Analysis: As Omicron Devastates Markets, Vaccine Maker Stocks Rise

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The emergence of a worrying strain of the coronavirus is benefiting shares of vaccine makers Moderna Inc, BioNTech and Pfizer as investors look for winning bets in markets ravaged by uncertainty in recent days. FILE PHOTO: A health worker places vials containing doses of the “Comirnaty” Pfizer BioNTech and Moderna vaccines … Read more

Government Kate Brown recalls lawmakers for special session to help tenants avoid eviction

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown is calling lawmakers back to Salem on Monday, Dec. 13 for a special session to tackle the state’s rent aid program, which is out of money. According to a Tuesday press release, Brown has reached an agreement with Senator Kayse Jama, D-Portland and Rep. Julie Fahey, D-Eugene — the legislature’s leading … Read more

Liam Gallagher, Glass Animals, Yeah Yeah Yeahs & More Announced For Splendor In The Grass 2022

The full lineup for next year’s Splendor In The Grass has been officially set, with Liam Gallagher, Glass Animals, Yeah Yeah Yeahs and more joining previously announced headliners Gorillaz, The Strokes and Tyler, The Creator. After being delayed four times due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Splendor will return to the home of the North … Read more

Fantasy Football Week 13 Running Back Preview: Waiver Priority, Projections, DFS Plays & More

At least things haven’t been “normal” in Fantasy Football since 2019, but a quick look at the early declining rankings for Week 13 is still alarming. In the first batch of my projections, Alexander Mattison and Jamaal Williams are both in the top eight, while Saquon Barkley, Ezekiel Elliott and Alvin Kamara are outside the … Read more

Generation Zero – Official Game Pass Trailer – IGN

Generation Zero – Official Game Pass TrailerIGN Mind Scanners and two more games now available with Xbox Game PassTrue Performance Three more games are available today with Xbox Game Pass (November 30)Pure Xbox Generation Zero is the latest surprise addition to Xbox Game PassVG247 Xbox Game Pass gets another new release of Day One, The … Read more

What to buy (and skip) in December 2021 | Smart Change: Personal Finance

Skip: Furniture and Bedding According to BLS data, furniture and bedding prices hadn’t changed much for most of the past decade and, if anything, were on the downward trend. But these relatively low prices are no longer available. Inflation has hit furniture prices like a bank in the face. The cost of furniture and bedding … Read more

First U.S. Overdose Prevention Centers Opened in New York City in Effort to Combat Overdose Deaths

The Overdose Prevention Centers (OPCs), also known as Controlled Consumption Sites or Safe Injection Sites, provide drug users with a safer place to administer drugs and receive medical care if they overdose, the city said. The centers may also provide connections to treatment and social services to aid in their recovery. “After thorough study, we … Read more

MPs vote for stricter Covid rules for wearing masks and isolation in England | Coronavirus

MEPs have approved stricter Covid rules that came into effect overnight, making masks mandatory in more places in England and changing isolation requirements amid concerns over the Omicron variant. Parliament had 28 days from the entry into force of the new regulations to formally approve plans announced over the weekend by Prime Minister Boris Johnson … Read more