Senate Democrats' effort to advance Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 aid bill stalled as senators jousted over how long to extend enhanced unemployment benefits and how much to offer during the pandemic.
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U.S. FDA looks to reduce toxic elements in baby food, boost inspections
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday it will boost sampling of foods for babies and young children and increase inspections after a congressional report found "dangerous levels of toxic heavy metals" in some baby foods that it said could cause neurological damage.
Wall Street Week Ahead: Investors weigh how far tech stocks can slide after volatile week
As U.S. technology shares stumble, investors are debating whether the decline is an opportunity to scoop up bargains or a sign of more pain to come for stocks that have led markets higher for years.
LeBron James' voting rights group focuses on Georgia with NBA All-Star Game ad
The voting rights group backed by basketball star LeBron James is kicking off a new campaign to fight Republican-led efforts to tighten voting requirements in Georgia and other states that could restrict access for Black voters and Democrats.
American Air 737 MAX declared emergency after engine shutdown, lands safely
American Airlines Co said on Friday that a Boeing 737 MAX bound for New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport declared an emergency after the captain shut down one engine over a possible mechanical issue.
Antivirus software pioneer McAfee charged by U.S. with cryptocurrency fraud
John McAfee, the antivirus software pioneer whose former company still bears his name, has been indicted on fraud and money-laundering conspiracy charges stemming from two cryptocurrency schemes, the U.S. Justice Department said on Friday.
At least 20 killed by suicide car bomb near restaurant in Somalia capital
At least 20 people were killed and 30 wounded by a suicide car bomb just outside a restaurant near the port in Somalia's capital Mogadishu late on Friday, an emergency services official said.
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