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United States

Ernest Scheyder

Exclusive: Biden campaign tells miners it supports domestic production of EV metals

Oct 22 2020

Joe Biden's campaign has privately told U.S. miners it would support boosting domestic production of metals used to make electric vehicles, solar panels and other products crucial to his climate plan, according to three sources familiar with the matter, in a boon for the mining industry.

In 2016, Trump won these Rust Belt counties on the economy. In 2020, he might lose them over coronavirus

Oct 19 2020

CORTLAND, Ohio/BANGOR, Penn. Tanya Wojciak, a lifelong Republican and suburban mom from northeast Ohio, is the kind of battleground state voter President Donald Trump can't afford to lose - but already has.

Freeport does a balancing act as world's biggest gold mine grapples with COVID-19

Oct 11 2020

SINGAPORE/HOUSTON When miners at Indonesia's giant Grasberg gold and copper mine started testing positive for coronavirus early in the pandemic, the mountain-top mining complex was quickly locked down with a skeletal staff left in place to maintain production.

'Anyone can get it,' Trump supporters shocked at diagnosis, unwavering in support

Oct 02 2020

WARREN, Ohio/BANGOR, Penn. As Americans digested the news on Friday that President Donald Trump had tested positive for the novel coronavirus, some of his backers expressed surprise that he hadn't been safe from infection and said their support for him was not diminished. | Video

'Anyone can get it,' Trump supporters shocked at diagnosis, unwavering in support

Oct 02 2020

WARREN, Ohio/BANGOR, Penn. As Americans digested the news on Friday that President Donald Trump had tested positive for the novel coronavirus, some of his backers expressed surprise that he hadn't been safe from infection and said their support for him was not diminished.

Tesla's Nevada lithium plan faces stark obstacles on path to production

Sep 24 2020

Tesla Inc's plan to produce lithium for electric vehicle batteries close to its Nevada Gigafactory faces stark challenges from the outset, including an onerous permitting process, uncertain access to water and questions about unproven methodologies.

Volunteers are new face of disaster recovery in United States

Aug 28 2020

STARKS, La. Travis Maher, a 46-year-old Texas firefighter, knew the drill on Monday when he was told to prepare for possible waterborne rescues and assess damages to homes caused by Hurricane Laura.

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