Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden tapped Senator Kamala Harris of California as his choice for vice president, making her the first Black woman on a major party presidential ticket.
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Democrats concerned by Facebook oversight board's limited authority
Three Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday urged Facebook Inc to enact the policy recommendations of the company's oversight board, empowering the independent group of advisers, which the lawmakers said have limited responsibilities.
S&P 500, Dow snap seven-day winning streak as concern mounts over stimulus deal
U.S. stocks closed lower on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 and Dow snapping a seven-day streak of gains and falling late in the session on growing uncertainty about breaking a stalemate in Washington over a fiscal stimulus deal.
Boeing 737 MAX cancellations rise, deliveries drop as crises drag on
Boeing Co customers scrubbed more than 400 orders for the U.S. planemaker's grounded 737 MAX jets this year, while the company's overall aircraft deliveries slumped to only four in July, monthly numbers showed on Tuesday.
Seattle police chief resigns after cuts to police budget
Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best announced her resignation on Tuesday, one day after the Seattle City Council cut the police department's budget, as part of reform efforts following mass protests against police violence.
U.S. attempts to win more support with streamlined bid to extend Iran arms embargo
The United States streamlined its bid on Tuesday to get the U.N. Security Council to extend an arms embargo on Iran, a move that could win Washington more support in the 15-member body but is unlikely to overcome opposition by veto-powers Russia and China.
Few U.S. firms see Trump's Phase 1 China trade deal as worth tariff costs, survey shows
Few U.S. companies doing business in China view President Donald Trump's Phase 1 trade deal as being worth the cost of tariffs incurred over a two-year trade war, a new survey by the U.S.-China Business Council showed on Tuesday.
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