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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On eve of Auschwitz anniversary, survivor saddened by U.S. Capitol attack
As the 76th anniversary on Wednesday of the liberation of Auschwitz draws closer, Bill Harvey, who survived the concentration camp, said he was shocked by displays of anti-Semitism during the U.S. Capitol riot.
U.S. says $35 billion more in pandemic loans approved, trying to fix program snags
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) on Tuesday said it had approved 400,000 more pandemic relief loans worth $35 billion and was trying to fix issues operational snags with the program raised by lenders.
AT&T is sued for $1.35 billion over technology to synchronize smart devices
AT&T Inc was sued on Tuesday for at least $1.35 billion by a Seattle company that accused the telecommunications giant of stealing its patented "twinning" technology, which lets smart devices such as watches and tablets respond to calls placed to a single phone number.
Widespread internet outage hits U.S. East Coast
Thousands of users across the U.S. East Coast faced widespread internet outage from providers including Verizon Communications Inc on Tuesday, disrupting services offered by Google, Amazon, Zoom, Slack and other tech firms.
Tunisia's parliament approves Cabinet reshuffle amid protests
Tunisia's parliament on Tuesday approved a Cabinet reshuffle that deepened the conflict between the prime minister and the president, as hundreds protested outside the heavily barricaded parliament over social inequality and police abuses.
GameStop extends Reddit driven hyper-rally after Musk tweet
Amateur investors piled further into niche stocks on Tuesday, sending professional short sellers scrambling to cover losing bets, with GameStop skyrocketing for a fourth straight day, thanks in part to Elon Musk.
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