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Starbucks Ends Its Plan to Require Worker Vaccination and Testing

“It was not our own independent policy,” said Reggie Borges, a spokesman for the company. “We knew OSHA was requiring it, the Supreme Court hadn’t ruled on it one way […]




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A Quandary for New York Restaurants and Workers: What to Do About Omicron?

After Nikolas Vagenas, a bartender at Apotheke in Chinatown and Bar Meridian in Brooklyn, tested positive for the virus in mid-December, he tried to apply for unemployment benefits both over […]




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Why Some Workers Are Getting All the Covid Tests They Need

The latest Covid-19 wave has left millions of Americans scrambling for tests, braving long lines in the cold at pop-up sites or searching furiously online for kits to use at […]




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Covid Test Misinformation Spikes Along With Spread of Omicron

On Dec. 29, The Gateway Pundit, a far-right website that often spreads conspiracy theories, published an article falsely implying that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had withdrawn authorization […]




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The Epic Rise and Fall of Elizabeth Holmes

Tech Nation’s host, Moira Gunn, has a master’s degree in computer science and a doctor of philosophy in mechanical engineering, but she was dazzled. “How old are you, Elizabeth?” she […]




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Jury in Elizabeth Holmes Trial Ends Fourth Day of Deliberations

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Jurors ended a fourth day of deliberations without a verdict on Monday in the fraud trial of Elizabeth Holmes, the founder of the failed blood testing […]




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As Omicron Overshadows Christmas, Thousands of Flights Are Canceled

The setbacks were evident for travelers around the country. On Christmas Eve morning, mats, blankets and pillows lined the floors of the Twin Cities airport, where people had been forced […]




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Elizabeth Holmes Trial Nears Finish as Closing Arguments End

On Thursday, Jeff Schenk, an assistant U.S. attorney and one of the lead prosecutors, summarized the government’s case simply: When Theranos was almost out of money, Ms. Holmes could have […]







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Elizabeth Holmes Begins Her Defense in Fraud Trial

SAN JOSE, Calif. — For the past 11 weeks, prosecutors revealed emails from desperate investors. They held up falsified documents side by side with the originals. They called dozens of […]