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Travel | Travel

Amid Coronavirus, the World's Top Tourist Destinations Are Empty - Condé Nast Traveler

Top tourist destinations like Times Square, the Eiffel Tower, and more are completely deserted right now.

Science & Technology | Apps I Like

Apple launches informative COVID-19 app and website screener in partnership with FEMA and CDC

Apple is launching a new app and website to help inform Americans about how to stay safe and prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. Apple partnered with the CDC, FEMA, and the Coronavirus Task Force to develop the COVID-19 app and website. Read More

News | News

Disney’s U.S. Parks Will Be Closed Indefinitely

After an initial decision to remain open, Disneyland announced that its Southern California parks and resorts will close for coronavirus beginning on Monday, March 16.

Politics | Politics

Coronavirus: Mexicans demand crackdown on Americans crossing the border

Wearing face masks, protesters blocked the US southern border, telling Americans to 'stay home'

Politics | Politics

Trump uses Defense Production Act to require GM to make ventilators

President Trump on Friday used the Defense Production Act to compel General Motors to produce ventilators to combat the coronavirus after days of hesitating to use the powers in the law.

News | News

Boris Johnson in self-isolation after catching coronavirus

Prime minister has mild symptoms and says he will still lead Covid-19 response

Health & Fitness | coronavirus

Dr. Allon Mordel Said Coronavirus Cases Rising, We Need 'more Of Everything'

New York City medical clinics are made a beeline for a basic "intonation point" at which they will come up short on crisis gear and basic supplies as they treat

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Coronavirus news: Watch these spring breakers’ phone signals disperse across the US

As of Thursday evening, more than 86,000 cases of the novel coronavirus have been confirmed in the US, per the latest numbers from Johns Hopkins University. That makes the US now the epicenter of what's become a global pandemic.

Politics | Politics

Fauci: The Response Of Trump Admin Has Been Impressive, I Can't Imagine Anybody Could Be Doing More

Dr. Anthony Fauci says the White House Coronavirus Task Force is working around the clock to fight the coronavirus outbreak in an interview with Mark Levin on FNC's 'Life, Liberty & Levin.' Fauci said Trump has never challenged him on the science of coron

News | In The News

Coronavirus Stimulus Checks Are Coming: Here's How to See If You Qualify

The federal government is offering financial support to Americans in the coming weeks. Here's how to find out how much you'll get.

News | In The News

Amazon warehouse workers are outraged after a coworker tested positive for COVID-19 and they weren’t notified

Workers at 10 Amazon warehouses in the United States have tested positive for the coronavirus. Many learn of it through rumors and aren’t notified by the company.

News | The News

Kathy Griffin, In Hospital, Lashes Out At Trump Administration

On Wednesday morning, President Trump tweeted, “Just reported that the United States has done far more ‘testing’ than any other nation, by far! In fact, over an eight-day span, the United States now does more testing than what South Korea (whi

News | Antisemitism Watch

The virus spreading faster than coronavirus: Antisemitism - The Jerusalem Post

Social media seems to have exploded with antisemitic comments, ranging from “The Jews created coronavirus” to absurd false accusations that Israel has separate medical treatment for non-Jews.

News | News

Inaccurate Virus Models Are Panicking Officials Into Ill-advised Lockdowns

How a handful of Democratic activists created alarming, but inaccurate data to scare local and state officials into making rash, economy-killing mandates.

News | News

Coronavirus: Prince Charles tests positive but 'remains in good health'

The Prince of Wales, 71, has mild symptoms but "otherwise remains in good health," Clarence House says.

Politics | Politics

Gallup: President Trump's Job Approval Rating Up to 49%, Five Percentage Points Higher Than Prior Poll

Amid the COVID-19 situation, Donald Trump's job approval rating has increased five percentage points from the prior survey.

Music | Music

Neil Diamond remade Sweet Caroline and it's what this coronavirus world needs

Musician Neil Diamond reached out -- well not exactly -- on Twitter Sunday to give folks a little hope during these tense times.

