Two elderly women in two small Wisconsin towns voted by mail during April’s nominating contests. Not wanting to risk coronavirus exposure, they each included a note that explained why no witnesses had signed the envelope, as is required by state law. That’s where the similarity ends.
Business & Financial News, U.S & International Breaking News
S&P 500, Dow extend longest losing spree in a year
The S&P 500 and the Dow inched lower on Friday, extending their longest losing spree in a year as fears about the outlook for the economy in a future still dominated by the coronavirus weighed on investor sentiment.
White House slams FBI chief Wray over voter fraud testimony
White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows on Friday denigrated FBI Director Christopher Wray's ability to detect voter fraud in the U.S. election and suggested that if he "drill down" more he would change his congressional testimony on the issue.
'Never-ending nightmare': Violence returns to Paris street where Charlie Hebdo was attacked
The stabbing of two people in Paris's rue Nicolas-Appert on Friday brought violence back to the street where, five years ago, Islamist militants killed 12 people in the offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.
U.S. business spending digging out of deep hole; outlook uncertain
New orders for key U.S.-made capital goods increased more than expected in August and shipments raced to their highest level in nearly six years, suggesting a rebound in business spending on equipment was underway after a prolonged slump.
Teenager charged with killing two in Kenosha to fight extradition, lawyer says
Kyle Rittenhouse, the teenager charged with killing two protesters and injuring another during demonstrations about race and justice in Kenosha, Wisconsin, will fight extradition from Illinois, his lawyer told a court hearing on Friday.
Price of vice: Norway eyes cut in 'sin' tax on alcohol, sugar to spur spending
Norway’s tipplers and sweet tooths may no longer feel a need to leave the country to stock up on their favourite vices.
Have a news tip?
Reuters provides several ways to securely and confidentially share information and materials with our journalists.LEARN MORE ››