Coronavirus Special Features

Sam Masterson
August 06, 2020 - 9:09 am
Lake of the Ozarks mayor defends viral videos of huge crowds… He says his town has had 9.1 million – which is more than the previous two years combined.
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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2019, file photo, Alaska Airlines planes are parked at a gate area at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle. Alaska Airlines said over 300 employees among the company's workforce in Anchorage may lose their jobs on Oct. 1, 2020. The company said the Anchorage layoffs are part of company-wide job cuts because of the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, Alaska Public Media reported Tuesday, Aug. 4. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
AP News Staff
August 06, 2020 - 7:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 1.2 million laid-off Americans applied for state unemployment benefits last week, evidence that the coronavirus keeps forcing companies to slash jobs just as a critical $600 weekly federal jobless payment has expired. The Labor Department’s report Thursday marked the 20th...
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Rebekah Sager
August 05, 2020 - 10:38 am
The cruise industry announced Wednesday, that is is voluntarily suspending all cruises in the U.S. until ‘at least’ October 31. Will this affect your trip?
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Ameera Butt
August 04, 2020 - 1:16 pm
Customers can expect to see a shortage of Clorox disinfecting wipes into 2021. The cleaning products have been in short supply since the COVID-19 pandemic began earlier this year in the United States.
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Gabriela Arevalo
August 03, 2020 - 11:43 am
As scientists come closer to developing a coronavirus vaccine viable for mass distribution, public health experts and government officials will need to decide who will be prioritized to get the COVID-19 shot first. This is how they will decide.
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FILE - In this Jan. 2, 2019, file photo, women peer in the front door of Lord & Taylor's flagship Fifth Avenue store which closed for good in New York. New York landmark retailer Lord & Taylor has filed for bankruptcy, joining a growing list of retailers flummoxed by the pandemic. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
AP News Staff
August 03, 2020 - 7:45 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Lord & Taylor, America's oldest retailer, is seeking bankruptcy protection, as is the owner of Men’s Wearhouse and Jos. A. Bank, lengthening the list of major retail chains that have faltered in the pandemic. Household names, many longtime anchors in malls nationwide, were...
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Gabriela Arevalo
July 31, 2020 - 3:51 pm
The Hispanic population in the third-largest county in the United States is facing disproportionate fatality rates due to the coronavirus pandemic. The impact of COVID-19 on Hispanic communities is not unique to Texas, and can be seen across the US.
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Rebecca Crockett
July 31, 2020 - 9:56 am
Many parents are creating 'learning pods' - hiring teachers and tutors to instruct and guide small groups of children with online schooling. But there is concern that as more well-off parents form these 'pods', a learning gap could form for those who can't afford the extra tutoring.
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 Herman Cain, former chairman and chief executive officer of Godfather's Pizza, speaks during the final day of the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 31, 2014
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KMBZ News Staff
July 30, 2020 - 10:23 am
Former GOP presidential hopeful Herman Cain has died after battling the coronavirus at the age of 74.
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Rebekah Sager
July 29, 2020 - 2:15 pm
Dr. Stella Immanuel recently spoke before the Supreme Court and gave a press conference in Washington D.C. with other members of a group called America's Frontline Doctors.
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