Covid-19 Live Updates: U.S. Tries a New Strategy to Push Vaccinations

Here’s what you need to know: Volunteers knocked on doors as part of a coronavirus vaccination campaign in Detroit on Tuesday.Credit…Emily Elconin/Reuters Public health experts are praising President Biden’s announcement that his administration would create a federal stockpile of coronavirus vaccine doses and invest millions in community outreach, saying the moves would help immunize underserved…

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Live Updates: McCarthy and Cheney Escalate Feud

Here’s what you need to know: Representative Liz Cheney of Wyoming at the Capitol last week.Credit…Pool photo by Melina Mara Representative Kevin McCarthy of California, the minority leader, said on Tuesday that House Republican lawmakers had expressed concerns to him over whether Representative Liz Cheney of Wyoming, the party’s No. 3, could continue in her…

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The Fight Between Epic and Apple: Latest Updates

Here’s what you need to know: Tim Sweeney, the chief executive of Epic Games, said that the company wanted to build “a phenomenon that transcends gaming.”Credit…Jim Wilson/The New York Times The chief executive of Epic Games offered a granular explanation of the popular game Fortnite to paint an expansive portrait of his company’s world on…

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Microsoft Rolls Out Customer Match, Updates Match Types, & More

Microsoft announced another round of feature rollouts for advertisers, including changes to match types, ad formats, product rollouts and more. These updates follow two rounds of big announcements in early April and late April.  Here’s what advertisers need to know. Changes to Phrase Match & Broad Match Modifier Following in Google’s footsteps, Microsoft has announced…

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Covid-19 Live Updates: Pfizer Vaccine Is Set to Be Approved for Adolescents in U.S.

Here’s what you need to know: Keidy Ventura, 17, received a dose of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine in West New York, N.J., last month.Credit…Seth Wenig/Associated Press Medical experts welcomed the news that the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid vaccine could be authorized by the Food and Drug Administration for use in adolescents ages 12 to 15 by early…

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Live Updates: At Least 20 Dead in Mexico City Train Crash

Rescue workers at the site where a train plunged off an an overpass that partly collapsed on Monday night in Mexico City.Credit…Pedro Pardo/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images A subway overpass collapsed on Monday night in Mexico City, sending the cars of a passenger train plunging to the ground and killing at least 20 people, the…

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Covid-19 Live Updates: N.Y., N.J. and Connecticut to Let Many Businesses Fully Reopen Mid-May

Here’s what you need to know: Visitors at Times Square in Manhattan on Thursday.Credit…Victor J. Blue for The New York Times New York and its neighbors, New Jersey and Connecticut, will welcome back crowds on May 19, state officials said Monday, a major step for a region that was once a center of the coronavirus…

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Live Updates: Republicans Push for Biden to Shrink Infrastructure Plans

Here’s what you need to know: Justice Clarence Thomas has been an active participant in the arguments for every case this term.Credit…Erin Schaff/The New York Times Justice Clarence Thomas, who once went a decade without asking a question from the Supreme Court bench, is about to complete a term in which he was an active…

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Verizon Says It Will Sell Yahoo and AOL to Apollo: Live Updates

Here’s what you need to know: Credit…Richard Drew/Associated Press Verizon Communications, signaling that it has given up on its media business, said on Monday that it agreed to sell Yahoo and AOL to the private equity firm Apollo Global Management for $5 billion. The sale includes Verizon’s advertising technology business as well, and the company…

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Kentucky Derby Live Updates: Fans Are Back at Churchill Downs as Post Time Nears

Here’s what you need to know: The announced crowd for the Kentucky Oaks on Friday was 41,472.Credit…Christian Hansen for The New York Times The pandemic wreaked havoc on the Triple Crown schedule in 2020. The Belmont Stakes, normally the final leg of the Triple Crown, was held in June, the Derby in September and the…

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