Coronavirus lockdowns are working, according to data from digital thermometer app

Three-quarters of Americans have been urged or ordered to stay at home, to the extent possible, to stop the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, and those measures appear to be working, The New York Times reports, citing data from internet-connected thermometer company Kinsa. The thermometers and their app upload temperature readings to a centralized database, […]

IRS says it will start to send out coronavirus stimulus checks in the next 3 weeks

Stimulus payments will start to be sent out in the next three weeks, the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service announced. The payments will be available for the entirety of 2020. The IRS will also be creating an online portal for qualified Americans to input their bank information so they receive their funds faster […]

Opera Singer Plácido Domingo at Home After Hospitalization for Coronavirus

Opera singer Plácido Domingo was hospitalized after testing positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). A rep for Domingo told Opera Wire, “His condition is stable and he will remain in the hospital as long as doctors find it necessary until a hoped-for full recovery.” After spending a week in the hospital in Acapulco, Mexico, Domingo was discharged […]

Ben Higgins on the Moment He Got Down on One Knee & ‘Shocked’ Girlfriend Jessica Clark with Proposal

Ben Higgins is opening up about the exact moment he got down on one knee to propose to longtime girlfriend Jessica Clarke — and why she was “shocked” when he popped the question. The former Bachelor shared details of the proposal on his Almost Famous podcast, which he co-hosts with fellow Bachelor Nation alum Ashley […]