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FDA advisory committee to discuss emergency authorization for Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine

A sign for the Food And Drug Administration is seen outside of the headquarters on July 20, 2020 in White Oak, Maryland. Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images An FDA advisory committee will meet next month to discuss an emergency use authorization (EUA) for Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine. Earlier this week, Pfizer said clinical trials had shown its vaccine to be 95% effective. "While we cannot predict how long the FDA's review will take, the FDA will review the request as expeditiously as possible, while...
Tags: Science, US, Trends, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Pfizer, Charles Davis, US Food and Drug Administration, EUA, ECRI, White Oak Maryland, Stephen M Hahn, COVID, Covid-19 Vaccine, Sarah Silbiger Getty, Marcus Schabacker


Here's why a stimulus package with $1,200 checks may not be passed until Biden takes office in January

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Alex Wong/Getty Images; Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images Virus cases are surging, but odds of a coronavirus relief deal by the end of the year appear very slim. Republicans and Democrats fiercely disagree on the amount of spending needed to prop up struggling people and hard-hit businesses. Trump's refusal to concede the election to Biden has spilled over onto Capitol Hill and contributed to the gridlock. The arrival of more ...
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The odds of a stimulus package before January hit rock bottom with Congress deadlocked on coronavirus relief priorities

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Alex Wong/Getty Images; Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images Odds of a stimulus package before January appear very dim. Republicans and Democrats are not budging from their past spending demands. Pelosi and Schumer say the $2.4 trillion stimulus plan is their starting point while the GOP argues for a slimmer $500 billion measure. The White House is sitting out the latest round of negotiations on Capitol Hill. Visit Business Insid...
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Restaurants struggling to survive the pandemic have a bombshell reason to celebrate with Pfizer vaccine news

Wiki Commons Pfizer announced on Monday that clinical trials revealed that its vaccine helped prevent COVID-19. The news serves as a "light at the end of the tunnel" of sorts for the restaurant industry, according to Edward Jones analyst Brian Yarbrough.  Colder weather and surges in COVID-19 cases will create risks for restaurants this winter. However, the vaccine, election outcome, and likely stimulus package are reasons for longer-term optimism.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for m...
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White House personnel chief reportedly threatens to fire staff who look for new jobs before Trump's term ends

Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images John McEntee, director of the Office of Presidential Personnel, has threatened to fire political appointees if they look for another job before President Donald Trump's term in office ends, the Associated Press, CNN, and Axios reported Monday. Each administration appoints about 4,000 political staff. President Donald Trump's appointees now have less than three months left in post. According to the report, staff could be fired if their bosses hear they're applyi...
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Sean Hannity falsely claimed Ilhan Omar engaged in voter fraud. He didn't realize the state has same-day voter registration.

Rep. Ilhan Omar speaks during a news conference outside of the U.S. Capitol on January 27, 2020 in Washington, DC. Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images Fox News opinion host Sean Hannity has pushed another baseless claim that Rep. Ilhan Omar engaged in voter fraud on Election Day. Omar's tweet about same-day voter registration was taken out of context by the Fox News host, who alleged that Omar was encouraging unregistered voters to vote. Under Minnesota law, voters are able to take advantage of sa...
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Walmart, Target, and Best Buy have revealed their Black Friday plans and they're all radically different from prior years

Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images Three of the biggest retailers just revealed their Black Friday plans. Walmart, Best Buy, and Target are spreading deals across the month instead of concentrating on one day. The stores are taking measures to keep shoppers safe and offering more shipping options. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The usual Black Friday experience of long lines and 3 a.m. store openings is sure to look different this year.Retailers have to make shoppers feel sa...
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'Calm before the storm:' Washington DC braces for possible post-election disorder

Protective wood boards are placed on the front of the McPherson Building on October 28, 2020 near the White House in Washington, DC. Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images Washington DC is bracing itself ahead of the 2020 presidential election on Tuesday.  Three people who live in the capital told Business Insider that while Washington is still pretty quiet, there's a "tension in the air" and an atmosphere of "uncertainty" as more people fear post-election violence. Some businesses in the capital hav...
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Vote in person if you're young and healthy — it's relatively safe, and your vote is more likely to count

Heather King in line at State Farm Arena, Georgia's largest early-voting location, to cast her ballot on October 12 in Atlanta. Jessica McGowan/Getty Images More than 66 million Americans have already voted in this year's general election. Mail-in ballots are more likely to be rejected than ballots cast in person. The chances of contracting the coronavirus from voting in person are low, so if you're young and healthy, consider voting in person. Visit Business Insider's homepage for mor...
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Ex-FDA commissioners, including former Trump advisor, warn against White House efforts to 'tip the scales' on COVID-19 vaccine

