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Rite Aid “never thought [it] would get inundated with people trying to get a vaccine,” CEO of Rite Aid (RAD) Heyward Donigan said in a discussion panel as part of the Milken Institute’s Future of Health Summit.
The United States' top military officer on Wednesday hit back against a growing conservative movement opposed to teaching certain theories about racism at educational institutions, saying military university graduates should be "open-minded and be widely read." The remarks to Congress by Army General Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, did not endorse critical race theory but strongly condemned a drumbeat by Republican lawmakers and pundits against it being taught.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Asian Americans, veterans and civilians in the U.S. and the Philippines are campaigning to name a Navy warship for a Filipino sailor who bravely rescued two crew members when their ship caught fire more than a century ago, earning him a prestigious and rare Medal of Honor. Supporters say naming a ship for Telesforo Trinidad would honor not just the only Asian American in the U.S. Navy granted the nation's highest award for valor, but the tens of thousands of Filipinos and Am
The collapse happened just before noon along Interstate 295 in Northeast Washington. Investigators believe a truck struck the bridge, causing it to come loose and collapse, said Chris Geldart, the acting deputy mayor for public safety. Chunks of concrete and other debris were strewn across the highway, and both directions of traffic were expected to be closed at least until late Friday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the most anticipated hearing in the case in years, Britney Spears is expected to address a judge overseeing the conservatorship that has controlled the pop star's money and affairs since 2008. If Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Brenda Penny does not make a last-minute decision Wednesday to seal the proceedings, Spears' words will be heard in open court for the first time in the 13-year conservatorship. Several dozen fans from the so called #FreeBritney movement gathered ou
Fed policymakers are coming around to the view that a damaged labor market may not be able to quickly return to the historic employment figures of early 2020,
The electric vehicle start-up just upped its (Wall) street cred, but plenty of fundamental pitfalls lie ahead.
TORONTO — Ontario might move into the second phase of its reopening plan a few days ahead of schedule, Premier Doug Ford said Wednesday, promising an announcement "very shortly." Step 2 of the province's three-part reopening will see services like haircuts resume and allow outdoor venues like water parks and other attractions to open. Small gatherings of five people indoors and larger gatherings of 25 people outdoors will also be permitted, along with outdoor team sports and events with restrict
The coronavirus pandemic will leave long-lasting issues for Americans across the country, even those who might not know it yet.
It was never officially released to the public.
NEW YORK (AP) — A listless day on Wall Street ended with indexes mixed on Wednesday, as nervousness continues to wash out of the market following last week’s jolt by the Federal Reserve. The S&P 500 slipped 4.60 points, or 0.1%, to 4,241.84 after earlier meandering between very modest gains and losses. It’s 0.3% below its record high set a week and a half ago. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 71.34, or 0.2%, to 33,874.24, while the Nasdaq composite added to its record set a day before. It i
NEW YORK, June 23, 2021--The New York Sports Hall of Fame relaunched today with a historic offering: the first NFT of Lou Gehrig's famed 1939 "Luckiest Man" speech.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Wednesday gave the president greater power to fire the head of the agency that oversees mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, ruling that the agency's structure violates separation of powers principles in the Constitution. Writing for a majority of the court, Justice Samuel Alito said that as the justices explained in a case last year, “the Constitution prohibits even ‘modest restrictions’ on the President’s power to remove the head of an agency with
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) _ Worthington Industries Inc. (WOR) on Wednesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of $113.6 million. On a per-share basis, the Columbus, Ohio-based company said it had net income of $2.15. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were $2.33 per share. The metal manufacturer posted revenue of $978.3 million in the period. For the year, the company reported profit of $723.8 million, or $13.42 per share. Revenue was reported as $3.17 billion. Worthington shares ha
NEW YORK & AUSTIN, Texas, June 23, 2021--NYDIG, a leading technology and financial services firm dedicated to Bitcoin, and Q2 Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:QTWO), a leading provider of digital transformation solutions for banking and lending, today announced they will collaborate to provide the more than 18.3 million registered users on the Q2 platform with the ability to buy, sell and hold Bitcoin.
DETROIT (AP) — Jonathan Schoop hit a solo homer and a two-run double to help the Detroit Tigers beat the skidding St. Louis Cardinals 6-2 Wednesday. The Tigers have won three straight for the second time in a 10-day span. Schoop has played a key part in the relative surge, hitting 10 home runs this month. The Cardinals have lost five of six. Since leading the NL Central nearly a month ago, they have lost 16 of 22 games. Matt Manning (1-1) allowed two runs on five hits and two walks over 5 2/3 in
The Juventus superstar, 36, has now scored the most men’s international goals in the game’s history
Appearance will mark the first time Spears has been heard in open court in 13 years since conservatorship began
First rioter tried for US Capitol attack gets probation instead of prison timeAnna Morgan-Lloyd was sentenced to three years’ probation but judge warns other defendants not to expect the same leniency Trump supporters breach the US Capitol as teargas fills the corridor. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images
VICTORIA — An order of Catholic nuns whose members taught at the Kamloops Indian Residential School in British Columbia says it has reached an agreement to improve access to its private archival records. The Sisters of St. Ann and Royal BC Museum say in a joint statement they have signed a memorandum of understanding to enhance access to the documents for both the museum and the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre at the University of B.C. It says the needs of the Indigenous co