The U.S. government's first shipment of coronavirus vaccine doses to be divided among states and federal agencies, including the Department of Defense, will fall far short of protecting high priority groups such as healthcare workers, a Reuters analysis has found.
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Wall Street hits highs as slowing job growth spurs stimulus bets
Wall Street's main indexes rose to all-time highs on Friday as data showing the slowest U.S. jobs growth in six months raised investors' expectations for a new fiscal relief bill to help revive the coronavirus-hit economy.
League suspends marijuana tests for 2020-21 season, cites pandemic challenges
The National Basketball Association (NBA) and its NBPA players' association have agreed to suspend random testing for marijuana during the 2020-21 season, a league spokesman said on Friday.
Exclusive: U.S. not extending TikTok divestiture deadline, but talks expected to continue - sources
The Trump administration on Friday opted not to grant ByteDance a new extension of an order requiring the Chinese company to divest TikTok's U.S. assets, but talks between the company and government are expected to continue over the short video-sharing app's fate, two sources briefed on the matter said.
Drug industry trade groups sue Trump admin over drug pricing rule
Drug industry trade groups filed two lawsuits against the Trump administration on Friday challenging new U.S. rules to lower drug prices, potentially undermining one of President Donald Trump's flagship efforts to take on high drug costs.
UK, EU call in leaders to save trade talks
British and EU negotiators paused trade talks on Friday to call in their leaders to try to narrow gaps and get an agreement over the line, less than four weeks before Britain completes its Brexit journey out of the bloc.
Firefighters move in on Southern California canyon blaze, aided by easing winds
Firefighters battling a blaze in a Southern California canyon made some progress toward containment but were up against more high winds and low humidity on Friday, which threatened to stoke the flames that forced thousands to evacuate.
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