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Survey Finds Family Travel a Top Priority for Americans This Year

In an online survey of 1,005 Americans, produced by independent creative market research agency Atomik Research, 72% of participants said they will prioritize traveling to see family and friends, with three-fourths agreeing they are likely to do so...

Asian Americans Most Worried About Lost Income as a Result of COVID-19

According to Lincoln Financial Group’s Monthly Consumer Sentiment Tracker, Asian Americans (37%) are most worried about lost income from layoffs and reduced employment hours as a result of COVID-19—a fear that is not unfounded in a population hit...

Disgraced Investor, Bernie Madoff Dead at 82

Bernie Madoff, the architect of one of the largest financial frauds in American history, has died at age 82. A former chairman of the Nasdaq Stock Market and a fixture on Wall Street for decades, Madoff shocked the world...

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 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The EUA allows the...

The Royal Mint celebrates 50 years with a new commemorative coin collection

The Royal Mint, the Original Maker of UK coins, has today launched a commemorative coin collection to celebrate 50 years of fun with some of the Mr. Men Little Miss characters. The Mr....

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 staples but it's their traditional Dominican cake that's made them a household name. Now, after...

NBC sets Trump town hall; Same day as Biden’s town hall on ABC

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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 a traditional approach, holding deep personal and religious beliefs but committed to keeping an open...
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UBC scientists first to unveil molecular-level analysis of Omicron spike protein

Researchers at the UBC Faculty of Medicine are the first in the world to conduct a molecular-level...
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Stock Market rebounds after Turbulent Tuesday Sell-Off

The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped more than 500 points at one point on Wednesday, with stocks that were hit hard by...

BioBiz: Immusoft inks deal with Takeda Pharma; Affyimmune closes $30M Series A Funding

Rare disease therapy developer, Immusoft, has signed a licensing agreement with Takeda Pharmaceutical with a total potential value of more than $900...

WHO recommends groundbreaking malaria vaccine for African children at risk

The World Health Organization on Wednesday endorsed the malaria vaccine Mosquirix, the first step in a process that should lead to wide...

COVID-19’s Vaccine and Drug Innovators Chosen as Recipients of the Galien Foundation 2021 Roy Vagelos Pro Bono Humanum Award for Global Health Equity

The Prix Galien Awards Committee announced that six world-leading biopharma companies responsible for the development of COVID-19 vaccines and therapeutics will jointly...