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Election Issue Spotlight: “Junk” Insurance Makes a Pandemic Even Worse

By ROSEMARIE DAY and NIKO LEHMAN-WHITE One of the most important responsibilities of the American government is to protect its citizens from harmful industry practices, from lead poisoning to dangerous pharmaceuticals to financial meltdowns. Its record is far from perfect, but government regulators usually act in good faith and in turn earn the trust of… Read More »

Marvin Sapp on new album, moving to Texas and dealing with pandemic at church

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even though Marvin Sapp finished recording his new album before the coronavirus rocked the world, the gospel singer believes his prophetic message of enduring transition and change still resonates during the pandemic. Sapp says his songs about being fearless of the unknown was heavenly sent for his 12th album, Chosen Vessel,… Read More »

Coronavirus: Europe experiencing ‘pandemic fatigue’

Covid is taking an emotional toll across Europe with rising levels of apathy among some populations, the World Health Organization is warning. Survey data reveals the scale of this “pandemic fatigue”, estimated to have reached over 60% in some cases. Many people are feeling less motivated about following protective behaviours after living with disruption and… Read More »

Pets and the pandemic: the evolution of pets at home

Pet ownership throughout the pandemic has increased. In fact, in many historical “times of crisis” furry friends have demonstrated resilience and “super powers” un-matched by most humans, and we have historically turned to animals in times of need. In retail terms when disaster strikes humans spend more on their pets. Whether this is a new… Read More »

From Spanish flu to COVID-19, how NYC’s oldest restaurants are surviving 2nd pandemic

They survived Hurricane Sandy, 9/11 and even the 1918 Spanish flu. Now New York’s oldest and most storied restaurants, bars and cafes are struggling to survive the coronavirus pandemic. Naysayers feared that the city was on the cusp of losing its most beloved eateries when COVID-19 shuttered restaurants. After all, 87 percent of NYC bars… Read More »