WHO officials try to figure out why delta is so much dangerous than earlier Covid strains

In this Photo illustration a World Health Organization(WHO) logo seen displayed on an Android phone.Avishek Das…

MLB suspends Nationals player Starlin Castro for 30 games, team will release him for domestic violence policy violation

Washington Nationals second baseman Starlin Castro (13) during the Major League baseball game between the Philadelphia…

U.S. Covid vaccination rates rise as Americans in hard-hit states rush to get shots amid delta fears

Registered nurse Darryl Hana administers a dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to a person at…

MicroStrategy CEO defends debt-financed bitcoin buys, compares it to investing early in Facebook

MicroStrategy CEO Michael Saylor on Friday defended his enterprise software company's debt-financed purchases of bitcoin, telling…

Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Amazon, P&G, Caterpillar and more

In this photo illustration an Amazon logo is displayed on a smartphone with stock market percentages…

Senate set to advance bipartisan infrastructure bill on Friday in procedural vote

Senator Rob Portman, a Republican from Ohio, left, and Senator Kyrsten Sinema, a Democrat from Arizona,…

Delays for unemployment benefits persist, over a year into pandemic

A career fair in Louisville, Kentucky, on June 23, 2021.Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesUnemployment benefits are…

U.S. consumers ready and willing to spend more now than before Covid, Mastercard CFO says

Mastercard Inc. credit cards.Benoit Tessier | ReutersMastercard CFO Sachin Mehra told CNBC that consumer spending in…

Walmart will require workers to wear masks in stores in high-risk U.S. counties

People wearing protective masks shop in a Walmart store on May 18, 2021 in Hallandale Beach,…

Broadway theaters to require audiences to show proof of Covid vaccinations

A exterior view of the Palace Theatre at the opening night of "West Side Story" on…

Hydrogen produced using renewables will be able to travel through existing gas pipelines, Snam CEO says

The CEO of Italian infrastructure giant Snam on Friday outlined a vision for the future of…

Consumers did great job paying down credit card debt during pandemic. That may be ending

Santiaga | iStock | Getty ImagesAsk a consumer expert what would happen with credit card loan…

MyPillow is pulling its ads from Fox News after disagreement over a commercial

Mike Lindell, chief executive officer of My Pillow Inc., speaks to members of the media while…

Dr. Scott Gottlieb estimates up to 1 million Americans infected with Covid daily as delta spreads

Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Friday he believes the coronavirus is significantly more widespread in the U.S. than…

CDC warns lawmakers that delta variant is as contagious as chickenpox and may make people sicker than original Covid

Healthcare personnel work in a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) intensive care unit where they are dealing with…

Key inflation indicator up 3.5% year over year in June for fastest gain since 1991

An inflation indicator that the Federal Reserve uses as its key guide rose 3.5% in June,…

Top NBA pick Cade Cunningham wants to be the next LeBron James in business

Cade Cunningham, the top pick in the National Basketball Association's 2021 draft, added another endorsement deal…

Early Google exec got Larry Page’s backing to build a start-up factory focused on saving the planet

CEO of The Production Board David Friedberg walks to a morning session at the Allen &…

Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: P&G, Exxon Mobil, Chevron, Caterpillar and others

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell:Procter & Gamble (PG) – The consumer products…

Chevron tops estimates and announces buyback plan amid recovery in oil prices

Michael Wirth, CEO of Chevron.Adam Jeffery | CNBCChevron reported a second straight quarter of profits Friday…

Burger King parent earnings top estimates as domestic digital sales grow nearly 60%

Jose Cil, CEO of Restaurant Brands International, speaks during an interview with CNBC on the floor…

Elon Musk’s brain computer start-up raises $205 million from Google Ventures and others

Elon Musk, Founder and Chief Engineer of SpaceX, speaks during the Satellite 2020 Conference in Washington,…

Procter & Gamble is set to report earnings before the bell

View of Dawn dish soap liquid at Stop & Shop Supermarket.Ron Adar | LightRocket | Getty…

Euro zone economy expands 2% in second quarter, rebounding from recession

People sit on the terrace of a restaurant in Rome, Italy, on June 24, 2021.Xinhua News…

Russell Westbrook traded to Los Angeles Lakers in blockbuster deal with Washington Wizards

Russell Westbrook #4 of the Washington Wizards reacts prior to playing against the Denver Nuggets at…

