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Passengers wearing protective masks wait to board a Delta Air Lines Inc. flight at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., on Wednesday, April 7, 2021. Elijah Nouvelage | Bloomberg | Getty Images Airlines have banned hundreds of passengers for unruly behavior since the start of the pandemic. Delta Air Lines wants carriers to
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Intercity bus travel in the U.S. has long been dominated by one iconic brand: Greyhound. With its fleet of 1,200 buses, Greyhound shuttles nearly 16 million passengers annually to 2,400 North American destinations. Known primarily for catering to budget-conscious, long-distance travelers, the company also offers charter services for businesses, conventions and schools. And its Greyhound
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In this article NKE Pedestrians walk past the American multinational sport clothing brand, Nike store and its logo seen in Hong Kong. Budrul Chukrut | LightRocket | Getty Images Nike shares dropped in extended trading Thursday after the sneaker giant reported quarterly revenue that missed analysts’ expectations, due to softening demand in North America. Its
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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan testifies before a Senate Appropriations Committee Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Subcommittee hearing on the EPA’s budget request on Capitol Hill in Washington, June 9, 2021. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters The Environmental Protection Agency is sharply curbing the use and production of hydrofluorocarbons, the climate-warming chemicals widely used in
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Ford started resuming vehicle production in the U.S. on May 18, 2020 with new coronavirus safety protocols such as health assessments, personal protective equipment and facility modifications to increase social distancing. Ford With no end in sight this year, the ongoing semiconductor chip shortage is now expected to cost the global automotive industry an estimated
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Former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC he anticipates the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may soon offer greater clarity on who will be eligible for Covid booster doses. Gottlieb, a Pfizer board member, elaborated on the FDA and CDC’s booster approval process during an interview Tuesday on “The News
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A Sheriff’s deputy takes an employee’s temperature as at Las Colinas women’s Detention Facility in Santee, California on Wednesday, April22, 2020. Sandy Huffaker | AFP | Getty Images The fast-spreading delta variant ripped through a federal prison in Texas over the summer, infecting both the unvaccinated and fully vaccinated populations, but few were hospitalized, according
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Former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Mark McClellan told CNBC that it seems realistic that younger kids will be getting vaccinated for Covid-19 based on the new data released by Pfizer on Monday. “Those findings are very promising, especially around the ability of a very small dose, leading to a very strong immune reaction,”
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Top infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci responds to accusations by Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) as he testifies before the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee on Capitol hill in Washington, D.C., July 20, 2021. J. Scott Applewhite | Pool | Reuters Dr. Anthony Fauci defended the Food and Drug Administration panel’s decision to
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SpaceX CEO Elon Musk poses with the crew before launch on September 15, 2021. John Kraus / Inspiration4 SpaceX CEO Elon Musk helped achieve the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital fundraising goal of the Inspiration4 spaceflight, just hours after his company returned the crew from orbit. The main goal of the Inspiration4 mission, which launched
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California Governor Gavin Newsom speaks to members of the media after meeting students at Melrose Leadership Academy during a school visit in Oakland, California on Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021. Stephen Lam | San Francisco Chronicle | Hearst Newspapers via Getty Images California Gov. Gavin Newsom has called his decisive victory in this week’s recall election
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An influential Food and Drug Administration advisory committee on Friday resoundingly rejected a plan to administer booster shots of Pfizer and BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine to the general public, saying they needed more data. The panel, however, could still clear the shots for older populations. Scientists continued debating the need for a third dose of the
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This photo provided by the Southern Area Blue Incident Management Team on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2021, shows the giant sequoia known as the General Sherman Tree with its base wrapped in a fire-resistant blanket to protect it from the intense heat of approaching wildfires at Sequoia National Forest in California. Southern Area Blue Incident Management
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Billionaire Peter Thiel, PayPal co-founder and chairman of Palantir Technologies, during a news conference in Tokyo, Japan, on Nov. 18, 2019. Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg via Getty Images Billionaire Peter Thiel and others with huge retirement account balances are in lawmakers’ crosshairs. House Democrats unveiled a tax package on Monday that would force distributions from one’s nest
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U.S. President Joe Biden departs after delivering an update on his administration’s coronavirus disease (COVID-19) response in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building’s South Court Auditorium at the White House in Washington, June 2, 2021. Carlos Barria | Reuters A key part of President Joe Biden‘s plan to combat Covid is in jeopardy as a Food
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Houston Fire Department paramedics prepare to transport a man with breathing difficulties from a senior living center to a hospital on September 14, 2021 in Houston, Texas. John Moore | Getty Images The fast-spreading delta variant is so contagious, it’s exposed weaknesses in vaccine protection and changed the outlook for ending the pandemic, Moderna President
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In this article RY4C-IE EZJ-GB IAG-GB LHA-DE WIZZ-GB Ryanair and EasyJet airplanes. Horacio Villalobos | Getty Images News | Getty Images LONDON — European low-cost airlines have clear advantages over larger flag carriers in a post-pandemic world, analysts have told CNBC, despite the massive support packages deployed from governments around the world. It’s been a
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The Inspiration4 crew in their SpaceX spacesuits, from left: Chris Sembroski, Dr. Sian Proctor, Jared Isaacman, and Hayley Arceneaux John Kraus / Inspiration4 KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Florida — SpaceX is set to make history as Elon Musk’s space company prepares to launch four civilians to orbit. They will become the first full crew of non-professional astronauts to fly to
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In this article DAI-DE BMW-DE VOW3-DE 9868-HK NIO The electric vehicle sector is seeing its “most exciting moment” now — and consolidation in the sector cannot be avoided, says Bain & Company’s Helen Liu. “I would say that consolidation is an inevitable trend in this industry,” Liu, partner at the consultancy firm, told CNBC’s “Capital
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