The administration will purchase 100 million doses each of the vaccines made by Pfizer and Moderna to be delivered by summer and will increase supply to states in the coming weeks, an official says.
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U.S. judge blocks deportation freeze in swift setback for Biden
A federal judge in Texas on Tuesday temporarily blocked a move by new U.S. President Joe Biden to halt the deportation of many immigrants for a 100-day period, a swift legal setback for his ambitious immigration agenda.
YouTube temporarily suspends Trump lawyer Giuliani from partner program
YouTube temporarily suspended former President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani from its partner program last week, the Alphabet Inc unit said on Tuesday, citing repeated violation of its policy that prevents false claim of widespread fraud in the 2020 U.S. presidential election.
Russia, U.S. extend arms pact, Kremlin says, as Biden, Putin talk
Russia and the United States have struck a deal to extend the New START nuclear arms control treaty, the Kremlin said on Tuesday, a move that preserves the last major pact of its kind between the world's two biggest nuclear powers.
S&P, Nasdaq slip from record levels as earnings season gains speed
The S&P and Nasdaq slipped on Tuesday from record closing levels as investors digested a batch of corporate earnings results, while an expected policy announcement from the Federal Reserve on Wednesday helped to limit moves.
GameStop closes up 92.7%, extending Wall Street's retail frenzy
Individual investors continued to pile into niche stock market plays on Tuesday, causing a scramble by short-seller funds to cover losing bets, with companies like GameStop skyrocketing for the fourth straight day even as others caught up in the buying frenzy reversed gains.
Jane Fonda to get lifetime award at Golden Globes
American actor and activist Jane Fonda will get a lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes ceremony next month, marking a career in film, television and at the forefront of social issues over some 60 years.
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