What the Dutch can teach the world about flood preparedness

Volunteers and foresters of the Society for Preservation of Nature Monuments in the Netherlands take part…

Tesla Megapack caught fire at Victorian Big Battery site in Australia

Elon Musk speaks at Hornsdale wind farms in Australia for an event for TeslaGetty ImagesA fire…

Philippines’ first Olympic gold medalist was once linked to an alleged plot to oust Duterte

Philippines' Hidilyn Diaz wins the gold medal in the women's 55kg weightlifting competition during the Tokyo…

Investors bought Chinese stocks in the last week, despite regulatory concerns

Investors watch the stock market in a securities business hall in Fuyang City, Anhui province, China,…

Microsoft is in talks to invest in Indian budget hotel start-up Oyo

An OYO Rooms logo seen displayed on a smartphone.SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty ImagesOyo has…

‘Culture-as-a-service’ could be the next big thing in the workplace

When Microsoft unveiled its new Viva platform earlier this year, it was sizing up a $300…

BNP Paribas reports a 26% jump in net profit as retail banking rebounds

People walk past BNP Paribas, a french international banking group.ANGELA WEISS | AFP | Getty ImagesLONDON…

Tesla reaches milestone with first $1 billion quarterly profit

Cars The financial milestone extended a two-year run of prosperity that has erased questions about Tesla’s…

Amanda Knox slams ‘Stillwater’ movie in powerful essay

US journalist Amanda Knox addresses a panel discussion titled "Trial by Media" during the Criminal Justice…

Missing Japan? Virtual tours come with shopping, drinks and souvenirs

Travelers may not be able attend this year’s Summer Olympic Games, but they can still experience…

U.S. and India both want to ensure stability in Afghanistan, former ambassador says

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken (L) meets Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his Residence…

Investors can focus on 3 areas amid China’s regulatory uncertainty, says Fitch Solutions

The "tug-of-war" between the Chinese government and capital markets triggered this week's wild market swings —…

Tesla owners could get $625 each in class action settlement over battery throttling

The Tesla Model S P100DMack Hogan | CNBCSome Tesla owners could get $625 each to settle…

Malaysia’s daily new Covid cases per million people is now one of the highest globally

A man wearing a face mask as a preventive measures against Covid-19 walks along an empty…

Batgirl’s Bat-Signal to Be Lit By J.K. Simmons’ Commissioner Gordon

Commissioner Gordon is back for Batgirl.Photo: Warner Bros.When J.K. Simmons plays an authoritative figure in a…

Delta variant ‘absolutely’ driving Covid breakthrough cases, says doctor

Professional sports leagues are uniquely positioned to track breakthrough Covid cases because they test thousands of…

Robinhood debuts on Nasdaq – Jim Cramer and others share their take

Robinhood debuted Thursday on the Nasdaq, listing at $38 a share.Here's what experts think of the…

Realogy CEO says remote work is here to stay and the firm is renovating its own HQ to prepare

Realogy CEO Ryan Schneider told CNBC on Thursday the real estate services firm is embracing the remote…

4 million kids at risk of missing monthly child tax credit payments, report says

d3sign | Moment | Getty ImagesAround 4 million children in low-income families are at risk of…

The national eviction ban will expire in 2 days. Renters in these states are still protected

Oliver Rossi | Stone | Getty ImagesThe national ban on evictions will expire in two days,…

Wall Street employees begin to mask up again as Citigroup tells workers of new mandate

Traders wearing masks work inside posts, on the first day of in-person trading since the closure…

Are you paying too much in investment fees? Many investors just don’t know, survey shows

Image source: Eric Audras | ONOKY | Getty ImagesThere appears to be a lack of understanding…

Robinhood CEO Vlad Tenev on stock’s first-day decline: ‘I’m used to being doubted’

Robinhood CEO Vlad Tenev on Thursday brushed off the first-day performance of the trading app's stock,…

Shopping center CEO says foot traffic is back to pre-Covid levels as retail evolves

Foot traffic at Kimco Realty's shopping centers has returned to pre-pandemic levels, CEO Conor Flynn told…

Jim Cramer says Carrier is a ‘deliciously not sexy’ stock investors can get behind

CNBC's Jim Cramer on Thursday recommended the stock of Carrier, telling investors that industries like climate…