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Vaccines within reach as U.S. braces for post-Thanksgiving coronavirus surge

12:16am IST

WASHINGTON After a Thanksgiving weekend when the number of people traveling through U.S. airports reached its highest since mid-March, a top government official said on Monday some Americans could begin receiving coronavirus vaccinations before Christmas.

With vaccines within reach, U.S. braces for post-Thanksgiving coronavirus surge

30 Nov 2020

WASHINGTON, Nov 30 After a Thanksgiving weekend when the number of people traveling through U.S. airports reached its highest since mid-March, a top government official said on Monday some Americans could begin receiving coronavirus vaccinations before Christmas.

Space oddity? Monolith in Utah desert mystifies helicopter crew

25 Nov 2020

They were on a mission to count sheep when they found something they had not counted on.

As U.S. pandemic intensifies, North Dakota becomes 35th state to require masks

15 Nov 2020

North Dakota has become the 35th U.S. state to require face coverings be worn in public, as governors across the country grapple with a surge in coronavirus infections that threatens to swamp their healthcare systems. | Video

As U.S. pandemic intensifies, North Dakota becomes 35th state to require masks

15 Nov 2020

Nov 14 North Dakota has become the 35th U.S. state to require face coverings be worn in public, as governors across the country grapple with a surge in coronavirus infections that threatens to swamp their health care systems.

New York governor issues new restrictions as U.S. grim records mount

12 Nov 2020

NEW YORK New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday imposed a new round of restrictions aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus as the infection rate climbed and hospitalizations soared in the state that was the epicenter of the U.S. outbreak in its early stages.

Democrats blame gerrymandering, campaign strategy for failure to flip state legislatures

06 Nov 2020

SACRAMENTO, Calif. Democrats spent $50 million trying to win control of state legislatures in 2020, but the effort mostly failed, cementing regional power in their more conservative Republican opponents over such issues as abortion, education and criminal justice.

U.S. Democrats, seeking gains in state governments, lose ground instead

05 Nov 2020

Democrats entered the 2020 U.S. elections looking to roll back much of the commanding presence Republicans had in state governments, but instead wound up losing ground as votes were counted on Wednesday. | Video

Factbox: More U.S. states okay recreational marijuana in wide-ranging ballot questions

05 Nov 2020

Voters in four states joined several others in legalizing marijuana for recreational use on Election Day, while Oregon approved the country's first therapeutic use for psilocybin, the hallucinogenic drug known as magic mushrooms.

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