April

Mel Gibson Hospitalized With COVID In April

(CNN) - Mel Gibson was hospitalized for a week after testing positive for coronavirus. Gibson's representative says the actor and director came down with COVID-19 in April. The 64-year-old has since tested negative and has recovered from the virus.…

3 Million FBI Gun Background Checks In April

(CNN) Background checks on firearms continue to make the record books in the U.S. The FBI says April was the fourth-highest month since it started keeping track back in 1998. The bureau conducted almost three million background checks last…

April Historic Month For Tornadoes In U.S.

(CNN) - April 2020 saw 351 tornadoes. It's the second most for any April on record in the U.S. That's according to the National Service Storm Prediction Center. All but three days in April had official reports of severe…

1/3 Of Americans Didn't Pay Rent In April

(CNN) - An incomplete data set shows; about a third of renters didn't make payments at the beginning of April. It's a sign of how the coronavirus is making it harder for Americans to keep a roof above their…

NFL Draft To Be Conducted Virtually

(CNN) - The NFL draft will happen virtually this year. Commissioner Roger Goodell says it will take place in the individual homes of players and coaches. The league had said it was considering two options for the three-day draft…

American Airlines Cuts April Flights To New York

(CNN) - New York is the state hit hardest by the coronavirus pandemic. And that's led American Airlines to drastically slash travel to New York City. The carrier is currently operating only 13 daily flights into the metro area's…

Apple Planning To Reopen Some Stores In April

(CNN) - Apple told staff that some of its retail stores may reopen in April on a staggered basis. The tech giant detailed the possibility in a memo obtained by the senior vice president of people and retail. A…

Merriam-Webster Adds 600+ New Words In April

(CNN) - Don't look now but dictionaries are getting bigger. Merriam-Webster has added more than 600 new words and phrases between the bindings. Among them: "Buzzy" which is something or someone that draws a lot of attention. Another is…

Home Sales Slowed in April

(CNN) - Home sales are slowing down a bit across the United States. Blame low supplies and rising mortgage rates. Sale of existing homes fell two and a half percent in April from the month before. Overall, sales are…

Duke,Duchess of Cambridge Confirm April Due Date

(CNN) - Britain's Kensington Palace is confirming the due date of the royal family's next addition. Prince William and Duchess Kate are expecting to welcome their third child in April. The palace statement said the family is delighted about the…