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FDA greenlights chikungunya vaccine, US's first carbon capture plant, Hollywood strike ends with new deal

Today ChatGPT read 1267 top news stories. After removing previously covered events, there are 3 articles with a significance score over 7.

[7.2] FDA approves first chikungunya vaccine for adults — FDA.gov

The U.S. FDA approved Ixchiq, the first chikungunya vaccine for individuals 18 and older. Chikungunya, transmitted by infected mosquitos, has caused at least 5 million cases in the past 15 years. Ixchiq's safety was evaluated in two North American studies with 3,500 participants.

[7.1] Heirloom Carbon Technologies opens first US direct air capture plant — The New York Times [$]

Heirloom Carbon Technologies has opened the first commercial direct air capture plant in the US, located in California's Central Valley. The facility can absorb up to 1,000 tons of carbon dioxide annually and has already secured a deal with Microsoft to remove 315,000 tons. The company plans to sell carbon removal credits to offset emissions.

[7.1] Hollywood actors reach tentative deal with studios to end strike — Reuters

Hollywood actors have reached a tentative agreement with major studios, ending a 118-day strike. The deal, valued at over $1 billion, includes salary increases and a new bonus paid by streaming services. It also provides protections against unauthorized use of AI-generated images. The agreement, backed by the SAG-AFTRA union, will be considered by its national board on Friday. The resolution allows Hollywood to return to full production for the first time since May.

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