Politics | Politics

Coronavirus: More Vital Info From Our Users - Joshua Namm

I wanted to give everyone an update and quick set of reference points provided by Moptu’s incredibly informative users. As we all settle into the new reality of life in self-Isolation, it’s more…

News | News

Astounding Photos Show New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles Empty Amid Coronavirus Quarantine

Photographers across the country are documenting an amazing sight: empty streets in some of the largest cities in the United States, if not the world, as places like New York, Illinois, California, and Louisiana beg residents to stay inside, practice soci

Science & Technology | Social Media

Instagram to remove coronavirus related content from recommendations

Facebook Inc's Instagram said on Tuesday it would remove coronavirus-related content and accounts from recommendations and its "explore" option, unless posted by or belonging to credible health organizations.

News | News

Los Angeles to Start Testing High-Risk Residents for Coronavirus

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the city is making novel coronavirus testing available beginning Monday to high-risk residents who are showing...

News | Antisemitism Watch

Ex-SJP Leader at NYU Responds to Israel's First Coronavirus Death With Nasty Tweet

Leen Dweik, former president of the New York University chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine. Photo: YouTube screenshot. The …

News | News

Coronavirus Is Bringing Israel Together — and Help to the World

An Israeli police officer helps a Health Ministry inspector put on protective gear before they go up to the apartment …

Entertainment | Celebrities!

Tom Hanks Would Really, Really Like You To Shelter In Place

Tom Hanks and wife Rita Wilson tested positive for COVID-19 in early March, and luckily they’re now on the mend; however, Hanks has some words of advice to help slow the spread of the disease.

Visual Arts | Visual Arts

20 Ways to Enjoy World-Class Art for Free Online

With just one click, you can be transported to thousands of museums around the world.

Miscellaneous | Opinion

This Pandemic is Not a Vacation

There have been a lot of discussions surrounding how to behave socially during the Covid 19 pandemic, yet a lot of the basic precautions are being ignored, and certain actions are affecting smaller communities across the globe. While we all should be self

News | In The News

Why this Nobel laureate predicts a quicker coronavirus recovery: ‘We’re going to be fine’

A Nobel laureate predicted China's recovery weeks before it happened. Analyzing the numbers, he sees a much brighter global outcome than many experts.

Business & Finance | Business

The Great COVID-19 Panic of 2020 & Why Startups Shouldn't Worry - Newchip Accelerator

I'm writing to you from a "corona clinic" today experiencing this both as a patient and a stakeholder in the midst of it all. First off, I am not a licensed medical practitioner, nor professional, though I have seen an uptick in licenses "o

Politics | Politics

Why On Earth Should Anyone Believe China’s Coronavirus Statistics?

To understand Communist China’s cover up and delay, all you have to do is to go through the timeline of the early weeks of the coronavirus outbreak.

Science & Technology | Tech

The CDC launches a ‘coronavirus self-checker’ bot called Clara for people in the United States | TechCrunch

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention introduced a bot over the weekend to help people make decisions about what to do if they have potential symptoms of COVID-19. Called Clara, the “coronavirus self-checker” was created in partnership with

Health & Fitness | Health News

Coronavirus symptoms: how quickly do they show and what to look out for

This guide on coronavirus symptoms, underpinned with advice from leading health experts, is designed to protect you and your family

Science & Technology | Tech News

Apple’s Siri voice assistant now provides coronavirus advice - The Verge

Apple has updated Siri to provide information to people who are concerned they have COVID-19. Users can ask the voice assistant "Do I have coronavirus?" and it will offer advice based on the severity of the symptoms.

Politics | From CNN

California coronavirus: Crowds packed beaches despite shelter in place order

People descended on California beaches, hiking trails and parks over the weekend in open defiance of a state order to shelter in place and avoid close contact with others.

Books | Books

This App Lets You Download Free E-Books, Magazines, Comic Books, and Audiobooks From Your Library

With the Libby app, you can access your local library's collection of e-books and audiobooks for free without leaving home.

