May 8, 2020 / 5:14 AM / a month ago

PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news - May 8

May 8 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

- Moderna Inc announced on Thursday that the Food and Drug Administration had cleared its application to proceed to a clinical trial of an experimental vaccine for the coronavirus involving about 600 people.

- Neiman Marcus filed for bankruptcy on Thursday and became the first major department store group to file for protection during the coronavirus pandemic.

- Democratic senators on Thursday questioned whether Amazon retaliated against whistle-blowers when it fired four employees who raised concerns about the spread of coronavirus in the company's warehouses.

- After an extraordinary public campaign by U.S. President Trump and his allies, the Justice Department dropped its criminal case on Thursday against Michael Flynn, Trump's first national security adviser. (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)

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