Pizza has a delivery problem

New York CNN Business – Pizza places have always been experts when it comes to delivery, flexing with remote drop-offs and robot delivery cars. But now they’re facing a problem: not enough drivers. In early March, Domino’s then-CEO Ritch Allison warned that a driver shortage would be a drag on business. “Delivery driver staffing may … Read more

5 things to know for May 12: Ukraine, Abortion, Inflation, Overdoses, California fire

CNN – Air travel in the US is back in full swing, but the return to the skies hasn’t been entirely smooth. Passengers are frustrated by packed flights, as well as an increase in disruptive passenger incidents, flight cancellations and soaring air fares, according to a new survey. Here’s what you need to know to … Read more

Buffett invests big chunk of Berkshire Hathaway’s cash

OMAHA, Neb. – Warren Buffett gave Berkshire Hathaway investors a few details Saturday about how he spent more than $ 50 billion earlier this year and again reassured them that the company he built will endure long after the 91-year-old billionaire is gone. Tens of thousands of investors packed an Omaha arena Saturday to listen … Read more

Covid-19 vaccine for children under 5 could come as early as June, FDA’s latest meeting schedule suggests

CNN – Covid-19 vaccines could be authorized for the United States’ youngest children as early as June, according to the US Food and Drug Administration’s latest meeting schedule. The agency announced Friday it is reserving dates in June for its Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee (VRBPAC) to meet to discuss updates to vaccine … Read more

US economy shrinks, threats loom, but growth likely to last

WASHINGTON – The US economy shrank in the first three months of the year, and faces threats from high inflation and rising interest rates, yet economists foresee a return to growth for the rest of 2022 based on the strength of the job market and consumer spending . The first quarterly decline in gross domestic … Read more

Russia’s tanks in Ukraine have a ‘jack-in-the-box’ design flaw. And the West has known about it since the Gulf war

CNN – Russian tanks with their tops blown off are just the latest sign that Russia’s invasion of Ukraine isn’t going to plan. Hundreds of Russian tanks are thought to have been destroyed since Moscow launched its offensive, with British Defense Secretary Ben Wallace on Monday estimating it had lost as many as 580. But … Read more

Biden will visit South Korea and Japan next month as he works to keep focus on Asia

CNN – President Joe Biden will make his first trip to Asia as president next month, visiting South Korea and Japan from May 20 to May 24, White House officials told CNN, underscoring his commitment to the region even as international attention is directed towards the crisis in Ukraine . Biden, the officials said, will … Read more

Russia’s threat to retaliate against US-Japan naval exercises shows it’s getting jumpy, analysts say

Tokyo CNN – Russia has warned Japan of “retaliatory measures” if it expands joint naval exercises with the United States near Russia’s eastern borders. The threat is just the latest salvo from Moscow, which has been angered by Japan’s support for Ukraine and its growing ties with NATO countries, and is turning up the heat … Read more

SpaceX to launch another historic astronaut mission tomorrow

New York CNN Business – SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spacecraft are headed back to the launch pad, kicking off the second astronaut mission for SpaceX in just one month. On board will be four professional astronauts, destined for the International Space Station, including the first Black woman to join the ISS crew. … Read more

Biden says Russian invasion of Ukraine will ‘continue to take its toll’ on the global economy

CNN – President Joe Biden on Tuesday warned Russia’s ongoing war in Ukraine would continue to “take its toll” on the global economy as he acknowledged soaring inflation while touting his domestic accomplishments in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Biden visited a harbor in New Hampshire to highlight how billions of dollars from the bipartisan infrastructure law … Read more