Biden to announce ‘historic partnership’: Merck will help make Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine, officials say – The Washington Post

Under the arrangement, Merck will dedicate two facilities in the United States to Johnson & Johnson’s shots. One will provide “fill-finish” services, the last stage of the production process during…

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Livestream: FBI Director Wray Testifies On Riot, Extremism – NPR

FBI Director Christopher Wray arrives to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the Jan. 6th insurrection on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. Mandel Ngan/Pool/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle…

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Rethinking Economics – IMF F&D – International Monetary Fund

Download PDF The pandemic tests a new policymaking benchmark that includes civil society and social norms Many workers deemed essential during the pandemic—such as those in eldercare, supermarkets, and distribution…

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UW Economics Team’s Paper Named Top Article by National Journal | News | University of Wyoing – University of Wyoming News

March 1, 2021 When a University of Wyoming Department of Economics team produced a research paper on the net benefits to social distancing policies during the height of the COVID-19…

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U.S. Stocks Climb as Bond Markets Calm – The Wall Street Journal

U.S. stocks surged Monday as a weekslong advance in government bond yields stalled, easing investors’ jitters over rising interest rates.The Dow Jones Industrial Average soared 681 points, or 2.2%, in…

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3rd stimulus check: How much, who’s eligible and when to expect it – WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Congress is expected to approve another round of stimulus checks to most Americans in March -- here’s what you need to know.The House passed a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief package…

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4 million J&J Covid vaccines ship out, Americans expected to receive shots within 2 days – NBC News

Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine began shipping out Monday morning, and Americans should begin getting the single-dose shot within the next day or two, the company's CEO said.The vaccine is…

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Economics class: Joe Biden’s $1.9tn package is a risky experiment – Financial Times

This article picked by a teacher with suggested questions is part of the Financial Times free schools access programme. Details/registration here.Specification: Click to read the article below and then answer the questions:Joe…

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Fauci says all three Covid vaccines highly effective, urges people to take shot most available – CNBC

Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks during a White House press briefing, at the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White…

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Rick Scott: GOP is ‘voters’ party,’ not Trump’s – POLITICO

Asked by Wallace whether the Republican Party is “still Donald Trump’s party,” Scott replied that the GOP is “the voters’ party” and “always has been.” Scott said he spoke to…

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