Monday, March 30, 2020

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...

Coronavirus has claimed the lives of an infant and a teenager

BY MELISSA HEALY LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Children are largely spared the worst effects of the coronavirus that has infected more than 200,000 people and killed nearly...

CORONAVIRUS 101

An infectious diseases doctor answers questions about how its transmitted and why you shouldn’t panic. BY PATRICK M. O’CONNELL CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS There are many questions about the...

Coronavirus kitchen: What to stock, cook if you face a 14-day quarantine

BY JESSICA YADEGARAN THE MERCURY NEWS/TNS As the novel coronavirus continues to spread and residents consider the possibility of self-quarantine, one can’t help but wonder: Am...

COVID-19 outbreak now declared a pandemic

BY MARY ELLEN MCINTIRE CQ-ROLL CALL/TNS WASHINGTON – The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday declared the outbreak of COVID-19 a “pandemic.” “WHO has been assessing this...