The COVID-19 pandemic has hammered some of the very communities that handed Donald Trump the 2016 election: working-class, white counties that defected from Obama in 2012. Reuters visited two such counties and found some voters there have soured on him.
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Wall Street closes lower as stimulus deadline nears without deal
Wall Street's main indexes closed lower on Monday as Washington lawmakers still appeared to struggle to reach an agreement on coronavirus stimulus ahead of a Tuesday deadline that would make a relief package possible ahead of the the Nov. 3 elections.
Hand signals only: How Thais are marshalling mass protests
Hands point above head = need umbrella; Hands held over head = need helmet; Hands crossed over chest = enough supplies here.
U.S. Supreme Court to hear Trump appeal of ruling against border wall funds
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear an appeal by President Donald Trump's administration of a ruling that he overstepped his constitutional powers by diverting military funds to pay for his promised wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Bulls are back in the Nasdaq and options are aflutter
Investors are once again chasing upside in shares of tech companies after a sharp sell-off in U.S. equities last month.
All-female scientific coalition calls for protection of Antarctic Peninsula
Climate change and human activity are harming Antarctica and threatening wildlife from humpback whales to microscopic algae, more than 280 scientists and conservation experts say in urging protections for the icy region.
U.S. Supreme Court to review legality of Trump's 'remain in Mexico' asylum policy
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide the legality of one of President Donald Trump's hardline immigration policies that has forced tens of thousands of migrants along the southern border to wait in Mexico, rather than entering the United States, while their asylum claims are processed.
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