7:49 a.m. March 5, 2021
Men: Here's how to help the women in your life get ahead at workChanging the status quo requires men to do more for gender equality.
7:50 a.m. March 3, 2021
Hospitals now must post prices. But interpreting them is complicated; here's a guideA new regulation requires hospitals to disclose the prices of 'shoppable' services, but it's not always easy to make sense of the information.
7:49 a.m. March 3, 2021
Could California's Master Plan for Aging set the bar for the rest of the country?If replicated in 49 other states, some of the proposals could make life better for both older and younger residents. The needs are urgent as well as long-term.
4:45 a.m. March 3, 2021
COVID has revealed how sick our health-care system really isDoctors, hospitals, clinics, labs and insurers need to be able to talk to one another, and that's impossible in the siloed 'system' we now have
3:29 a.m. March 3, 2021
Why Las Vegas Sands Is Leaving Las Vegas
U.S. could have enough vaccine doses for every American in May, a busy week for retail earnings continues, Biden pulls Tanden’s nomination as budget director, and other news to start your day.
2:13 p.m. March 2, 2021
- By Mike Murphy
Neera Tanden is out as Biden's OMB nomineeThe White House will withdraw the nomination of Neera Tanden for director of the Office of Management and Budget, in the first significant personnel setback for the Biden administration.
9:36 a.m. March 2, 2021
- By Ciara Linnane
U.S. COVID vaccine supply to be boosted by Merck helping make J&J vaccineThe U.S. COVID-19 vaccine program got a welcome jolt on Tuesday in the news that one of the biggest vaccine makers in the world will help make Johnson & Johnson's one-dose jab, potentially doubling the supply from what J&J could achieve on its own.
11:47 a.m. Feb. 21, 2021
Kroger says customer data may have been stolen in hackKroger Co. says personal data, including Social Security numbers of some of its pharmacy and clinic customers, may have been stolen in the hack of a third-party vendor's file-transfer service.
8:05 a.m. Feb. 20, 2021
- By Howard Gold
Baby boomers face financial distress and age discrimination This generation struggles in their 60s as their working lives end
3:58 a.m. Feb. 20, 2021
- By Eleanor Laise
Power and water outages this week represent the latest crisis wave for Texas long-term-care homesAfter a year spent in a perpetual struggle to survive the pandemic, residents of nursing homes and other care facilities have faced cascading emergencies.
6:55 p.m. Feb. 19, 2021
- By Eleanor Laise
Residents of independent-living care facilities left out in cold by federal on-site vaccination programIndependent-living facilities were confident last fall when the Pharmacy Partnership for Long-Term Care was announced that they were eligible alongside nursing homes and assisted-living facilities.
3:30 a.m. Feb. 14, 2021
Behind States’ Rocky Covid Vaccine Rollout: Shaky Tracking Software
As state health agencies struggle with glitches and disarray distributing Covid-19 vaccines, they’ve also been beset by another challenge: vendors pitching expensive vaccine-tracking computer systems that can create problems of their own.
4:09 a.m. Feb. 10, 2021
How to nearly eliminate the tragedy of childhood poverty, while also boosting the economy A social insurance program for children could dramatically reduce child poverty in the U.S., as Social Security has done for elderly poverty.
1:11 p.m. Feb. 4, 2021
- By Meera Jagannathan
‘Just because we’re undocumented does not mean we’re worth less than other people': Will undocumented immigrants get COVID-19 vaccines under Biden?Experts anticipate several challenges to vaccinating undocumented immigrants.
9:08 a.m. Feb. 2, 2021
- By Meera Jagannathan
ICE won’t make immigration-enforcement arrests at COVID-19 vaccine sites, DHS says'It is a moral and public-health imperative to ensure that all individuals residing in the United States have access to the vaccine,' the statement said.
5:49 a.m. Feb. 1, 2021
How this medical professor is battling COVID-19 in vulnerable communitiesA professor of medicine at a historically Black medical school is working on a national project to help minority, senior and disabled populations find COVID-19-related services.
10:31 a.m. Jan. 28, 2021
- By Victor Reklaitis
Biden reopens Obamacare marketplace, ends certain restrictions on abortion fundingPresident Joe Biden's executive actions on Thursday reopen HealthCare.gov, lower recent barriers to getting Medicaid and lift certain restrictions on abortion funding.
2:39 p.m. Jan. 27, 2021
- By Levi Sumagaysay
ServiceNow subscription revenue up 32% on demand for business workflow needsServiceNow Inc. reported subscription and customer growth in the fourth quarter, saying it continued to help companies with their "digital transformations" as they navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.
2:27 p.m. Jan. 26, 2021
Justice Department rescinds ‘zero tolerance’ immigration ruleThe Justice Department on Tuesday rescinded a Trump-era memo that established a “zero tolerance” enforcement policy for migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, which resulted in thousands of family separations.
9:54 a.m. Jan. 26, 2021
- By Ciara Linnane
U.S. COVID-19 death toll tops 423,000 as Biden prepares to boost daily vaccination targetsThe U.S. death toll from the coronavirus-borne illness COVID-19 climbed above 423,000 on Tuesday, as President Joe Biden prepared to boost his target for daily vaccinations to 1.5 million Americans a day, up from 1 million previously.
6:46 a.m. Jan. 25, 2021
- By Jon Swartz
ServiceNow joins COVID-19 vaccine-distribution effort“Distributing, administering and monitoring vaccinations is the greatest workflow challenge of our time,” ServiceNow Chief Executive Bill McDermott told MarketWatch.
9:38 a.m. Jan. 24, 2021
- By Elisabeth Buchwald
Linda Briggs tried to book a COVID-19 vaccine appointment for her husband, 78. The earliest date available was March 9The larger pool of eligible people though has made it even more cutthroat to secure a vaccine appointment.
