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  • Countries Worldwide Hit New Records For Virus Cases, Deaths

    Nations around the world set new records Thursday for COVID-19 deaths and new coronavirus infections, and the disease surged even in some countries that have kept the virus in check. In the United States, Detroit leaders began making a plan to knock on every door to persuade people to get shots.
  • Navajo Nation To Allow ‘Soft Reopening’ Of Some Businesses

    Navajo Nation officials cited a declining number of new COVID-19 cases and other improving conditions as they announced a new public health order that will allow some businesses to reopen under certain restrictions.
  • States Easing Virus Restrictions Despite Experts’ Warnings

    With the U.S. vaccination drive picking up speed and a third formula on the way, states eager to reopen for business are easing coronavirus restrictions despite warnings from health experts that the outbreak is far from over and that moving too quickly could prolong the misery.
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    Stocks Climb More Than 2% As Investors Get Back To Buying

    Stocks are rising across the board on Wall Street as traders welcomed a move lower in long-term interest rates in the bond market. Investors were also watching Washington as a big economic stimulus bill moved to the Senate.
  • Biden To Meet With Mexican President Amid Migration Issues

    President Joe Biden plans a virtual meeting Monday with Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador — a chance for the pair to talk more fully about migration, confronting the coronavirus and cooperating on economic and national security issues.
  • Countries Call On Drug Companies To Share Vaccine Know-How

    Across Africa and Southeast Asia, governments and aid groups, as well as the World Health Organization, are calling on pharmaceutical companies to share their patent information more broadly to meet a yawning global shortfall in a pandemic that already has claimed over 2.5 million lives.
  • Wisconsin Confirms Joe Biden As Winner Following Recount

    Joe Biden’s victory in battleground Wisconsin was confirmed Monday following a partial recount that only added to his 20,600-vote margin over President Donald Trump, who has promised to file a lawsuit seeking to undo the results.
  • Arizona Certifies Biden’s Victory Over Trump

    Arizona officials have certified Joe Biden’s narrow victory over President Donald Trump in the state.
  • House Subpoenas Embattled Postal Service Leader Over Delays

    The House Oversight Committee on Wednesday subpoenaed Postmaster General Louis DeJoy for records about the widespread mail delivery delays that have pulled the Postal Service into the political spotlight as it prepares to handle an onslaught of ballots in the November election.
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    First COVID-19 Vaccine Tested In US Poised For Final Testing

    The first COVID-19 vaccine tested in the U.S. revved up people’s immune systems just the way scientists had hoped, researchers reported Tuesday -- as the shots are poised to begin key final testing.