New York (CNN Business) Becoming the latest of many retailers to declare bankruptcy during the coroanvirus pandemic, department store Lord & Taylor has filed for Chapter 11. The company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Sunday, according to court documents. The bankruptcy comes almost a year after fashion rental subscription service Le Tote, Inc. bought the company for $75 million. Before that, Hudson's Bay Company acquired Lord & Taylor in 2012.
Isaias, downgraded from a hurricane but still a powerful tropical storm, moved along Florida's eastern coast on Sunday, bringing strong winds but no longer posing a storm surge threat. This report produced by Chris Dignam.
Mary Trump's tell-all book broke records by selling a staggering 950,000 copies by the end of its first day on sale. CNN reports that the impressive figure included pre-sales, as well as e-books and audiobooks. According to the publisher, Simon & Schuster, the sales broke all previous records for the company. The book is titled; "Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man".
[NFA] The United States on Tuesday sued former national security advisor John Bolton, seeking to block him from publishing a book about his time in the White House that it said contained classified information and would compromise national security. Gavino Garay has more.
Rihanna’s new skin care line, Fenty Beauty, is here and its already bucking tradition. With rappers A$AP Rocky and Lil Nas X as part of their marketing campaign, The Huff Post says it's the latest beauty brand to support gender-neutral skin care. Lil Nas X says “It’s for everyone, even the fellas.” In a press release, Rihanna said that Fenty Skin is her vision of the new culture of skin care.
At first, it seemed like the coronavirus pandemic would never reach the US. Then, it was supposed to magically 'disappear' by itself. Then, it was supposed to be killed off by hot summer weather. That didn't happen, either. According to HuffPost, Americans are fed up with the pandemic, sick of staying home, and itching to go on vacation. Psychologists say that's entirely understandable. Still, they warn that throwing caution to the wind in frustration is foolhardy.
Maryland has had more than 85,000 cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, and more than 3,000 deaths. Now, HuffPost reports the disease has taken the life of a cherished Maryland ICU doctor. 56-year-old Dr. Joseph Costa was the intensive care unit chief at Mercy Medical Center. He had worked there for 23 years. He dedicated his life and career to caring for the sickest patients. Board of Trustees Head Sister Helen Amos and President/CEO David Maine Mercy Medical Center, Maryland joint statement. Dr. Costa's medical school classmate Dr. Amy Zimmerman said her friend’s death should serve as a reminder of the severity of the virus. This is real. This was a 56-year-old healthy man. He knew how to be careful. He knew how to take good care of himself, and he still passed away from this disease. This could happen to anybody. Dr. Amy Zimmerman, M.D.
Stories about coronavirus patients testing positive for the illness after they thought they had recovered have cropped up around the world. But according to Huff Post, scientists say it's best to take reinfection stories with a healthy dose of skepticism. False positives can arise when a dead fragment of the virus is detected in a recovered patient still harboring bits of the virus’s non-infectious material. Also, COVID-19 symptoms can vary widely.
Florida hit a grim milestone on Saturday. According to HuffPost, the state's count of new novel coronavirus COVID-19 exceeded that of New York's. Nationwide, cases increased by 74,848, the second-highest daily count on record. Total COVID-19 deaths in the country topped 1,000 for the fourth consecutive day. New York chalked up an additional 750 cases for a total of 411,200 by the end of the day Friday, with a death toll of 33,600.
President Donald Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One Friday evening that he plans to ban TikTok. The popular music and dance app is one of many owned by Chinese companies. According to Gizmodo,..