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To go electric, America needs more mines. Can it build them?

By Ernest Scheyder

(Reuters) – Last September, in the arid hills of northern Nevada, a cluster of flowers found nowhere (More…)

U.S. Senate Democrats drop minimum wage plan for $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill

By Susan Cornwell

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Democrats, anxious for Congress to pass President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief (More…)

Texas electricity firm files for bankruptcy citing $1.8 billion in claims from grid operator

By Gary McWilliams

HOUSTON (Reuters) – Texas’s largest and oldest electric power cooperative on Monday filed for bankruptcy protection in (More…)

One year into pandemic, sky begins to clear over U.S. economy

By Ann Saphir and Howard Schneider

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Despite the U.S. economy’s near miss with a depression last (More…)

U.S. urban office market, stung by pandemic, hopes tech firms drive comeback

By Herbert Lash

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The growing footprint in New York of major tech companies like Amazon.com Inc, (More…)

U.S. CDC says trend of decline in COVID-19 cases may be stalling

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday that a recent (More…)

Syria condemns ‘cowardly’ U.S. air strikes on Iran-backed militias

By John Davison and Maha El Dahan

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Syria condemned U.S. air strikes against Iran-backed militias in the (More…)

Winners and losers in energy sector from Texas cold snap

(Reuters) – A winter storm that hit parts of the southern United States over the past week led several energy (More…)

U.S. to buy at least 100,000 doses of Lilly’s COVID-19 antibody therapy

(Reuters) – Drugmaker Eli Lilly and Co said on Friday the U.S. government has agreed to buy at least 100,000 (More…)