Trump signs historic $2.2 trillion stimulus bill amid COVID-19 crisis

The package will rush resources to overburdened health care providers and help struggling families during the deepening coronavirus epidemic. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed an unprecedented $2.2 trillion economic rescue package into law Friday, after swift and near-unanimous action by Congress this week to support businesses, rush resources…

Two Georgia health care workers dead from coronavirus

Officials report that the women were the first medical professionals to succumb to the disease. MARCH 17: Nurses process a sample for COVID-19 after a patient was screened at an appointment-only, drive-up clinic.(Karen Ducey/Getty Images) Two Georgia health care workers, both in their forties, have died after contracting COVID-19. The women are the first two…

Black-Owned Businesses Are Especially Hurt By Coronavirus As Stimulus Package Stalls

One of the more understated casualties from the sudden economic and social distancing effects of the coronavirus has been Black-owned businesses. An untold number of small businesses have been disproportionately hurt by the coronavirus crisis as the nation’s top elected officials struggle to agree on how to provide financial relief for companies and taxpayers alike…

NBA star Karl-Anthony Towns says mom is in a coma: ‘This disease is real’

Basketball player tells his Instagram followers that his mother is the strongest woman he knows, and she will beat this Minnesota Timberwolves baller Karl-Anthony Towns told his Instagram followers that his mom was put in a medically-induced coma to fight COVID-19 and urged people to take the coronavirus seriously. Towns said both of his parents…

Former NBA Player Jason Collins Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Collins, who in 2013 was the first openly gay athlete in a major American professional sports league, believes he caught COVID-19 during a NYC trip. Former player Jason Collins revealed Tuesday that he recently tested positive for the coronavirus. Collins, who was the first openly gay player on a team sport, said on Twitter he…