US health officials propose once-a-year COVID-19 vaccines for most Americans
The proposal comes as boosters have become a hard sell.
DoorDash to cut 1,250 corporate jobs after COVID-19 pandemic hiring surge
Delivery company DoorDash is eliminating more than 1,200 corporate jobs, about 6% of its total workforce, saying it hired too many people when demand for its services increased during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Carnival Cruise Line brings back COVID-19 protocols in Australia
The move came after hundreds of passengers were infected on the Majestic Princess.
Millions of people may still be eligible for COVID-19 stimulus checks, but the deadline is coming up
Based on IRS and Treasury data, there could be between 9 and 10 million people who have not yet received their payments.
Texas paid $411 million in fraudulent unemployment claims in pandemic, under 1% of claims
TWC reports under 1% of unemployment claims paid were fraudulent.
Secret Service recovers $286 million in stolen pandemic loans
Since 2020, the Secret Service initiated more than 3,850 pandemic related fraud investigations.
Democratic lawmakers urge Biden to extend student loan payment pause
Lawmakers have urged the Biden administration to extend the current student loan payment pause past the end of August.
Food banks in America experience surging demand: 'No sign of it slowing down any time soon'
High gas prices plus supply-chain shortages and long-term pandemic effects are impacting food banks nationwide.
Treasury Department opens investigation into Abbott’s use of federal funds for border mission
The state has spent around $4 billion on the operations; the Washington Post has reported that around $1 billion in coronavirus aid was used.
Here are the top 25 most overvalued housing markets in the US
Homes in 97% of cities in America are overvalued, according to Moody’s Analytics, with the most overvalued markets seeing homes priced at 50% to 70% more than they’re worth. But how long will this last?
Baby formula shortage hits 'crisis' level, sparking panic in parents across US
The shortages caused major retailers including Target, Walmart, Walgreens and CVS to place limits on how much customers can purchase at one time.
Texas ranked among one of the top US states with rising unemployment claims: report
A new report shows Texas' unemployment claims have only gotten higher since the start of the coronavirus crisis.
64% of employees would rather quit their jobs than return to the office full-time, survey finds
An average of 36.8% of the workforce was back in offices during the fourth week of February in 10 major U.S. cities monitored by Kastle Systems, which tracks building access-card swipes.
Trump administration accused of approving illegal COVID loan worth $700 million
The Trump administration allegedly approved a multi-million dollar CARES Act loan to a trucking company ineligible for the money and involved in a Department of Justice fraud lawsuit.
Dr. Fauci says the ‘US is out of the pandemic phase’
Dr. Anthony Fauci said COVID-19 infections and deaths are at a lower level in the U.S., but people should still get 'intermittently' vaccinated.
Beijing enforces lockdowns, expands COVID-19 mass testing amid outbreak
Residents lined up for throat swabs across Beijing as mass testing was expanded to 11 city districts. Beijing has a total of 92 virus cases since an outbreak was discovered five days ago.
Amazon introduces 'fuel and inflation surcharge' for 3rd party sellers as company deals with rising costs
Online retail giant Amazon announced the company will introduce a surcharge to help offset rising costs.
3 Harris County Judge staffers named in felony indictments over controversial contract
Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo’s Chief of Staff Alex Triantaphyllis, Wallis Nader and Aaron Dunn are facing felony criminal indictments in connection to the $11 million COVID-19 communication contract awarded last year to Elevate Strategies.
US inflation report: Consumer prices jumped 8.5% in past year, highest since 1981
U.S. inflation soared 8.5% over the past 12 months, the biggest spike since December 1981.
COVID spending bill stalls in Senate as GOP, Dems stalemate
A compromise $10 billion measure buttressing the government’s COVID-19 defenses has stalled in the Senate and seemed all but certainly sidetracked for weeks, victim of a campaign-season fight over the incendiary issue of immigration.