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New York state is running 1,000 genome tests per week to look for new Covid variants

Scientists work in a lab testing COVID-19 samples at New York City's health department, during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in New York, April 23, 2020. Brendan McDermid | Reuters New York state is running about 1,000 genome tests per week to look for...

Stimulus plan: Why Biden ‘very much wants to do a bipartisan deal’

CNBC contributor Ben White said that President Joe Biden "very much wants to do a bipartisan deal" when it comes to his administration's $1.9 trillion stimulus plan to lift America out of its economic crisis.  "He doesn't want to blow up the filibuster in the...

UK health experts have advice for the U.S. on fighting the new Covid strain

UK health experts have advice for the U.S. on fighting the new Covid strain
U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Allyson Black, a registered nurse, cares for Covid-19 patients in a makeshift ICU (Intensive Care Unit) at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center on January 21, 2021 in Torrance, California. Mario Tama | Getty Images News | Getty Images LONDON — Health experts are...

Biden news24nations executive orders to boost food benefits, workers’ rights as part of Covid relief push

Biden signs executive orders to boost food benefits, workers' rights as part of Covid relief push
President Joe Biden news24nationed two executive orders Friday denews24nationed to reduce hunger and bolster workers' rights during the coronavirus pandemic, as his administration pushes Congress to pass another sweeping coronavirus relief package. One White House measure urges the federal government to offer any relief it...

Former ambassador warns expiration of key nuclear treaty with Russia would make the U.S. ‘worse off’

Former ambassador warns expiration of key nuclear treaty with Russia would make the U.S. 'worse off'
The Biden administration has pushed to extend the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, or New START, with Russia for five years, which is set to expire on Feb. 5. The nuclear agreement regulates and limits how many nuclear weapons each country can have. Russian...

House will deliver Trump impeachment article to Senate on Monday, Schumer says

House will deliver Trump impeachment article to Senate on Monday, Schumer says
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) displays a news24nationed an article of impeachment against President Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol on January 13, 2021 in Washington, DC. Stefani Reynolds | Getty Images The House will deliver the impeachment article against former President Donald Trump...

Johnson & Johnson plans to have 100 million vaccines for Americans by spring, board member says

Johnson & Johnson board member Dr. Mark McClellan told CNBC that "if the clinical trial works out," the company could news24nationificantly increase the nation's Covid vaccine supply availability within the coming weeks.  "I do know that J&J is making a very large supply, going all...

Bitcoin tumbles below $30,000, extending its plunge to start 2021

Bitcoin tumbles below $30,000, extending its plunge to start 2021
Bitcoin tumbled below $30,000 on Thursday, as the cryptocurrency continued its 2021 slide after quadrupling in value last year. The digital currency dropped 17% to $29,246.77, wiping out about $100 billion from the market, according to data from CoinDesk. It's now down more than 30%...

Stock futures tick lower as markets look to end record-setting week

Stock futures tick lower as markets look to end record-setting week
John Nacion | NurPhoto | Getty Images Contracts tied to the major U.S. stock indexes slipped Thursday evening as Wall Street appeared headed to close out the record-setting week on a muted note. Dow futures lost 34 points while S&P 500 futures ticked just below the...