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Our site works better with JavaScript enabled. Learn how to turn it on in your browser. During times of uncertainty, we often turn to the experts for guidance in areas of concern, like finances, health, and livelihood. Read on for helpful information and useful advice — but as a disclaimer, make sure to consult with professionals for questions specific to your own financial situation. Lule Demmissie: The spike in unemployment claims during the current pandemic crisis, while unnerving, is not surprising. In the last month, more than 22 million workers have sought unemployment benefits due to coronavirus-related shutdowns. There are now more suddenly jobless Americans than during the Great Recession. The questions now are how long these conditions will last, what will the near-term economic impact be until a vaccine is found, and what will the long-term impact on the economy be once the pandemic is contained. The answer very much depends on your financial and personal life situation. Generally speaking, the first step is to see if you are eligible for unemployment insurance and, if you are, be sure to file for it.

“Katie” Appearance in Fifteen Steps

Credit: AP. Talk-show host and former “Today” anchor Katie Couric has revealed she turned down a date with Michael Jackson years ago, and went out with comedian Bob Saget and ” Survivor ” host Jeff Probst. Couric , 56, a widowed mother of two who has dated financier John Molner since early last year, told Howard Stern on his SiriusXM radio show Wednesday that the overtures from Jackson came via the pop star’s spiritual adviser, author and broadcaster Rabbi Shmuley Boteach.

Katie Couric has lost her mojo. a network news broadcast solo when she jumped to “CBS Evening News,” has reached her expiration date.

Because we’re all so very concerned that Katie Couric is destined to become a sad, lonely crone, an op-ed in the Huffington Post has advised Katie Coo and other successful “alpha” females to pick their men more wisely. Specifically, don’t go for the alpha males. Go for the betas. I guess now that Jennifer Aniston is squared away with Justin Theroux , we need another beautiful, smart, insanely-successful female millionaire to “worry about” just because she’s single.

Writes dating coach Lisa Copeland: We are the president at work and we are used to being the president at home. And we don’t know how to turn that feeling off when it comes to men. We want equality in all areas of our lives. The problem is when we want an alpha male, we are threatening the ingrained role in men’s DNA from caveman days of needing to be the provider. First off, by that heteronormative logic, Copeland’s not only contradicting herself about the very existence of the “beta male” why would that be a thing if all male DNA is made of Slim Jims, barbeque sauce and hyper-masculinity?

Another point unacknowledged by Copeland is that Katie Coo—while she did tell the press that after 15 years of the single life, she was seeking a long-term relationship that may lead to marriage —is a widow. Her first husband, Jay Monahan, passed away of cancer in

Get to Know Katie Couric’s Daughters and Husband Before Ellie Monahan’s Wedding

Watching with her is Michael Vuckovich, Greater Johnstown interim superintendent. She now runs her own production company. There are a lot of people trying to pour new energy and come up with a more diverse economic base. Couric did not reveal the name of the series — which will air in the spring — but said the project will look at the problems that each city is facing and how the people in those locations are attempting to overcome their challenges. Or for big corporations to do it either.

Couric is one of the few famous women who have been able to date a much younger man without the press making an enormous deal out of it.

I never thought I would still be giving dating tips at 60, but like a lot of women I found myself single in my 50s and had to figure out the brave new world of dating. I tried it all—from Tinder, to stalking guys on bicycles. Turns out, she does! Watch out for Mr. Big yourself, rather than looking for a man to fill that role. Know what you want! If it starts to feel like a job, take a break.

If it feels good, keep going. Most people have better luck on dating sites when they are specific. Pay attention to your first interactions with someone.

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But how do you actually go about meeting those people? The wedding for me is to be open and online with my friends and their friends , asking them if they know dating who might be net and has values similar to today. It’s like putting out an APB to the family. Yes, it’s a little embarrassing, and often it seems as if I’m asking wedding, including the hot dog husband near my office, but it allows me to meet so many online and interesting people.

That being said, I sometimes feel like Ishow on a real-life Mystery Date, the popular game I’d dobrosky as a little worth.

“Ill be your wingwoman!” the Katie host promises the actress as they talk about getting back out there.

Inducted into the Television Hall of Fame in , Couric is widely known for her interviews — from presidents to authors. She has won a slew of television reporting awards, including the Peabody Award for her series “Confronting Colon Cancer. Last year, she married financier John Molner. She was getting ready to report on Pope Francis’ arrival in the United States but managed to do a little multitasking as she Spilled the Beans with Java. Q: You are coming to Hartford to talk on how women can find their voices and change the world.

How have you used yours and on what occasions do you think you maximized that voice? Through tragedy I used my voice to promote cancer research. I have used my voice to monitor how the flow of news is presented and how people are portrayed, especially women. I think I highlighted issues that might not otherwise be highlighted if men were in charge, issues like sexual assault in the military, dating violence, things that are considered women’s issues.

I have never been shy about speaking up. When I was a local news reporter, they wanted me to do a series of reports called “Too Busy For Sex” and I said, “absolutely not. I have more than used my voice. Want to weigh in on what’s going on in the GOP party? A: I think it’s fascinating to watch what is going on.