Business & Finance | Business

What's Plan B? The Lifeboat Strategy for Your Startup | Inc.

Ask yourself these four questions to lead your business through a time of uncertainty.

Business & Finance | Business

The Essential Guide to Business Continuity in a Crisis | Inc.

Inc.'s solutions center offers expert advice on handling panicked customers, interrupted supply chains, webinars, Zoom meetings, hyper kids, and a work environment that changes by the hour.

News | News

Nonprofits launch site for Asian Americans to report coronavirus-related racism

“We hope members of the AAPI community will report incidents they have experienced, which may range from microaggressions to incidents of racial profiling to hate violence,” the site's co-founder said.

Politics | Politics: TDS

Journalist who called President Trump’s tweet ‘ignorant snake oil drivel’ gets schooled by actual doctor

It's great news that journalists are playing doctor now and are experts on the latest medical studies.

Entertainment | Television/Film/Books

With Traditional Movie Theaters Closed, Drive-Ins Are Thriving

With the closing of traditional movie theaters due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, people are practicing social distancing at drive-ins.

News | News

New drug combo wiped out coronavirus in patients – BGR

A combination of two existing drugs is proving to be effective at eliminating the novel coronavirus in patients confirmed to have the infection.  Treatment with both hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malaria drug, and the antibiotic azithromycin dramatically s

Politics | Op-Ed

America In a New Upside-Down World - American Greatness

he world is changing at a pace not seen in years, and it is no time to become captives of fear despite the real and immediate dangers we face. The coronavirus and the ensuing panic, at least for a few more weeks, have stagnated the economy and scared glob

Sports | Golf

With dwindling golf options left in Monterey, a secret mission was in order

With many courses on the Monterey Peninsula shuttered due to coronavirus concerns, my golf buddy and I had to get creative.

News | News

#QuarantineLife is trending and it's the joy we need to get through this

If you're going a little stir-crazy, we've got just the thing - and it's called #QuarantineLife.

Politics | Politics

We'll Be Alright, and Then We Must Reckon with Communist China

China's communists unleashed the coronavirus and there must be a reckoning for their lies.

Health & Fitness | Health Tips

Coronavirus: How to safely take care of someone sick with COVID-19

Those who are infected and don’t require hospitalization are instructed to stay home, but most live with families, roommates and pets at home.

Music | Music

Mudhoney - Touch Me I'm Sick [OFFICIAL VIDEO]

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Politics | Politics

Majority of Americans now say they approve of Trump's handling of coronavirus: poll | TheHill

The majority of Americans now approve of President Trump's handling of the coronavirus pandemic, a reversal from just one week prior, according to a 

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

Here's what a 90-day 'stay home' order means for New Yorkers

Governor Andrew Cuomo has ordered all non-essential businesses to shut down and for people to remain indoors

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

Coronavirus FAQs: Can I Go Running? Is Food Shopping Too Risky? What's Herd Immunity?

Each week we're answering pressing questions about the coronavirus pandemic. This week the topics range from outdoor exercise to ibuprofen.

Politics | The China Threat

Media And Corporate Elites Act As PR Machine For Communist China

The Chinese Communist Party is in an all-out propaganda war to deny its hand in coronavirus, and American corporations and media elites are helping.

Entertainment | The Hometown

L.A. county health officials say it’s safe to walk, hike and bike outside amid coronavirus outbreak

Is it safe to walk, run, hike and bike outside? Is it recommended? Yes, say L.A. County Public Health officials. In fact, “take a walk” and “go for a hike” are at the top of the L.A. County Public Health Department’s “safe-to-do” list as the region’s figh

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

How to Abide by the 'Safer at Home' Order Issued by L.A. and the State

Forty million people have been asked to stay in their homes unless they need to leave for "essential" purposes

News | News

WHO official warns against calling it 'Chinese virus,' says 'there is no blame in this'

An official with the World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday warned against referring to COVID-19 as the “Chinese virus,” saying that it could lead to racial profiling against Asians when “there is no blame in this.”

