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Nightlife workers speak out about living and working through COVID-19
MaximFesenko/iStock By CLARA MCMICHAEL, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- On a weekend in mid-March, Marissa Molnar was bartending at Hog Fathers BBQ in Monongahela, Pennsylvania, a small town 40 minutes outside of Pittsburgh. That night, the mood in the bar was dampened by worries of coronavirus creeping into communities across the country and fears of a national shutdown. The bar's patrons, many of them health care workers from a nearby hospital, told Molnar how crazy their jobs had been lately. She described the mood as panicky. She closed down the bar before midnight and went home to her 1-year-old daughter.The next...
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What to know about Twitter's fact-checking labels
DKart/iStock By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Twitter's new fact-checking label has been thrust into the spotlight after it was used to mark one of President Donald Trump's tweets as potentially misleading.Here's what to know about how the new labels from the social media giant work to identify false claims:A Twitter spokesperson told ABC News that Trump's two tweets from Tuesday "contain potentially misleading information about voting processes and have been labeled to provide additional context around mail-in ballots.""This decision is in line with the approach we shared earlier this month," the spokesperson added, linking to a blog post...
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Walt Disney World, SeaWorld propose opening dates
FrozenShutter/iStock By GENEVIEVE SHAW BROWN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Walt Disney World has announced a phased re-open approach for its parks.Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom Park are targeting July 11, 2020 as an opening date. Epcot and Hollywood Studios are targeting July 15, 2020.The Orange County Economic Recovery Task Force met May 27 to hear the plans put forth by Walt Disney World and SeaWorld.The plans were approved by the task force. Now they need approval from Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings and Gov. Ron DeSantis.Jim MacPhee, Senior Vice President of Operations at Walt Disney World Resort made the virtual...
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