The drugmakers leading the race for a coronavirus vaccine plan to start testing the shots in kids — a crucial step to halting the pandemic

Summary List Placement So far, children have been left out of the race to create a coronavirus vaccine. That’s not unusual. Drugmakers typically test drugs and vaccines first on adults, before moving to pediatric trials. But it means that kids probably won’t be able to get the first coronavirus vaccines should they become available, creating […]

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Facebook ranks last in digital trust among consumers

Summary List Placement When it comes to protecting users’ personal information and providing a safe online environment, social network users in the US give lower marks to Facebook, TikTok, and Twitter. According to Insider Intelligence’s annual “US Digital Trust Survey,” LinkedIn is the most trusted social platform overall. We define digital trust as the confidence users […]

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4 big questions you may have about college admissions during the pandemic, answered by an Ivy League dean and a former NYT education writer

Summary List Placement For high school seniors and their parents, and for families of high school juniors as well, the ongoing pandemic has impacted every aspect of the college search and application process.  Standardized tests like the SAT and ACT have become optional at most four-year colleges and universities, at least for this academic year […]

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Walmart and Goldman Sachs are partnering on a lending product for Walmart Marketplace sellers through Marcus

Summary List Placement The bank will offer credit lines through its digital-only offshoot Marcus to small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) that sell on Walmart’s Marketplace platform, Yahoo Finance reports.  Eligible sellers can apply for credit lines between $10,000 and $75,000—with the goal of eventually lending up to $1 million—at a fixed annual interest rate between 6.99% […]

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