COVID-19 Coverage

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Washington, D.C. -- The Drug Enforcement Administration has called for a postponement of the upcoming National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, which was originally scheduled for Saturday, April 5.

Hershey, Pa. -- Lieutenant Dan, a sweet two-legged hound dog from Richmond, Ohio, has been crowned the winner of the 2020 Cadbury "Bunny" Tryouts. Through overcoming adversity and just plain being cute, he captured the hearts of hundreds of thousands of American voters.

The White House has reached out to the National Association of Manufacturers looking for volunteers who can donate and provide and/or produce large-scale quantities of critical supplies to help the nation respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. The supplies are needed within a period of two weeks.

The USDA is collaborating with the Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty, McLane Global, PepsiCo, and other partners to deliver nearly a million meals per week to students in rural areas with schools closed due to COVID-19.

In late December of 2019, the FDA announced a recall for potentially listeria-tainted hard-cooked eggs produced by Almark Foods' Gainesville, Georgia facility. The recall extended to a variety of national brands who used Almark Foods' eggs in their prepared foods. For a while, the FDA issued…

The U.S. House of Representatives has approved of a bipartisan piece of legislation, Senate Bill 1822 or the DATA Act, to improve rural access to high speed broadband.

The latest flu data can be viewed with optimism, since it appears the flu season is starting to wind down. The data also offers a cold dose of reality: 24 United States states showed either record-high flu activity or numbers that were higher than ever for this time of year. 

In his election year budget, President Donald Trump proposed a 3 percent pay rise for service members across the board, along with increases in the allowances for housing and subsistence. The Department of Defense is also seeking $8 billion for a range of programs to support military familie…

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The wait is over. For those hoping to thaw out from winter's chill, AccuWeather's annual spring forecast is here. Though Punxsutawney Phil recently declared the end of winter, AccuWeather meteorologists largely disagree and are calling for the current season to drag on across much of the Uni…

In June 2019, BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) and SunTrust Banks, Inc., (NYSE: STI) announced Truist as the name for their “merger of equals.” Just this week the bank revealed its new logo and identity.