President-elect Biden said in an interview with CNN that he has asked top U.S. infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci to continue in his job and serve as Biden's chief medical adviser and on the COVID-19 team after he takes office. Biden also said he will ask the public to wear masks for 100 days.
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U.S. in talks with Huawei CFO Meng on resolving criminal charges: source
U.S. prosecutors are discussing a deal with lawyers for Huawei finance chief Meng Wanzhou to resolve criminal charges against her, a person familiar with the matter said, signaling a potential end to a case that has strained ties between the United States, China and Canada.
Trump spy chief labels China biggest threat to freedom since World War Two
The top U.S. intelligence official stepped up the Trump administration's harsh attacks on Beijing on Thursday, labeling China the biggest threat to democracy and freedom worldwide since World War Two and saying it was bent on global domination.
U.S. expected to report slowest job growth in six months
U.S. employers likely hired the fewest workers in six months in November, hindered by a resurgence in new COVID-19 cases that, together with a lack of more government relief money, threatens to reverse the recovery from the pandemic recession.
Residents flee wildfire raging through Southern California canyon
Two firefighters were injured and residents of a rustic Southern California canyon were driven from their homes after a blaze broke out overnight at a house and tore across more than 7,000 acres of dry brush and wooded hillsides.
Some Sino-U.S. relations damage 'beyond repair', China state media warn
Some damage to Sino-U.S. ties is "beyond repair" amid a new wave of Trump administration measures to counter China, Chinese state media warned, amid growing rancour underlined by an ugly Twitter spat between a U.S. senator and Chinese journalists.
Warner Bros disrupts theater business with same-day streaming
AT&T Inc's Warner Bros studio will debut all of its 2021 films in theaters and on the HBO Max streaming service on the same day, the company said on Thursday, an unprecedented shift that hammered shares of struggling cinema operators.
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