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April 08, 2020 - 4:24 pm
(CHICAGO) -- A relative of a Walmart employee in Illinois who died from COVID-19 complications filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the retail giant, alleging the store did not do enough to protect employees from the novel coronavirus. Wando Evans, who worked at a Walmart store in Evergreen Park...
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April 08, 2020 - 4:05 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Tuan Ngo seemed to be at a dead end this weekend as he tried to apply for emergency loans for his nail salon business in Washington state, which has been shuttered since the novel coroanvirus pandemic struck and social distancing measures were implemented to stop the spread. Like so...
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April 08, 2020 - 1:52 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- As passengers continue to voice frustrations with U.S. airlines over rejected refund claims amid the coronavirus outbreak, one lawmaker told ABC News a potential future stimulus bill should mandate refunds, not vouchers. "The airlines are not listening to their passengers," Sen...
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April 08, 2020 - 10:48 am
(PORTLAND, Ore.) -- In addition to donating millions of dollars to coronavirus relief, Nike is now also turning efforts towards creating personal protective equipment for health care workers. On Tuesday, the athletic apparel brand announced that its innovation, manufacturing and product teams are...
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April 08, 2020 - 10:09 am
(NEW YORK) -- The coronavirus pandemic has quickly evolved from a health crisis to a financial one, shuttering businesses, upending entire industries and sending financial markets reeling. Here's the latest news on how the COVID-19 crisis is affecting the economy. For more on financial resources...
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April 08, 2020 - 8:57 am
(NEW YORK) -- With a White House increasingly anxious to get the economy in gear and an approved vaccine for the novel coronavirus still months away at best, public health officials are hoping that tens of millions of Americans will have access to a simple blood test that can identify recovered...
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April 08, 2020 - 7:22 am
(NEW YORK) -- After a successful initial launch, MAC Cosmetics is back with a second makeup collection that pays homage to the late, great pop star Selena Quintanilla. On Monday, the popular makeup brand announced the launch of the new Selena La Reina collection, which was created alongside the...
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April 07, 2020 - 7:39 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Grocery store chain Stop & Shop is teaming up with Uber Technologies to offer seniors half-price rides to store locations during the coronavirus pandemic. Customers age 60 and over can access the discount by entering the promo code “STOPSHOPUBER” in their Uber app beginning April...
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April 07, 2020 - 3:57 pm
(MINNEAPOLIS) -- As airlines continue to slash flights amid the novel coronavirus outbreak, a police officer from Minnesota is suing United Airlines over a rejected ticket refund claim. Passenger Jacob Rudolph filed the lawsuit in Chicago federal court on Monday after he claims the airline refused...
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April 07, 2020 - 3:52 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Michael Shemtov is struggling to keep his small cafe in Charleston, SC, afloat. He has already shuttered nine of his restaurants in that state and Tennessee amid the financial fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, with a total of 300 staff now out of work through no fault of their...
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