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Biden signs massive climate and health care legislation

Biden signs massive climate and health care legislation

President Joe Biden is preparing to sign Democrats’ landmark climate change and health care bill.

August 16th, 12:20 AM EDT
Jill Biden tests positive for COVID-19, has 'mild' symptoms

Jill Biden tests positive for COVID-19, has 'mild' symptoms

First lady Jill Biden has tested positive for COVID-19 and is experiencing “mild symptoms.”.

23 hrs 24 mins ago
US offers more monkeypox vaccine to states and cities

US offers more monkeypox vaccine to states and cities

U.S. officials said they are able to ship out more monkeypox vaccine doses than previously planned.

August 15th, 5:19 PM EDT
British regulator 1st to OK Moderna's updated COVID booster

British regulator 1st to OK Moderna's updated COVID booster

British health authorities have authorized an updated version of Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine that aims to protect against the original virus and the omicron variant.

August 15th, 7:39 AM EDT
Britain says monkeypox outbreak "shows signs of slowing"

Britain says monkeypox outbreak "shows signs of slowing"

British health officials say the monkeypox outbreak across the country “shows signs of slowing” but that it’s still too soon to know if the decline will be maintained.

August 15th, 10:19 AM EDT
Polio detected in NYC's sewage, suggesting virus circulating

Polio detected in NYC's sewage, suggesting virus circulating

Health officials say the virus that causes polio has been detected in New York City’s wastewater weeks after a case of polio was identified in Rockland County north of the city.

August 12th, 10:34 AM EDT

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US retail sales were flat in July as inflation takes a toll

US retail sales were flat in July as inflation takes a toll

The pace of sales at U.S. retailers was unchanged last month as persistently high inflation and rising interest rates forced many households to spend more cautiously.

29 mins ago
Wall Street points lower with more retail data on the way

Wall Street points lower with more retail data on the way

Asian shares are mostly higher as regional markets looked to strong economic signs out of the U.S. and China as drivers of growth.

5 hrs 19 mins ago
Musk tweet joking about buying Manchester United causes stir

Musk tweet joking about buying Manchester United causes stir

Elon Musk has caused a stir by tweeting that he was buying the English soccer team Manchester United.

1 hr 29 mins ago
Little talk of rainforest protection in the Brazilian Amazon

Little talk of rainforest protection in the Brazilian Amazon

Like other Brazilians, residents of the Amazon will elect governors and lawmakers in general elections in October.

59 mins ago
Target takes a hit after heavy discounts to clear inventory

Target takes a hit after heavy discounts to clear inventory

Target has reported solid sales for the fiscal second quarter but its profits plunged nearly 90% because it slashed prices to clear inventories of clothing, home goods and other discretionary items.

2 hrs 29 mins ago
U.S. midterms bring few changes from social media companies

U.S. midterms bring few changes from social media companies

Social media companies are sharing their plans for safeguarding the U.S. midterm elections, although they have offered scant details.

1 hr 29 mins ago
Crimea 'sabotage' highlights Russia's woes in Ukraine war

Crimea 'sabotage' highlights Russia's woes in Ukraine war

A spate of fires and explosions has turned Russian-annexed Crimea from a secure base for the further invasion of Ukraine into the latest flashpoint.

4 hrs 29 mins ago
EU to host Serbia-Kosovo talks in Brussels amid tensions

EU to host Serbia-Kosovo talks in Brussels amid tensions

Wartime rivals Serbia and Kosovo will hold high-level crisis talks which the European Union mediators hope will de-escalate growing tensions in the Balkans.

2 hrs 9 mins ago

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