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This nurse demonstrates just how fast germs spread even if you’re wearing gloves

This nurse demonstrates just how fast germs spread even if you’re wearing gloves

To stop the spread of coronavirus, many states are under stay-at-home orders and travel restrictions limit where you can go. But that doesn’t mean many well-meaning people may not wind up exposing themselves to germs unwittingly. On a recent trip to the grocery store, Molly Lixey, a former emergency room nurse in Saginaw, Michigan, told…MORE

Kobe Bryant headlines Hall of Fame class

Kobe Bryant, a five-time NBA champion and the fourth all-time leading scorer in league history, has been posthumously elected into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility. The announcement was made Saturday on ESPN. The 18-time NBA All-Star played his entire 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, winning…MORE

Jake Gyllenhaal crushed Tom Holland’s handstand challenge and the internet is loving it

Jake Gyllenhaal crushed Tom Holland’s handstand challenge and the internet is loving it

Jake Gyllenhaal gave his fans a special treat while taking part in Tom Holland’s handstand challenge. Holland nominated Gyllenhaal to try holding the upside-down stance while putting on a T-shirt. Gyllenhaal did it — while making it look too easy. “Wait. @tomholland2013 What’s the challenge??? Shirtless heavy breathing??” Gyllenhaal teased his “Spider-Man: Far From Home”…MORE

Lean on him with these Bill Withers classics

Lean on him with these Bill Withers classics

Bill Withers hit it big a little later than your average pop star. Withers was well into his 30s in 1971 when he debuted with the spare blues ballad “Ain’t No Sunshine.” It was initially released as a B-side, and Withers credited radio DJs with flipping over his first single to give him a surprise…MORE

Some cities see jumps in domestic violence during the pandemic

Some cities see jumps in domestic violence during the pandemic

As more and more Americans are forced to stay home during the escalating coronavirus pandemic, the crisis has created a pressure-cooker situation for domestic violence victims, exacerbating stressors and isolation that can make for a deadly mix. Several cities are already reporting jumps in domestic violence cases or calls to local hotlines. Some shelters around…MORE

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