During a virtual arraignment hearing today before a New Jersey judge, Bruce Springsteen pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of consuming alcohol in a closed area. The plea came in the wake of his arrest this past November at a ... Read More.
By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Black female-owned businesses are among the fastest-growing in America right now, data shows.The number of Black women-owned businesses grew 50% from 2014 to 2019, compared to 21% for women-owned businesses, according to the... Read More.
(FLORIDA) -- Saved by the Bell alum Dustin Diamond underwent his first round of chemotherapy, reports TMZ, who says the actor has been diagnosed with stage 4 small cell carcinoma. Small cell carcinoma, a form of lung cancer, mostly affects heavy smokers, reports
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 KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News(SEATTLE) -- Starbucks started a new community resilience fund to help support underserved communities in 12 major cities.The Seattle-based coffee company announced the launch of the Starbucks Community Resilience Fund on Wednesday, which will... 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 CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(AUSTIN, Texas) -- Texas announced a new program to give COVID-19 rapid tests to small businesses as part of an effort to keep them open as the virus rages through the state.Gov. Greg Abbott... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Letitia Wright had some pretty big shoes to fill in the new feature Mangrove from Steve McQueen's anthology film series Small Axe. The film, which follows the Mangrove Nine -- a group Black British activists who were arrested and tried for inciting a riot at... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(CUPERTINO, Calif.) -- Apple announced Wednesday it was slashing the App Store commission it collects in half for smaller app developers that earn up to $1 million per year on its store.The move comes... Read More.