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Scarlett Johansson Sues Disney Over ‘Black Widow’ Streaming Release

Scarlett Johansson, star of the latest Marvel movie “Black Widow,” filed a lawsuit Thursday in Los Angeles Superior Court against Disney, DIS -0.42% alleging her...

As Overdoses Surge, a Canadian Province Is Giving Out Drugs

VANCOUVER—The Canadian province of British Columbia is responding to a surge in overdose deaths with a novel strategy: It is giving out opioids. The province’s...

What will Apple say about the next iPhone at earnings time? Maybe more than usual

The pandemic may add a wrinkle to the guessing game that normally accompanies Apple Inc.’s June-quarter conference call. Typically the most important tidbit coming out...

Electric-car sales in China are expected to double this year

Sales of electric vehicles in China are likely to double this year, with Chinese EV makers sidestepping chips and parts shortages and getting creative around...

5 best products to soothe sunburn, starting at $7, according to dermatologists and skincare pros

MarketWatch has highlighted these products and services because we think readers will find them useful. We may earn a commission if you buy products through...

U.S. weekly IPO market braces for 15 deals, and home DNA-test maker 23andMe shares to start trading

An earlier version of this report said 23andMe would start trading Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange. It will start trading on Thursday on...

FDA approved the first major Alzheimer’s treatment in 18 years — what that means for your loved ones fighting the disease

The Food and Drug Administration’s accelerated approval of Biogen’s drug to treat Alzheimer’s disease, is a significant step in the fight against the debilitating illness...

European Union Approves Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine for Adolescents

The European Union’s health agency approved the Covid-19 vaccine from Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE for children between the ages of 12 and 15 years...

Tech shares rise but Dow under pressure as U.S. pauses Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine rollout

U.S. stocks were trading mixed Tuesday morning after U.S. public-health agencies requested a temporary halt in the use of Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot COVID vaccine...

Nvidia steps up competition with Intel and AMD with first data-center CPU, based on Arm

Nvidia Corp. is stepping up its artificial-intelligence competition with Intel Corp. and Advanced Micro Devices Inc. by introducing a new central processing unit to crunch...

Europe joins Wall Street’s boom in ‘blank-check’ companies

It’s the monster trend on Wall Street. Now it’s crossed the Atlantic. LVMH MC, -0.34% founder Bernard Arnault and former UniCredit UCG, -0.09% chief Jean-Pierre...

Cannabis stocks rally anew as $7 billion GW Pharma deal spurs interest in weed and its medical benefits

Cannabis stocks rallied anew on Wednesday, spurred on by news of a $7 billion deal for the first company to win U.S. regulatory approval for...

Pharma industry warns against interfering with COVID vaccine shot intervals

U.S. and European pharmaceutical industry organizations on Wednesday urged governments not to extend the delays prescribed by COVID-19 vaccine developers between the first and second...

FDA grants Moderna authorization for a second COVID-19 vaccine

One week after authorizing the first COVID-19 vaccine for Americans, the Food and Drug Administration granted a second emergency authorization Friday, to Moderna Inc.’s COVID-19...

First COVID-19 vaccine receives emergency approval in U.S.

The Food and Drug Administration authorized BioNTech and Pfizer Inc.’s COVID-19 vaccine Friday evening, which will make it the first vaccine to reach Americans during...

World watches as first person receives Pfizer-BioNTech COVID shot

Manufacturing delays mean just 4 million doses of the vaccine candidate being developed by drugmaker AstraZeneca AZN, +0.97% and the University of Oxford will be...

I’m already trying out a COVID vaccine. But can I get another one injected, in case it was a placebo?

A sign calling for participants on the Research Centers of America vaccine study during the Phase 3 COVID-19 trial of the Moderna vaccine in Hollywood,...

Christopher Nolan says Warner Bros. streaming shakeup ‘makes no economic sense,’ rips HBO Max as ‘the worst streaming service’

“ “Some of our industry’s biggest filmmakers and most important movie stars went to bed the night before thinking they were working for the greatest...

When can I get a COVID-19 vaccine? Will the shots be free? Your vaccine questions, answered

Pfizer and Moderna are both developing a messenger ribonucleic acid (mRNA) vaccine, a new kind of vaccine that teaches cells to create proteins that generate...

This is why I volunteered for the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine trial, and am still cheering for the underdog

Novavax, headquartered in Rockville, Md., was the second company to enter into a late-stage trial of a COVID vaccine in the U.K. AFP via Getty...

Older people, Black and Latinx Americans say they would be hesitant about getting a coronavirus vaccine

Some 46% of Americans ages 50 to 80 would rather wait for others to get vaccinated first before doing it themselves, according to a recent...

Delta and Alitalia to launch the first ‘quarantine-free’ flights from the U.S. to Europe

The air corridor operated by Delta and Alitalia will start next month. Daniel Slim/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images Delta Air Lines and Alitalia will soon operate flights...

Is upbeat COVID-vaccine news priced into the market?

A growing list of vaccine candidates have rolled out in recent weeks, offering the world a potential exit from a global pandemic nightmare that has...

As Apple releases its new line of Macs, the biggest beneficiary may be Microsoft

Apple is set to launch its next generation of MacBooks this week. For the first time since the surprise 2005 announcement by Steve Jobs that...

Dow, S&P 500 surge by at least 3% to records early Monday on coronavirus vaccine report

U.S. stocks soared in early trading Monday, sending major equity benchmarks to record highs after Germany-based BioNTech SE and Pfizer Inc. said their COVID-19 vaccine...