Friday, April 3, 2020

AIDS crisis shaped Dr. Anthony Fauci

Disease expert has decades of experience dealing with epidemics BY JENNY JARVIE LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS For decades, Dr. Anthony S. Fauci has been known as the hardest...

Who qualifies for the coronavirus stimulus payments?

LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Congress has passed, and President Trump has signed, a $2-trillion economic stimulus package — the largest of its kind — designed to...

Federal social distancing guidelines extended to April 30

BY LAURA KING LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump announced Sunday that federal social distancing guidelines meant to slow the spread of the coronavirus...

Stuck-at-home Americans get robbed less often, but fight more

BY EDVARD PETTERSSON, NOAH BUHAYAR, MICHELLE KASKE AND MALLIKA MITRA BLOOMBERG NEWS/TNS With more than two-thirds of the U.S. population ordered to stay home amid the coronavirus pandemic,...

Census urging Black Americans to self-respond

Activists stress that response will keep enumerators from knocking on doors BY KHALIL ABDULLAH TRICE EDNEY NEWSWIRE Jeri Green, 2020 Census Senior Advisor for the National Urban...

Court sides with Comcast in dispute against Allen

BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWSWIRE In a decision issued online on March 23 over entrepreneur and media mogul Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios Networks (ESN) in...

New weekly jobless claims soar to 3.3 million amid virus outbreak

BY DON LEE LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS WASHINGTON — The number of Americans applying for jobless benefits soared to unprecedented levels last week as new government data...

Why making hand sanitizer from booze isn’t the best idea

BY LUCAS KWAN PETERSON LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Hand sanitizer is currently difficult to find on drugstore shelves due to fears surrounding the coronavirus and COVID-19. The dearth...

Attorney generals crack down on coronavirus scams

‘Miracle cures’ and overpriced sanitizers prompt fraud probes BY ELAINE S. POVICH STATELINE.ORG/TNS WASHINGTON — From televangelist Jim Bakker in Missouri to a convenience store operator in...

Gamble reflects on being named first Black president of UAW

“I want to be an example where no one can question my leadership and not use anything against another African American brother or sister...