Joe Manchin opposes SEC climate disclosure rule

Chairman Joe Manchin, DW.Va., conducts a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing on domestic and international energy price trends, in Dirksen Building on Tuesday, November 16, 2021. tom williams | CQ-Roll Call, Inc. | Getty Images Sen. Joe Manchin said Monday that he is “deeply concerned” about the new climate disclosures proposed by the … Read more

Stock futures are flat after S&P 500 notches third straight week of gains

Traders on the floor of the NYSE, March 25, 2022. Source: NYSE US stock index futures were flat during overnight trading Sunday, after the S&P 500 posted a third straight week of gains. Futures contracts tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average slide 14 points. S&P 500 futures were flat, while Nasdaq 100 futures declined … Read more

Airlines cancel hundreds of weekend flights as storms sweep through Florida

A Southwest Airlines jet sits at a gate at Orlando International Airport in Orlando, Florida, US, October 11, 2021. Joe Skipper | Reuters Airlines canceled hundreds of weekend flights and thousands more were delayed as thunderstorms in Florida slowed traffic in one of the country’s top travel destinations during spring break. More than 5,900 US … Read more

Starbucks’ New York City Reserve Roastery becomes the 9th cafe to unionize

Employees serve customers at a newly opened Starbucks’ Reserve Roasteries in the Meatpacking District on December 14, 2018 in New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images Starbucks baristas at its New York City Reserve Roastery voted 46-36 in favor of forming a union on Friday, dealing a blow to incoming interim CEO Howard Schultz … Read more

Myocarditis risk higher after Covid infection than vaccination, CDC finds

A healthcare worker administers a Covid-19 test in San Francisco, California, on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images People infected with Covid-19 face a higher risk of myocarditis and other inflammatory heart conditions than those vaccinated against the disease, according to a large study published by the Centers for … Read more

‘Morbius’ reviews: Spider-Man spin-off is bad

Jared Leto stars as Michael Morbius in Sony’s “Morbius.” sony It’s never a good sign when a critic says your movie could have been “better summed up in a two-minute trailer,” but, alas, that is the case for Sony’s latest Marvel film “Morbius.” As Adam Graham of the Detroit News notes in his review of … Read more

Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) Q2 2022 earnings

A person enters a Walgreens store in San Francisco, California, US, on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Walgreens Boots Alliance on Thursday announced fiscal second-quarter earnings that topped analysts’ expectations, after the omicron variant of Covid-19 intensified demand for booster shots and tests and drove foot traffic during … Read more

Chris Rock’s first show since Will Smith slap sees ticket prices soar

Actor Chris Rock speaks onstage during the 94th Oscars at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood, California on March 27, 2022. Robyn Beck | dpa | Getty Images Chris Rock has yet to publicly address being slapped by Will Smith during the 94th annual Academy Awards ceremony on Sunday. Fans are banking on the chance that … Read more

Autos union chief responds to Elon Musk ‘inviting’ UAW to organize Tesla workers

Founder and CEO of Tesla Motors Elon Musk speaks during a media tour of the Tesla Gigafactory, which will produce batteries for the electric carmaker, in Sparks, Nevada. James Glover II | Reuters If Tesla CEO Elon Musk is serious about welcoming organizing efforts of the company’s US workforce, the automaker should rehire a fired … Read more

FDA authorizes fourth Pfizer and Moderna Covid vaccine doses for people age 50 and older

The Food and Drug Administration has authorized fourth Pfizer and Moderna Covid vaccine doses for everyone age 50 and older, amid uncertainty over whether an even more contagious version of omicron will cause another wave of infection in the US as it has in Europe and China. The FDA also said it authorized a second … Read more