U.S. stocks turned lower Wednesday, one day after the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite kicked off December by setting fresh records. See full story.

U.K. becomes first country to approve Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine with shots due next week

First 800,000 doses will arrive in U.K. in the coming days, with those most at risk at the top of the priority list See full story.

To slow down a killer virus, Spain breaks with decades-old Christmas traditions

Many countries are trying to figure out what the Christmas holiday will look like amid an unrelenting second COVID-19 wave. Spain is feeling its way through and hoping to emerge without a bigger breakout. See full story.

Health-care workers and nursing-home residents should be the first to get COVID-19 vaccine, CDC committee says

‘We are acting none too soon,’ one committee member said Tuesday. See full story.

I stayed in an Airbnb on my parents’ street for Thanksgiving. It was hell! My mom pleaded with me not to write a bad review. What do I do?

‘We couldn’t believe what awaited us: unflushed toilets, dirty dishes in the dishwasher and uneaten food in the refrigerator.’ See full story.


The veteran immunologist told a livestream: ‘Once we get there, we can crush this outbreak just the way we did with smallpox, with polio and with measles. So we can do it.’ See full story.

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