Coronavirus

Jimmy Kimmel to Host the 2020 Emmy Awards

Jimmy Kimmel is hosting and executive producing the 2020 Emmy Awards, the first major award show of the pandemic. This will be Kimmel’s third time hosting the awards, which are set to take place on Sept. 20.
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7-Eleven Cancels Slurpee Day Amid Pandemic, Offers Drink Free Throughout July

Convenience store chain 7-Eleven announced Tuesday that it is canceling its annual Free Slurpee Day due to coronavirus concerns. This will be the first time since the tradition started in 2002 that the store has had to cancel.
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Public Transit and Coronavirus: How to Stay Safe During Your Commute

While the coronavirus pandemic still continues, many will eventually have to return to normal life. Experts now weigh in on how you can stay safe while commuting on public transportation.
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Woman Hosts Pandemic Parties Using Plastic Pods for Social Distancing

A woman in New York City thought of a smart way for people to socialize while social distancing. She hosts pandemic parties while people stay in plastic pods.
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Did the Coronavirus Pandemic Give You FOGO, the Fear of Going Out?

If you’ve ever fallen victim to FOMO, this new trend may be completely uncharted territory for you. Introducing the coronavirus-induced FOGO - the fear of going out.
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Wearing Face Masks Could Prevent Second Wave of Coronavirus: Study

Since mid-March, Americans have been advised to wear face masks while in public to help stop the spread of coronavirus. And a new study has found wearing masks and/or face coverings are key to avoiding a second wave of COVID-19.
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Coachella and Stagecoach Festivals Officially Cancelled for 2020

Goldenvoice, the company behind both Coachella and Stagecoach, has been in close communication with health officials about the future for the festivals.
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21-Year-Old College Student Among 24,000 Told to Pay Back Unemployment Benefits

Unemployment benefits have offered some relief to the millions of Americans who have lost their jobs amid the coronavirus pandemic. But 24,000 people in Ohio have found themselves having to pay back portions of their benefits.
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Shoppers Arrested for Fighting Over Social Distancing Floor Arrows in Goodwill

Two shoppers were arrested on Wednesday after a physical dispute over one-way directional arrows set up to encourage social distancing in a Tampa-area Goodwill, according to court documents.
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San Diego Comic-Con@Home Will be in July - and It's Free for All

San Diego Comic-Con is going to be online, free for everyone and you can participate from home. San Diego Comic-Con was canceled in April due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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