Pedestrians wear masks as they cross Brand Boulevard, Thursday, July 23, 2020, in Glendale, Calif. Three out of four Americans,…
White House COVID task force coordinator says virus has shifted and is now widespread in both rural areas and cities
VOA science Correspondent Steve Baragona
Tue, 08/04/2020 - 06:38
Microsoft in Talks to Buy TikTok in US
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Microsoft may take over US operations of wildly popular TikTok app
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Tue, 08/04/2020 - 03:31
A man, far left, sells sandbags as Hurricane Isaias approaches, in Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 3, 2020.
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Hurricane is expected to produce heavy rains and flash flooding from North Carolina through the mid-Atlantic region, extending into Canada
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Tue, 08/04/2020 - 01:42
Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer of N.Y., right, speaks as he stands next to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif.,…
Discussions include potential extension of unemployment benefits, new stimulus payments
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Tue, 08/04/2020 - 01:13
A ghost crab crawls on an abandoned beach where visitors were evacuated ahead of Tropical Storm Isaias, on Hatteras Island,…
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Floods forecast as storm drifts up US East Coast
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Mon, 08/03/2020 - 21:28
President Donald Trump holds up a signed Executive Order on hiring American workers, during a meeting with U.S. tech workers,…
White House order seeks to prevent agencies from using low-cost foreign labor
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Mon, 08/03/2020 - 19:14
U.S. President Trump speaks during a COVID-19 pandemic briefing at the White House in Washington
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Manhattan prosecutor tells judge he is justified in demanding returns, citing public reports of "extensive and protracted criminal conduct at the Trump Organization" 
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Mon, 08/03/2020 - 18:03
A sign informing that Tuesday testing will be canceled due to Hurricane Isaias is seen outside a community testing center for…
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Floods forecast as tropical storm drifts up US East Coast
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Mon, 08/03/2020 - 18:07
An instructor teaches an online coding class at Tarena International's Zhongguancun campus in Beijing on July 24, 2020. - Some…
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Open Technology Fund says global media chief is blocking access to $20 million for programs aimed at evading censorship in China, Iran, other authoritarian countries
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Mon, 08/03/2020 - 17:42
Firefighters battle the Apple Fire in Banning, Calif., Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
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The blaze has consumed about 106 square kilometers (more than 41 square miles) of dry brush and timber since it broke out Friday evening, forcing thousands of people from their homes
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Mon, 08/03/2020 - 17:22
U.S. President Trump holds executive order signing event in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington
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Trump signed an executive order to require all federal agencies to prove they are not replacing qualified American workers with people from other countries
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Mon, 08/03/2020 - 16:46
FILE - Zhang Yiming, founder and global CEO of ByteDance, in Palo Alto, California, March 4, 2020.
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Beijing-based ByteDance has come under pressure from Washington to sell off its US TikTok operations over concerns that company’s links to Chinese government threaten privacy of US citizens
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Tue, 08/04/2020 - 00:20
This photo taken on November 21, 2019, shows the logo of the social media video sharing app Tiktok displayed on a tablet screen…
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One condition for the sale of the Chinese-owned social media app is that ‘a very large percentage' of the sale price must go to the US Treasury, according to the president 
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Mon, 08/03/2020 - 15:18
White House coronavirus response coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx participates in a roundtable on donating plasma at the American…
Taking aim at Dr. Deborah Birx who said coronavirus cases are 'extraordinarily widespread' in the US, the president claims much of the country is 'doing very well'
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Mon, 08/03/2020 - 15:09
FILE - Rain drops fall on a puddle in an empty parking lot outside a Lord & Taylor store, closed due to the coronavirus outbreak, in Salem, New Hampshire, April 3, 2020.
Most companies filing for Chapter 11 protection this year were experiencing financial problems prior to the pandemic
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Mon, 08/03/2020 - 13:37