in need in our local community. Some of these opportunities include delivering food and medicine to vulnerable populations w…
On Tuesday, March 31 at 6:16 p.m., Idaho State Police was involved in a vehicle pursuit in Idaho Falls beginning at Broadway and I15. Jordan Lucas, 26, of Fort Walton Beach, FL, was driving a 1994 Honda Civic.
Nine earthquakes, including one capable of causing significant damage, rocked Idaho on Tuesday evening.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks joined a worldwide downdraft Wednesday as more signs piled up of the economic and physical pain being caused by the coronavirus outbreak.
Bonneville County Sheriff's Deputies assigned to the Ammon Division responded this morning to the area of Curlew and Chasewood to a report of a welfare check.
Wimbledon was canceled on Wednesday because of the coronavirus pandemic, the first time since World War II that the oldest Grand Slam tennis tournament won’t be played.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York authorities rushed to bring in an army of medical volunteers Wednesday as the statewide death toll from the coronavirus surged past 1,900 and the wail of ambulances in the otherwise eerily quiet streets of the big city became the heartbreaking soundtrack of the crisis.
After further investigation, Southeastern Idaho Public Health has identified community transmission from the second Bingham County case (female in her 40s). She did not report any travel or contact with a confirmed case. Community transmission is defined as illness within a community that la…