People aren’t skimping on Mom this Mother’s Day. The National Retail Federation says Mother’s Day spending is expected to reach $28 billion. That’s up more than $1 billion from 2020.
The U.S. economy is on the road to recovery. Even as it springs back, some industries are waiting on their own comeback. That puts the debate over pandemic unemployment benefits front and center.
There’s a billboard battle going on in Alabama. It all started last week when a jeweler declared war on the local Chick-Fil-A. The two businesses have been engaged in friendly fire ever since, even prompting another business to join in on the fun.
The family of Andrew Brown Jr. will see more of the officer involved shooting that ended his life. Friday, a North Carolina judge issued a written order allowing Brown’s immediate family and one lawyer to view five videos of the shooting.
If a diploma in your hand isn’t enough to celebrate your graduation, Krispy Kreme is giving away a free “Graduate Dozen” donuts to seniors. To get the free dozen, you need to show up to Krispy Kreme on May 13 with your cap and gown or any clothing that proves you are a grad!
A new forecast model predicts 185 million Americans will be vaccinated against COVID-19 by September. That’s according to the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington.
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This summer, pools across the country will open to eager families seeking fun in the sun, but that can come with a cost. Every day, about 10 people die from unintentional drowning. Of these, two are children aged 14 or younger, according to the CDC.
If football fans need another reason to get vaccinated, how about free Super Bowl tickets? The NFL announced they’re giving away 50 free tickets to fans who share their story on why they chose to get vaccinated.
Moderna says its COVID-19 vaccine is 96% effective in kids ages 12-17. The company’s CEO said the shot was well tolerated in that age group, with no serious safety concerns.