coronavirus

Facebook New Tools To Track Spread Of Virus

(CNN) - Facebook is joining the fight against coronavirus. The social media platform is working with researchers to use its data to slow the pandemic. Facebook will use its tools to help predict where COVID-19 will appear next. The…

Auto Insurance Companies Return $800M In Premiums

(CNN) - Some auto insurance companies are giving money back to their customers because people are driving less during the pandemic. Allstate says it will refund about 15% of premiums paid by costumers in April and May for a…

Peloton Worker Has COVID, Live Classes Canceled

(CNN) - Peloton is putting its live video fitness classes on hold through the end of the month. The company made the announcement after an employee in its New York studio tested positive for COVID-19. But the announcement came…

JP Morgan CEO Predicts "Major Recession" On Way

(CNN) - JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon says a major recession is on its way thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. Dimon expects gross domestic product to plunge at a 35% annual rate in the second quarter. A downturn…

'Duran Duran' Bassist John Taylor Tests Positive

(CNN) - Musician John Taylor says he's made a full recovery from the coronavirus. The bass player for 'Duran Duran' says he tested positive late last month. The 59-year-old Taylor wrote on the band's Facebook page that COVID-19, "isn't…

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…

AAA: COVID-19 Continues to Impact Georgia Pump Prices

NEWS RELEASE ATLANTA, GA., (April 6, 2020) — Georgia gas prices  continue to decline at the pump compared to a week ago. Georgia motorists are now paying an average price of $1.77 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline. Monday's state average is 8 cents less than a week ago, 46 cents less…

Walgreens To Provide Workers With Masks

(CNN) - If you're heading to Walgreens, you may see a few changes. The pharmacy chain is now providing face covers for workers at stores and distribution centers to protect employees from coronavirus The company says it is also…

Amazon Prime Day Could Be Delayed

(CNN) - Amazon appears likely to postpone its annual Prime Day sale. USA Today and Vice News Report,they have Amazon meeting notes that mention the postponement. In them, Amazon's general counsel mentions the member reward day will be delayed…

Disney Parks Halt Annual Pass Payments

Los Angeles, CA (KABC) - Disney is ensuring annual passholders don't have to pay for periods when its US theme parks are closed. That's as Disney World and Disneyland remain shuttered due to coronavirus. If people paid up front…