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: Black Americans are dying from COVID-19 at higher rates than other people —...

As the pace of COVID-19 vaccinations in the U.S. lags, a recent analysis of data in 16 states shows that Black people are getting immunized at lower rates than...

: Crypto tech vs. COVID-19: How hospitals are using blockchain in the vaccine rollout

The mass campaign to inoculate millions against COVID-19 was always going to be a monumental challenge. The fact that some vaccines are rendered useless if not kept at ultralow...

The Moneyist: ‘This is sheer economic waste’: Our $1,200 stimulus ‘gift cards’ should have...

Dear Moneyist, My husband is 82 years old. I am 83. We are retired. We are neither Democrats nor Republicans. Last year, about midsummer, we both received $1,200 stimulus payments. They...

MarketWatch First Take: Netflix removes one long-standing cloud for investors

Netflix Inc. had a couple of surprises in its record-breaking fourth quarter, including one that removed a long-hovering cloud for investors. After surpassing Wall Street’s estimates for new subscriptions and...

What's Worth Streaming: Here’s everything coming to Hulu in February 2021, and what’s leaving

Hulu has a pair of Oscar contenders coming in February. The Walt Disney Co. DIS, +0.48% -controlled streaming service will release “Nomadland” (Feb. 19), the critically praised film by Chloé...

Market Extra: Biden aims for best stock-market rally in 92 years ahead of inauguration

Former Vice President Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th U.S. president on Wednesday, and his to-do-lists will run extraordinarily long as he attempts to drag the...

: Court strikes down major Trump rollback of restrictions on power plants, paving way...

In a last-minute slap at President Donald Trump, a federal appeals court struck down one of his administration’s most momentous climate rollbacks on Tuesday, saying officials acted illegally in...

What's Worth Streaming: Here’s what’s coming to Netflix in February 2021 — and what’s...

Netflix Inc. has a slew of Valentine-ey offerings coming in February, including a relationship drama starring Zendaya, the conclusion of the “To All the Boys” trilogy, and a pair...

: Sensing a shifting tide with Biden tackling climate change, this major business lobby...

The nation’s arguably leading pro-business lobby sees the incoming Biden administration’s pledge for climate-change action — including rejoining the Paris Accord that President Trump abandoned — as a can’t-miss...

: Trump’s movement ‘only just beginning,’ president says in farewell address

President Donald Trump released a recorded valedictory address Tuesday afternoon summarizing his accomplishments and promising supporters that his political movement will continue even after he’s out of power. “Now, as...