Astros’ Justin Verlander and wife, Kate Upton, to donate MLB checks to coronavirus charities

Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander said he will donate his weekly paychecks to various charities that are helping people hurt by the coronavirus pandemic. Verlander said Saturday in an Instagram video message with his wife, model Kate Upton, that Major League Baseball announced that players will continue to receive their paychecks while the season is […]

Hall of Famer Bobby Mitchell dies at 84

Hall of Famer Bobby Mitchell died Sunday afternoon. He was 84. “The entire Pro Football Hall of Fame family mourns the passing of Bobby Mitchell,” David Baker, the Pro Football Hall of Fame President and CEO, said in a statement. “The game lost a true legend today. Bobby was an incredible player, a talented executive […]

Kim Kardashian, Matthew McConaughey Visit Online College Classes During Isolation

Hollywood actor Matthew McConaughey, reality TV star Kim Kardashian and other celebrities surprised fans by dropping in at online college classes while isolating at home due to coronavirus. Students in schools and universities across the US have had to continue with their classes after many of them moved online amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. But […]

The watchdogs overseeing the $2.3 trillion U.S. bailout

Who’s watching over the U.S. government’s largest bailout in history – the $2.3 trillion in fiscal stimulus to fight the economic impact of the coronavirus? Four different watchdogs made up of federal government officials and members of Congress have been created. None of these groups will have any direct control over where any of the […]

Zoom is showing how to respond to criticism the right way

Sometimes it takes years of criticism to get a company to do the right thing. Every once in a while, it can happen overnight. Wednesday night was such a night. After a series of investigative reports, blog posts, and Twitter threads examining Zoom’s design practices and security features, CEO Eric S. Yuan said the company […]

Thousands of applicants, zero loans: Trump’s small businesses lending program is a failure to launch

One day after the launch of a $350 billion loan program designed to rescue millions of small businesses pummeled by the coronavirus pandemic, technical glitches continued to cripple the ability of the nation’s top lenders to begin processing the loans, throwing into doubt when any of the applicants will start receiving any money. The lending […]