Nichelle Nichols, one of the original cast members of Star Trek, has passed away at age 89, according to a Facebook post by her son, Kyle Johnson. "I regret to inform you that a great light in the firmament no longer shines for us as... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A nursing home in Connecticut is recovering from a significant coronavirus outbreak, after 89 residents and staff tested positive for the virus, facility leadership reported Monday. The outbreak at Geer Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in North Canaan, Connecticut, began in late September.... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A course of pills developed by Pfizer can slash the risk of being hospitalized or dying from COVID-19 by 89% if taken within three days of developing symptoms, according to results released Friday by the pharmaceutical company. In a study of more... Read More.
Influential filmmaker Melvin Van Peebles, whom many consider the godfather of modern Black cinema, has died at age 89. On behalf of his family, The Criterion Collection and Janus Films confirmed his passing in a statement posted Wednesday.
By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 897,000 people worldwide.Over 27.5 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new... Read More.
By WILLIAM MANSELL and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 556,000 people worldwide.Over 12.3 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused... Read More.
Tenille Townes hosted a virtual version of her annual “Big Hearts for Big Kids” fundraiser concert this week, performing a set from the stage of Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. A long list of country stars offered from-home performances,... Read More.
By KENDALL KARSON, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- An overwhelming majority of Americans say they've worn a face mask in public in the last week, as the coronavirus pandemic persists and infections reach new highs in more than a dozen states,... Read More.