J.C. Penney says it plans to close nearly 29% of stores – or 242 locations – as part of its bankruptcy

Kelly Tyko USA TODAYPublished 3:41 PM EDT May 18, 2020Days after filing for bankruptcy, J.C. Penney says it plans to close more than a fourth of its stores. According to a document filed with the Securities and Exchanges Commission on Monday, approximately 29% of the retailer’s 846 stores, or 242 locations, will close between the current fiscal year…

Tom Brady faces backlash for promoting questionable TB12 ‘immunity blend supplement’

Maddie Meyer/Getty Images By Andrew Joseph | May 18, 2020 2:13 pm Tom Brady’s wellness brand, TB12, has long pushed unproven supplements at exorbitant prices as a core function of its business model. He’s promoted $100 recovery pajamas. He’s peddled anti-concussion water with no real scientific backing. So, with a global coronavirus pandemic raging on,…

Moderna’s possible coronavirus vaccine delivers preliminary but promising data

Elizabeth Weise USA TODAYPublished 2:08 PM EDT May 18, 2020There is positive news from two COVID-19 vaccine candidates considered frontrunners, from Moderna in the US and Oxford in the United Kingdom. But experts cautioned that both represent only early, though useful, steps on a long road rather than definitive proof these vaccines will work.On Monday, Moderna…

‘No sunflower seeds?’ Will MLB’s 67-page safety and health protocol keep players safe?

Bob Nightengale USA TODAYPublished 4:56 PM EDT May 18, 2020St. Louis Cardinals All-Star shortstop Paul DeJong pored over the 67-page health and safety proposal Major League Baseball sent to players during the weekend, was mesmerized by the exhaustive details and was left with one question.No sunflower seeds?“I think it’s a great protocol with everyone getting tested every day,’’…

Irish technology Revealed: phased plan to exit coronavirus lockdown in Ireland may see cafes reopen by mid-summer

Your Web Browser may be out of date. If you are using Internet Explorer 9, 10 or 11 our Audio player will not work properly. For a better experience use Google Chrome, Firefox or Microsoft Edge. Cafes and restaurants could reopen by the middle of the summer, with people allowed travel within Ireland for holidays…