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An unprecedented number of Americans are expected to vote by mail because of Covid-19 concern, which could slow the counting process

Updated: Here is the breakdown of Trump’s executive actions on additional jobless aid, payroll taxes, evictions and student-loan payments

Companies losing money in 2020 are in a hole. One way out: Dig deeper, because today’s losses can yield outsized tax breaks.

Brent Scowcroft, the only person to serve as White House national security adviser to two U.S. presidents, has died

Trump signs executive orders after talks to provide coronavirus relief breakdown

The U.S. has levied sanctions on a host of senior Chinese officials over Beijing’s Hong Kong policy, including the region’s Beijing-appointed chief executive, Carrie Lam.

For many decades, women favored Republicans more than men did. But in every election since 1980, female voters supported Democrats in greater numbers than male voters. The gender gap has become a main factor in the fortunes of the two parties.

HHS Secretary Alex Azar said his trip to Taiwan is intended to show President Trump’s support for the island and the leadership it displayed in handling the coronavirus outbreak

Susan Rice has sold a significant proportion of the Netflix shares she acquired since becoming a company director


Senators to propose bill sanctioning Chinese officials over Hong Kong security law

The U.S. has blacklisted Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps, and two current and former officials, as human-rights groups call for action against abuses of China’s ethnic Muslim population

Marie Yovanovitch was dismissed after Trump allies said she was blocking probe of Joe Biden and bad-mouthing the president, people familiar with the matter say.

3M pushed back against White House criticism that it was favoring other, higher-paying countries with the distribution of its N95 masks, in high demand amid the coronavirus pandemic