Netflix Upping US, Canada Prices with Competition Growing
Netflix is raising prices for customers in the U.S. and Canada. The boost comes less than a year and a half since its last price increase, as competition from other streaming services increases. The Los Gatos, California, company said Friday that prices are going up by $1 to $2, depending on the plan ...
CDC Cuts Isolation Restrictions For Those Who Catch COVID; Shorter Quarantine For All
People with the virus can leave isolation after five days, which is down from 10 days. People exposed to the virus can also leave quarantine after five days.
FDA Authorizes First COVID-19 Treatment At-Home Pill
The U.S. has authorized the first pill against COVID-19, a Pfizer drug that Americans can take at home to reduce the risk of hospitalization and death.
Federal Student Loan Pause Extended Through May 1
Student loan payments, which were set to resume in January, won't happen after all for millions of Americans. The Biden administration is extending a student loan moratorium that has allowed millions of Americans to put off debt payments during the pandemic...
‘Hamilton’ & ‘Aladdin’ Both Cancel Performances Through Christmas, Amid COVID-19 Surge
“Hamilton” and “Aladdin,” two of Broadway’s biggest musicals, are shuttering their doors during the busy Christmas week after finding breakthrough COVID-19 cases in their companies.
At least 70 people feared dead in storms, Kentucky Governor Says
Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear says he fears tornadoes have killed 70 people in the state and the death toll may exceed 100.
US Confirms First Case of Omicron COVID-19 Variant
A person in California has become the first in the U.S. to have an identified case of the omicron variant of COVID-19.
Dr. Oz Is Running for Senate in Pennsylvania
Dr. Oz is telling associates and Republicans that he plans to run for Pennsylvania’s open U.S. Senate seat as a Republican.
Louis Vuitton Artistic Director, Virgil Abloh, Has Died at 41
Designer Virgil Abloh, a leading fashion executive, has died of cancer. He was 41.
After 13 Years, Britney Spears’ Conservatorship Officially Ends
After 13 years, Britney Spears is officially a free woman.