Opinion poll experts say there are good reasons to trust this year's polls more than those of 2016. Here are a few of them.
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Wall Street rebounds as market eyes tech results, strong U.S. data
U.S. stocks closed higher on Thursday, with the technology heavyweights rallying ahead of major earnings reports and upbeat domestic economic data calming investor jitters about surging coronavirus cases.
Evacuation orders lifted as crews make headway on Southern California wildfires
Two California wildfires, which forced 130,000 Orange County residents from their homes earlier this week, were largely contained on Thursday, though smoke still fouled the air in the surrounding communities, officials said.
Netflix raises monthly charges for U.S. customers, shares jump
Streaming video service Netflix Inc on Thursday raised monthly charges in the United States for its standard and premium subscription plans, a move that sent the company's shares climbing nearly 5%.
Trump and Biden's final economic pitch: GDP growth vs 'deep hole'
President Donald Trump's campaign is touting the blockbuster Gross Domestic Product figure released Thursday morning as evidence that the U.S. economy is healing quickly, while his Democratic opponent Joe Biden is focused on the "deep hole" the economy is still in because of the pandemic.
Exxon to cut 14,000 jobs as pandemic hits oil demand
Exxon Mobil Corp said on Thursday it could cut its global workforce by about 15%, including deep white-collar staff reductions in the United States, as the COVID-19 pandemic batters energy demand and prices.
Americans plan widespread protests if Trump interferes with election
Dozens of activist groups who claim to represent millions of Americans from both political parties plan to hit the streets next week, if President Donald Trump appears to be interfering with vote counting or manipulating poll results after Election Day.
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