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Oct 19 (Reuters) – Thousands of unvaccinated workers across the United States are facing potential job losses as a growing number of states, cities and private companies . . .

But it will also take others getting vaccinated to help protect the most vulnerable — and to help end this pandemic, CNN medical analyst Dr. Leana Wen said. “Yes, the vaccine does protect you, but (what) protects you even better is everyone around you is vaccinated,” she said. “We get vaccinated as healthy people in […]

WASHINGTON, Oct 19 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden plans to nominate the No. 2 auto safety official and a former California Air Resources Board official to head the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the White House confirmed on Tuesday. Steven Cliff, who has been deputy administrator since February, has been a key figure in […]

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks briefly with reporters after participating in a ceremony for state and national Teachers of the Year at the White House in Washington, U.S. October 18, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/Files WASHINGTON, Oct 19 (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Democrats on Tuesday unveiled a scaled-down version of a proposal to crack down on wealthy […]

The General Electric logo is pictured on working helmets during a visit at the General Electric offshore wind turbine plant in Montoir-de-Bretagne, near Saint-Nazaire, western France, November 21, 2016. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe/File Photo CHICAGO, Oct 19 (Reuters) – General Electric Co (GE.N) has asked its U.S.-based workers to . . .

Signage is seen at the United States Department of the Treasury headquarters in Washington, D.C., U.S., August 29, 2020. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo Oct 18 (Reuters) – Foreign holdings of U.S. Treasuries rose for a fifth straight month in August and hit a record high, but the pace of increase slowed, data from the Treasury Department […]

Cars are parked in front of the Blue Lick Elementary School during orientation day in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S., August 9, 2021. REUTERS/Amira Karaoud WASHINGTON, Oct 19 (Reuters) – U.S. motorists drove 8.3% more miles in August versus the same month a year ago as driving continues to recover from pandemic lows and more Americans returned […]

U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) faces reporters outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., September 30, 2021. REUTERS/Leah Millis WASHINGTON, Oct 19 (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin said on Tuesday that he is not talking about a carbon tax in negotiations over the spending and infrastructure bills, even as some of his fellow Democrats […]

KYIV, Oct 19 (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary Of Defence Lloyd Austin said on Tuesday Russia was the obstacle to peace in eastern Ukraine and had no right to veto Ukraine’s aspirations to join NATO. During a visit to Kyiv, at a time when Russia’s relations with the West are at post-Cold War lows, Austin said […]

A “For Sale” sign is posted outside a residential home in the Queen Anne neighborhood near the Space Needle in Seattle, Washington, U.S. May 14, 2021. REUTERS/Karen Ducey Housing starts fall 1.6% in September; August revised down Single-family starts unchanged; multifamily drop 5.0% Building permits tumble 7.7%; single . . .

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