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U.S. economy does not need a lot more stimulus -White House adviser

5 minutes ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy appears to be entering a self-sustaining recovery and does not need a big dose of stimulus from another coronavirus relief bill, a top White House...
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Democrats, White House ‘miles apart' over COVID-19 aid -Pelosi

5 minutes ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday said Democrats and the Trump administration remained far apart regarding any agreement over further economic aid amid...
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Joe Biden, Kamala Harris to make unusual campaign debut in coronavirus era

9 minutes ago   |   ABC

The former primary rivals will appear at a high school near Biden's Delaware home to discuss their shared vision for how to defeat Trump.
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Cal grad shares experience on Netflix's reality show 'Indian Matchmaking'

9 minutes ago   |   ABC

For Rashi, arguably, she says there isn't much of a difference between arranged marriage and a friend introducing you to someone. But critics of the show say it glosses over...
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‘Doctors Had The Power To Do What They Wanted With Little Oversight': Chip Jones On New Book ‘The Organ Thieves: The Shocking Story Of The First Heart Transplant In The Segregated South'

11 minutes ago   |   CBS

It's been over 40 years since the controversial death of a Virginia man named Bruce Tucker. In 1968, the Black man sustained a head injury and went to Virginia's top research...
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State Department report recommends more thorough review of Woody Johnson allegations

13 minutes ago   |   NBC Sports

Jets owner Woody Johnson, who currently serves as the U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom, continues to face potential problems arising from allegations of inappropriate...
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Russia says medics to get anti-COVID shots in two weeks, some Russians wary

17 minutes ago   |   National Post

MOSCOW - Russia said on Wednesday the first batch of the world's first COVID-19 vaccine would be rolled out within two weeks and rejected as "groundless" safety concerns aired...
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Relax and rewind: World's last Blockbuster store is offering '90s-themed stays on Airbnb

17 minutes ago   |   National Post

Nostalgic for the Friday movie-store experience of yesteryear? Airbnb sees your cinematic pining and raises you every '90s kid's dream: a slumber party at the world's last...
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Belarus may face renewed EU sanctions over elections that were ‘neither free nor fair'

17 minutes ago   |   National Post

European Union foreign ministers will hold a special meeting on Friday to discuss the unstable situation in Belarus, with some floating renewed sanctions from the bloc.
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Golf-Masters to proceed without spectators in November

17 minutes ago   |   National Post

The Masters, which brings together the world's best golfers in one of the sport's four majors, will be held without spectators in November because of the COVID-19 outbreak...
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Washington Football Team will play without fans this season, announcement says

Washington Football Team will play without fans this season, announcement says

Team officials said the decision was made with the health and safety of fans in mind, along with an "abundance of caution due to the rapidly changing dynamics of the COVID-19... Read more ...

Sumner Redstone, billionaire media mogul, dead at 97

Sumner Redstone, billionaire media mogul, dead at 97

Sumner Redstone, a media titan and billionaire who, as chairman of Viacom and National Amusements, drew headlines both for his deal-making as well as his turbulent personal... Read more ...

Sumner Redstone, billionaire media mogul, dead at 97

Sumner Redstone, billionaire media mogul, dead at 97

Sumner Redstone, the billionaire media magnate whose family company controls CBS and Viacom, and whose career spilled over from boardrooms to gossip sheets, has died. He was... Read more ...

Rice praises Harris after veepstakes: ‘She's going to make a tremendous...

Rice praises Harris after veepstakes: ‘She's going to make a tremendous running mate'

Former national security adviser Susan Rice on Wednesday hailed California Sen. Kamala Harris as a “great choice” to become former Vice President Joe Biden's running mate. Her... Read more ...

Minnesota's Omar holds off well-funded primary challenger

Minnesota's Omar holds off well-funded primary challenger

Omar, a member of “The Squad” of four progressive female members of Congress, survived a stiff Democratic primary challenge from a well-funded opponent who tried to make an... Read more ...

Late night hosts crack first jokes about Kamala Harris' vice presidential bid

Late night hosts crack first jokes about Kamala Harris' vice presidential bid

Hours after Joe Biden announced that California junior Senator Kamala Harris would be his running mate, the hosts shared their opinions on the news. Read more ...

How Biden selected Kamala Harris as his running mate

How Biden selected Kamala Harris as his running mate

Biden made clear his running mate would be a woman even before clinching the Democratic nomination. Read more ...

‘Serious injuries' reported after train derails amid storms in Scotland

‘Serious injuries' reported after train derails amid storms in Scotland

Several people were reported to be seriously injured Wednesday morning when a passenger train derailed on the east coast of Scotland as the country was hit by storms, according... Read more ...

LIVE: President Trump holds news conference

LIVE: President Trump holds news conference

President Donald Trump is speaking at the White House. Read more ...

Moderna surges 11% after Trump says US government reached deal for 100...

Moderna surges 11% after Trump says US government reached deal for 100 million doses of its coronavirus vaccine

President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced that the US government reached a deal with Moderna for 100 million doses of its coronavirus vaccine candidate. Shares of Moderna... Read more ...