By MEREDITH DELISO and JOSH MARGOLIN, ABC News(NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.) -- Rutgers University, New Jersey's flagship state institution, said Thursday it will require COVID-19 vaccination for students before they arrive on campus this fall, possibly the first school in the... Read More.
By MARIAM KHAN, GRACE MANTHEY, JONATHAN FAGG, TRISH TURNER, ALLISON PECORIN, and MICHELLE STODDART, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- House Democrats on Wednesday passed a massive $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill with the goal of having it on President Joe Biden’s desk... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Actor and comedian Eddie Murphy will be honored with the Distinguished Artisan Award during the eighth annual Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards, according to the guild's website. The Coming 2 America star will be honored for translating his comedic skills into film and... Read More.
By LAURA ROMERO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Before the coronavirus pandemic, Marcella Goheen would visit her husband at a nursing home every day. As an essential care visitor, she would spend about 40 hours a week conducting neurotherapy and other assisted living... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Norman Lear will receive the Carol Burnett Award at the 2021 Golden Globes, the Hollywood Foreign Press announced Thursday. The 98-year-old television writer and producer, who created the genre-defining sitcom All in the Family, will be honored during the 78th annual ceremony on... Read More.
(FLORIDA) -- Controversial Tiger King star and former Dancing with the Stars contestant Carole Baskin was not surprised that her nemesis Joe Exotic did not receive the last-minute presidential pardon as he hoped. The former Oklahoma zoo owner, real name Joseph Allen Maldonado-Passage, is currently serving a 22-year sentence for his murder-for-hire plot, where... 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.
(LOS ANGELES) -- The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) announced Thursday that its Board of Governors voted to present the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award to actor, filmmaker, writer, producer, and philanthropist Tyler Perry in recognition of his charity efforts. The... Read More.
By ROSA SANCHEZ, ERIN SCHUMAKER and IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now infected more than 80.2 million people worldwide and killed over 1.7 million of them, according to real-time data compiled by... Read More.
By MARIAM KHAN, ALLISON PECORIN, GRACE MANTHEY and JONATHAN FAGG, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The Senate approved the COVID-19 relief package and omnibus spending bill late Monday night by a vote of 92 to 6. Earlier in the same evening, the... Read More.