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10:22 a.m. Dec. 10, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
U.S. sets record one-day death toll from coronavirus as FDA committee meets to review Pfizer–BioNTech vaccine FDA head says initial assessment is ‘this is a vaccine that does meet our criteria. ... But we do want to hear from the vaccine advisory committee.’The U.S. set fresh records for single-day fatalities from the coronavirus illness COVID-19 and hospitalizations, as a U.S. regulatory advisory committee gathered to offer its verdict on the vaccine developed by Pfizer Inc. and its German partner BioNTech SE.
10:55 a.m. Nov. 25, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Hospital workers called exhausted as U.S. records highest number of COVID deaths since May Parts of Europe are reporting declining cases and Sicily has asked Cuba to send doctors and nursesThe U.S. recorded the highest number of deaths from the coronavirus illness COVID-19 since May on Tuesday, and continues to average close to 200,000 new cases a day, with hospitals across the nation reporting exhausted health care workers and steadily filling intensive care units.
9:12 p.m. Sept. 29, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
Can Trump write off $70K in haircuts? IRS allows tax deductions for highly unusual expenses — including fertility treatment, vasectomies and rehab The agency has guidelines on expenses that aim to ‘increase your personal prestige or establish your professional reputation’The agency has guidelines on expenses that aim to ‘increase your personal prestige or establish your professional reputation.’
10:57 a.m. Sept. 29, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: Global case tally 33.4 million, death toll above 1 million, and that’s likely an underestimate, says WHO expert White House reportedly pressed the CDC to play down the risks of sending children back to school and sought alternate data that would show the coronavirus was unlikely to harm kidsThe number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 rose to 33.4 million on Tuesday, a day after the global death toll reached 1 million, as governments around the world moved to reimpose restrictions on movement in a fight to contain the spread.
11:05 a.m. Sept. 17, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: Global cases near 30 million; Trump contradicts CDC head on vaccine timetable and again derides face masks WHO official says it’s important to have ‘consistent messaging’ on pandemic from all public officials The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 worldwide continued to head toward 30 million on Thursday, and the U.S. case tally climbed above 6.6 million, as President Donald Trump contradicted the head of the main U.S. public health agency to insist a vaccine would be ready in weeks.
4:43 a.m. Aug. 28, 2020 - By Steve Goldstein
The Fed might never hike rates again. Here are growth stocks for the long run, according to one strategist The Fed’s change of policy goals makes it almost inevitable that the next five years will be dominated by a Japan-like environment of low nominal yields, boosting growth stocks, one strategist argues.
12:52 p.m. Aug. 10, 2020 - By Joy Wiltermuth
Dow, S&P 500 book 7th straight day of gains, Nasdaq ends lower as high-flying tech stocks take a breather Kodak shares plunge 27.9%, after reports of government loan on hold Stock-market benchmarks finished mostly higher on Monday as investors monitored signs that a long-awaited rotation on Wall Street into more economically sensitive cyclical stocks could be brewing, but at the expense of their highflying counterparts.
2:54 p.m. June 22, 2020 - Associated Press
Trump signs executive order suspending H-1Bs, other visas The administration claims the move will free up jobs in an economy reeling from the coronavirusThe Trump administration on Monday extended a ban on green cards issued outside the United States until the end of the year and added many temporary work visas to the freeze, including those used heavily by technology companies and multinational corporations.
5:43 a.m. April 29, 2020 - By Mariana Mazzucato
How to make sure the drug companies don’t make off like bandits as we develop a COVID-19 vaccine Ensuring that no one is left behind requires not just unprecedented collective investment, but also a very different approach to innovationStrong health systems, adequate testing capacity, and an effective, universally available vaccine will be key to protecting societies from the coronavirus. But ensuring that no one is left behind requires not just unprecedented collective investment, but also a very different approach
2:05 a.m. April 23, 2020 - By Caroline Baum
The wrong take-away from the coronavirus pandemic leads to a scary place An America that isolates itself from the world would be a poorer AmericaThe U.S. should not wall itself off from other countries to prevent the next pandemic.
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