Jerritt Clark/Getty Images for Remy MartinAfter admittedly downplaying COVID-19, Doja Cat admits it is no laughing matter — nor “the flu” — after testing positive for the virus. During a talk to British talk show Capital XTRA on Friday, the “Say So” artist opened up about her unexpected health battle. “I got COVID,” the 24-year-old confirmed. […]

iStockBy: MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (MIAMI) — Florida reported record levels of new COVID-19 cases this weekend as more beaches reopened in the Sunshine State. On Sunday, the Florida Department of Health reported its second consecutive day of more than 2,000 new daily cases, with 2,016. On Saturday, it reported a daily record of 2,581. […]

Peter Van Breukelen/Redferns via Getty ImagesBy KYRA PHILLIPS and DEENA ZARU, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Jazz, a genre with deep roots in the African American community, has always told the stories of pain and reckoning in America. As the death toll from novel coronavirus surpasses 110,000 in the U.S., the ache of the pandemic […]

ABC/Paula Lobo Marriage isn’t easy, neither is parenting — throw them both together along with a global pandemic and there is bound to be challenges. For John Legend those challenges only made his marriage stronger.  During a recent Zoom concert showcasing songs from his upcoming album Bigger Love, the 41-year-old hitmaker opened up about the toll quarantine has had […]

Paras Griffin/Getty ImagesAfter being home for three months, PJ Morton is still not ready to accept “the new normal” as a result of COVID-19, which has canceled tours, major concerts, and live events all around the world.  He admits he misses everything about the live experience, but he’s willing to wait, in hopes of giving his fans a live […]

Myriam Borzee/iStockBy MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (NEW YORK) — No new COVID-19 cases were found after two hairstylists potentially exposed 140 customers and six coworkers to the virus at a Great Clips in Missouri, the local health department said Monday. Last month, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department alerted the public that two hairstylists had tested […]

Martin Holverda/iStockBY: CAMMERON PARRISH, ABC NEWS (DALLAS) — Two of Texas’ biggest cities are reporting an uptick in COVID-19 cases over the past several days as concerns mount over how protests sparked by the death of George Floyd may be increasing the spread of the virus. Dallas County announced an additional 298 positive cases of […]

Stephen Maturen/Getty ImagesBy STEPHANIE EBBS, ABC NEWS (MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.) — In Yates High School, in Houston, Texas, where George Floyd attended, the vast majority of the students qualify for a free lunch and almost all of them are African American, according to state data published by the Texas Tribune. In Minnesota, where Floyd moved as […]

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Kaylianna Genier/ReleasedBy LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC News (WASHINGTON) — As the USS Theodore Roosevelt left Guam on Thursday to resume a deployment interrupted for more than two months by an outbreak of the novel coronavirus, it headed out to sea enforcing health and safety practices that will now […]

Myriam Borzee/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR and MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (NEW YORK) — A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 388,000 people worldwide. Over 6.5 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems […]

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