Saturday, May 28, 2022

Health

Business Fallout: Walmart Limits Hours, Airlines Cut Flying

WASHINGTON (AP) — A growing list of retailers are closing stores or limiting their operating hours as customers remain home in an effort to slow the spread of the virus outbreak. ...

Governor: NYC Schools To Close To Fight Coronavirus

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NEW YORK (AP) — New York City will close the nation's largest public school system on Monday, sending over 1.1 million children home in hopes of curbing the spread of coronavirus...

Coronavirus: Urgent Update From The Agudah

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — The following statement has been sent out by Agudas Yisroel regarding the Coronavirus pandemic: Agudath Israel of America and others have sent multiple aler...

Cheap Fares Luring Travelers To Fly Despite Pandemic

CHICAGO (AP) — With the coronavirus pandemic escalating in the U.S. and overseas, Dylcia McBlackwell couldn't justify taking a single spring vacation. Air fares were so cheap, she ...

New York Governor Wants Trump To Mobilize Army

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers should be mobilized to help fight the coronavirus by equipping facilities like military bases or college dormitories to serve as tem...

Biden, Sanders To Debate Against Backdrop Of Global Pandemic

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WASHINGTON (AP) — As the two remaining Democratic presidential candidates return to the debate stage, their party, the stakes, and the world look much different than in their last ...

NYC Mayor: City Lockdown Possible In Virus Fight

NEW YORK (AP) - The Latest on the world's coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 156,000 people and killed more than 5,800. The disease for most people causes only mild...

All Chicago Shuls Instructed To Close Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

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CHICAGO (VINnews) — In the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic, the Chicago Rabbinical Council has announced that all Chicago Shuls should close for the time being. The following i...

American Dream Mall To Close For March Due To Virus Concerns

NEW JERSEY (AP) - American Dream, the recently opened megamall and entertainment complex in northern New Jersey, will close Monday at least for the rest of the month due to the cor...

Fauci: Us Not Eyeing Restricting Domestic Travel

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WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the world's coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 156,000 people and killed more than 5,800. The disease for most people causes only mi...

Guns, Handcuffs, Masks, Gloves: NYPD Preps For Coronavirus

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NEW YORK (AP) — The nation’s largest police department is stockpiling masks and gloves, dusting off old emergency plans and taking to social media to dispel rumors, such as one tha...

How To Clean The Bundle Of Germs That Is Your Phone

NEW YORK (AP) — You're washing your hands countless times a day to try to ward off the coronavirus. You should also wash that extension of your hand and breeding ground for germ...

Wife Of Spain’s Prime Minister Tests Positive For Virus

MADRID (AP) — Spain’s government said Saturday that the wife of Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has tested positive for the new coronavirus. It said Begoña Gómez and the prime mini...

US Hospitals Brace For ‘Tremendous Strain’ From New Virus

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. hospitals are setting up circus-like triage tents, calling doctors out of retirement, guarding their supplies of face masks and making plans to cancel electi...

US: Immigrants Can Seek Coronavirus Care Without Fear

PHOENIX (AP) — The U.S. government says a new rule disqualifying more people from green cards if they use government benefits will not apply to immigrants with coronavirus or virus...

RSVP ‘Maybe’? Coronavirus Puts Wedding Industry On Edge

NEW YORK (AP) — Guests are jittery, travel is tangled, and soon-to-be brides and grooms are facing tough choices because of the coronavirus outbreak: postpone, cancel or forge ahea...

As Virus Roils Markets, Trump Again Threatens Fed Chairman

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday he had the power to fire or demote Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, adding new fuel to his long-running animus toward ...

Top Cruise Ship Companies Stopping Trips From US

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump tweeted on Friday that four major cruise ship companies have agreed to suspend trips from the U.S. for 30 days, effective at midnight. T...

Virus-Related Shutdowns Bringing US Economy To Grinding Halt

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — It took 15 minutes for the coronavirus to wreck Shelley Hutchings’ carefully calculated financial plans. Hutchings, a bartender and performer, had lined up ...

Iran Death Toll From Virus Passes 600, Syria Shuts Schools

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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran said Saturday the coronavirus outbreak has killed another 97 people, pushing the death toll in the country to 611, as war-ravaged Syria announced a number ...