Month: April 2020

Page: 79

ABC/Paula Lobo(LOS ANGELES) — Hollywood has changed quite a bit since Kristen Bell first stepped on the scene in the 90s. In an interview with Vanity Fair, the 39-year-old actress broke down her career timeline and addressed the adversity she faced as she was entering the industry.  “I remember early on, getting feedback, that I wasn’t enough in either […]

ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) — Rachel Bloom’s baby girl is finally here.  The Crazy Ex-Girlfriend actress, along with husband Dan Gregor, showed off their new bundle of joy on Wednesday. “She’s here. She’s home,” captioned a relieved Bloom as she shared an adorable photo of her snuggling her newborn.  “Having a baby in the NICU during a pandemic while a dear friend was […]

ABC News/Steve Iervolino(LOS ANGELES) — (NOTE LANGUAGE) Samuel L. Jackson, the man who years ago so memorably narrated that children’s book for snooze-deprived parents, Go the F*** to Sleep, has a new fable for the age of coronavirus: Stay the F*** at Home.  Jackson, appearing from his home theater via video on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Wednesday night, read the children’s book sequel, which […]

Kevin Winter/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — We can all use a good laugh these days, and YouTube did its part on Wednesday by launching The Official Robin Williams YouTube Channel, celebrating the late comic’s genius. The channel features classic live performance clips from Williams’ HBO stand-up specials, including 2002’s Live on Broadway and 1978’s Off the Wall, as well […]

US Navy(NEW YORK) — The captain of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt has been relieved of duty for exercising “poor judgment” in not safeguarding information in a letter to Navy leadership that was leaked to a newspaper. The letter requested that most of the ship’s crew of 5,000 be taken off the ship to […]

jarun011/iStock(NEW YORK) — A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has killed at least 5,648 people in the United States and more than 51,000 worldwide. Worldwide, more than 1 million people have been diagnosed with the new respiratory virus, which causes an illness known officially as COVID-19. Over 208,000 of those diagnosed have recovered, according to […]

Amy Shircel(NEW YORK) — Amy Shircel thought she had a nasty cold. The 22-year-old is healthy, active and well below the age considered high risk for novel coronavirus. Then, Shircel’s fever shot up to 102. She began vomiting. She lost her energy. She couldn’t make it to her refrigerator without losing her breath. Her symptoms […]

Derek Brumby/iStock(BOSTON) — The number of deaths at a Massachusetts health care facility for veterans continued to rise amid the novel coronavirus crisis, with at least 18 residents reported dead as of Thursday afternoon, state officials said. Twelve of the veterans who died tested positive for COVID-19, with results for the other six negative, pending […]

ABC News(SEATTLE) — A Seattle-area nursing home that became the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in Washington could face $611,000 in fines and possible loss of government funding for violating federal guidelines put in place to stop the spread of infection, according to a letter sent to the facility by federal investigators. Life Care Center […]

ABC News(SALEM, Oregon) — William “Bill” Kelly, a 95-year-old veteran of WWII 2 who also lived through the Great Depression has added another accomplishment to his name after contracting the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, and beating it. “I am doing well,” said Kelly. “I definitely feel very good this morning.” Kelly’s family was there to support […]

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