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New York's Cuomo says Congress 'abusing' states worst hit by coronavirus

28 May 2020

WASHINGTON New York Governor Andrew Cuomo called on Wednesday for the U.S. Congress to "stop abusing" New York and other Democratic-controlled states and release more federal funds to help them combat the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

Trump offers to mediate 'raging' India-China border dispute

27 May 2020

WASHINGTON/NEW DELHI U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he had offered to mediate a standoff between India and China at the Himalayan border, where soldiers camped out in a high-altitude region have accused each other of trespassing over the disputed border.

Trump's firing of State Department watchdog may be 'unlawful,' Pelosi says

18 May 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump's firing of the State Department's top internal watchdog "could be unlawful" if it was intended to retaliate against one of his investigations, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Sunday. | Video

So far, no spike in coronavirus in places reopening, U.S. health secretary says

18 May 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. authorities are not yet seeing spikes in coronavirus cases in places that are reopening but it was still too early to determine such trends, health secretary Alex Azar said on Sunday. | Video

In patchwork restart, parts of New York and other U.S. states reopen

16 May 2020

WASHINGTON Less populated areas of New York, Virginia and Maryland took their first steps towards lifting lockdowns on Friday, part of a patchwork approach to the coronavirus pandemic that has been shaped by political divisions across the United States. | Video

U.S. states reopen in a patchwork underscoring political differences

15 May 2020

WASHINGTON Less populated areas of New York, Virginia and Maryland took their first steps towards lifting lockdowns on Friday, part of a patchwork approach to the coronavirus underscoring political divisions across the United States.

Trump says doesn't want to talk to Xi, could even cut China ties

15 May 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump signaled a further deterioration of his relationship with China over the coronavirus outbreak, saying he has no interest in speaking to President Xi Jinping right now and going so far as to suggest he could even cut ties with the world's second largest economy.

U.S. governors call for less partisanship, more aid to fight pandemic

14 May 2020

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON Governors from both major political parties on Wednesday urged lawmakers in Washington, D.C., to cast aside partisanship and deliver relief to U.S. cities and states facing economic ruin as they fight what they called a "red, white and blue pandemic."

U.S. governors seek Washington aid to fight 'red, white and blue' pandemic

13 May 2020

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, May 13 Governors of the 50 U.S. states on Wednesday urged leaders in Washington to abandon partisanship and deliver relief to cities and states facing economic disaster in their efforts to battle what they called a "red, white and blue pandemic."

Told he's not the 'end-all,' Fauci agrees but says, 'I'm a scientist'

13 May 2020

WASHINGTON Public health official Anthony Fauci clashed with a senator on Tuesday about when to reopen U.S. schools, acknowledging he did not have the final word on pandemic-related decisions but warning against being "cavalier" about the danger to children. | Video

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