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Coronavirus exposes vulnerability of NYC museums and museum workers

Coronavirus exposes vulnerability of NYC museums and museum workers

iStock(NEW YORK) — It seems no industry has been immune to the interruptions caused by coronavirus and in the city that never sleeps, some of the biggest cultural institutions have had to dream up new ways to engage beyond the walls of a museum.The Museum of Modern Art (MoMa), The Met, The Guggenheim, The Whitney…

Coronavirus economic updates: Dow spikes more than 800 points in early rally

Coronavirus economic updates: Dow spikes more than 800 points in early rally

narvikk/iStock(NEW YORK) — The coronavirus pandemic has quickly evolved from a health crisis to a financial one, shuttering businesses, upending entire industries and sending financial markets reeling. Here’s the latest news on how the COVID-19 crisis is affecting the economy: CVS announces free, rapid COVID-19 tests for all in Rhode IslandThe state of Rhode Island…

Coronavirus economic updates: Dow spikes more than 1,600 points

Coronavirus economic updates: Dow spikes more than 1,600 points

narvikk/iStock(NEW YORK) — The coronavirus pandemic has quickly evolved from a health crisis to a financial one, shuttering businesses, upending entire industries and sending financial markets reeling.Here’s the latest news on how the COVID-19 crisis is affecting the economy. For more on financial resources available during the pandemic, click here.Here’s how the day is unfolding:Dow…

Four tips to extend the life of groceries during coronavirus pandemic

Four tips to extend the life of groceries during coronavirus pandemic

artisteer/iStock(NEW YORK) — With many people stocking up on food and staying at home due to the coronavirus pandemic, it’s easy to get confused by the dates listed on the label of certain food products with terms like “sell by” or “use by.” But Amy Keating, a registered dietitian with Consumer Reports, is urging consumers…

Photographer offers free virtual photo shoots amid COVID-19 crisis

Photographer offers free virtual photo shoots amid COVID-19 crisis

scyther5/iStock(NEW YORK) — To help reduce the spread of COVID-19, businesses not deemed essential have been ordered to close, leaving millions of Americans without work. One South Florida photographer, however, has an innovative way of keeping his photography business running while still practicing social distancing.Kareem Virgo is unable to meet with his clients in-person due…

Experts warn about big dollar fraud in $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief package

Experts warn about big dollar fraud in $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief package

piranka/iStock(NEW YORK) –The U.S. government’s historic $2.2 trillion coronavirus aid relief package recently approved by Congress is highly vulnerable to fraud and abuse, oversight experts and veteran watchdogs who investigated abuse of the government’s financial system bailout more than a decade ago told ABC News. The size of the unprecedented relief package – in the scale of…