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Biden leads Trump in polls with less than 2 weeks to go in campaign

President Donald Trump still trails former Vice President Joe Biden in polling averages, including in swing states, but the wide national gap has slightly shrunk as the candidates sprint toward Election Day with less than two weeks to go.Here's what...

America’s biggest companies push for path to citizenship for ‘Dreamers’

America's biggest companies urged Congress on Wednesday to establish a permanent path to citizenship for "Dreamers" — undocumented immigrants brought to the country as children.The move comes as President Joe Biden and Democrats in Congress look to immigration as one...

Trump will not face charges for inciting mob, DOJ says

U.S. President Donald Trump gestures during a rally to contest the certification of the 2020 U.S. presidential election results by the U.S. Congress, in Washington, U.S, January 6, 2021.Jim Bourg | ReutersPresident Donald Trump is not expected to be criminally...

Joe Biden projected to win

Democratic candidate for President Joe Biden shakes hands as he leaves after speaking at a campaign event on June 4, 2019 in Concord, NH.Nancy Lane | Boston Herald | MeidaNews Group | Getty ImagesFormer Vice President Joe Biden is projected...

Stimulus checks, jobless aid and more in $900B coronavirus relief plan

The U.S. Capitol Building following a rainstorm on Capitol Hill in Washington, December 4, 2020.Tom Brenner | ReutersCongress' deal on a $900 billion coronavirus relief plan includes more small business aid, another round of direct payments to Americans, an additional...

Trump is pushing for more rallies in election ‘home stretch,’ campaign says

President Donald Trump addresses a rally in support of law and order on the South Lawn of the White House on October 10, 2020 in Washington, DC.Samuel Corum | Getty ImagesPresident Donald Trump, recently hospitalized with the coronavirus, has been...

Mary Trump sues President Trump, alleging fraud

Mary L. Trump interview on MSNBC's Rachel MaddowMSNBCPresident Donald Trump and two of his siblings were sued on Thursday by their niece Mary on fraud charges accusing them of swindling her out of millions of dollars to which she was...

Jeffrey Epstein case: Ghislaine Maxwell deposition released

Ghislaine Maxwell appears via video link during her arraignment hearing where she was denied bail for her role aiding Jeffrey Epstein to recruit and eventually abuse of minor girls, in Manhattan Federal Court, in New York, July 14, 2020 in...

Trump federal media agency CEO plots final purge before Biden arrives

Michael PackSource: US SenatePresident Donald Trump's pick to lead a federal media agency is attempting one last purge of personnel before Joe Biden is sworn in as the next commander-in-chief.Michael Pack, the CEO of the U.S. Agency for Global Media,...

Senators say they will push pot bill in 2021

An employee holds a jar of marijuana on sale after it became legal in the state to sell recreational marijuana to customers over 21 years old in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Illinois begins the legal sale of marijuana on Jan 1,...

Cori Bush moving her office after Marjorie Taylor Greene ‘berated’ her

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) (L), Rep. Cori Bush (D-MO).Reuters (L) | Getty Images (R)GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene and her staff allegedly "berated" House Democrat Cori Bush of Missouri, who said Friday she's moving her office away from Greene's...

House Democratic leaders back Shalanda Young for OMB director

Shalanda D. Young, nominee to be deputy director of the Office of Management and Budget, is sworn into her Senate Budget Committee confirmation in Dirksen Building on Tuesday, March 2, 2021.Tom Williams | CQ-Roll Call, Inc. | Getty ImagesHouse Democratic...

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Facebook to invest $1 billion in news over next three years

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg speaks at Georgetown University in a 'Conversation on Free Expression" in Washington, DC on October 17, 2019.Andrew Caballero-Reynolds | AFP | Getty ImagesFacebook announced Wednesday that it plans to spend at least $1 billion in the...

Signal, Telegram downloads surge after update to WhatsApp data policy

studioEAST | Getty ImagesGUANGZHOU, China — Downloads of privacy-focused messaging apps Signal and Telegram got a boost as users looked for alternatives to Facebook-owned WhatsApp over concerns about changes to the service's privacy policy.Signal saw approximately 7.5 million installs globally...

stimulus talks, currencies and oil

SINGAPORE — Stocks in Japan were set to trade lower at the open as U.S. President Donald Trump called off stimulus negotiations till after the November election.Futures pointed to a lower open for stocks in Japan. The Nikkei futures contract in Chicago...

Dr. Fauci to lead U.S. delegation at WHO meetings as Biden plans to reverse Trump withdrawal

A photo taken in the late hours of May 29, 2020 shows a sign of the World Health Organization (WHO) at their headquarters in Geneva amid the COVID-19 outbreak, caused by the novel coronavirus.Fabrice Coffirni | AFP | Getty ImagesPresident-elect...

How to stop AirPods from connecting to other Apple devices

Apple's new software can automatically switch your AirPods earbuds between devices as you move between them. For example, if you're listening to music on your...

GameStop analyst Michael Pachter calls stock surge a pyramid scheme

Pedestrians pass a GameStop store in New York.Scott Mlyn | CNBCAfter 19 years covering GameStop, Wedbush's Michael Pachter is comfortable with his $16 price target...

Parler not even trying to suppress threats

Okta co-founder and CEO Todd McKinnon on Wednesday defended the company's decision to cut ties with social network Parler in the wake of the deadly pro-Trump...

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China reports a growing shortage of factory workers

Employees work on a production line inside a Dongfeng Honda factory after lockdown measures in Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province and China's...

How Jeep landed Bruce Springsteen for its 2021 Super Bowl ad

Bruce Springsteen starred in and narrated a two-minute Super Bowl ad for Jeep, which featured far more Americana and landscape than any vehicles.Rob...

Huawei hopes Biden brings a ‘reset’ to relations

Huawei hopes to "reset" relations with the United States under Joe Biden's presidential administration, according to a senior executive at the telecom equipment...

China says it now has nearly 1 billion internet users

People purchase Apple products in the new Apple flagship store on its opening day following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in...

YouTube extends Trump suspension for another week

Susan Wojcicki, CEO of YouTube.Michael Newberg | CNBCYouTube is extending Donald Trump's channel suspension for a week longer than its previous temporary suspension.The...

Amazon grows its e-bike delivery team in New York City

A view of Amazon Prime delivery vans in Amazon hub, Woodside, a day after protest in Staten Island Borough in New York City...

Abercrombie & Fitch shares fall as store closures threaten holiday sales

Pedestrians are reflected in the window of an Abercrombie & Fitch store in New York.Craig Warga | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesThe possibility that...

Supreme Court confirmation hearings to start in two weeks

US President Donald Trump announces his US Supreme Court nominee, Judge Amy Coney Barrett (R), in the Rose Garden of the White House...
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Job market seen somewhat weaker in August, as rehiring slowed and layoffs continued

As Phase One of reopening begins in Northern Virginia today, a waiter in a face mask to protect against the coronavirus (COVID-19) carries...

Apple, Baidu, Chewy and more

The Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max is unveiled during a virtual product launch.Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesCheck out the companies making...

Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Regeneron, CrowdStrike, AMC Entertainment

A technician prepares a flow cell slide for loading onto a genetic sequencing machine at a Regeneron Pharmaceuticals laboratory at the biotechnology company's...

Palantir, MicroStrategy, CoreLogic & more

Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket:Palantir Technologies (PLTR) – The business analytics company's stock sank 6.2% in...

Markets cheer Yellen pick for Treasury, seeing her focus on fixing the economy and not politics

Former Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet YellenJoshua Roberts | ReutersPresident-elect Joe Biden's choice of Janet Yellen as Treasury Secretary was seen as a...