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Dunkin' Is Closing 800 U.S. Locations

(CNN) - Dunkin' is permanently closing about 800 locations in the U.S. That's eight percent of its restaurants in the country. The company detailed the changes in its quarterly earnings report on Thursday. It described the closures as "real…

Global Cases Top 13 Million

(CNN) - Over 13 million people globally have been infected with the novel coronavirus; with deaths nearing 600,000 according to Johns Hopkins University's tally. As of 5 P.M. Eastern time Monday, the university is reporting over 13 million cases…

U.S. Tops 3 Million COVID Cases

(CNN) There are now more than three million people in the United States who are currently infected with coronavirus. Johns Hopkins University released new data on Wednesday. It says there are at least 3,016,515 15 cases in the U.S.…

EU Considers Banning Travelers From US

(CNN) - The European Union is considering closing its borders to travelers from some countries, including the United States, to protect its citizens from coronavirus. The EU is creating a checklist of points to consider when allowing travelers into…

Study: Pandemic Could Lead To Fewer Births In U.S.

(CNN) - One of the macro level effects of the coronavirus could end up being up to half a million fewer births in the US than otherwise expected. That's what experts at the Brookings Institution and nonprofit March of…

Dunkin' To Hire Up To 25,000 Workers In The U.S.

(CNN) - Dunkin' franchise operators will be adding 25,000 jobs as restaurants start to re-open in the U.S. The breakfast and coffee chain announced on Monday that its franchisees are looking to fill a range positions, including management roles.…

White House Announces Brazil Travel Restrictions

(CNN) - President Trump is restricting travel from Brazil to the United States. Sunday's proclamation bans people from entering the U.S. if they've been in the South American nation in the previous two weeks. The new rule does not…

Grayton Beach Named Best Beach In U.S.

Pensacola, FL (WEAR) - Doctor beach has just named the top beach in America. It's Grayton Beach State Park in Florida, known for fine sand and clear water. Stephen Leatherman, a coastal expert and professor at Florida International University…

U.S. Surpasses 90K COVID Deaths

(CNN) - In 102 days, more than 90,000 people in the U.S. have died from coronavirus. That's the latest update Monday from Johns Hopkins University's tally of cases here. The first known U.S. coronavirus-related fatality was February 6th. Since…

CDC Preparing For Coronavirus To Become Pandemic

(CNN) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed over 30 cases of novel coronavirus in the country as U.S. health officials prepare for it to become a pandemic. Doctor Nancy Messonnier, the director of the CDC's National…