Tag: politics

Fully vaccinated U.S. and EU citizens will no longer have to quarantine when traveling to England

People wait for passengers at one of the International Arrivals halls at London Heathrow Airport in west London on February 14, 2021 JUSTIN TALLIS | AFP | Getty Images LONDON — U.S. and EU travelers who have been fully vaccinated against the coronavirus will soon be allowed to visit England without having to quarantine, the […]

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California is requiring proof of Covid vaccination for state employees

Nurse Eon Walk administers the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine at a mobile vaccine clinic hosted by Mothers in Action and operated by the Los Angeles County of Public Health on July 16, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. Frederic J. Brown | AFP | Getty Images California will require state employees and some health-care workers to show […]

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Budget airline Ryanair posts 273 million euro loss as Covid continues to wreak havoc

A Ryanair aircraft Boeing 737-800 prepares to take off at Krakow Airport. Omar Marques | Getty Images News | Getty Images LONDON — Low-cost airline Ryanair said Monday that it’s still facing a “challenging” environment and that it might finish the fiscal year “somewhere between a small loss and breakeven” as Covid-19 restrictions linger. The […]

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Ponzi schemer Madoff earned $710 for almost 3,000 hours of prison work, got ‘not very dependable’ review

Bernie Madoff leaves federal court in New York on March 10, 2009. Jin Lee | Bloomberg via Getty Images Some people might argue that Bernie Madoff was grossly overpaid even at just 24 cents per hour for working as an orderly in prison. Madoff, the late Ponzi scheme king who ripped off thousands of people […]

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Delta variant is one of the most infectious respiratory diseases known, CDC director says

Rochelle Walensky, Director of the CDC Source: CDC | YouTube The delta Covid variant is one of the most infectious respiratory diseases ever seen by scientists, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. The variant is highly contagious, largely because people infected with the delta strain can carry up to […]

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CDC group weighs Covid booster shots for immunocompromised people at higher risk of breakthrough infections

A health worker prepares to administer a dose of Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine at Khagendra Navajeevan Kendra, a rehabilitation center for people with disabilities, in Kathmandu. SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory group is considering whether fully vaccinated Americans with weakened immune systems need a […]

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United Airlines shares rise on upbeat outlook on demand despite delta variant

A United Airlines Boeing 737-800 and United Airlines A320 Airbus on seen approach to San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco. Louis Nastro | Reuters Shares of United Airlines gained more than 2% on Wednesday morning after the carrier forecast that the rebound in travel demand will continue in the coming months. United reported its sixth […]

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New bill would make some companies report cyber attacks to the government

U.S. Senator Mark Warner, Democrat of Virginia and Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, holds a hearing about worldwide threats, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, April 14, 2021. Saul Loeb | Pool | Reuters A new bill unveiled Wednesday would make some companies tell the government when they’ve been hacked. The bipartisan […]

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