John Callahan, Beloved All My Children Star, Dead at 66

John Callahan, a verteran actor best known for his role as Edmund Grey on the popular soap opera All My Children, has died. He was 66 years old. The awful news was confirmed by the Daytime Emmys, which sent out a Tweet on Saturday that reads as follows: We’re devastated to share that John Callahan passed away earlier today. Sending our deepest condolences to Eva La Rue and all his loved ones. According to TV Line, Callahan passed away at his home in Palm Desert, California from a massive stroke. La Rue is both Callahan’s ex-wife and a fellow All My Children alum. In tribute to her ex, the actress… Read More

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China Donates Medical Supplies To Canada To Fight COVID-19: Embassy

China has donated medical supplies to help Canada fight the novel coronavirus, according to a tweet from the Chinese Embassy on Saturday. On March 27, Bank of China donates medical supplies (including 30000 medical masks, 10000 sets of protective clothing, 10000 goggles and 50000 pairs of gloves, followed by N95 medical masks) to Canada fighting against COVID-19. We are together! pic.twitter.com/47VlWPlQyG — ChineseEmbassyOttawa (@ChinaEmbOttawa) March 28, 2020 The donation includes 30,000 medical masks, 10,000 sets of protective clothing, 10,000 goggles and 50,000 pairs of gloves, the embassy said, adding N-95 masks would also be sent. Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne thanked the country on Twitter. “In the face of a… Read More

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Mark Cuban calls out 3M for allowing distributors to jack up prices for critical N95 respiratory masks

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban accused 3M of failing to keep prices of its face masks low during a time when they are critical to combatting the coronavirus in the country. On March 21, the billionaire took to Twitter to accuse 3M of allowing its distributors to raise the prices of the masks to turn a profit. In an interview with Bloomberg, Cuban admonished the price gouging of N95 respirator masks, calling the act “wrong” and “criminal.” 3M has said the company cannot control the prices that distributors charge for 3M products. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban called out the manufacturing giant 3M… Read More

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America Needs Plasma From COVID-19 Survivors Now

Editor’s Note: The Atlantic is making vital coverage of the coronavirus available to all readers. Find the collection here. Tatiana Prowell knew it was a long shot, but she didn’t know what else to do. Her brother-in-law’s father, the man she knew affectionately as “Papa Doc,” was in the ICU with COVID-19, and things were not looking good. “HELP!,” she tweeted late on Wednesday night: She needed to find someone who had recovered from COVID-19, and then ask for their blood. The day before Prowell tweeted her plea, the Food and Drug Administration began allowing doctors to use plasma, the yellow fluid in which blood cells are suspended, as a… Read More

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