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U.S. coronavirus cases rise by 47,000, biggest one-day spike of pandemic

Jul 01 2020

WASHINGTON New U.S. COVID-19 cases rose by more than 47,000 on Tuesday according to a Reuters tally, the biggest one-day spike since the start of the pandemic, as the government's top infectious disease expert warned that number could soon double. | Video

No guarantee U.S. will have safe, effective COVID-19 vaccine, Fauci says

Jun 30 2020

WASHINGTON, June 30 The United States cannot count on the availability of a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine, the government's top infectious diseases expert said on Tuesday, and he urged Americans to work together to fight the virus that is surging across large parts of the country.

NBA stirs U.S. hornet's nest, faces China backlash over Hong Kong tweet

Oct 09 2019

WASHINGTON/SHANGHAI An increasing number of U.S. lawmakers voiced anger on Monday over the NBA's response to a Houston Rockets official's tweet backing Hong Kong democracy protests, raising U.S.-China tensions as talks to end a 15-month trade war resumed. | Video

BRICS aim to finish development bank preparations by July summit

Apr 10 2014

WASHINGTON The BRICS bloc of emerging economies will have all preparatory work done for setting up its development bank by the group's summit in July, South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said on Thursday.

BRICS aim to finish development bank preparations by July summit

Apr 10 2014

WASHINGTON The BRICS bloc of emerging economies will have all preparatory work done for setting up its development bank by the group's summit in July, South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said on Thursday.

BRICS aim to finish development bank preparations by July summit

Apr 10 2014

WASHINGTON The BRICS bloc of emerging economies will have all preparatory work done for setting up its development bank by the group's summit in July, South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said on Thursday.

Republican Senator Ayotte endorses immigration bill

Jun 09 2013

WASHINGTON Republican Senator Kelly Ayotte on Sunday threw her support behind a sweeping U.S. immigration bill, calling it a "thoughtful" reform that would ease the burden of illegal immigration and allow companies to more easily hire qualified workers.

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