FDA authorizes Pfizer Covid-19 booster shots for children ages 5 to 11

May 17, 2022 at 14:37

(CNN) The US Food and Drug Administration has granted emergency use authorization for a booster dose of Pfizer/BioNTech's Covid-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11 at least five months after completion of the primary vaccine series. Pfizer requested this E...

Analysis: A state where Donald Trump's endorsement doesn't seem to matter much

May 17, 2022 at 14:06

Brad Little is trying to fight off a primary challenge from his own lieutenant governor, Janice McGeachin. McGeachin drew national attention in 2021 when she issued a series of executive orders related to Covid-19 when Little left the state. She also drew t...

Here are the key House primaries to watch Tuesday

May 17, 2022 at 14:00

There are also a number of US House races that could determine whether Democrats continue to hold their five-seat majority. Nominees in several of these key contests, as well as competitive primaries in seats considered safe for one party, will be decided T...

Biden: President arrives in Buffalo to mourn victims of deadly mass shooting

May 17, 2022 at 13:52

(CNN) More than three years after announcing he was motivated to run for office to redeem "the soul of the nation" from a surge of White nationalism, President Joe Biden arrived Tuesday in another American city marred by an act of violent racism. The Presid...

Jerry Bruckheimer addresses Johnny Depp's future with 'Pirates of the Caribbean' franchise

May 17, 2022 at 13:48

(CNN) Jerry Bruckheimer, who produced the "Pirates of the Caribbean" films, has reportedly had his say about Johnny Depp continuing to appear in the franchise. Depp is currently suing his ex-wife, Amber Heard for defamation over a 2018 op-ed for the Washing...

'Bridgerton' Season 3 will focus on Penelope and Colin's love story

May 17, 2022 at 13:32

Nicola Coughlan as Penelope Featherington, Bessie Carter as Prudence Featherington and Harriet Cains as Phillipa Featherington in season 1 of "Bridgerton." CNN —The “Bridgerton” TV series is going out of order. Netflix’s hit series will diverge from the ser...

Nestlé is flying baby formula into America as shortage continues

May 17, 2022 at 12:43

New York (CNN Business) Nestlé is rushing baby formula into the United States via airfreight in a bid to ease a nationwide shortage that is unnerving parents around the country. In a statement to CNN on Tuesday, Nestlé said it is flying in some baby formula...

Home Depot's strong quarter shows housing market is still booming

May 17, 2022 at 12:31

New York (CNN Business) Home Depot has a message for all of the economic naysayers : Hold my plywood. The home improvement retail giant reported better-than-expected gains in sales and earnings for the first quarter Tuesday and also lifted its outlook for t...

American oil is usually a cheaper option. Not anymore

May 17, 2022 at 12:28

London (CNN Business) West Texas Intermediate crude, the reference point for US oil prices, usually trades at a discount of a few dollars to Brent crude, the global benchmark. "This is a significant development in my opinion," Jeffrey Halley, a senior marke...

Biden administration makes 8 more free Covid tests available to US households as it calls on Congress to pass additional funding

May 17, 2022 at 12:08

Washington (CNN) The Biden administration is opening CovidTests.gov for a third round of orders while reiterating its calls on Congress to act on additional Covid response funding. US households are now able to order "an additional eight free at-home tests...

Walmart sounds the inflation alarm, and its stock tumbles

May 17, 2022 at 12:01

New York (CNN Business) Inflation is weighing on everyone — even the world's biggest stores. Walmart WMT said Tuesday that higher costs and supply chain constraints squeezed its profit during its latest quarter. Walmart also slashed its profit outlook for t...

'He is unconventional': John Fetterman's unique persona is put to the test in Pennsylvania Democratic Senate primary

May 17, 2022 at 12:01

Millersville, Pennsylvania (CNN) A win for John Fetterman in Pennsylvania on Tuesday would be a win for the unconventional candidate. Scores of Fetterman supporters across the commonwealth were drawn to the candidate because of his uniqueness. His stances d...

Retirees, how is inflation affecting your spending?

May 17, 2022 at 11:57

Unless someone else does your shopping and manages your money, it's impossible to miss the signs of inflation on your expenses. For retirees -- especially those on a fixed income -- high inflation can really bite. If you're retired, we'd love to hear how in...

Thinking about selling your home? This may be the time

May 17, 2022 at 11:51

- The US unemployment rate has fallen to below four percent, but many companies have continued to report challenges finding staff. (Photo by Stefani Reynolds / AFP) (Photo by STEFANI REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images)Are you considering going back to your old j...

Arrest made in a shooting at Korean-owned hair salon that police said may have been motivated by hate

May 17, 2022 at 11:28

(CNN) An arrest has been made in connection with a shooting last week at a Korean-owned hair salon in Dallas, police there said early Tuesday, one of three recent attacks on area Asian-run businesses that authorities have said may be connected and motivated...

Twitch, a live-streaming giant, comes under scrutiny after Buffalo shooting

May 17, 2022 at 11:14

(CNN Business) Twitch, the livestreaming giant popular among video gamers, has been thrust into the national spotlight after the suspect in the Buffalo grocery store mass shooting tried to broadcast the attack on the platform. Twitch removed the livestream...

Brides are pumped to wear black wedding dresses

May 17, 2022 at 10:52

New York (CNNBusiness) Weddings typically aren't the occasion to throw convention to the wind, but some brides are doing just that with at least one centerpiece of their nuptials — the white wedding dress. Among wedding trends heating up, sellers have noted...

Prostate cancer screening is better than originally thought, especially for Black men, study says

May 17, 2022 at 10:32

(CNN) A blood test to screen for prostate cancer may be better at doing so than experts originally thought, particularly among Black men, according to a new study. There's no standard test for prostate cancer, according to the US Centers for Disease Control...

Jake Daniels: Why Blackpool player's decision to come out as gay matters

May 17, 2022 at 10:20

When 17-year-old Jake Daniels publicly came out as a gay on Monday, phones pinged as the UK's media raced to push out news alerts. "I've known my whole life that I'm gay, and I now feel that I'm ready to come out and be myself," the English footballer said...

7 things to watch in Pennsylvania, North Carolina and other primaries Tuesday

May 17, 2022 at 10:00

Five states are holding primaries Tuesday -- Idaho, Kentucky, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Oregon -- marking the most jam-packed date on the 2022 midterm calendar yet. Democrats in Pennsylvania face turmoil, as well: the party's leading Senate candidate...