News | News

The Perils of Mass Coronavirus Testing

The public health response to the new coronavirus continues to evolve rapidly, with states shutting down schools, restaurants, bars, vacation places, and even elections. At the same time, the...

News | News

Watch: Thousands Of Israelis applaud medical teams amid coronavirus outbreak

Israeli citizens express their appreciation for the doctors, nurses and other medical professionals on front lines of fight against COVID-19

Science & Technology | Technology

Robots deployed at Texas hotel to zap pathogens amid coronavirus outbreak

As the number of COVID-19 cases climbs, a robot designed as a powerful way to clean hospital rooms is being sent into hotel rooms.

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

Animal Shelters Seek People To Foster Pets During Coronavirus Pandemic – CBS Los Angeles

Social distancing got you feeling a bit lonely these days? If you've ever thought about fostering a pet, this is the time to do it.

Miscellaneous | NEW YORK CITY

Cuomo Says Trump Is Sending Navy ‘Hospital Ship’ to Aid N.Y. Coronavirus Effort

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the U.S. Navy would be sending its 1,000-bed USNS Comfort floating hospital ship to New York

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

Convincing Boomer Parents to Take the Coronavirus Seriously | The New Yorker

COVID-19 poses a unique threat to an age group that, whether they admit it or not, includes them.

Politics | Politics

Chinese scientists destroyed proof of virus in December

Chinese laboratories identified a mystery virus as a highly infectious new pathogen by late December last year, but they were ordered to stop tests, destroy samples and suppress the news, a Chinese

Music | Music

Amazon Halts CD and Vinyl Orders Amid Coronavirus Outbreak | Pitchfork

To meet demand for essentials, the retail giant will not restock CDs and LPs until further notice

News | In The News

Here’s what to do if you lose work due to COVID-19 in California

With schools closed and streets cleared, many Californians — like much of the country — saw their employment suddenly come into question this week as fears of COVID-19 spread. As stores, theaters, …

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

America’s Restaurants Will Need a Miracle - The Atlantic

If we fail to help them immediately, their crisis will be the entire economy’s crisis.

News | News

Israeli virologist urges world leaders to calm public, slams 'unnecessary panic'

'People think this virus is going to attack them all, and then they're all going to die,' says Prof. Jihad Bishara. 'Not at all. In fact, most of those infected won't even know it'

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

How About Some Good News? Coronavirus Can't Be Passed From Mom To Newborn, Study Finds

Chinese researchers believe that the novel coronavirus is not transferrable from pregnant mothers to newborns at birth, a new study finds.

News | News

Coronavirus: During a Tough Time, Some Useful Advice From Our Users.

I’m the co-founder of the only social platform, Moptu, designed to share the articles we all read online every day.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

Here Are 18 Things You Can Do if You’re “Social Distancing” at Home

2020 is canceled due to the Coronavirus—but here’s your opportunity to take advantage of time spent at home.

Health & Fitness | Health Tips

Grocery rules for your coronavirus lockdown: Buy beans, freeze milk, don't hoard, and more

These are the best foods to buy when you know you're going to be stuck at home for awhile but don't want to sacrifice a healthy diet.

News | News

Uber suspends shared rides in U.S. and Canada

Uber has suspended pooled rides in the U.S. and Canada due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Facebook announces $100 million program for small businesses impacted by coronavirus

Facebook said the grants will be available for up to 30,000 eligible small businesses in over 30 countries. That would be an average of $3,333 per business.

Sports | Sports

Kentucky Derby being postponed due to coronavirus, reports say - CBS News

Sources say the race won't be run until September 5. It would be the first time in 75 years that it won't be run on the first Saturday in May.

News | News

Life in San Francisco area screeches to a halt amid shutdown

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — First, people were advised to avoid large gatherings. Californians adjusted. Life went on. Kids went to school, some people worked from home, but mostly it was business...

