After a Thanksgiving weekend when the number of people traveling through U.S. airports reached its highest since mid-March, a top government official said some could begin receiving coronavirus vaccinations before Christmas.
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Asian shares open higher following stellar month of gains
Asian share markets opened slightly higher on Tuesday buoyed by the prospect of a COVID-19 vaccine, reversing the previous day's dips as investors took profits at the end of a record-breaking month.
U.S. coronavirus adviser Scott Atlas resigns
Dr. Scott Atlas has resigned as special adviser on the coronavirus to President Donald Trump, a White House official said on Monday, after a controversial four months during which he clashed repeatedly with other members of the coronavirus task force.
U.S. capital may end weekend subway service in 2021
The subway system serving the U.S. capital region may be forced to make devastating cuts in 2021, including ending weekend services, closing 19 stations and shrinking weekday operations if Congress does not approve additional assistance.
S&P 500 to swallow Tesla in one gulp; shares surge
Tesla Inc shares jumped 4% in extended trade on Monday after S&P Dow Jones Indices said it would add one of Wall Street's most valuable companies to the S&P 500 index all at once on Dec. 21.
Asian factories continue recovery from COVID-19 woes as China booms
Asian factories continued to recover steadily in November thanks to a boom in economic powerhouse China, private surveys showed on Tuesday, offering hope the region was shaking off the drag from the COVID-19 crisis.
Representative Finkenauer in contention for Biden's Labor secretary
Abby Finkenauer, one of the youngest women in Congress, is among the contenders to become Democratic President-elect Joe Biden's Labor Secretary, according to three people familiar with the selection process.
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