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Elon Musk’s Tesla takes a $27 billion hit

Tesla chief Elon Musk’s fortune suffered major losses and saw his fortune shrink by $27 billion last week as the electric-car maker’s...

Infamous “Pharma Bro” hit with Class Action Lawsuit

The infamous "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli was slapped with a class-action lawsuit Thursday from health insurers, Blue Cross who claims he engaged...

A New Cannabis Channel launching on 4/20

“A New Cannabis Channel” (ANCC), a far-reaching streaming television platform, is set to premiere next month on 4/20, the cannabis industry’s biggest day. The...

Crafts Retailer Michael’s acquired by Apollo Global Management

Arts-and-crafts retailer Michaels said it has agreed to be acquired by private equity giant Apollo Global Management in a deal that values the company...

Technology

BioBiz: Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine considered for emergency use authorization

Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose vaccine has been endorsed for consideration for emergency use authorization. According to an analysis by...
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Chipotle And The Shawn Mendes Foundation team up to launch sustainability grants

Chipotle Mexican Grill has partnered with Shawn Mendes and the Shawn Mendes Foundation to launch "Wonder Grants" supporting young innovators in sustainability, as well...

Major death spikes as the U.S. adds 143,000 COVID-19 cases

Updated data from researchers at John Hopkins University showed 143,200 cases were added on Wednesday, topping the record set the day before...

Not the “happiest place”, after all, Disney stock tumble after report

Disney may not the be "The Happiest Place on Earth", and its shares took a beating after a Wall Street analyst cautioned...

Kamala Harris suspends travel through weekend after 2 test positive for COVID-19

(UPI) Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris' travel plans through the weekend have been suspended after two people close to the campaign tested...

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BioBiz: Merck to aid in COVID-19 vax production; Novavax eyes FDA filing for COVID-19 vax

Pharma giant, Merck is supporting efforts to expand the manufacturing capacity and supply of COVID-19 medicines and vaccines. The Biomedical Advanced Research...

Dow dips after yesterday’s rally

The Dow dipped today after surging more than 600 points on Monday. Yesterday marked the best day for the S&P 500 since...

Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine wins FDA approval for emergency use

 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the third vaccine for the prevention of coronavirus disease...

Victoria Secret on the sale block again but for a lot more money

Victoria’s Secret is about to be sold again but this time, the lingerie label is selling for a lot more than before....

GameStop stock up again weeks after exploding on Reddit

GameStop shares are up nearly 40%, after doubling in price on Wednesday, in a new rally into the stock. The new...

Music

Chipotle And The Shawn Mendes Foundation team up to launch sustainability grants

Chipotle Mexican Grill has partnered with Shawn Mendes and the Shawn Mendes Foundation to launch "Wonder Grants" supporting young...

Pfizer’s COVID-19 shot 95% effective, seeking FDA clearance soon

In a press release issued today, Pfizer said that new test results show its coronavirus vaccine is...

FDA Gives Go-Ahead for a Clinical Trial Evaluating a novel anti-inflammatory Drug for those Hospitalized with COVID-19

The FDA has authorized the initiation of a Phase 2 study for the use of an anti-inflammatory...

Boeing stock slumps after airlines grounding jets

Boeing’s stock price slipped Monday after it advised airlines to ground dozens of planes after an incident...

Wall Street rallies ahead of Election Day

U.S. stocks are climbing Monday ahead of Election Day in the US, kicking off a potentially turbulent...

Culture

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Coronavirus cases climbing at record levels to 40 million Worldwide

Worldwide coronavirus cases continue to surge to around 40 million, growing at a rate of about 1 million every three days.

CA biotech develops COVID-19 nasal spray which protects up to 10 hours

A small Emeryville, CA biotech firm is developing InvisiMask, a self-administered nasal spray, that protects against SARS-CoV-2 infection, the novel coronavirus that causes...

Barrett tells doubtful Dems she’d keep an open mind on the court

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett presented herself Wednesday in her final round of Senate confirmation questioning as a judge with...
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FDA Authorizes Quest Diagnostics SARS-CoV-2/Flu Test With Self-Collection Kit for Emergency Use

The US Food and Drug Administration on Friday evening granted Emergency Use Authorization for the first time to a diagnostic test for...

Dow surges past 30,000 mark for the first time in history

The Dow Jones industrial average surged past the 30,000 mark for the first time in history on Tuesday as Wall Street reacted...

Stocks tumble after COVID-19 rally last week; Tesla accepted into S&P 500 index

There are rumblings in US stocks Tuesday as Wall Street took a breather after a rally a fueled by hopes for a coronavirus...

Global markets up on investor hopes

Global stock markets and U.S. futures are up on Tuesday. This rise is based on investor hopes that a possible victory by...

Contactless delivery reaches a milestone in the US

 Before 2020, contactless delivery was a term only used in small niches of big-box retail to save staff hours. Customers could order...

