By ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News(AUSTIN, Texas) -- Gov. Greg Abbott ended Texas' statewide mask mandate and announced an executive order to allow all businesses to reopen at full capacity."It is now time to open Texas 100%," Abbott said... Read More.
By JUSTIN GOMEZ and SARAH KOLINOVSKY, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden announced changes to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Monday afternoon, including a two-week window that only allows businesses with fewer than 20 employees to apply for loans, and... Read More.
By JUSTIN GOMEZ, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden will announce changes to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) on Monday afternoon that includes a two-week window that only allows businesses with less than 20 employees to apply for loans, and includes improvements... Read More.
By ASHLEY SCHWARTZ-LAVARES, FAITH ABUBEY and HALEY YAMADA, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- With the government set to issue a new round of business loans as part of its latest COVID-19 relief bill, struggling small businesses, like Thereasa Black’s gelato shop, are hoping... Read More.
By ARIELLE MITROPOULOS, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- While millions have eagerly awaited the arrival of coronavirus vaccines, hoping they'll help restore a sense of normalcy, many others, including some health care workers, still appear concerned with their efficacy.Less than a... Read More.
By: CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Fresh coronavirus relief legislation promises new hope for struggling small businesses that have been hit especially hard by the pandemic and its ensuing economic crisis.Often with less capital and resources than their... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The Netflix series The Toy Stores That Made Us comes from one of the streaming service's most prolific producers, Brian Volk-Weiss. The guy behind The Movies That Made Us, The Holiday Movies That Made Us, and The Toys That Made Us, is, not coincidentally, a... Read More.
By MARIAM KHAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, speaking on the Senate floor Thursday, said he believes a "bipartisan, bicameral agreement appears to be close at hand" on a COVID-19 relief deal."I’m encouraged that our... Read More.
By HALEY YAMADA and ERIC NOLL, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Give a gift that’s made in America this holiday season. Across the country, businesses shared their unique gift ideas and the importance of buying locally during this tumultuous year.In Chicago,... Read More.
By HALEY YAMADA and ERIC NOLL, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Local businesses across the U.S. are finding new ways to spread holiday cheer.In New York City, Metropolitan Opera House carolers sang behind protective face shields to surprised passersby... Read More.
By HALEY YAMADA and ERIC NOLL, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas as local businesses across the country find ways to give back to their community during this difficult year.In Manitowoc, Wisconsin,... Read More.