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California Governor Gavin Newsom has banned all evictions in the state through May for renters impacted by coronavirus

California Governor Gavin Newsom, in an executive order Friday, banned evictions statewide through May 31 for renters impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The order prohibits landlords and law enforcement from evicting tenants who get sick with COVID-19, need to stay home to care for others, or lose their job or income and can’t pay rent […]

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Analysts lay out the financial damage each of Disney’s businesses could face, as it closes parks ‘until further notice’ and delays films due to the coronavirus (DIS)

Disney is one of the media companies most threatened by the coronavirus because of its large theme park and theatrical businesses. Wall Street analysts at Bernstein, Needham, Rosenblatt Securities, and UBS have started crunching the numbers to figure out how much of a hit the company could take from the outbreak. Disney’s usually stable theme-park […]

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Leaked documents reveal McDonald’s response to insiders’ worries about a ‘black-eye’ for its reputation over sick leave amid the coronavirus outbreak

McDonald’s has faced scrutiny over its approach to sick leave amid the coronavirus outbreak, prompting worries about a “black-eye in the media” from some insiders. The fast-food giant addressed concerns in an internal document obtained by Business Insider, which stated that the chain will continue to answer questions and publicly clarify its position. “We know […]

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There are signs that social distancing is working in the US, even as the country becomes the coronavirus pandemic epicenter

The US has surpassed China as the world’s largest hotspot for coronavirus transmission,with more than 94,000 confirmed cases. But there are early signs that the social distancing measures Americans are taking, by staying away from others, are working. Nationwide, rates of unseasonably high fevers are down according to thermometer company Kinsa, a sign that fewer […]

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Leaked emails show Amazon is moving full steam ahead with this year’s Prime Day shopping extravaganza, even as it grapples with the coronavirus pandemic (AMZN)

Amazon is inviting sellers and vendors to submit deals for this year’s Prime Day, its annual mega shopping event, despite the supply chain issues it’s facing amid the coronavirus outbreak. One email said vendors should be ready to ship their Prime Day inventory to Amazon warehouses by May, as purchase orders will be placed from […]

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The best meditation apps

The recent outbreak of COVID-19 has everyone feeling anxious, stressed, and panicked. With everything from job loss and slowed business to making rent and paying bills hanging over many people’s heads, it’s natural to experience a feeling of uneasiness and tension — and you’re not alone. Meditation can help lower stress and anxiety, providing temporary […]

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The coronavirus can damage the heart, even in people with no history of heart disease, new research suggests — showing it doesn’t only affect the lungs

People with underlying health conditions are disproportionately at risk of severe complications from the coronavirus. The death rate for coronavirus patients with heart disease is around 10%, some research suggests. That’s because the virus can cause damage to the heart and surrounding tissues, and that damage can lead to death. New research suggests the coronavirus […]

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The best screwdrivers

A good set of screwdrivers is essential for any household, A screwdriver is handy for tightening the occasional loose screw or bigger DIY projects, like furniture assembly. The Craftsman 17-Piece Screwdriver Set is our top pick because it includes a wide variety of both tool length and tip size. Screws are an essential part of […]