Will Weissert, Associated Press | PostedJul 7th - 10:32am
Joe Biden is promising to shift production of medical equipment and other key pandemic-fighting products “back to U.S. soil," creating jobs and bolstering a domestic supply chain he says has been exposed as inadequate and vulnerable by the coronavirus outbreak.
Christopher Sherman, Associated Press | PostedJul 7th - 10:01am
For his first foreign trip as president, Mexico’s Andrés Manuel López Obrador travels to Washington Tuesday to meet with President Donald Trump, a leader who has repeatedly used Mexico as a piñata to rally his base.
A federal judge on Tuesday rejected a request for an emergency order to delay the process of shutting down the Dakota Access pipeline while attorneys appeal a ruling to shutter the pipeline during the course of an environmental review.
Grain futures were mixed on Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for July delivery rose 6 cents at $4.95 a bushel; July corn was up .20 cent at $3.4620 a bushel; Sept. oats fell 3.80 cents at $2.8220 a bushel; while July soybeans was off 2.20 cents at 8.9920 a bushel.
Cyprus and its European Union partners are working to rein in Turkey’s “expansionist policy” in the eastern Mediterranean amid heightened tensions over an offshore search for hydrocarbons, the island nation's president said Tuesday.
Zen Soo and Elaine Kurtenbach, Associated Press | PostedJul 7th - 2:40am
Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam offered scant reassurance Tuesday over a new national security law that critics say undermines liberties and legal protections promised when China took control of the former British colony.
Samuel Petrequin, Associated Press | PostedJul 7th - 2:38am
The European Union's executive arm forecasts that the bloc's economy will contract more than previously expected because of the coronavirus pandemic, which has caused lockdowns on business and public life that are only slowly being eased.
Markets were mostly lower in Asia today as expanding coronavirus outbreaks dim hopes for a global recovery, despite an overnight rally in tech shares that pushed the Nasdaq composite to another record high.
Stan Choe, Associated Press | PostedJul 7th - 1:06am
Most of Wall Street is slipping in midday trading on Tuesday, giving back some of the big gains made the past couple weeks, but a handful of tech giants bucked the trend and kept the market's losses in check.
Oscar Wells Gabriel Ii, Associated Press | PostedJul 7th - 1:05am
Tom Hanks says since getting — and recovering from — COVID-19, he's taking things day by day. He says he's had “an ongoing physiological maintenance" for his brain and body. The actor announced in March that he and his wife, Rita Wilson, had the new coronavirus. They recuperated in Australia — and since returning to the U.S., he has hosted a from-home episode of “Saturday Night Live” and released his new World War II naval drama “Greyhound” — though the movie went from being rolled out in theaters to being released on Apple TV+.
The coronavirus has ripped through Poland's coal mines, where men descend deep underground in tightly packed elevators and work shoulder-to-shoulder to extract the source of 75% of the nation’s electrical power.
Josh Boak and Kat Stafford, Associated Press | PostedJul 7th - 12:08am
It was difficult to celebrate America in Saginaw this year. The deadly coronavirus had torn through the county. Unemployment had surged five-fold. Weeks of protest over racial inequality left many debating what should be hallowed and what must be changed.
Johnny Depp said Tuesday that ex-wife Amber Heard had made “sick” claims of abuse and falsely branded him a monster, as the actor testified in a U.K. libel case that hinges on who was the aggressor in the celebrity couple’s violent, toxic relationship