CDC officially approves Pfizer vaccine for 12- to 15-year-olds

States are ramping up vaccinations for millions of kids in this age group.
2:25 | 05/13/21

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We will turn now to ABC's Kyra Phillips in Washington with our latest headlines. Good morning, Kyra. Amy, thanks so much. Great to see you. We begin here with the welcome news for all of us across the country who need to drive. That critical fuel pipeline spanning from Texas to new Jersey back in business now. But reverberations remain in the southeast. Some states scrambling for fuel supplies, when that russian-linked hack actually shut down the colonial pipeline the company reportedly restarting without paying any ransom to those hackers. President Biden signing an executive order on cyber security to mitigate future attacks now. And the U.N., now warning of a full scale war between Israel and hamas as deadly tensions in the mideast escalate. Night skies bright with Israeli air strikes and hamas rockets. Hamas hitting an Israeli apartment building as ethnic Palestinians, citizens of Israel, demonstrated against Israeli officials claiming second class treatment. Back here at home, the new job numbers just in. Jobless claims dropping to 473,000, that's a new pandemic low, and slightly better than expected, with layoffs slowing as the economy strengthens. And as the CDC gives the official green light for 12 to 15-year-olds to get that pfizer shot now, most states ramping up vaccinations for millions of people in that age group now. With big pharmacies expected to play a major role. So far, no reports in the trial group of any major side effects or safety concerns. And finally, here, the Seattle storm wnba star getting her own signature kicks. Breanna Stewart signing with puma and a big moment, you can count on less than two hands the number of women players who have gotten their own shoe in the last 25 years. While the men, by the way, get twice as many in a single year. Now, T.J., the NBA as you know, tips off its 25th anniversary season this Friday, with Breanna storm, taking on Las Vegas in a final three match, Saturday here on ABC, but I have seen your collection of kicks, as have the ladies, I know you have great style, so can you hook us up with a little stewy -- Stewies. Everybody's getting stewies. Stewies for everybody. All right? Then we can run circles around you. You don't need new shoes for that, Kyra.

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