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  1. Democratic US presidential nominee Joe Biden speaks to attendees

    Biden says African-American turnout key to winning election, battling inequality

    Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Wednesday said Black turnout was the linchpin to his hopes of winning the White House in November and ...
  2. FILE PHOTO: To match Special Report SEC/INVESTIGATIONS

    Corporate groups cheer, investors cry foul as US tightens shareholder rights rules

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted 3-2 on Wednesday to make it tougher for shareholders to push companies on issues such as ...
  3. US Attorney General Bill Barr

    US attorney general in hot water after comparing COVID-19, slavery

    US Attorney General Bill Barr faced criticism Thursday after saying coronavirus lockdown measures were the "greatest intrusion" on American civil ...
  4. Director of National Intelligence (DNI) John Ratcliffe

    Trump intel chief defends briefings ban, Democrats raise subpoena threat

    US President Donald Trump's intelligence chief on Sunday defended his decision to cease in-person Congressional briefings on election security, ...
  5. FILE PHOTO: Balloons drop at the conclusion of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia

    What is the purpose of the US presidential nominating conventions?

    The United States has held presidential nominating conventions for almost 200 years, and they have served in recent decades as an important ...
  6. Trump poured scorn on Biden's selection of Kamala Harris as his vice-president

    Why Kamala Harris may prove an elusive target for Trump

    Joe Biden’s selection of Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate provides a brand-new target for President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign ...
  7. U.S. President Trump holds coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic response briefing at the White H

    Trump calls Democratic demands 'ridiculous' as blame traded over virus aid stalemate

    President Donald Trump accused congressional Democrats on Wednesday of not wanting to negotiate over a U.S. coronavirus aid package because he was ...
  8. Protesters rally against the death in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd, in Detroit

    Progressive congresswoman Rashida Tlaib defeats primary challenger in 'Squad' win

    U.S. Representative Rashida Tlaib, one of the most visible progressive Democrats in Congress, claimed victory Wednesday in the Democratic primary ...
  9. Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks about U.S. economy at a metal works plant i

    Biden climate plan would spend US$2 trillion in bid to boost economy

    Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Tuesday (Jul 14) outlined an ambitious climate plan that would spend US$2 trillion over four years ...