New York Stock Exchange reopens as U.S. closes in on 100,000 dead
The trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange reopened Tuesday in a largely symbolic step toward economic recovery, and stocks surged at the opening bell, even as the official U.S. death toll closed in on 100,000, a mark President Donald Trump once predicted the country would never see.
Congress weighs choice: 'Go big' on virus aid or hit 'pause'Congress is at a crossroads in the coronavirus crisis, wrestling over whether to "go big," as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants for the next relief bill, or hit "pause," as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell insists.
France unveils $8.8 billion rescue for ailing car industryFrance's government is injecting more than 8 billion euros ($8.8 billion) to save the country's car industry from huge losses wrought by virus lockdowns, and wants to use the crisis to make France the No. 1 producer of electric vehicles in Europe.
Atlanta is home to 2 potential contenders for Biden's VPNeither public rivals nor personal friends, Keisha Lance Bottoms and Stacey Abrams spent years climbing parallel ladders at Atlanta City Hall and the Georgia Capitol.
Bell rings but trading floor chaos subdued as New York Stock Exchange reopensThe trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange reopened for the first time in two months with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo ringing the iconic bell, but the controlled chaos was more subdued Tuesday under new pandemic rules.
Spain to mourn virus victims for unprecedented 10-day periodThe Spanish government has declared 10 days of mourning starting Wednesday for the nearly 27,000 people who have died with the novel coronavirus in Spain, the longest official mourning period in the country's 4-decade-old democracy.
Worry, haste, retail therapy: What have we bought and why?Between technical glitches and food worries, retail therapy and sheer amnesia, something has happened to shopping during the pandemic that can be summed up thusly: rubber chickens.
Dispute over dog in Central Park sparks racism accusationsThe verbal dispute between a white woman walking her dog and a black man bird watching in Central Park might normally have gone unnoticed in a city preoccupied by the coronavirus pandemic.
Republican governors offer states as alternative GOP convention hostTwo GOP governors are offering up their states to host the Republican National Convention -- a day after President Donald Trump threatened to pull the convention out of North Carolina if that state's Democratic governor doesn't assure him that the August gathering can go forward despite coronavirus fears.
Shunned by his party, Iowa's Steve King fights for his seatRep. Steve King is fighting for his political life -- but not because he's compared immigrants crossing the border illegally to cattle. His Republican opponents in next week's primary aren't raking him over the coals for making light of rape and incest. His chief rival's ads don't mention the time he wondered when the term "white supremacist" became offensive.
Afghan government releases hundreds of Taliban prisonersThe Afghan government has released hundreds of Taliban prisoners
Request for second pot shop near Woodfield withdrawnA request to locate a second recreational pot shop near Woodfield Mall -- in the Bar Louie building at Golf and Meacham roads -- was withdrawn Tuesday, ending its race with a competitor to prohibit the other under state law due to their proximity.
- 9:23 PMRequest for second pot shop near Woodfield withdrawn
- 9:13 PMWoman fired after backlash from racist park confrontation
- 8:51 PMUS nears 100,000 pandemic deaths: Does Trump feel your pain?
- 8:32 PMHong Kong leader says security law not a threat to freedoms
- 8:25 PMJapan police arrest man in Kyoto anime arson that killed 36
- 8:19 PMSheriff's dog helps find Johnsburg man who had overdosed
- 8:11 PMJewel Middle School to host drive-through graduation
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