The first major study of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to be independently reviewed shows it's highly effective at preventing COVID-19, in a potentially landmark moment for countries desperate end lockdowns.
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Biden revokes Trump proclamation barring many green card applicants and temporary foreign workers
U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday revoked a proclamation from his predecessor that blocked many green card applicants and temporary foreign workers from entering the United States.
Wall Street finishes up as Fed's Powell soothes inflation fears
Shares on Wall Street ended higher on Wednesday, as a selloff in technology-related stocks eased and a rotation into cyclical shares continued after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell's comments calmed inflation worries.
Biden CIA nominee Burns to focus on 'authoritarian adversary' China
President Joe Biden's nominee to be director of the CIA, William Burns, told a Senate committee on Wednesday that he saw competition with China - and countering its "adversarial, predatory" leadership - as the key to U.S. national security.
U.S. report on Khashoggi death expected to single out Saudi crown prince-sources
A declassified version of a U.S. intelligence report expected to be released on Thursday finds that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved the 2018 killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, four U.S. officials familiar with the matter said.
Nvidia forecasts sales above estimates as gaming chip sales surge
Nvidia Corp forecast better-than-expected fiscal first-quarter revenue on Wednesday, expecting strong demand for its graphics chips used in gaming PCs and artificial intelligence chips for data centers.
ViacomCBS touts 'Paramount+' to investors after mixed earnings
ViacomCBS Inc kicked off its investor day on Wednesday with a focus on the upcoming rebranding of its CBS All Access streaming service to "Paramount+" - a move designed to capture a larger share of viewers while it pursues selling content to competitors.
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