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  • US hits 12 million COVID-19 cases as many Americans defy Thanksgiving travel guidance Nov 22, 2020 09:43 AM IST

    US hits 12 million COVID-19 cases as many Americans defy Thanksgiving travel guidance

    Reuters data shows the pace of new US infections has quickened, with nearly one million more cases recorded in just the last 6 days before the latest record.

  • Donald Trump Jr tests positive for COVID-19 Nov 21, 2020 08:15 AM IST

    Donald Trump Jr tests positive for COVID-19

    Donald Trump Jr's positive test follows infections for a string of others connected to the White House, including his father, who was hospitalized, the president's wife Melania and Trump's youngest son Barron.

  • Oil prices little changed, on track for third straight weekly gain Nov 20, 2020 12:30 PM IST

    Oil prices little changed, on track for third straight weekly gain

    The likelihood of an effective COVID-19 vaccine and hopes that the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its allies would keep production under check have bolstered the oil markets this week

  • Top Pentagon official tests positive for coronavirus Nov 20, 2020 12:13 PM IST

    Top Pentagon official tests positive for coronavirus

    Jonathan Hoffman, the chief Pentagon spokesperson, said Anthony Tata, who is serving as the undersecretary of defense, was tested on November 19 after learning that Lithuanian Defense Minister Raimundas Karoblis, whom he met, had tested positive

  • Wall Street closes higher as new stimulus talks ease shutdown worries Nov 20, 2020 07:53 AM IST

    Wall Street closes higher as new stimulus talks ease shutdown worries

    All three major stock indexes got a healthy boost after Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had agreed to revive talks to craft a new fiscal relief package

  • J&J expects data for US authorization of COVID-19 vaccine by February, says head scientist Nov 18, 2020 07:22 AM IST

    J&J expects data for US authorization of COVID-19 vaccine by February, says head scientist

    "By the end of the year or around the end of the year, we should have 60,000 people in the study," Dr. Paul Stoffels, J&J's chief scientific officer, said in an interview ahead of this week's Reuters Total Health conference.

  • TikTok employee withdraws lawsuit against US government: Report Nov 15, 2020 12:48 PM IST

    TikTok employee withdraws lawsuit against US government: Report

    The US Commerce Department on November 12 said it would not impose a ban on TikTok, allowing it to continue its operations in the US for some more time.

  • Here's all you need to know about TikTok's temporary reprieve in the US Nov 13, 2020 04:06 PM IST

    Here's all you need to know about TikTok's temporary reprieve in the US

    Walmart will own a 7.5 percent stake in TikTok Global, Oracle will own 12.5 percent and ByteDance will likely retain an 80 percent stake.

  • US reports record increase in daily COVID-19 cases for third consecutive day Nov 07, 2020 08:05 AM IST

    US reports record increase in daily COVID-19 cases for third consecutive day

    The outbreak is spreading in every region, with 19 out of 50 states reporting record one-day increases on Friday, according to the Reuters tally.

  • Coronavirus update | US daily COVID-19 cases hit new record, topping 120,000 Nov 06, 2020 12:10 PM IST

    Coronavirus update | US daily COVID-19 cases hit new record, topping 120,000

    More than 9.6 million people have been infected and 234,000 have died in the US so far during the pandemic, by far the highest tolls in absolute terms globally.

  • Airbnb to soon make IPO filing public: Report Nov 06, 2020 11:55 AM IST

    Airbnb to soon make IPO filing public: Report

    Airbnb reportedly plans to set an IPO price range and kick off an investor roadshow in December.

  • Centre asks MNCs for feedback on OECD proposal of global digital tax: Report Nov 04, 2020 01:55 PM IST

    Centre asks MNCs for feedback on OECD proposal of global digital tax: Report

    Among issues the Centre has sought feedback on is the OECD’s Pillar-1 and Pillar-2 approaches

  • US Election 2020 result | Donald Trump falsely claims victory, tells supporters 'we are winning everything' Nov 04, 2020 01:34 PM IST

    US Election 2020 result | Donald Trump falsely claims victory, tells supporters 'we are winning everything'

    At present, Joe Biden is marginally leading President Donald Trump in terms of electoral votes

  • Gold inches lower as investors await US election outcome Nov 03, 2020 10:53 AM IST

    Gold inches lower as investors await US election outcome

    "Sentiment is hanging by a thread at the moment... Everybody is quite unsure where the election is headed to, given the number of possible outcomes," said Howie Lee, economist at OCBC Bank.

  • COVID-19 | This is how companies are offering perks to get workers back in offices Oct 30, 2020 04:41 PM IST

    COVID-19 | This is how companies are offering perks to get workers back in offices

    But months after state rules allowed office workers to return to New York City, most desks still remain empty.

  • Putting binding clause on countries to implement TFA commitments in pandemic time not right, India tells WTO Oct 29, 2020 05:56 PM IST

    Putting binding clause on countries to implement TFA commitments in pandemic time not right, India tells WTO

    Fifteen developing country members have already achieved 100 percent implementation of the TFA. Developed countries were required to ensure full implementation when the TFA entered into force.

  • In China, an election bellwether flashes for Donald Trump Oct 28, 2020 09:13 PM IST

    In China, an election bellwether flashes for Donald Trump

    At a Halloween mask factory outlet, rubbery Trump masks were consistently popular and completely sold out.

  • Justice Dept. blocked in bid to shield trump from rape defamation suit Oct 27, 2020 11:00 PM IST

    Justice Dept. blocked in bid to shield trump from rape defamation suit

    Carroll’s suit against the president will now continue in federal court, her lawyer, Roberta A. Kaplan, said.

  • COVID-19 Impact | How the virus slowed down the booming wind business Oct 27, 2020 03:04 PM IST

    COVID-19 Impact | How the virus slowed down the booming wind business

    The industry had hoped Congress might provide aid to renewable energy, but it got little from the stimulus bills passed in the spring.

  • US welcomes India's rise as a leading regional and global power Oct 26, 2020 07:39 AM IST

    US welcomes India's rise as a leading regional and global power

    It also said the US is looking forward to work closely with India during the latter's upcoming UNSC term, starting January 1, 2021.

  • Wells Fargo explores sale of asset management business Oct 23, 2020 01:04 PM IST

    Wells Fargo explores sale of asset management business

    Wells Fargo's asset management arm, which managed $578 billion on behalf of customers as of the end of June, could fetch more than $3 billion in a sale, sources told Reuters

  • At the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Museum: All athletes are equal Oct 22, 2020 07:10 PM IST

    At the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Museum: All athletes are equal

    What this museum is selling, according to Christopher Liedel, the museum’s chief executive, is motivation.

  • US trial of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine may resume this week: Sources Oct 21, 2020 08:07 AM IST

    US trial of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine may resume this week: Sources

    AstraZeneca's large, late-stage U.S. trial has been on hold since Sept. 6, after a participant in the company's UK trial fell ill with what was suspected to be a rare spinal inflammatory disorder called transverse myelitis.

  • Gold inches lower on caution over US coronavirus aid Oct 20, 2020 09:56 AM IST

    Gold inches lower on caution over US coronavirus aid

    Spot gold fell 0.2% to $1,901.16 per ounce by 0335 GMT. U.S. gold futures were down 0.3% at $1,905.20.

  • US dangles financial carrot to push developing countries away from Chinese tech Oct 19, 2020 01:49 PM IST

    US dangles financial carrot to push developing countries away from Chinese tech

    The US terms the alternatives “safer” and “with fewer strings attached.”

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