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  • Tom Hanks, Michael B. Jordan, Chris Pine and more hail the grads Sunday with YouTube's 'Dear Class of 2020' June 5, 2020
    iStock/sdominic(LOS ANGELES) -- The class of 2020 has seen their real-life graduation ceremonies canceled in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, but really, would dozens of stars have shown up to their event without it?  That's the idea behind the YouTube Originals event Dear Class of 2020, an online, all-star commencement extravaganza now taking place Sunday, June 7 […]
  • It takes a (COVID-19-free) village: Tom Cruise reportedly creating isolated base for Mission: Impossible 7 June 5, 2020
    Paramount Pictures(LONDON) -- Tom Cruise and Paramount are apparently sparing no expense to get the COVID-19-delayed Mission: Impossible 7 movie back on track -- including transforming an old British military base into an isolated community for cast and crew.  The Sun reports the abandoned RAF site in Oxfordshire will shelter the movie's cast, who will reportedly be staying in VIP trailers […]
  • Digital life under lockdown: Survey says 75% would be "lost" without their screens June 5, 2020
    iStock/Lisa5201(NEW YORK) -- A new poll shows that Americans spend more than 6,259 hours a year on their digital devices, an average of 382,652 hours and 48 minutes in an average lifespan.  And screen time has only grown during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The non-scientific poll of 2,000 adults, commissioned by for Vision Direct, also revealed that three quarters of all […]
  • Lockdown survey says 20% of remote workers prefer working with their pets more than with human colleagues June 5, 2020
    iStock/supersizer(NEW YORK) -- Your dog or cat doesn't know why you've been working home since the COVID-19 pandemic demanded it, but they're sure happy about the extra face time -- and chances are you are, too.  In fact, according to a new survey, 20% of people working from home say they prefer working alongside their dog or cat […]
  • COVID-19 all-in-one update June 5, 2020
    (NEW YORK) -- Here's the latest information on the COVID-19 coronavirus as of 9:20 a.m. ET. Latest reported numbers globally per Johns Hopkins University Global diagnosed cases: 6,663,729 Global deaths: 391,656.  The United States has the most deaths of any single country, with 108,211. Number of countries/regions: at least 188 Total patients recovered globally: 2,890,799 […]