America Inside Out with Katie Couric

In her most pointed comments to date about allegations of harassment at CBS, Katie Couric said the reports a In her most pointed comments to date about allegations of harassment at CBS, Katie Couric said the reports about the network’s toxic, male-centric culture ring true. CEO Leslie Moonves and “60 Minutes” executive producer Jeff Fager left the company this month after an investigation into claims of misconduct turned up numerous examples.

Both men have denied allegations against them. Lauer denied engaging in “coercive, aggressive or abusive actions,” though he said he “fully acknowledged” he at times “acted inappropriately.

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Love: Couric and Brooks Perlin dated for five years despite critics dismissing it as a fling. As the dust finally settles on the wild media speculation surrounding her career, Katie Couric – for the first time – talks candidly on matters of the heart. Namely her four-year relationship with Brooks Perlin, chief financial officer at Eco Supply Centre, a green building materials distributor. When the news anchor started dating the man who is 17 years her junior, many thought that it was just a fling.

But for the first time, Couric, 54, has opened up about her lover and said that marriage could be on the cards. Speaking to People magazine, she said: ‘I am in the process of figuring out the future and so is he. I am really happy in my personal life Couric met the year-old in at the Louis Licari hair Salon held to raise money for cancer research. Speaking of their meeting she said: ‘I thought he was really cute.

He asked me if I wanted to have dinner sometime and I liked that it was so direct and natural. I don’t sail. Then he asked me if I wanted to go surfing, and I’d never surfed. I said, “listen Mr Outward Bound, how about something normal? The soon-to-be-ex CBS Evening News anchor said it didn’t even cross her mind how old he was at the time.

Katie Couric on Dating Again

Take your pants off! In this format you take your pants off,” the shock jock told the former host of the “CBS Evening News. He then demanded to know how she keeps those legs looking so good.

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By Andrea Peyser. But suits at NBC are looking to Couric as a savior. I think dumping the despised co-anchor Matt Lauer, 56, overboard is a better way to save a leaky ship. The public turned against Lauer in when, in front of millions of TV watchers, he pushed Ann Curry under the bus. It was like watching a snuff film. During the time she was ensconced at CBS, we learned that Couric is a hard-core leftist.

In a interview with Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, she asked out-of-left-field questions about Supreme Court decisions that seemed designed to make Palin look dumb. But her interviews with heavy hitters have made barely a ripple online. Even at 60, Vieira is a breath of fresh air compared to Couric. Alleged megapunk Andre Robinson, 21, posted a video of himself on Facebook savagely kicking a stray cat 10 feet in the air in front of a Brooklyn housing project.

His pals can be heard in the background laughing. If convicted of animal torture, Robinson faces up to a year in jail.

See Hoda and Jenna, Ellen, Katie Couric and more take the profile picture challenge

To better understand this complex social and scientific issue, Couric crisscrossed the U. Her wide-ranging interviews included a conversation with Gavin Grimm, the transgender Virginia teen whose lawsuit seeking equal bathroom access is headed to the Supreme Court on March In addition, National Geographic continues to partner with Picture Motion on the Gender Revolution Tour , allowing any high school, college, university or nonprofit to sign up to host a free screening and discussion.

To date, more than groups nationwide have signed up to participate.

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Katie Couric began her journalism career as an assistant at the ABC network. Since early , Couric has served as a global news anchor for Yahoo. Born Katherine Anne Couric, on January 7, , in Arlington, Virginia, Couric was the youngest of four children of John, a retired journalist and public relations executive, and his wife Elinor. Couric graduated from the University of Virginia in with a degree in American Studies. Right after college, she moved to Washington, D.

Couric’s first job was as a desk assistant at ABC, where she worked under anchorman Sam Donaldson, among others. For the next seven years, Couric worked at CNN bureaus around the country as a producer and, when she could, as an on-air reporter. In , she returned to Washington and took a job as a reporter at an NBC affiliate station there. In , shortly before her marriage to Jay Monahan, a lawyer based in Washington, Couric was hired as the No.

Over the next three years, she covered the U. By early , she had begun filling in as co-anchor of Today alongside Bryant Gumbel when Deborah Norville went on maternity leave. In April, NBC executives hired Couric to replace Norville, who had been blamed by some for the show’s falling ratings.

Katie Couric’s Prime Time

Congrats are in order for Katie Couric. The journalist just announced on Instagram that her oldest daughter Ellie Monahan is now engaged to her boyfriend Mark Dobrosky. Katie also revealed that Mark used her own engagement ring, given to her by her late husband Jay Monahan. To say that the ring is absolutely stunning would be an understatement.

Joplin band thanks Barry Manilow for help during Katie Couric show temporary campus via Skype, an online video-telephone program, as part Air date. THE EPISODE OF “KATIE” featuring the Joplin High School band is.

Whoever thinks a meme is only for the young clearly is shortsighted. The internet’s latest viral challenge was created by none other than Dolly Parton, prompting lots of celebs to respond with their own hilarious takes on it. The year-old country star, who just celebrated a birthday on Sunday , took to social media this week to post four photos of herself representing a different social media platform: LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and Tinder.

The meme pokes fun at how people represent themselves differently on the various platforms. On LinkedIn, they’re professional; on Facebook, they’re more family friendly; on aesthetics-driven Instagram, they’re more artsy; and on Tinder, the dating app, they’re more On LinkedIn, Parton sports a buttoned-up school teacher look, while on Facebook she’s donning a cheery Christmas sweater.

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