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US health officials downplay hopes of pre-election vaccine

Two top US public health officials have played down the chances of having a coronavirus vaccine before the election, despite President Donald Trump insisting that one would be available “within weeks”. Anthony Fauci, head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and Stephen Hahn, Food and Drug Administration …

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U.S. sports figures decry ruling in Breonna Taylor shooting

© Reuters. People react to the grand jury finding in the Breonna Taylor shooting (Reuters) – Colin Kaepernick headlined the list of individuals from the sporting world who spoke out on Wednesday after police officers were cleared of criminal charges in the death of Breonna Taylor, a Black medical worker …

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Wells Fargo's Charles Scharf apologises over race comments

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Charles Scharf The head of US bank Wells Fargo has apologised for remarks that attributed the lack of diversity in the bank’s top ranks to a shortage of qualified minority candidates. The comments, made in a June call with employees and reiterated in a …

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