Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer To Retire
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer will retire.
Netflix Upping US, Canada Prices with Competition Growing
Netflix is raising prices for customers in the U.S. and Canada. The boost comes less than a year and a half since its last price increase, as competition from other streaming services increases. The Los Gatos, California, company said Friday that prices are going up by $1 to $2, depending on the plan...
CDC Cuts Isolation Restrictions For Those Who Catch COVID; Shorter Quarantine For All
People with the virus can leave isolation after five days, which is down from 10 days. People exposed to the virus can also leave quarantine after five days.
Federal Student Loan Pause Extended Through May 1
Student loan payments, which were set to resume in January, won't happen after all for millions of Americans. The Biden administration is extending a student loan moratorium that has allowed millions of Americans to put off debt payments during the pandemic...
FDA Authorizes First COVID-19 Treatment At-Home Pill
The U.S. has authorized the first pill against COVID-19, a Pfizer drug that Americans can take at home to reduce the risk of hospitalization and death.
At least 70 people feared dead in storms, Kentucky Governor Says
Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear says he fears tornadoes have killed 70 people in the state and the death toll may exceed 100.
US Confirms First Case of Omicron COVID-19 Variant
A person in California has become the first in the U.S. to have an identified case of the omicron variant of COVID-19.
FDA Gives Full Approval to Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine
The U.S. has given full approval to the COVID-19 vaccine made by Pfizer.
Six Dr. Seuss Books Won’t Be Published For Racist Images
The business that preserves and protects Dr. Seuss’ legacy has announced it will stop publishing six titles because of racist and insensitive imagery.
Pfizer to Seek FDA Approval of COVID-19 Vaccine
Pfizer will ask U.S. regulators to allow emergency use of their COVID-19 vaccine. The process, which begins on Friday, could bring the first shots as early as next month.
Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine: Early Study Says Its At Least 90% Effective
Pfizer says an early peek at its vaccine data suggests the shots may be 90% effective at preventing COVID-19.