Europe's hospital systems are at risk of buckling under the strain of soaring COVID-19 infections that put the continent again at the center of the global pandemic while nearly two-thirds of U.S. states are in a danger zone.
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U.S. economy recovering slowly, but some sectors struggling: Fed survey
The U.S. economy continued to recover at a slight to modest pace through early October as consumers bought homes and increased spending, but the picture varied greatly from sector to sector, the Federal Reserve said on Wednesday.
Democrats seize on U.S. Supreme Court election deadlock in Barrett fight
The Supreme Court's deadlock this week in a key election case illustrates the power President Donald Trump's nominee Amy Coney Barrett could wield and reveals why Republicans are hurrying to install her as a justice, Democrats said on Wednesday in their latest pitch to block her U.S. Senate confirmation.
Exclusive: Ferragamo family explores stake sale as stars' shoemaker seeks to recover shine - sources
The family owners of Italian fashion house Salvatore Ferragamo have held informal talks with investors to sell a minority stake in their holding firm as they scramble to turn around the brand famous for shoes worn by Hollywood stars such as Audrey Hepburn, five sources told Reuters.
Pompeo says U.S. designates six more Chinese media firms as foreign missions
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Wednesday the State Department was designating the U.S. operations of six more China-based media companies as foreign missions, a move he said was aimed at pushing back against communist propaganda.
S&P ends choppy session lower as U.S. stimulus talks drag on
Wall Street's three major averages closed lower on Wednesday after a volatile trading session, as investors worried whether difficult negotiations in Washington would produce a deal for a fresh U.S. coronavirus stimulus package.
Pope says same-sex couples should be covered by civil union laws
Pope Francis has said that same-sex couples should be protected by civil union laws in some of the clearest language he has used on the rights of gay people since his election seven years ago.
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