Biden names members of COVID-19 advisory task force; taps BARDA whistleblower Rick Bright

President-elect Joe Biden hit the ground running Monday morning with an announcement of his transition team’s COVID-19 advisory board.  The advisory board will...

Lifestyle Magazine

US jobless claims rise to 898,000 with layoffs still high

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose last week by the most in two months, to 898,000, a historically high number and evidence that layoffs remain a hindrance to the economy’s recovery from the pandemic recession.

Coca-Cola launches Coca-Cola with Coffee in the US

Coca-Cola launched coffee in a can — or Coca-Cola with Coffee — in the US this week after several years of offering...

Brooklyn-Based Angela’s Bakery Launches New Dominican Cake Mix

For nearly two decades, Angela's Bakery has been a New York institution. This family-run business has been satisfying sweet palates with all the typical bakery...

Far-right Parler app and website go offline

Users of the Parler app today discovered that the app in now non-functional, and its online page, has gone offline, as Amazon...

British government to pursue first COVID-19 human challenge trials

The British government has signed a contract with a pharmaceutical services company, Open Orphan for the first COVID-19 human challenge study where healthy volunteers...

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Unemployment numbers dip as jobless due to COVID continue

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits dropped more than expected last week but remained at historic highs as the coronavirus crisis continued.

FDA Authorizes Quest Diagnostics SARS-CoV-2/Flu Test With Self-Collection Kit for Emergency Use

The US Food and Drug Administration on Friday evening granted Emergency Use Authorization for the first time to a diagnostic test for...

CBO: U.S. economy will return to pre-COVID-19 level this year

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said in a new report that the U.S. economy should return to its pre-pandemic level sometime in...

Barrett tells doubtful Dems she’d keep an open mind on the court

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett presented herself Wednesday in her final round of Senate confirmation questioning as a judge with...

Robinhood raises 2.4 billion over the weekend

The trading app, Robinhood raised an additional $2.4 billion over the weekend adding to the $1 billion it had to seek from...

Dow dips after yesterday’s rally

The Dow dipped today after surging more than 600 points on Monday. Yesterday marked the best day for the S&P 500 since...
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Music

Tesla stock tumble after Elon Musk loses $15B in a single day

Tesla’s stock price continues to take a tumble for the fourth straight day after its massive plunge yesterday wiped $15 billion off...

New Biomarker may help determine men at higher risk of developing invasive Prostate Cancer

In a published study, in EBio Medicine, researchers at Arizona-based biotech, Aqualung Therapeutics may have identified a novel biomarker that alone, or...

GameStop stock up again weeks after exploding on Reddit

GameStop shares are up nearly 40%, after doubling in price on Wednesday, in a new rally into the stock. The new...

BioBiz: Cancer drug developer, CG Oncology snags $47M in Series D funding

Irvine, CA-based CG Oncology, Inc, closed a $47 million Series D preferred stock financing led by new investor Kissei Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.,...

Sport News

GM in favor of stricter fuel standards pivoting from Trump to Biden

General Motors announced the company will immediately step away from Trump's administration efforts to scale back strict fuel economy standards in California...

Plunge in travel spending hurt AmEx profits

The pandemic’s deep impacts on travel, entertainment and dining dramatically impacted American Express' fourth-quarter profits dropped by 39%, the company reported...

New Biomarker may help determine men at higher risk of developing invasive Prostate Cancer

In a published study, in EBio Medicine, researchers at Arizona-based biotech, Aqualung Therapeutics may have identified a novel biomarker that alone, or...
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Billionaire Jeff Bezos stepping down as Amazon CEO

Amazon's Jeff Bezos is stepping down as CEO of the e-commerce empire he founded 27 years ago. Stepping in his shoes will...

Aggressive cougar follows a man on Utah trail for 6 minutes

https://youtu.be/iVUAVmz2Z-0 (UPI) -- A man out for a run on a Utah trail captured video of his frightening...

FDA panel meets to decide approval for 2nd COVID-19 vaccine

 Today, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory committee is holding a vote on whether to authorize Moderna's coronavirus vaccine in the...

US jobless claims rise to 898,000 with layoffs still high

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose last week by the most in two months, to 898,000, a historically high number...

TV

More than Two-Thirds of Americans Feel More Anxious When Experiencing Any Negative Health Symptom

For many Americans, living through 2020 has caused a dramatic shift in priorities, with their health, and the health of their loved...

Pfizer, BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine grabs emergency FDA OK

Just over 24 hours after an FDA advisory panel recommended emergency use of Pfizer and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine, the agency followed through, authorizing...

Reddit traders drove GameStop stock up 275% in a week

Mall retailer GameStop shares were up more than 57% to $31.40 on Wednesday, marking a steep climb from a year earlier when...

No winner yet between Trump, Biden with millions of votes still being counted

The U.S. presidential race remains undecided Wednesday morning, with both President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are still short...