Merck Will Allow Other Drug Manufacturers to Produce Its COVID-19 Pill
(LONDON) Pharmaceutical company Merck agreed to allow other drug makers to produce its COVID-19 pill, in a move aimed at helping millions of people in poorer countries get access to the potentially life-saving drug, a United Nations-backed public health organization said on Wednesday.
Higher Food Prices Hit the Poor and Those Who Help Them
Many households are being forced to adjust their shopping lists or seek assistance. But food banks, too, are feeling the pinch.
Department holds public hearings on for-profit 90-10 rule
The Department of Education held the first of two public hearings Tuesday on regulatory changes to the 90-10 rule, as it kicks off another negotiated rule-making process to carry out provisions passed by Congress earlier this year that close a loophole in the law affecting military service members and veterans.
Goldman Sachs, Harvard team up with Al Gore's investment firm
The venture will seek to channel capital into companies and projects that can help decarbonise the economy.
Poorer countries spend five times more on debt than climate crisis - report
Lower income countries spend five times more on debt than coping with the impact of climate change and reducing carbon emissions, according to a leading anti poverty charity.
M.L.B. and Its Union Seek Common Ground as World Series Starts
Commissioner Rob Manfred and the union leader Tony Clark both addressed the news media ahead of Game 1, discussing labor negotiations as well as Atlanta's "tomahawk chop."
Chicago Cubs: Uncertainty, fear overshadow the World Series
Since the news has been leaking out of the dark and dismal state of labor relations in MLB, on the eve of the World Series, I thought I'd update Chicago Cubs fans on who the main players are.
Tioga County Boys & Girls Club Opens its Doors for Free After School Programs
The Boys & Girls Club has been serving the youth in Tioga County and those in Owego-Apalachin School District for many years.
For months, California private schools have been waiting for 'emergency' Covid aid - The San Francisco Examiner
Private schools in California are growing frustrated waiting for federal funds to be distributed by Gov. Gavin Newsom, pictured here at a San Francisco middle school, and the California Department of Education.
Gov. Greg Abbott Signs Texas's First Statewide Anti-Trans Bill
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday signed a bill that would ban K-12 transgender students from playing on sports teams that match their gender identity - the first such bill to become law in the state, after dozens of similar bills were introduced and debated over three special legislative sessions.