7:02 a.m. Jan. 22, 2021
Biden freezes Trump’s last-minute visa rulesPresident Joe Biden has frozen for 60 days last-minute rules from the Trump administration that would allow only higher-wage foreign workers to be employed in the U.S.
6:13 p.m. Jan. 20, 2021
Biden moves quickly to undo Trump's signature policiesPresident Joe Biden is moving swiftly to dismantle Donald Trump's legacy on his first day in office, signing a series of executive actions that reverse course on immigration, climate change, racial equity and the handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
1:16 a.m. Jan. 20, 2021
Biden announces day one executive orders, with plans to rejoin WHO and Paris accordBiden on Wednesday will end construction on Trump’s U.S.-Mexico border wall, end the ban on travel from some Muslim-majority countries, rejoin the Paris Climate Accord and the World Health Organization and revoke the approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, aides said Tuesday.
8:14 a.m. Jan. 19, 2021
McConnell Says Trump Provoked Mob That Attacked Capitol
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5:46 a.m. Jan. 19, 2021
Biden taps Rachel Levine for assistant health secretary in historic first for transgender peoplePresident-elect Joe Biden has tapped Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine to be his assistant secretary of health, leaving her poised to become the first openly transgender federal official to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate.
5:02 p.m. Jan. 18, 2021
Frustrated by slow rollout, Cuomo mulls buying coronavirus vaccine directly from PfizerThe idea seemed far from a sure bet, with the pharmaceutical giant saying it would need federal approval to sell to state governments. If that were to happen, the cost and amount have yet to be be discussed.
3:42 p.m. Jan. 18, 2021
Welcome to the Roaring ’20s, but Maybe Not for Stocks, Our Experts Say
The 10 investment pros on the Barron’s Roundtable see the U.S. economy growing 4% to 6% this year as Covid is defeated. But lofty valuations could limit the market’s gains. Plus, 9 picks from Bill Priest and Meryl Witmer
10:00 a.m. Jan. 18, 2021
Biden Has to Fix the Vaccine Rollout. Experts Have Advice.
People’s lives—and the full reopening of the economy—depend on rolling out the Covid-19 vaccines as quickly as possible. 5 possible ideas.
3:06 a.m. Jan. 15, 2021
Barron’s Daily: What JPMorgan Earnings Say About the Economy
Biden outlines $1.9 trillion stimulus and vaccine program, Taiwan Semi is betting chip demand will keep rising, Fed’s Powell says interest rate hikes aren’t on the horizon, and other news to start your day.
3:47 a.m. Jan. 13, 2021
Regeneron Inks Deal to Sell Covid-19 Treatment to U.S., Even as Usage Lags
One analyst estimates that the deal could add $1.6 billion to the biotech’s revenue. The deal gives the drug an effective price of $2,100 a dose.
11:10 a.m. Jan. 12, 2021
Democrats eye Trump-era rule rollbacks, but their reach will be limitedDemocrats on Capitol Hill are eyeing votes to roll back some of the Trump administration's recently issue regulations, but the drawn-out post-election lame duck session means some of their targets will be unscathed.
8:51 a.m. Jan. 12, 2021
HHS announces unexpected shift to speed vaccinations; won't hold back 2nd dosesBarely a month into a mass vaccination campaign to stop the COVID-19 pandemic, the Trump administration unexpectedly shifted gears Tuesday to speed the delivery of shots. A slow start had triggered widespread concern from states and public health officials.
4:38 a.m. Jan. 11, 2021
- By Jaimy Lee
Biden plans to distribute COVID-19 vaccine doses immediatelyPresident-elect Joe Biden plans to distribute available doses of the COVID-19 vaccines when he comes into office --- which is the latest proposal made by government officials in the U.S. and abroad who are trying to speed up a slow and complicated vaccination rollout.
7:51 a.m. Jan. 7, 2021
- By Jaimy Lee
CDC to dispense $22 billion to states for COVID-19 vaccines, testingThe U.S. government said Wednesday that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will be giving about $22 billion in funding to states and territories to support COVID-19 testing and the vaccine rollout by Jan. 19. The funding comes from the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act. About $19 billion is intended to support testing, contact tracing, and surveillance activities, while $3 billion will be dispensed for vaccination activities, the Department of Health and Human Services said in a statement.
9:27 a.m. Jan. 6, 2021
Using America’s Global Leverage to Restore the Middle Class
America's global reach can be used in service of the the economic security so many crave.
4:43 a.m. Jan. 3, 2021
Sunday news-show lineups feature Fauci, Slaoui, Giroir, Toomey, Ossoff, Ron JohnsonVoting-rights advocate Stacey Abrams of Georgia appears on several network's programs.
1:35 a.m. Dec. 30, 2020
- By Ciara Linnane
Biden joins public health experts in expressing dismay as early days of COVID vaccine rollout in U.S. fall far short of expectationsThe slower-than-promised rollout of COVID-19 vaccines in the U.S. prompted a series of frustrated social-media rants and other expressions of outrage on Tuesday, with many of the country's leading health experts lamenting the federal government's failure to take the lead.
9:01 a.m. Dec. 28, 2020
- By Ciara Linnane
U.S. has had more than 19 million COVID-19 cases, and Fauci is getting worried about a post-holiday surge Relief as Trump signs relief bill and Novavax is starting a Phase 3 trial of its vaccine candidate in the U.S. and MexicoThe global tally for confirmed cases of the coronavirus-borne illness COVID-19 topped 81 million on Monday, while the U.S. case tally topped 19 million, and experts warned the next few weeks will be hard after many Americans traveled over the Christmas holiday.