WHITE OAK, MD - JULY 20: A sign for the Food And Drug Administration is seen outside of the headquarters on July 20, 2020 in White Oak, Maryland. Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images Seven former FDA commissioners penned an op-ed on Tuesday warning against political manipulation of the administration. The commissioners, including President Trump's first appointee and former advisor, say the White House is undermining faith in science and contributing to skepticism of a coronavirus vaccine. For deca...
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Trump wanted his daughter Ivanka to be his vice presidential pick in 2016, according to a new book from the president's former deputy campaign chairman

President Donald Trump and senior adviser Ivanka Trump. Photo by Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images Then-candidate Donald Trump wanted his daughter, Ivanka, to be his running mate in 2016, a former campaign aide writes in a new book. Rick Gates, who served as campaign deputy chairman in 2016, says in his new book that Trump pushed for her consideration as VP for weeks. "She’s bright, she’s smart, she’s beautiful, and the people would love her!" Trump said, according to Gates. Visit Business Insid...
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Sources close to a 'distressed' Dr. Birx say she feels sidelined on the White House coronavirus task force and wonders how much longer she can stay on

White House coronavirus response coordinator Deborah Birx listens as U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks at a coronavirus press briefing on April 18, 2020, in Washington, DC. Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images Dr. Deborah Birx has reportedly become "distressed" about her role on the White House coronavirus task force, sources close to her told CNN. Those familiar with her thinking say Birx views the latest high-profile member of the task force, Scott Atlas, as an "unhealthy influence" on...
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Global stocks drop and the dollar rises after the Fed warns the US economic recovery will stall without further stimulus

Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell testifies during a hearing on "The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress," in front of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on February 12, 2020 in Washington, DC. Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images Stocks were a sea of red on Thursday after investors were spooked by warnings from a number of Federal Reserve speaker that US economy needs stimulus to continue to recover.Federal Reserve ...
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'Firstly, this is my country & I am a member of the House that impeached you': Rep. Ilhan Omar fires back after Trump's 'your country' attack

Rep. Ilhan Omar speaks during a news conference outside of the U.S. Capitol on January 27, 2020 in Washington, DC. Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images President Donald Trump made disparaging comments at a rally on Tuesday night about Rep. Ilhan Omar for a being a refugee who fled Somalia when she was eight. "She's telling us how to run our country. How did you do where you came from? How was your country doing?" Trump said.  Omar who is the first Somali-American to serve in the House of Representa...
Tags: News, Washington, US, Trends, United States, House, House Of Representatives, Somalia, Donald Trump, Trump, Omar, U S Capitol, Greenville North Carolina, Ilhan Omar, Sarah Al Arshani, Sarah Silbiger Getty


Rep. Omar blasts Trump after he complained 'she's telling us how to run our country'

Rep. Ilhan Omar speaks during a news conference outside of the U.S. Capitol on January 27, 2020 in Washington, DC. Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images President Donald Trump made disparaging comments at a rally on Tuesday night about Rep. Ilhan Omar for a being a refugee who fled Somalia when she was eight. "She's telling us how to run our country. How did you do where you came from? How was your country doing?" Trump said.  Omar who is the first Somali-American to serve in the House of Representa...
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Fed's Powell says US still faces uncertain and uneven economic recovery after 'marked improvement'

Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell testifies during a hearing on "The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress," in front of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on February 12, 2020 in Washington, DC. Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images Various speed bumps risk throwing off the now-steady US economic recovery, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said on Tuesday. While some corners of the economy including the housing mark...
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Trump's properties have raked in least $1.1 million in fees from the Secret Service since he took office

President Donald Trump returning to the White House from his Mar-a-Lago property in Florida. Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images Since 2017, the Secret Service has racked up $1.1 million in fees to stay at Trump properties, according to an updated tally from the Washington Post. A new batch of $188,000 in fees were released by the Secret Service as part of a public records lawsuit from the Post. Even though Trump never stopped by one of his golf clubs when it was shut down amid coronavirus restric...
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US dollar falls ahead of the Federal Reserve's rate decision while gold prices rise

Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell testifies during a hearing on "The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress," in front of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on February 12, 2020 in Washington, DC. Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images The dollar index fell 0.2% on Wednesday, ahead of the outcome of a Federal Reserve policy meeting. Analyst Jeffrey Halley said the weakness in the dollar reflected the expectation that the ...
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