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Heather Timmons

Before Biden inauguration, 70,000 more could die from COVID-19 in the U.S.

Nov 13 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. President-elect Joe Biden has pledged to make controlling the coronavirus a top priority and is likely to push for mask wearing mandates and more fiscal stimulus to keep businesses and workers afloat.

Before Biden inauguration, 70,000 more Americans could die from COVID-19

Nov 13 2020

WASHINGTON, Nov 13 U.S. President-elect Joe Biden has pledged to make controlling the coronavirus a top priority and is likely to push for mask wearing mandates and more fiscal stimulus to keep businesses and workers afloat.

How Stacey Abrams paved the way for a Democratic victory in 'New Georgia'

Nov 10 2020

WASHINGTON After Democrat Joe Biden was declared the next U.S. president on Saturday, thousands of celebrants massed outside the White House. One part of the group broke out in a spontaneous chant that wasn't about Biden or his opponent Donald Trump, cheering: "Sta-CEY AAA-brams.....Sta-CEY AAA-brams."

How Stacey Abrams paved the way for a Democratic victory in 'New Georgia'

Nov 09 2020

WASHINGTON After Democrat Joe Biden was declared the next U.S. president on Saturday, thousands of celebrants massed outside the White House. One part of the group broke out in a spontaneous chant that wasn't about Biden or his opponent Donald Trump, cheering: "Sta-CEY AAA-brams.....Sta-CEY AAA-brams."

Anxiety, suspicion exacerbate U.S. post-election uncertainty

Nov 05 2020

DETROIT Weary from one of the most bruising U.S. presidential races in modern times, Republican and Democratic voters alike were in a state of high anxiety on Wednesday with the election outcome still unsettled a day after polls closed.

Uncertain U.S. election outcome opens way for protests

Nov 04 2020

DETROIT After months of protests about racism and police brutality, the United States is now likely to see street demonstrations over the cliffhanger presidential election, after President Donald Trump falsely claimed victory and called for voting to stop.

Americans plan widespread protests if Trump interferes with election

Oct 29 2020

WASHINGTON Dozens of activist groups who claim to represent millions of Americans from both political parties plan to hit the streets next week, if President Donald Trump appears to be interfering with vote counting or manipulating poll results after Election Day.

White House contact tracing questioned as COVID-19 spreads in Washington

Oct 06 2020

WASHINGTON The White House contact tracing program is too haphazard to pinpoint or halt a COVID-19 outbreak that was rapidly spreading in the U.S. capital city, health experts and city officials said on Tuesday.

Umbau der US-Post sorgt für Probleme - auch für die Wahl?

Aug 13 2020

Washington Verspätete Briefe, überlastete Briefträger, organisatorische Mängel - der Umbau der US-Post schafft bei dem Traditionsunternehmen Gewerkschaftern zufolge massive Probleme.

U.S. postal service reorganization sparks delays, election questions

Aug 12 2020

WASHINGTON A shakeup of the U.S. Postal Service is leading to mail delays, union officials said on Tuesday, heightening concerns that an ally of President Donald Trump is destabilizing the service as millions of Americans consider whether to cast their ballots by mail in the Nov. 3 presidential election. | Video

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