‘We’re trying to keep our heads above water’: U.S. healthcare workers fight shortages — and fear

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK, March 29 (Reuters) – U.S. nurses and doctors on the front lines of the battle against the new coronavirus that has infected tens of thousands of Americans and killed hundreds are shellshocked by the damage that the virus wreaks – on patients, their families and themselves. … …read more Source:: AOL.com       

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All My Children Alum John Callahan Died After Massive Stroke, Says Source

John Callahan died after having a massive stroke, a source confirms to PEOPLE. The soap opera star, who died at the age of 66, had a stroke on Friday, according to the source. Afterwards, Callahan was put on life support and his immediate family members were able to say goodbye before he was pronounced dead. The Blast was first to report on the news. News of Callahan’s death was first shared on Saturday by the Daytime Emmys. “We’re devastated to share that John Callahan passed away earlier today. Sending our deepest condolences to Eva La Rue and all his loved one,” their tweet read. The actor was best known for… Read More

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“710 Rewind” kicks off Sunday at noon

Our film study began in the darkness or at least the time before Russell Wilson arrived. Now, we’ll witness the dawning of the light. Wait. That’s too dramatic. How about Russell Wilson’s first start? NFL Media is currently providing complimentary access to its “Game Pass” which is actually pretty darn awesome. You can see replays of the TV broadcasts of all NFL games going back to 2009 and you also have access to the coach’s film aka “The All 22.” (It sounds much more secretive than it is. They call it that because you can see all 22 players during the play unlike the TV copy.) The quartet of people… Read More

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$1.5 billion ZipRecruiter just laid off hundreds only days after the CEO told employees the business wasn’t impacted by the coronavirus

Online job-hub company ZipRecruiter laid off 443 employees and furloughed dozens on Friday, just a few days after the CEO said in an all-hands meeting that the company was on track to hit its second-quarter revenue goals and wouldn’t be affected by the coronavirus. The cuts hit across departments, including engineering and about two-thirds of the enterprise team, which works with big clients. Executives impacted included the chief marketing officer. ZipRecruiter last raised $156 million in an October 2018 Series B funding round led by Wellington Management and IVP that valued the company at $1.5 billion. Visit BI Prime for more stories. ZipRecruiter CEO Ian Siegel had a reassuring message… Read More

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An unprecedented wave of layoffs, what you need to know about the stimulus bill, and what comes next

Hello! This was the week that the economic toll of the coronavirus pandemic really became clear. On Thursday, the Labor Department revealed that around 3.3 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits in the week ending March 21, a record high. As Joseph Zeballos-Roig reported, the true unemployment number is likely much higher. The scale and speed of the surge in unemployment is striking. For many in corporate America, the dramatic turn of events has meant layoffs via virtual meeting. Here’s a sample of some of our headlines from the past week: TripActions’ CEO said it’s slashing benefits, closing offices, and its cofounders are cutting their pay in half just days… Read More

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Ellen DeGeneres, Lady Gaga and Melissa McCarthy Join Elton John-Hosted Coronavirus Concert

More big names have signed on to participate in a star-studded benefit concert to raise relief funds for those impacted by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. PEOPLE exclusively confirms Ellen DeGeneres, Lady Gaga, Masked Singer‘s Ken Jeong, Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone are set to take part in the Fox Presents the iHeart Living Room Concert for America concert hosted by Elton John on Sunday evening. They join the previously announced group of stars including Alicia Keys, Backstreet Boys, Billie Eilish, Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day, Camila Cabello, Mariah Carey, Dave Grohl, H.E.R, Tim McGraw and Sam Smith. Celebrities will all be performing and sending messages from their respective homes… Read More

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From The Strategist: The 8 best coffee makers

For all the debate over whether the best coffee comes from a Chemex or a French press or an AeroPress, sometimes you just want to turn on a machine and let it do all the work. We asked 14 coffee experts — baristas, roasters, food-industry professionals, and just plain coffee snobs — what coffee makers out there will give you a good, simple at-home brew without all the fuss. Below are their eight favorite machines for people who think the best part of waking up is having a gadget make their cup. Best overall coffee maker Bonavita Connoisseur 8-Cup One-Touch Coffee Maker According to our research, the Bonavita Connoisseur is… Read More

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US government officials using mobile ad location data to study coronavirus spread

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge US government officials are using cellphone location data from the mobile ad industry —not data from the carriers themselves— to track Americans’ movements during the coronavirus outbreak, the Wall Street Journal reports. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, along with state and local governments have received cell phone data about people in areas of “geographic interest,” the WSJ reports. The goal is to create a government portal with geolocation information from some 500 cities across the country, to help ascertain how well people are complying with stay-at-home orders, according to the WSJ. One example of how the anonymized data was reportedly used:… Read More

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‘Off the charts’: Virus hot spots grow in middle America

DETROIT (AP) — The coronavirus continued its unrelenting spread across the United States with fatalities doubling in two days and authorities saying Saturday that an infant who tested positive had died. It pummeled big cities like New York, Detroit, New Orleans and Chicago, and made its way, too, into rural America as hotspots erupted in small Midwestern towns and Rocky Mountain ski havens. … …read more Source:: AOL.com       

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