Businesses face conflicting state and local rules on vaccine mandates after SCOTUS ruling

Businesses face conflicting state and local rules on vaccine mandates after SCOTUS ruling

For companies that were waiting to hear from the U.S. Supreme Court before deciding whether to require vaccinations or regular coronavirus testing for workers, the next move is up to them. Many large corporations were silent on Thursday’s ruling by the high court to block a Biden administration requirement that workers at businesses with at least…

Eye Opener: Record number of child COVID-19 hospitalizations reported

Eye Opener: Record number of child COVID-19 hospitalizations reported

Eye Opener: Record number of child COVID-19 hospitalizations reported – CBS News Watch CBSN Live More U.S. children are being hospitalized with COVID as cases continue to surge. Also, the three men convicted in Ahmaud Arbery’s murder were sentenced Friday to life in prison. All that and all that matters in today’s Eye Opener. Be…

Supreme Court hears challenges to Biden vaccine mandates

Supreme Court hears challenges to Biden vaccine mandates

Supreme Court hears challenges to Biden vaccine mandates – CBS News Watch CBSN Live The Supreme Court is weighing arguments over the Biden administration’s COVID vaccine rules for large companies and healthcare workers. Jan Crawford has the latest. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting. Not…

COVID-19 cases climbing ahead of the holidays as Omicron adds to concerns

COVID-19 cases climbing ahead of the holidays as Omicron adds to concerns

COVID-19 cases climbing ahead of the holidays as Omicron adds to concerns – CBS News Watch CBSN Live COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations are climbing ahead of the holidays. Dr. Anthony Fauci says current booster shots are effective against the Omicron variant, which now accounts for 3% of cases in the U.S. Dr. Celine Gounder, an…

Biden threatens Putin with “strong economic measures” if Russia invades Ukraine

Biden threatens Putin with “strong economic measures” if Russia invades Ukraine

Biden threatens Putin with “strong economic measures” if Russia invades Ukraine – CBS News Watch CBSN Live During a two-hour video call Tuesday, President Biden warned Russian President Vladimir Putin of strong economic measures against Russia’s economy should Moscow launch a military invasion of Ukraine. Ed O’Keefe has the details of the high-stakes call. Be…

Biden promotes small businesses as stocks take a hit over Omicron fears

Biden promotes small businesses as stocks take a hit over Omicron fears

Biden promotes small businesses as stocks take a hit over Omicron fears – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Despite some concerns about the Omicron variants impact on an already fragile stock market, President Biden said he’s not at all worried about the possible fall. Weija Jiang updates. Be the first to know Get browser notifications…

Biden says new COVID variant underscores need for vaccines

Biden says new COVID variant underscores need for vaccines

Biden says new COVID variant underscores need for vaccines – CBS News Watch CBSN Live The Biden administration is restricting travel from several countries as concerns grow about a new COVID variant. Weijia Jiang reports. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting. Not Now Turn On…

Biden’s Build Back Better Act would have muted impact on inflation, Moody’s says

Biden’s Build Back Better Act would have muted impact on inflation, Moody’s says

The Build Back Better Act approved by House lawmakers last week would boost U.S. economic growth while having a “limited” impact on inflation, according to Moody’s Investors Service. “The additional federal spending would occur over 10 years, include significant revenue-raising offsets and would likely only start to flow into the economy later in 2022 at…

Biden’s spending plans may not impact inflation, economists say

Biden’s spending plans may not impact inflation, economists say

With President Joe Biden this week signing the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill and the House on Friday passing the the $1.75 trillion Build Back Better plan, questions are being raised about whether an increase in government spending could drive up inflation. After all, the measures will funnel a substantial amount of federal funding into an…