PEABODY, MA — U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton is urging veterans to consider bypassing the state coronavirus vaccination rollout and enroll in the Veterans Affairs health care system in hopes of getting the vaccine as soon as possible. Moulton said veterans, especially those 75 years old and older, who are not […]

Robinhood is a popular, free-trading website and app that has helped fuel the stock market’s storm in recent days. But on Thursday the app, which tops the Apple iOS and Google Play stores as of this writing, shut out users from buying more shares of controversial stocks like GameStop and […]

Watch: Europe awaits AstraZeneca approval as virus variant worries grow Coronavirus Article Bar with counter Britain’s supply of Pfizer vaccines from Belgium is under threat with the European Commission is expected to unveil an EU export ban on Friday. The development comes amid a deepening row between the EU and […]

South Carolina has already been one of the states hardest hit by COVID as infections and death tolls continue to mount across the United States. But it now has even more cause for alarm: The state on Thursday announced that it had found two cases caused by the more transmissible […]

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ False claims target Bible used for Biden’s presidential […]

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Learn all about what makes unsecured loans different. (iStock) Sometimes you need a little extra cash to help make that big purchase, supplement your income for daily needs, consolidate your debt or help pay for your education. If you are thinking about getting a loan that does not require any […]

Movie theaters and gyms can open, with 6 customers at a time; surviving the pandemic as a single, working mother; mail carrier saves woman in distress ‘A slap in the face’: Movie theaters and gyms in extreme risk Oregon counties can open, if they can manage with only 6 […]

As the travel and tourism industry gears up for business, hoteliers are reimagining ways to prioritize hygiene standards and contactless services for arriving guests. Covid-19 proved to be the turning point that accelerated the adoption of contactless technology as demand for safer physical touchpoints for both guests and staff saw […]

California’s unemployment agency was not prepared for the COVID-19 pandemic, a state audit confirmed this week. Here’s why. TOP STORIES An Unemployed Worker’s Nightmare It’s been nearly a year since the COVID-19 pandemic began to knock the economy for a loop. Yet California’s unemployment benefits system remains mired in dysfunction. […]

Over the last year, many guys have found themselves gaining weight due to the impact that life in lockdown has had on their diet and physical activity. When you can’t leave the house, you’re more likely to spend more hours sedentary, enjoying the creature comforts of the couch and your […]

It’s probably at least somewhat fair to say that the coronavirus pandemic has turned a lot of us into full-fledged germaphobes — and that includes those of us who weren’t in the habit of cramming bottles of hand sanitizer into our coat pockets and purses every time we’d leave the […]