Health & Fitness | Health News

CDC Guidelines: Prevention of Coronavirus Disease

The best way to prevent SARS-CoV-2 infection is to avoid exposure to this virus and follow these everyday preventative actions.

News | News

First Person Injected With Trial Coronavirus Vaccine In Seattle

43-year old Jennifer Haller from Seattle was the first person to be injected with a new trial coronavirus vaccine on Monday. Researchers will follow her and 44 other people for 12 months to evaluate the vaccine.

Style & Fashion | Style & Fashion

Donatella Versace and daughter Allegra donate €200K to fight coronavirus in Italy

Donatella Versace and her daughter Allegra Versace Beck have donated €200,000 to Milan's San Raffaele hospital to aid in the fight against coronavirus in Italy.

Entertainment | Humor

Honest Government Ad | Coronavirus: Flatten The Curve

The Government has made an ad about the Coronavirus and its surprisingly honest and informative. ???? READ THIS NOW: https://medium.com/@tomaspueyo/coronavirus-...

Politics | Healthcare

Italians over 80 'will be left to die' as country overwhelmed by coronavirus

Coronavirus victims in Italy will be denied access to intensive care if they are aged 80 or more or in poor health should pressure on beds increase, a document prepared by a crisis management unit in Turin propose. Some patients denied intensive care will

Politics | Media Watch

‘Our media is broken’: NYT firefighters team up to feed bogus narrative deliberately mischaracterizing Donald Trump’s COVID19 response; UPDATED

Donald Trump is nothing if not cold and cruel when it comes to dealing the COVID19 outbreak. Like, can you believe what he told governors on a conference call today? New York Times national correspondent Julie Bosman sure can’t:

Miscellaneous | Judaism

10 Things You Can Do for People in Quarantine

Even now there are many things that we can safely do to help others.

News | News

Eerily empty freeways: A symbol of how the coronavirus has hurt Los Angeles - Los Angeles Times

Free-flowing traffic across Los Angeles seems more a cause for mourning than celebration as the region grapples with the coronavirus pandemic.

News | News

Coronavirus quarantine, travel ban could backfire, experts fear

The government has broad legal authority to detain people in the name of public health. But politically and diplomatically, it’s more complicated.

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

Here’s How To Get Food Safely Delivered During Coronavirus

During the coronavirus shutdown, Americans have been advised to practice social distancing, which means avoiding crowded places, which include restaurants, coffee shops, bars, or large gatherings. That doesn’t mean, however, that people still cannot

Health & Fitness | Health News

How long does coronavirus live on clothes?

Does coronavirus stick to clothes? How can you remove coronavirus from clothes? Keep you wardrobe clean and disinfected.

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

What Does the New Coronavirus Do to Your Body?

Why and how the coronavirus hijacks your cells, and how your body rallies its immune system to try to fend off COVID-19.

Politics | Politics

Trump declares national emergency over coronavirus, enlists private sector

President Trump on Friday declared a national emergency over the coronavirus outbreak amid extensive disruptions to the economy and American life, announcing partnerships with major U.S. companies to expand testing capabilities while saying he believes th

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israel at the forefront of coronavirus measures

Diplomatic Affairs: At first criticized, Israel now looks like a coronavirus containment visionary

Health & Fitness | Health News & Tips

Wash Your Hands to Your Favorite Songs With This Website

Washing your hands for at least 20 seconds is the best way to protect yourself from coronavirus. If you're looking for a way to pass that time, this tool can help.

Politics | Politics

Coronavirus: Panic or Pandemic? | PragerU

You can't expect to live a full life without assuming some risk. There's a spectrum between precaution and panic, and if isn't well-calibrated you can miss out on the best things life has to offer. March is fundraising month for PragerU. Help keep our vid

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

The facts on coronavirus aren't all scary. So why so much fear?

Why are people rushing to buy toilet paper, masks and sanitzer? Experts say anxiety around the coronavirus is fueled by a feeling of powerlessness.

