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US Election 2020

On Nov 3, America chooses its president for the next 4 years

  • Reuters

    COVID-19 surges across U.S. as some hospitals stretched

    Several U.S. states, many of them in the Midwest, reported record single-day increases in COVID-19 infections on Thursday, further evidence that the pandemic is accelerating anew as cooler weather takes hold in many parts of the country. On Wednesday, the number of coronavirus deaths reported across the country reached its highest in two months. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday formally approved Gilead Sciences Inc's antiviral drug remdesivir, which has been in wide use under an emergency authorization, for treating patients hospitalized with COVID-19.

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    Gilead's remdesivir gets U.S. FDA approval for hospitalized COVID-19 patients

    Remdesivir, given intravenously, was one of the drugs used to treat U.S. President Donald Trump during his bout with COVID-19. The FDA's formal approval comes just hours before the president's final debate with Democratic rival Joe Biden ahead of the Nov. 3 presidential election.

  • Reuters

    Investors react to last Trump-Biden election debate

    Republican President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden debated on Thursday for the last time ahead of the Nov. 3 U.S. presidential election. A record 47 million Americans already have cast ballots, eclipsing total early voting from the 2016 election. Trump trails former vice president Biden in national polls, but the contest is much tighter in some battleground states where the election will likely be decided.

  • Reuters

    Analysis: U.S. Supreme Court's rightward move could benefit oil and gas interests

    The addition of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, moving it further rightward, could have significant consequences for U.S. climate change policy and complicate the government's ability to regulate pollution, according to legal experts. The confirmation of President Donald Trump's nominee in the Republican-led Senate, expected on Monday after the Judiciary Committee voted in favor of Barrett on Thursday, would give the Supreme Court a 6-3 conservative majority.

  • USA TODAY

    'Nothing was unethical': Joe Biden defends Hunter Biden under pressure from Trump in debate

    Joe Biden sought to fend off questions about his son, Hunter Biden, and potential conflicts of interest overseas during the last presidential debate.

  • Reuters

    Trump vs. Biden: Quotes from the final presidential debate

    To avoid a rerun of their first contentious debate, in which Trump repeatedly interrupted Biden, each candidate’s microphone was switched off while his opponent made a statement on a topic. NBC News correspondent Kristen Welker was moderating. Here are some key quotes from Trump and Biden as they launched their final bid to convince undecided American voters.

  • USA TODAY

    Voting 2020: Russia launching cyberattacks, FBI warns; judge tosses Trump lawsuit against NJ; early votes could outpace Election Day ballots

    Iran hackers linked to threatening emails. Alabama won't have curbside voting. More will vote before Election Day than on Election Day. Latest news.

  • USA TODAY

    Absentee or early voting? Here is the best way to vote in 2020, according to experts and activists

    Many Americans are concerned about the risk of catching COVID-19 at the polls. They also worry about their vote being counted.

  • USA TODAY

    More than 45 million people have already voted. Here's how that compares with past elections.

    With less than two weeks until Election Day, here's how eligible voter turnout rate for the 2020 presidential election may compare to past cycles.

  • USA TODAY

    Why these Latinos are voting for Trump, despite his anti-immigrant attacks

    They're in the minority, but these Hispanic voters say they like Trump's business skills and share his worries about criminal immigrants.

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