U.S. federal regulators said late last week that they may only be able to recommend a third coronavirus vaccine dose for some Pfizer recipients by September 30. The U.S. Department of Justice announced it will protect Texans’ right to abortion after the state passed a law that bans the health procedure after six weeks. Members of the Hollywood production union IATSE are sharing stories of long shifts with no breaks and little time off, which have prompted negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement. Metallica’s most iconic and polarizing record, “The Black Album,” has turned 30.
COVID booster confusion, Texas’ controversial abortion law, long hours on Hollywood sets
From this Episode:
COVID boosters: Should you get a third shot, who’s eligible and when?
For those who might want to get a booster just to be safe, UCSF's Dr. Peter Chin-Hong says doing so might be more trouble than it’s worth. “I can definitely understand that...
DOJ says it’ll protect abortion rights in Texas, but it hasn’t challenged the state’s new law
Texas’ restrictive new abortion law has been in effect for nearly a week. It bans the procedure after six weeks, before most women know they’re pregnant.
Hollywood sets: What it’s like working 14-hour days, and whether a strike is coming
After a COVID hiatus, Hollywood productions are now trying to make up for lost time and fulfill the endless desire for new content across streaming platforms. And it’s...