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

Seattle coronavirus survivor Elizabeth Schneider on what it's like to have the virus

A Seattle woman who says she had the coronavirus and is recovering has one "big takeaway" to share: Don't panic.

Politics | The China Threat

Inside China's high-stakes campaign to smear the United States over coronavirus

It's a high-stakes strategy for the Asian nation fighting to keep its superpower status amid a national lockdown and palpable anger over claims of a cover-up made worse by an economic crisis. 

News | News

Nearly 70,000 people have recovered from coronavirus | TheHill

Amid concerns over the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S., it’s important to remember most who become infected recover from the illness.

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

Worried about coronavirus? If your loved one is over 60, read this

There are specific precautions older adults should take to protect their health. We spoke to two geriatricians and pulled guidance from the CDC to assemble what you need to know about the virus and how to stay safe.

Sports | Sports

Mark Cuban putting plan in place to pay hourly workers amid NBA work stoppage

The NBA took swift action and suspended the regular season after Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert tested positive for the coronavirus, but that isn't stopping Dallas Mavericks team owner Mark Cuban from supporting hourly workers at American Airlines Center am

News | The News

Disneyland Closes for Only Fourth Time in History Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

The parks previously closed down in the wake of the JFK assassination, the Northridge earthquake, and 9/11, but this will represent their longest closure in history.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Coronavirus, cold or the flu? Here’s how to tell the difference

The CDC and WHO have outlines the symptoms of the coronavirus. There are a few key differences between the symptoms presented in COVID-19 and the cold or flu.

Science & Technology | Tech

Twitter makes working from home mandatory for employees around the world in response to COVID-19 | TechCrunch

After “strongly encouraging” it earlier this month, Twitter said today that working from home is now mandatory for all employees around the world due to COVID-19 concerns. In announcement, the company said “we understand this is an unprecedented step, but

News | The News

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson diagnosed with coronavirus

Actor Tom Hanks says he and his wife, actress Rita Wilson, have been diagnosed with coronavirus.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Do Disposable Gloves Prevent Coronavirus (COVID-19)? Doctors Explain

Experts warn that wearing disposable gloves, like face masks, offers a false sense of security and isn't recommended to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus.

News | News

Dr. Drew Pinsky: Coronavirus Panic Must Stop, Press Needs to Be Held Accountable for Hurting People

Dr. Drew talks with CBS Local's DJ Sixsmith about coronavirus: "The panic must stop. And the press, they really somehow need to be held accountable because they are hurting people."

CBS NEWS: "So you've seen pandemics over the decades, how does this one

News | News

Netanyahu and Pence Discuss US-Israel Scientific Cooperation on Coronavirus Outbreak

US Vice President Mike Pence speaks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a meeting in Jerusalem, Jan. 22, 2018. …

News | The News

BREAKING: Trump Makes Major Announcement In Providing Economic Relief For Coronavirus Outbreak

President Donald Trump announced on Monday that the administration was going to seek to cut payroll taxes and provide economic relief to hourly employees who suffer economic harm from the coronavirus, which originated in China. “We are going to take care

Business & Finance | Business

As coronavirus pandemic spreads, demand for remote-work startups spikes

As the novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, spreads around the world, many companies are asking their staff to work from home. The boom in working remotely may prove temporary — even if the trend behind it is not — but having more staff operating aw

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple: Rejecting coronavirus apps that aren’t from health organizations

"Apps with information about current medical information need to be submitted by a recognized institution," Apple said in a screenshot seen by CNBC.

Politics | Politics

Prager: We Go From Hysteria to Hysteria

We go from hysteria to hysteria. And even that's not quite accurate. We now endure multiple hysterias at once. The latest, of course, is COVID-19, better

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

BDS THIS: 'In a few weeks' Israel will have coronavirus vaccine

Once the vaccine is developed, it will take at least 90 days to complete the regulatory process and potentially more to enter the marketplace.