After pounding big U.S. cities in the spring, COVID-19 now has engulfed rural and small-town America, seeming to seep into the country’s every nook and cranny.
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Yellen would need Congress to approve use of clawed-back Fed loan funds, Treasury says
President-elect Joe Biden's Treasury secretary will need Congress to approve re-use of $455 billion in funds that the Trump administration is taking back from Federal Reserve and other pandemic lending programs, the Treasury said on Monday.
Trump plans to pardon former aide Michael Flynn: source
U.S. President Donald Trump has told allies he plans to pardon his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who had pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI during an investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, a source familiar with the situation said on Tuesday.
Retailers already fear U.S. holiday 'shipageddon'; now here come vaccines
Deliveries of holiday gifts purchased online at major retailers could get delayed by something far more critical - COVID-19 vaccines.
Ethiopia war destabilising east Africa, warns EU
Fighting between Ethiopia's military and regional forces from the northern Tigray region is seriously destabilising the East African and Horn region and hostilities should halt, the European Union foreign policy chief said.
Space oddity? Monolith in Utah desert mystifies helicopter crew
They were on a mission to count sheep when they found something they had not counted on.
South Korea's BTS snags first ever Grammy nomination for a K-Pop band
South Korean boy band BTS on Tuesday snagged the first ever Grammy nomination for a K-pop band, taking the worldwide sensation a step closer to winning the music award.
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