Pfizer COVID Vaccine Approval in U.K. Prompts Wave of Memes Celebrating News

As the U.K. became the world’s first country to approve a COVID-19 vaccine developed by American pharmaceutical firm Pfizer and German biotechnology company BioNTech, a wave of memes have been shared by Twitter users celebrating the news of the approval.U.K. Health Secretary Matt Hancock tweeted Wednesday: “Help is on its way,” noting “the U.K. is…Continue Reading

Netflix has 66 new original movies and shows coming in December – here’s what to look forward to

November was a pretty weak month for Netflix, but the streamer has a huge list of original movies and series coming in December 2020. There’s plenty to look forward to this month, but two new Netflix movies really stand out. David Fincher’s MANK will premiere on December 4th, and then the new post-apocalyptic Geroge Clooney…Continue Reading

L.A. street vendors are caught between COVID and the law

This story is a collaboration between Capital & Main and L.A. Taco “¡Hay viene la ciudad!” (“Here comes the city!”) It’s a warning often heard throughout street vendor communities in Los Angeles, meaning only one thing: time to stop selling, start packing and go. Nearly a year after Los Angeles began officially permitting street vendors as…Continue Reading

UK becomes the first to approve Pfizer-BioNTech Covid vaccine, rollout due next week

LONDON — The U.K. on Wednesday became the first country to authorize the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for emergency use, marking another step in the global battle against the pandemic.The vaccine will now be rolled out in the country next week, with elderly people in care homes and medical workers first in line. The U.K. government is the…Continue Reading

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is the latest tech company to leave Silicon Valley, and is moving to Houston

Antonio Neri, President and CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise.Anjali Sundaram | CNBCHewlett Packard Enterprise is the latest tech company to shift its focus away from Silicon Valley, announcing Tuesday that it will relocate its headquarters from San Jose, California, to Houston, Texas.”HPE’s largest U.S. employment hub, Houston is an attractive market to recruit and retain…Continue Reading

Coronavirus updates: At least 41 infected after New Orleans swingers convention; 2 California mayors defy COVID rules; 270K US deaths

CLOSE Doctors and nurses working in hospitals across the country are sharing the realities of COVID-19. USA TODAYThe United Kingdom has become the first western country to approve widespread use of a COVID-19 vaccine developed by drug companies Pfizer and BioNTech, the British government said Wednesday. The first shots will be given to the most vulnerable people…Continue Reading

Panel: vaccine first to health workers, care homes

Skip to main content HomeCoronavirus Updates2020 Election ResultsElectionsNationWorldPoliticsFactcheckEducationInvestigationsHealthWeatherRace in AmericaImpeachmentJust the FAQsTracking 2020Register to VoteVoter GuideHealth care workers and nursing home residents should be at the front of the line when the first coronavirus vaccine shots become available, the influential Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommended Tuesday. (Dec. 2)APContinue Reading

‘The sweet taste of hypocrisy’: Turns out Gavin Newsom isn’t the ONLY Covid shutdown proponent in California with a French Laundry problem

Watching some politicians get busted violating (or getting caught trying to violate, but then reversing course) their own Covid-19 related restrictions doesn’t seem to be as much about hypocrisy as that they just don’t seem to believe the warnings they breathlessly provide to the public. It’s not that much different from high-profile climate change alarmists…Continue Reading