Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers declared a new public health emergency and extended a face coverings mandate into November to fight a flare-up of coronavirus cases, as the U.S. surpassed the grim milestone of 200,000 COVID-19 deaths.
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Woman suspected of sending ricin-filled envelope to White House to appear in court
A woman arrested by U.S. authorities on suspicion of sending a ricin-filled envelope to the White House and to five other addresses in Texas will appear before a federal court in Buffalo, New York, later on Tuesday.
Elon Musk tempers expectations for Tesla 'Battery Day,' stock dips 5%
Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk on Tuesday is scheduled to showcase the company's advanced battery technology, with investors expecting he will outline how the company's electric vehicles will surpass the cost and convenience of internal combustion engines.
Fed, Treasury chiefs back more aid for small business but leave details fuzzy
Top U.S. economic policymakers opened the door on Tuesday to further aid for small businesses hit by the coronavirus-triggered recession, but differed over how broad it might extend and the manner in which it should be delivered.
Billionaire Bloomberg raises millions to help restore Florida felon voting rights
Billionaire Michael Bloomberg has raised over $16 million to help former felons restore their voting rights in the critical battleground state of Florida, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.
Wall Street gains on Amazon boost, despite worries over economy
Wall Street stocks rebounded on Tuesday, led by a jump in Amazon.com, even as a likely delay in the passage of new fiscal stimulus by Congress dampened hopes of a faster economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
'Unacceptable' if Mexicans subjected to medical abuse in U.S. custody, minister says
Mexico is interviewing at least six women who may have been subject to improper medical procedures, including hysterectomies, at a U.S. immigration detention center in Georgia, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Tuesday.
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