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Postmates Delivery Robot ‘Serve’ Gets New Life in Wake of Coronavirus Pandemic

Getting your food in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic is getting downright robotic. There’s been a seismic shift in interest in self-delivering robots in the last few weeks. Serve — a self-delivery robot for Postmates — has been out and about delivering grub to hungry customers. Play video content BACKGRID Postmates introduced Serve last […]

U.S. Prisoners Will Be on 14-Day Quarantine in Wake of Coronavirus

Call it a lockdown within the lockdown — U.S. prisoners will be kept inside their assigned cells for the next 14 days in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus. The Federal Bureau of Prisons announced Tuesday night its new guideline will go into effect beginning Wednesday … calling for all inmates in […]

Trader Joe’s Tweaks Its Awesome Return Policy in Wake of Coronavirus

Exclusive Trader Joe’s just ripped a page out of Costco’s playbook … it’s drawing a line in the sand on refunds due to the coronavirus. The popular grocery store chain has instituted a new company-wide return policy … “Due to the current circumstances we are unable to accept returns on overbought products. Thank you.” This […]

NY Sports Clubs Sued Over Fee Charges in Wake of Coronavirus

Exclusive New York Sports Clubs members are pissed they’re still paying, but not playing while the gyms are shut down due to the pandemic … so they’re suing. Mary Namorato filed a class-action lawsuit Thursday against NY Sports Clubs and its parent company, Town Sports International, claiming that despite closing its doors on March 16 […]

Bethenny Frankel About to Deliver Half-a-Million Masks in Wake of Coronavirus

Bethenny Frankel is about to deliver half-a-million masks to doctors, nurses and other medical professionals who are at high risk for contracting coronavirus, and the decks have just been cleared to deliver them quickly. FEMA has told hospital workers they can get masks outside normal channels and get reimbursement because the supply is so critically […]

Runyon Canyon Hikers Urged to Not Pet Dogs in Wake of Coronavirus

Exclusive L.A. is gonna have a ruff time adjusting to new rules if they wanna hike the famed Runyon Canyon … like not petting other people’s dogs to help stave off the spread of the coronavirus. Hikers are still allowed to hit up the popular trail but they’re being urged to follow 4 simple rules […]

Starbucks Ditches Reusable Cups, Communal Items in Wake of Coronavirus

Exclusive TMZ.com Starbucks customers are being tasked with a tall order — to leave their reusable cups at home to help stem the spread of the coronavirus. There are stores all over that have posted signs telling customers it has temporarily paused the use of reusable cups. The store added, “In addition to sanitizing procedures […]

Las Vegas Wedding Venues See Mass Cancelations in Wake of Coronavirus

Exclusive TMZ Composite The aisles are mostly empty inside Sin City wedding chapels … couples hoping to tie the knot at famous spots are canceling wedding plans left and right in the wake of a deadly pandemic … and even Elvis ain’t immune. Four of the most popular wedding venues in Las Vegas are no […]

‘America’s Got Talent’ Scraps Live Audience In Wake of Coronavirus

Breaking News TMZ Composite “America’s Got Talent” is feeling the effects of the coronavirus pandemic … the reality series is putting the kibosh on live audiences. Sources confirm to TMZ … ‘AGT’ will tape episodes without fans in the seats for the foreseeable future, due to fears over the spread of the deadly coronavirus. Mega […]

LAX Says No More Handshakes In Wake of Coronavirus

Exclusive TMZ.com Certain parts of LAX are now a “no handshake zone” … the latest precaution in the face of a daunting pandemic. Check out this sign from the Delta Airlines terminal at one of the world’s busiest airports … handshaking is a big no-no until further notice. The sign, posted at the airport information […]