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Signs of an 'October Vaccine Surprise' Alarm Career Scientists

Signs of an 'October Vaccine Surprise' Alarm Career Scientists

By JoNel Aleccia | Sep 22, 2020

If the executive branch were to overrule the FDA's scientific judgment, a vaccine of limited efficacy and, worse, unknown side effects could be rushed to market.

Micosoft Will Buy Video Game Maker ZeniMax for $7.5 Billion

Micosoft Will Buy Video Game Maker ZeniMax for $7.5 Billion

Sep 22, 2020

Microsoft is buying the company behind popular video games The Elder Scrolls, Doom and Fallout.

'Queer to Stay' Announces Funding Recipients to Support LGBTQ Businesses

'Queer to Stay' Announces Funding Recipients to Support LGBTQ Businesses

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Sep 21, 2020

This week, the Human Rights Campaign and Showtime announced the recipients of its "Queer to Stay: An LGBTQ+ Business Preservation Initiative," which, among other recipients, includes Denver-based Blush & Blu.

Park MGM and NoMad Las Vegas Reopen as Strip's First Smoke-Free Resort

Park MGM and NoMad Las Vegas Reopen as Strip's First Smoke-Free Resort

Sep 20, 2020

It took a pandemic with high incidence of respiratory symptoms to nudge Las Vegas toward a smoke-free environment, but Park MGM and NoMad Las Vegas are hopefully setting a trend that other casinos and resorts will soon follow.

 US Bans Wechat, Tiktok from App Stores, Threatens Shutdowns

US Bans Wechat, Tiktok from App Stores, Threatens Shutdowns

By Tali Arbel, Matt O'brien and Matt Ott | Sep 18, 2020

The U.S. Commerce Department said Friday it will ban Chinese-owned TikTok and WeChat from U.S. app stores on Sunday and will bar the apps from accessing essential internet services in the U.S.

John Boyega Quits Perfume Ambassador Role Over Chinese Ad

John Boyega Quits Perfume Ambassador Role Over Chinese Ad

Sep 15, 2020

Black actor John Boyega has stepped down from his role as a global ambassador for perfume brand Jo Malone after the company decided to hire a Chinese actor to replace him in an ad he created.

The Phoenix: Erectile Dysfunction Has Met Its Match

The Phoenix: Erectile Dysfunction Has Met Its Match

SPONSORED CONTENT | Sep 15, 2020

For the first time, acoustic wave technology for treating ED is now available in an at-home product, The Phoenix. The results? Let's just say they rise above expectation.

Perfume Brand Says Cutting John Boyega from Ad was Misstep

Perfume Brand Says Cutting John Boyega from Ad was Misstep

Sep 14, 2020

British perfume brand Jo Malone has apologized to Black actor John Boyega of "Star Wars" fame after cutting him out of the Chinese version of a cologne commercial he helped create.

TikTok Owner Picks Oracle Over Microsoft as US Tech Partner

TikTok Owner Picks Oracle Over Microsoft as US Tech Partner

By Matt O'Brien and Tali Arbel | Sep 14, 2020

The owner of TikTok has chosen Oracle over Microsoft as the American tech partner that could help keep the popular video-sharing app running in the U.S., according to a person familiar with the deal who was not authorized to speak publicly about it.

Kiss and Tell: Burger King & Ronald McDonald Lock Lips for Pride Ad

Kiss and Tell: Burger King & Ronald McDonald Lock Lips for Pride Ad

Sep 13, 2020

A Finnish ad campaign celebrating LGBTQ Pride features two fast-food giants' mascots locking lips.

Harrumph! Dole Fruit Bowl Ads Offend One Million Moms

Harrumph! Dole Fruit Bowl Ads Offend One Million Moms

Sep 12, 2020

A new set of cheeky, 20-seconds ads by packaged foods giant Dole offends One Million Moms.

Airlines, Unions Running Out of Time to Get More Federal Aid

Airlines, Unions Running Out of Time to Get More Federal Aid

By David Koenig | Sep 11, 2020

A couple hundred flight attendants and pilots rallied this week on Capitol Hill and tweeted at lawmakers, asking them for $25 billion in additional federal funds to prevent airline furloughs next month.

Scarcity of Key Material Squeezes Medical Mask Manufacturing

Scarcity of Key Material Squeezes Medical Mask Manufacturing

By Martha Mendoza, Juliet Linderman, Thomas Peipert, Irena Hwang | Sep 10, 2020

In many U.S. hospitals, management is rationing supplies, keeping medical-grade masks under lock and key due to limited supply.

Halt of Coronavirus Trial is 'Safety Valve' at Work: Fauci

Halt of Coronavirus Trial is 'Safety Valve' at Work: Fauci

By Lauran Neergaard | Sep 9, 2020

The top U.S. infectious disease expert said AstraZeneca's suspension of final testing of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate shows "one of the safety valves" built into the studies to spot any potential problems.

Boeing Finds New Problem with 787 That Will Delay Deliveries

Boeing Finds New Problem with 787 That Will Delay Deliveries

By David Koenig | Sep 9, 2020

Boeing has recorded its first orders of the year for the grounded 737 Max, but a new flaw has surfaced in another of its planes, compounding the company's struggle to recover during a pandemic that has undercut demand for new jetliners.

Disney Criticized for Filming 'Mulan' in China's Xinjiang

Disney Criticized for Filming 'Mulan' in China's Xinjiang

By Juwon Park | Sep 9, 2020

Disney is under fire for filming part of its live-action reboot "Mulan" in Xinjiang, the region in China where the government has been accused of human rights abuses against Uighurs and other predominantly Muslim minorities.

As Virus Cases Drop, Governors May Gamble on Bars. Again

As Virus Cases Drop, Governors May Gamble on Bars. Again

By Paul J. Weber | Sep 6, 2020

Bars, in a pandemic? "Really not good," Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's infectious disease expert, told Congress in June.

Vermont Pure CBD: A New Way to Experience the Green Mountain State

Vermont Pure CBD: A New Way to Experience the Green Mountain State

By Matthew Wexler | Sep 4, 2020

Ask anyone and they'll agree; once you cross the Vermont border, something changes in the air. The state offers the best East Coast skiing, outdoor adventures, and now another gem: an emerging CBD industry.

EVO3 Oils: From Bud to Bottle

EVO3 Oils: From Bud to Bottle

By Kelsy Chauvin | Sep 3, 2020

Find out how EVO3 Oils turns organically grown hemp into some of the best full-spectrum CBD oils in the industry.

Facebook Moves to Target Misinformation Before Election

Facebook Moves to Target Misinformation Before Election

By Zen Soo | Sep 3, 2020

With just two months left until the U.S. presidential election, Facebook says it is taking more steps to encourage voting, minimize misinformation and reduce the likelihood of post-election "civil unrest."

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