Trump signs toothless ‘historic’ order on pre-existing conditions, promises drug coupons for seniors

“President Trump capped his fruitless four-year journey to abolish and replace the Affordable Care Act by signing an executive order Thursday that aims to enshrine the law’s most popular feature,” protections for people with pre-existing conditions, while “avoiding the thorny details of how to ensure such protections without either leaving the ACA, or ObamaCare, in […]

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Open source chip tech RISC-V could be a major beneficiary of Arm’s $40 billion sale to Nvidia

Summary List Placement   US chip maker Nvidia’s $40 billion mega-deal to acquire chip designer Arm sent shockwaves through the semiconductor industry when it was announced September 14. Arm does not manufacture chips itself like Nvidia, but rather comes up with the fundamental designs or “instruction sets.” It licenses these designs out to customers who […]

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Europe is heading back into lockdown, but when travel resumes, these are the 3 European airline stocks to own, Morgan Stanley says

Summary List Placement Many European countries are facing a “second wave” of coronavirus cases. The United Kingdom and certain cities in France, Germany and Spain have implemented tighter restrictions following the rise in cases. While many in Europe face some form of restriction on movement, some investors are looking to capitalize on the current environment […]

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Coronavirus response coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx reportedly says she is ‘distressed’ at direction of White House COVID-19 task force

Summary List Placement Coronavirus expert Dr. Deborah Birx told people she is “distressed” at the direction of the White House coronavirus task force and is weighing how much longer she’ll remain in the position, CNN reported Wednesday. Birx, who serves on the White House coronavirus task force, reportedly felt her role became “diminished” after neuroradiologist […]

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If Trump bypassed the FDA on a COVID-19 vaccine it could ‘upend’ the traditional approval structure and erode the public’s trust in the executive agency, expert says

Summary List Placement President Donald Trump suggested on Wednesday that the White House could bypass the US Food and Drug Administration on approving a coronavirus vaccine. Marc Sanchez, an FDA attorney and consultant, said doing so would not only “upend” the FDA’s structure but erode the public’s trust in the agency to roll out a […]

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Louisville police arrest the state lawmaker who authored ‘Breonna’s Law,’ during a second night protests over the lack of charges related to Breonna Taylor’s death

Summary List Placement Police in Louisville arrested a Kentucky state lawmaker on Thursday during protests against impunity for the police officers who killed Breonna Taylor. Rep. Attica Scott, a Democrat who introduced legislation — dubbed “Breonna’s Law” — to ban “no-knock” warrants, was charged with first-degree rioting and failure to disperse, local TV station WDRB […]

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