coronavirus

New proposal set to include second stimulus check, unemployment aid

A proposal for a new COVID-19 relief package is set to include a second stimulus check and another round of federal unemployment benefits. Read more on RADIO.COM.
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Online comedy school offers chance to learn stand-up from the comfort of home

The social distancing era has led to a number of innovations. Now comes word of a first-of-its-kind digital school of stand-up comedy that starts this week in Philadelphia. Read more here.
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WATCH: Video unveils the Apple face mask created by engineers behind the iPhone

Apple, the technology giant best known for its innovative phones and computers, began manufacturing face masks strictly for employees that they believe are more secure than disposable face masks. See the video now.
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50% of U.S. adults who lost jobs due to COVID were still unemployed in August: Study

Fifty percent of adults in the U.S. who lost their jobs due to the COVID-19 were still unemployed last month, a new study found. Twenty-five percent of those surveyed said they or someone else in their household lost a job after COVID-19 hit.
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Young people most likely to believe misinformation about the pandemic: Study

A new study finds that young adults under 25 are most likely to believe false claims about the coronavirus pandemic. Researchers say the misinformation is likely to reach them through social media.
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Will Americans have to wear face masks after a vaccine? Dr. Fauci weighs in

Almost half a year into the pandemic, wearing face masks has almost become second nature. But is mask-wearing here to stay? Experts weighed in and they seem to think there are more pros than cons. Find out more.
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Disney pushes back more movies to 2021 including 'Black Widow,' 'West Side Story' amid pandemic

Disney’s highly-anticipated movies won’t be hitting the big screen anytime soon. The company has once again delayed several of their releases in an attempt to navigate the new moviegoing reality during the pandemic. Read more now.
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McDonald's may permanently stop serving all-day breakfast due to COVID

McDonald’s beloved ‘all-day breakfast’ model, introduced in 2015, took a hit in March with the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. The chain is now considering making the move permanent, but it’s not sitting well with consumers. Read more now.
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There are thousands of strains of COVID-19

Scientists at Houston Methodist hospital sequenced the genomes of 5,085 strains from two outbreaks. The first wave occurred in early March and the, much bigger one took place in June.
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Understanding the COVID-19 death toll

The CDC announced this week that a staggering 200,000 Americans have died from COVID-19. But the death toll has become a source of some controversy as a theory that the toll is inflated has gained ground.
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