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Coronavirus live updates: Trump considers enforceable quarantine in NY, NJ; 200 US cities lack face masks

iStock(NEW YORK) — The amount of novel coronavirus cases around the world and in the U.S. continues to skyrocket. By Saturday morning, the number of diagnosed COVID-19 cases around the world surpassed 649,000.It was just Thursday that the globe reached 500,000 cases, which was double the number of coronavirus cases from the week before.The U.S.…read more »

Stimulus check calculator: How much will you receive?

iStock(NEW YORK) — The House of Representatives on Friday passed the largest aid measure in American history, a $2 trillion stimulus package that President Donald Trump signed into law. Direct payments will be made to Americans to help offset financial hardships incurred during the coronavirus pandemic.The coronavirus outbreak has quickly evolved from a health crisis…read more »

Arkansas woman murdered by same person who murdered her mother 23 years ago: Police

iStock(HORSESHOE LAKE, Ark.) — Almost 23 years after an Arkansas mother was murdered by a 16-year-old, the convicted killer allegedly killed her daughter, police said.Deputies from the Crittenden County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call on Wednesday at the historical Snowden House in Horseshoe Lake where they saw a possible suspect fleeing the property.Police located…read more »

Significant severe weather outbreak forecasted, tornadoes possible

ABC News(NEW YORK) — A major storm is quickly intensifying Saturday morning in the central U.S. and will bring a significant severe weather outbreak to parts of the Midwest Saturday afternoon and evening – including the threat for dangerous, significant, long-track tornadoes.Radar Saturday morning is showing the organizing storm with a rain shield that stretches…read more »

Here’s what people are doing to pass the time during coronavirus isolation

iStock(NEW YORK) — Staying at home has become synonymous with healthy habits in the age of coronavirus, but what’s everyone doing to stay entertained indoors?From insanely intricate puzzles keeping people focused for days to baking loaves of fresh bread, here’s a snapshot of what some people are doing to pass the time inside and at…read more »