Covid vaccine boosters are now available. Here’s who’s eligible for Pfizer, Moderna and J&J’s shots

A patient receives their coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine booster during a Pfizer-BioNTech vaccination clinic in Southfield, Michigan, U.S., September 29, 2021. Emily Elconin | Reuters Nearly 100 million people nationwide are immediately eligible to receive Covid booster shots after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention authorized extra doses of Moderna and Johnson & Johnson‘s … Read more

Carl Icahn’s tender offer for Southwest Gas sets the table for a proxy fight

Carl Icahn speaking at Delivering Alpha in New York on Sept. 13, 2016. David A. Grogan | CNBC Company: Southwest Gas Holdings (SWX) Business: Southwest Gas Holdings purchases, distributes, and transports natural gas in Arizona, Nevada and California. The company operates in two segments, Natural Gas Operations and Utility Infrastructure Services. As of Dec. 31, … Read more

Italy woos Intel over multibillion-euro chip plant: Sources

Signage at the entrance to the Intel headquarters in Santa Clara, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Rome is drawing up an offer to try to convince Intel to invest billions of euros in an advanced chipmaking plant in Italy, as Germany emerges as frontrunner to land … Read more

Top oil exporter Saudi Arabia targets net zero emissions by 2060

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman speaks during the Future Investment Initiative Forum in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia October 24, 2018. Bandar Algaloud | Reuters The crown prince of Saudi Arabia said on Saturday that the world’s top oil exporter aims to reach zero-net emissions by 2060 and more than doubled its annual target to reduce … Read more

FDA says Pfizer Covid vaccine appears to be highly effective for young children

Aiden Arthurs receives the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 Vaccine from pharmacist Andrew Mac at the Jewish Federation/JARC’s offices in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, on May 13, 2021. Jeff Kowalsky | AFP | Getty Images Federal health regulators said late Friday that kid-size doses of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine appear highly effective at preventing symptomatic infections in elementary school children … Read more

Facebook whistleblower releases documents to multiple news outlets showing company knows the harm it causes

With an image of himself on a screen in the background, Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before the House Financial Services Committee in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill October 23, 2019 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla | Getty Images Facebook on Friday was hit with multiple reports stemming from documents … Read more

Fatal prop gun shooting shows why Hollywood crews are fighting for better working conditions

While injuries or death from prop firearms are extremely rare, the accidental killing of Halyna Hutchins on a Sante Fe movie set Thursday has sparked inquiries about working conditions for Hollywood crew members. “I’ve been in the industry 21 years,” said Kevin Williams, the prop department supervisor at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and … Read more

Third juror dismissed in trial of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes after judge finds ‘good cause’ for leave

Elizabeth Holmes, founder of Theranos Inc., left, arrives at federal court in San Jose, California, on Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images SAN JOSE, CALIF. — A third juror was dismissed in Elizabeth Holmes’ criminal trial on Friday for what the judge said was “good cause.” That leaves only … Read more

Adobe will put U.S. employees on unpaid leave if they’re not vaccinated by Dec. 8

Adobe Systems world headquarters in downtown San Jose, Calif. Lisa Werner | Moment Mobile | Getty Images Software company Adobe told U.S. employees Friday that they have to be vaccinated against Covid-19 by Dec. 8 or they will be placed on unpaid leave. In an email to employees viewed by CNBC, Adobe said the policy … Read more

Walmart’s corporate workers will return to the office in early November

Cars drive past a Walmart store in Washington, DC, on August 18, 2020. Nicholas Kamm | AFP | Getty Images Walmart‘s corporate employees will begin to return to the company’s Arkansas headquarters and other offices across the country in early November, according to a company-wide memo obtained by CNBC. In a memo to employees on … Read more