Record hospitalizations and a surging death toll failed to keep Americans from traveling a day before the Thanksgiving holiday, raising fears that the unchecked spread underway is a prelude to further Christmas contagion.
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Tesla's upcoming S&P 500 debut fuels 'crazy' trading volume
If you traded a stock in the past week, there's a fair chance it was Tesla.
Amazon's cloud service sees widespread outage
Amazon.com Inc's widely used cloud service, Amazon Web Services (AWS), is experiencing a large-scale outage, the company said on Wednesday, affecting users ranging from websites to software providers.
Biden will struggle to cut defense spending despite pressure
President-elect Joe Biden will come under immense pressure from progressives in the Democratic party to cut the defense budget once he takes office in January.
U.S. grants ByteDance new seven-day extension of TikTok sale order: filing
The Trump administration on Wednesday granted ByteDance a new seven-day extension of an order directing the Chinese company to sell its TikTok short video-sharing app, according to a court filing. The administration previously had granted ByteDance a 15-day extension of the order issued in August, which was set to expire Friday. President Donald Trump on Aug. 14 had directed ByteDance to divest the app within 90 days. The new deadline is Dec. 4, TikTok said in th
S&P 500, Dow pull back from all-time closing highs after grim jobless data
The S&P 500 index closed lower on Wednesday as mounting U.S. layoffs in the wake of new mandated lockdowns to contain surging COVID-19 infections dampened investor risk appetite.
African envoys head for Ethiopia as ultimatum expires for assault
African envoys went to Ethiopia to plead for peace on Wednesday, hours before an ultimatum was to expire for Tigrayan forces to surrender or face an assault on the northern region's capital that rights groups fear could bring huge civilian casualties.
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