NewsWatch: Despite surging stocks and home prices, U.S. inflation won’t be a problem for some time

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Baseball stadiums, conference halls and amusement parks are being used for mass COVID vaccinations, likely underscoring how far the nation needs to go before significant inflation takes hold. See full story.

Trump’s impeachment trial extended after 55-45 Senate vote for witnesses

Former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial looks on track to last longer than expected after the Senate votes on Saturday morning in favor of calling witnesses. See full story.

Dogecoin founder says crypto’s rise is ‘not something I can comprehend’

Billy Markus said he sold all of his crypto in 2015 after he was laid off from a job See full story.

Tesla is on this list of 20 S&P 500 companies that have produced the biggest sales increases along with pricing power

The companies showed double-digit sales increases and expanded gross profit margins. See full story.

U.K. scientist warns new COVID variant will ‘sweep the world,’ as California confirms two cases of South African strain

A U.K. scientist warned Thursday that the variant of the coronavirus-borne illness COVID-19 that first emerged there and is far more infectious than the original virus could “sweep the world” and complicate the effort to contain the pandemic. See full story.


‘Understanding that times are tough, we have continued to send her payment for the weeks where we asked her to stay home.’ See full story.