The soaring number of COVID-19 cases in the United States has far outstripped many local health departments’ ability to trace the contacts of those infected, a step critical in containing the virus’ spread.
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Exclusive: U.N. staffer who complained of sexual assault appeals dismissal - documents
A policy adviser fired by the U.N. agency fighting AIDS is appealing her dismissal for misconduct, saying she was actually sacked for reporting that she had been sexually assaulted by a senior colleague, her appeal documents show.
White House, U.S. Congress Democrats to continue effort on coronavirus aid
Top White House officials and Democratic leaders in the U.S. Congress will try again on Tuesday to narrow gaping differences over a fifth major coronavirus-aid bill to help stimulate the economy and possibly dispatch new aid to the unemployed.
China vows retaliation if any U.S. action against journalists
China vowed on Tuesday to retaliate if the United States persisted with "hostile action" against Chinese journalists who may be forced to leave in coming days if their U.S. visas are not extended.
Google Cloud prepares for Black Friday 'peak on top of peak'
Alphabet Inc's Google Cloud unit is poised for a surge in fourth-quarter sales from U.S. retailers, as they brace for record online shopping during the holidays because of COVID-19 lockdowns.
Argentina says strikes $65 billion debt deal to break impasse
Argentina said on Tuesday it had reached a deal with three creditor groups to restructure $65 billion in sovereign debt, potentially helping it climb out of a damaging default and revive the recession-hit economy.
World shares hit five-month high; mixed earnings knock European shares
European shares were mixed on Tuesday after company earnings reports, and the dollar's rebound stalled as investors waited for talks about government aid in the United States to make progress.
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