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U.S. hits highest death toll since May with hospitals already full

By Daniel Trotta

(Reuters) -Daily U.S. deaths from COVID-19 surpassed 2,000 for the first time since May and with hospitals (More…)

U.S. weekly jobless claims rise as COVID-19 infections surge

By Lucia Mutikani

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing first-time claims for jobless benefits increased further last week, (More…)

To reopen or not to reopen – That is the fraught question for U.S. schools

By Kristina Cooke, Benjamin Lesser and M.B. Pell

(Reuters) – After a two-week deluge of calls and messages from parents (More…)

Explainer-When and how will COVID-19 vaccines become available?

By Julie Steenhuysen and Carl O’Donnell

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Pfizer Inc with partner BioNTech SE and Moderna Inc have (More…)

Severe storm in Arlington, Texas causes damage to property

(Reuters) – Authorities in Arlington, Texas were responding to reports of collapsed buildings and flying debris after strong winds swept (More…)

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma pleads guilty to criminal charges

By Mike Spector

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Purdue Pharma LP pleaded guilty to criminal charges over the handling of its (More…)

Foreign donors make Afghan aid pledges with tougher conditions

GENEVA (Reuters) – The United States pledged $600 million in civilian aid to Afghanistan next year at a key donor (More…)

Airlines set to lose $157 billion amid worsening slump: IATA

By Laurence Frost

PARIS (Reuters) – Airlines are on course to lose a total $157 billion this year and next, (More…)

Twin blasts in Afghan province of Bamiyan kill 14 people, injure 45

(Reuters) – Twin explosions in the central Afghan province of Bamiyan killed at least 14 people and wounded 45 more, (More…)

Both sides claim gains in Ethiopia war, Tigrayans accused of massacre

(Reuters) – Ethiopia’s state-appointed rights group accused a Tigrayan youth group on Tuesday of massacring hundreds of civilians as federal (More…)