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Vaccine Mandates Gain Steam as Walmart and Disney Require Shots

Vaccine Mandates Gain Steam as Walmart and Disney Require Shots

Vaccine Mandates Gain Steam as Walmart and Disney Require Shots Vaccine Mandates Gain Steam as Walmart and Disney Require Shots Recent court decisions have upheld employers’ rights to require vaccinations, including a ruling that said Houston Methodist Hospital could require health care workers to get shots. And a series of governments at various levels have imposed their own mandates. President …

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U.S. Authorities Seek Documents From Troubled Covid Vaccine Manufacturer

U.S. Authorities Seek Documents From Troubled Covid Vaccine Manufacturer

U.S. Authorities Seek Documents From Troubled Covid Vaccine Manufacturer U.S. Authorities Seek Documents From Troubled Covid Vaccine Manufacturer That decision does not mean the F.D.A. has broadly authorized Johnson & Johnson to distribute doses made by Emergent on an emergency basis. The F.D.A. signed off on previous batches of vaccine made at the Baltimore factory but with a warning that …

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Spanish Court Targets Chilean Bank Tied to Pinochet

Spanish Court Targets Chilean Bank Tied to Pinochet

Spanish Court Targets Chilean Bank Tied to Pinochet Spanish Court Targets Chilean Bank Tied to Pinochet MADRID — Nearly 15 years after the death of the former Chilean dictator Gen. Augusto Pinochet, victims of his brutal regime are still trying to hold him and his associates accountable. And now the victims appear to be one step closer to justice — …

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Europe recovers from double-dip recession but lags the United States.

Europe recovers from double-dip recession but lags the United States. Europe recovers from double-dip recession but lags the United States. Workers at a Volkswagen assembly line in Zwickau, Germany, last month.Credit…Matthias Rietschel/Reuters Europe’s economy exited a painful double-dip recession in the second quarter, rebounding faster than expected from the ravages of the pandemic as consumers spent pent-up savings and restaurants, …

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C.D.C. Internal Report Calls Delta Variant as Contagious as Chickenpox

C.D.C. Internal Report Calls Delta Variant as Contagious as Chickenpox

C.D.C. Internal Report Calls Delta Variant as Contagious as Chickenpox C.D.C. Internal Report Calls Delta Variant as Contagious as Chickenpox The Delta variant is much more contagious, more likely to break through protections afforded by the vaccines and may cause more severe disease than all other known versions of the virus, according to an internal presentation circulated within the Centers …

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Scarlett Johansson Sues Disney Over ‘Black Widow’ Release

Scarlett Johansson Sues Disney Over ‘Black Widow’ Release

Scarlett Johansson Sues Disney Over ‘Black Widow’ Release Scarlett Johansson Sues Disney Over ‘Black Widow’ Release Disney, citing the continuing coronavirus threat, ultimately decided to release several major movies simultaneously in theaters and on Disney+ Premier Access. It used the strategy in May for “Cruella,” which starred Emma Stone and took in $221 million worldwide. (Disney has kept Disney+ revenue …

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Robinhood I.P.O.: Shares Fall 8.4%

Robinhood I.P.O.: Shares Fall 8.4%

Robinhood I.P.O.: Shares Fall 8.4% Robinhood I.P.O.: Shares Fall 8.4% SAN FRANCISCO — Robinhood helped propel a “meme stock” frenzy earlier this year that sent share prices of small companies on a roller-coaster ride. On Thursday, its own initial public offering was far more subdued. Shares in the stock-trading start-up opened trading at $38, the same price as its offering, …

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Live Business Updates: GDP, Stocks and Robinhood IPO

Live Business Updates: GDP, Stocks and Robinhood IPO Live Business Updates: GDP, Stocks and Robinhood IPO Daily Business Briefing July 29, 2021Updated  July 29, 2021, 10:58 a.m. ET July 29, 2021, 10:58 a.m. ET Shoppers in Miami Beach, Fla., in April. Factors like stimulus checks and rising coronavirus vaccination rates lifted the economy in the spring, but the Delta variant …

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Gems in the Backyard? A Tall Tale Has Glimmers of Truth.

Gems in the Backyard? A Tall Tale Has Glimmers of Truth.

Gems in the Backyard? A Tall Tale Has Glimmers of Truth. Gems in the Backyard? A Tall Tale Has Glimmers of Truth. A tale making the rounds in Sri Lanka this week had all the gleaming ingredients needed to rivet a pandemic-weary nation that had been caught in a cycle of debt even before the coronavirus ravaged the economy. The …

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Google Mandates Vaccines for Workers and Delays Return to Office

Google Mandates Vaccines for Workers and Delays Return to Office

Google Mandates Vaccines for Workers and Delays Return to Office Google Mandates Vaccines for Workers and Delays Return to Office Google said Wednesday that it would require employees who returned to the company’s offices to be vaccinated against the coronavirus. It also said it would push back its official return-to-office date to mid-October from September, joining a host of other …

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