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Customer has heartfelt message, gifts for delivery drivers: ‘We are depending on you’

Instagram/@drtyoda(GLENDALE, Arizona) — Usually, FedEx drivers are the ones making special deliveries, but for Tadashi Andrews, 40, one customer’s care package left him inspired and hopeful.”The day was the same as normal,” Andrews told “Good Morning America.” “The route that I happened to be on … took me to Glendale, Arizona, and I came upon…read more »

Coronavirus economic updates: JC Penney to furlough majority of employees

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: Markets slip furtherMarkets fell again in the late hours of Tuesday’s trading session, with the…read more »

OpenTable launches tool to help you avoid long lines at restaurants, grocery stores

iStock/TrongNguyen(OAKLAND, Calif.) — The growing coronavirus pandemic and state-mandated shelter-in-place orders have stopped most in-person dining. Grocery stores remain open as essential businesses, while many restaurants have pivoted to pickup and delivery services to stay open while adhering to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines.To enable social distancing and help customers avoid packed stores,…read more »

Coronavirus economic updates: Markets slip slightly

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:Markets slip slightlyU.S. financial markets opened relatively flat Tuesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down…read more »

Moms raise $10K to give restaurant meals to hospital workers fighting coronavirus

Suzi Pigg(CHARLESTON, S.C.) — An initiative that started over a text chain among moms has donated over 600 meals to hospital workers in South Carolina on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic.The initiative, started by Whitney Klomparens, Suzi Pigg and Leigh Ann Garrett, uses donated money to buy meals from Charleston-area restaurants, which have…read more »

Coronavirus economic updates: Markets rebound slightly after weeks of volatility

Sushiman/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:Gap to furlough majority of employees in US and CanadaJust hours after Macy’s announcement, fellow hard-hit retailer…read more »

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