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  1. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Capitol Building is reflected against an ambulance along the East Front on Cap

    US Senate votes to begin debate on Biden COVID-19 relief bill

    The U.S. Senate voted on Thursday to take up President Joe Biden's US$1.9 trillion coronavirus aid bill, setting up what is likely to be a ...
  2. A man walks past the U.S. Capitol in Washington

    Senate Democrats trim parts of Biden's COVID-19 aid bill, Republicans threaten delay

    President Joe Biden's proposed US$1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill would phase out US$1,400 payments to high-income Americans in a compromise ...
  3. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Capitol Building is reflected against an ambulance along the East Front on Cap

    US senators scurry to refine Biden's US$1.9 trillion COVID-19 aid ahead of vote

    Negotiations over Democratic President Joe Biden's US$1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill go into overdrive this week as the U.S. Senate begins ...
  4. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Capitol dome is pictured ahead of a vote on the additional funding for the cor

    Democrats back down on raising minimum wage in COVID-19 bill, but hopes for hike alive

    U.S. Democrats are anxious for Congress to pass President Joe Biden's top priority - his US$1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill - in the next two ...
  5. Boosting the distribution and and use of vaccines is a critical element of the coronavirus aid

    US House tees up US$1.9 trillion COVID-19 plan but wage hike falters

    The US House was expected to vote Friday on President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion Covid relief package, but a Senate ruling means the final version ...
  6. FILE PHOTO: Rally held by fast food workers and supporters to celebrate the California Labor Commis

    Biden weighs path forward for US$15 minimum wage after Senate roadblock

    President Joe Biden is still committed to raising the U.S. minimum wage to US$15 after a key Senate referee ruled the provision could not be ...
  7. U.S. President-elect Joe Biden announces members of his administration in Wilmington, Delaware

    Biden's trade czar nominee Tai to get Feb. 25 Senate confirmation hearing

    President Joe Biden's nominee for U.S. trade representative, Katherine Tai, will get a confirmation hearing next week, a key step for the new ...
  8. Italy's new Prime Minister Mario Draghi Draghi is taking over at a particularly difficult time

    Italy's Draghi seeks final okay to form new government

    Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi was set Thursday to complete the process of ratifying his new government, allowing him to focus on his ...
  9. Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said stressed Trump still faces legal

    After Trump acquittal, Republicans see 'battle for soul of party'

    A day after the Senate acquitted Donald Trump in a historic second impeachment trial, America was weighing how long a shadow the former president, ...