New York officials say that Hart Island, which for decades has been used as the final resting place for those who died unclaimed, will now also be used for unclaimed coronavirus victims.
A new study backs up what has already been documented anecdotally in the last few months: The coronavirus pandemic has coincided with a surge in Sinophobic, or anti-Chinese, sentiments -- especially online.
The highly-anticipated UFC 249 will not happen on April 18 as previously scheduled after UFC president Dana White said he was told to "stand down."
In the central Chinese city of Wuhan, where cases of the novel coronavirus were first detected late last year, the mood was one of triumph this week, as residents finally emerged from months of lockdown.
The Chinese government has issued a new draft list of livestock that can be farmed for meat in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic, which is suspected to have originated from wild animals in a Wuhan wet market.
NBA legend Magic Johnson says he's hopeful health experts will soon come up with effective treatment to help patients beat coronavirus -- but added important parts in overcoming the pandemic will be expanding testing and healthcare access to African American communities who have been hit the…
Ammon Bundy, the rancher who led an armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon, said he plans on holding an Easter gathering despite stay-at-home orders implemented during the coronavirus pandemic.
Every day, student Xiong Yanfei sits at her desk in her parent's small apartment in Wuhan, studying for an exam that could change the course of her life.
New Mexico is using cell phone data from a third party to create social distancing models as a way to gauge whether residents are adhering to social distancing models, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham said Thursday.
Microsoft is giving its workers an additional three months of paid parental leave to deal with extended school closures due to the coronavirus outbreak.
The state's number of confirmed cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus disease continues to climb, with 289 new cases and 33 deaths reported by the Georgia Department of Health since noon on Thursday.
CONYERS – Registration to be entered in the Georgia Pre-K lottery in Rockdale County for the 2020-2021 school year is online only April 13-30. Pre-k registration information and link are at www.rockdaleschools.org/prek. Kindergarten registration is currently open online at www.rockdaleschool…
North and central Georgia will be facing some dangerous conditions that raise the threat from fires on Friday.
Federal prosecutors in the college admissions scandal tell a judge in court documents that their late disclosure of some notes to defense attorneys was due to an error, but that should not result in a dismissal of the charges against actress Lori Loughlin, her husband and 12 others.
In late March, Instacart worker Annaliisa Arambula accepted a grocery order that came with a big tip: $55. The store was just down the street, everything the customer wanted was available, and the order seemed to go off without a hitch.
When she was a child growing up in Ohio, Amy Acton says, people looked down on her and her brother because they were poor -- really poor.
As the weather gets warmer and people become more active outdoors, it is not unusual to see young wildlife that appear to be alone. Before you help — observe, but don’t disturb!
Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler offered a sobering prediction about how much damage the COVID-19 coronavirus disease outbreak could do to employment rates in the state in just one month as he addressed the Gwinnett Chamber on Thursday.
In the US, the largest known concentration of coronavirus cases outside of hospitals isn't on a cruise ship or in a nursing home. It's at a jail in Chicago.
The central bank announced a new $2.3 trillion round of loans that include even more support for small businesses and consumers — and, for the first time, for states, cities and municipalities, too.
As testing for the COVID-19 coronavirus disease becomes more accessible in Georgia, the state's number of confirmed cases continues to make significant jumps, including 377 new cases and 10 deaths reported since Wednesday night at 7 p.m.
Former NFL star Chris Johnson faces trouble in Florida amid accusations he funded a murder-for-hire scheme in 2016, according to a report from TMZ.
Janie Kasse already had full-time and part-time jobs, but after her mother's assisted living facility closed its doors to visitors amid the Covid-19 pandemic, she knew she needed a third job.
Zoom is helping Americans adapt to life under lockdown, but the video conference platform's soaring popularity comes with security concerns. CNN's Clare Sebastian reports.
Archeologists say they have found the world's oldest string of yarn or cord, which our Neanderthal ancestors made by twisting together natural fibers.
Bernie Sanders made the unthinkable seem possible, briefly -- that a democratic socialist could capture a major US party nomination. But in the the end, Democrats didn't want his "revolution."
Did your kids get a taste of the real world and decide that living off Mom and Dad was not so bad after all? Cheer up… you may still be able to claim them as dependents on your taxes.
In the past, dependents could save money on your taxes in two ways: through individual exemptions and the potential eligibility for certain tax credits. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) removed the personal exemption from tax year 2018, but expanded the Child Tax Credit and kept the Dependent Care Credit in place, despite early talks of doing away with it. "The Dependent Care Credit can be very valuable. It was actually on the potential chopping block as far as the recent tax reform, but it survived," reports Betterment Head of Tax Eric Bronnenkant. "Let's say you have two kids, and let's say your employer offers a dependent care account, you're able to contribute up to $5,000 tax-free through your employ...
The oldest known fossils of dinosaur embryos have been examined in "unprecedented" detail to reveal how their skulls developed, according to a new study published Thursday.
The Federal Reserve is continuing its extraordinary efforts to prop up the US economy in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Another 6.6 million people filed for unemployment benefits in the week ending April 4. Altogether, more than 16 million Americans have sought aid in the form of jobless benefits in just the prior three weeks alone.
Thirty-three years after launching his first presidential bid, Joe Biden will finally see his name at the top of the Democratic ticket.
A sailor from the USS Theodore Roosevelt who had tested positive for coronavirus was admitted to an intensive care unit in Guam Thursday after being found unresponsive, according to a Navy official.
Another 6.6 million people filed for unemployment benefits last week, according to the US Department of Labor, as American workers continue to suffer from devastating job losses, furloughs and reduced hours during the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus lockdowns across the globe should not be completely lifted until a vaccine for the disease is found, according to a study based on China's outbreak published in medical journal The Lancet.
Barney Shapiro, owner of Tenleytown Trash, never expected that he would turn to the Washington National Opera's costume department to design gear for his employees. But when a member of his staff heard the National Opera was sewing masks for workers on the frontlines of the coronavirus pande…
Georgia Piedmont Technical College (GPTC) is making it easier and more affordable to apply for admission for this year’s summer and fall semesters.