pandemic

EMS Callouts Decline 26% During Pandemic

(CNN) - There has been a drop in 911 calls since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. A study led by a researcher from the University of Buffalo found that calls for emergency medical service declined 26.1% since early…

Survey: American Adults Generally Unhappy

(CNN) - Happiness has taken a hit because of the coronavirus pandemic. That's according to a new study by the University of Chicago. Researchers surveyed more than 2,200 people online and on the phone. They found that only 14%…

Macy's Raises Billions To Weather Pandemic

(CNN) - Macy's has secured about $4.5 billion of financing to help repay its debt. This includes $1.3 billion it had previously raised through a debt offering for five-year senior secured notes. Experts say this means Macy's is now…

Another 1.8 Million File Unemployment Claims

(CNN) - Another 1.9 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week. That's according to the Department of Labor. Data shows more than 42 million people in the United States have filed unemployment benefits since the pandemic brought the…

Amazon To Keep Most Jobs Added During Pandemic

(CNN) - Amazon is offering permanent positions to about 125,000 of its temporary workers. That's about 70% of the employees it hired during the coronavirus pandemic. They workers have been helping the company deal with increased demand from customers…

Google To Reopen Some Offices In July

(CNN) - More Google workers will be headed back to the office in July. CEO Sundar Pichai told employees on Tuesday that the company will start re-opening more buildings in more cities on July 6th. He did not specify…

Betty White's Pandemic Message: Slow Down

(CNN) - Betty White says she's blessed with incredibly good health and is self isolating to keep it that way. The 98-year old actress and National Treasure is sheltering in place at her home in southern California. She says…

May I Take Your Temperature?

Temperature screening could soon be a requirement to visit public places. The city of Dallas is buying 100 infraredĀ  thermometer kiosks. One of the kiosks is at the entrance of Suntronic,…

Smokers Contracting Covid get Sicker

  Health experts are sounding the alarm about covid-19 and smoking. They say the habit can make you much sicker if you contract the virus…

Lake Harding Graduation Ceremony

Graduating on a lake with families and friends watching from boats is not your typical graduation ceremony. All across the united states seniors haven't been able to walk across stage to pick up…