Coronavirus Live Updates: States Rely on Trust in Loosening Limits

Warmer weather lures people outdoors, and clashes flare over restrictions. Nearly a dozen states tentatively returned to public life on Friday, the first mass reopening of businesses since the coronavirus pandemic brought America to a standstill six weeks ago. Texas lifted stay-at-home orders for its 29 million residents. Hair salons in Maine welcomed customers back inside. In Alabama, clothing boutiques …

The Latest: France to consider quarantine for travelers

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — British death toll from coronavirus surpasses 28,000. — Italy’s death toll from the coronavirus continues decline. — Spaniards flock …

Canada Issues Assault Weapons Ban 9 Days After Nova Scotia Mass Shooting

“These weapons were designed for one purpose and one purpose only: to kill the largest number of people in the shortest amount of time,” Trudeau said on Friday. Emmanuel Felton BuzzFeed News Reporter Posted on May 1, 2020, at 2:18 p.m. ET Nine days after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau vowed to ban assault-style weapons in the wake of the worst …

Peter Jonas, Innovative Opera Impresario, Is Dead at 73

Peter Jonas, an impresario who turned the English National Opera in London and the Bavarian State Opera in Munich into influential hotbeds of innovation, died on April 22 in Munich. He was 73. His death was announced by the Bavarian State Opera, which said he had struggled with cancer for 45 years. Mr. Jonas was general director of the English …

How to Have a Zoom Birthday

In a strange twist, a pandemic birthday party might actually be the easiest party you ever throw. A birthday party under normal circumstances takes hours of preparation: cooking and cleaning, decorating and primping. This year, you only have to get dressed from the waist up and tidy the corner of your home that people can see on video chat. Honestly, …

Grounded Thai airline staff, hit by pay cuts, work side gigs

Faced with grounded flights and pay cuts, crews of Thailand’s airlines have formed a car and motorbike delivery service, earning vital money and winning fame on the doorstep By JERRY HARMER Associated Press May 1, 2020, 12:33 AM 4 min read 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article BANGKOK — Restrictions on air travel imposed on airlines …

Sheltering in Place in an R.V. Is Not as Fun as It Sounds

In the six years since they decided to sell their house and move into a 40-foot motor home, Julie and Marc Bennett have crisscrossed the country and become masters of the R.V. lifestyle — all while “still working and saving for retirement,” as they note on their website, RVlove.com. They even wrote a book, “Living the RV Life,” with tips …

Investors salivate over Fried Green Tomatoes food trucks

Matthew Wilson, Special to USA TODAY Published 9:00 p.m. ET May 1, 2020 CLOSE A Nashville native brought a little Southern charm into the “Shark Tank” Friday with her Fried Green Tomatoes food-truck business. Asking for $200,000 for 15% of her company, Holly Cooper runs the food truck herself at seasonal events, where she makes an average of $600 to $800 …

Sorry, Only Millennials Can Identify These Disney Channel Shows By Just Their Outfits

2000s Disney fashion was just wearing five layers and a belt, tbh. Disney Correct!  Wrong!  That’s So Raven Via Disney Disney Correct!  Wrong!  Lizzie McGuire Via Disney Disney Correct!  Wrong!  Even Stevens Via Disney Disney Correct!  Wrong!  Phil of the Future Via Disney Disney Correct!  Wrong!  The Suite Life on Deck Via Disney Disney Correct!  Wrong!  Life with Derek Via …

Winfrey, Roberts appear in global virus relief livestream

Oprah Winfrey says she wants people to digest coronavirus news wisely during the a 24-hour livestream event By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. AP Entertainment Writer May 2, 2020, 4:37 AM 3 min read 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article LOS ANGELES — Oprah Winfrey keeps updated with the coronavirus news, but she has often focused her attention …