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.
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Wall Street ends higher as tech rally squashes virus fears, but S&P down for week
Technology stocks again rode to Wall Street's rescue on Friday, lifting the main indexes more than 1%, but the Dow and the S&P 500 still posted their longest weekly losing streaks in a year as fears of a slowing economy sparked an almost month-long rout.
American Airlines secures $5.5 billion Treasury loan, could tap more
American Airlines said on Friday it has secured a $5.5 billion government loan and could tap up to $2 billion more in October depending on how the U.S. Treasury allocates extra funds under a $25 billion loan package for airlines.
U.S. judge expected to decide by Sunday if TikTok will remain in U.S. app stores
A judge is expected to decide by Sunday whether to allow a ban on TikTok from Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc Google app stores after a last-minute filing by the Department of Justice in support of the move.
SpaceX handed loss in challenge over Air Force contract
A federal judge plans to deny SpaceX's challenge to U.S. Air Force contracts awarded to its rivals, writing in a Thursday court filing that the Pentagon properly assessed the development of SpaceX CEO Elon Musk's Starship rocket system as "too risky and expensive."
Details on Trump's $200 cards for Medicare users scarce and conflicted
The Trump administration's planned distribution of $200 benefit cards to Medicare recipients will take place over the next few months, with not all beneficiaries receiving one before the Nov. 3 presidential election, a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services official said on Friday.
Teenager charged with killing two Kenosha protesters fights extradition
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.
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