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Trump, Biden appeal to Florida voters to turn out in person

More than 73 million Americans have already voted, absentee or by mail, and Trump and Biden are trying to energize the millions more who will vote on Tuesday. While the Election Day vote traditionally favors Republicans and early votes tend toward Democrats, the coronavirus pandemic, which has killed more than 227,000 people in the United …

Final presidential debate: Trump accuses China, India and Russia of not taking care of their ‘filthy air’

US President Donald Trump on Thursday described the air in China, Russia and India as “filthy” as he denounced Democratic rival Joe Biden’s plans to tackle climate change. At their second and final presidential debate, Trump renewed his criticism that action on climate change was unfair to the United States. Trump’s remarks come days ahead …

Trump and Biden’s final debate: What to watch for

Kristen Welker of NBC News will moderate the debate, which will take place in Nashville, Tennessee. It will begin at 9 p.m. Eastern and run for 90 minutes. The announced topics include fighting the coronavirus, American families, race in the United States, climate change, national security and leadership.

What are the treatment options for Covid-19?

In the United States, no treatments are specifically approved for Covid-19, but a few have been authorized for emergency use and several more are being considered. A panel of experts convened by the National Institutes of Health updates guidelines as new studies come out.

US seizes Iran ‘propaganda’ websites

Four of them, with the domain names “newsstand7.com,” “usjournal.net,” “usjournal.us,” and “twtoday.net,” were “operated by or on behalf” of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps to influence United States domestic and foreign policy, the Department said.

Trump says US dealing well with ‘tough,’ ‘smart’ Taliban

President Donald Trump on Friday complimented the Taliban for being tough and smart, and said the United States is dealing well with the Afghan militant group. The Taliban, whose rigid Islamist government was overthrown by U.S. forces which invaded Afghanistan a month after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, began peace negotiations with the Afghan government …

Satellites show smoke from US wildfires reaches Europe

Satellite images show that smoke from wildfires in the western United States has reached as far as Europe, scientists said Wednesday.​​Data collected by the European Union’s Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service found smoke from the fires had traveled 8,000 kilometers (almost 5,000 miles) through the atmosphere to Britain and other parts of northern Europe.

Minorities made up 78% of US Covid-19 pediatric deaths: study

Racial minorities accounted for 78 percent of Covid-19 deaths under the age of 21 in the United States between February and July, a government report said Tuesday. Out of 121 deaths among under-21s, 45 percent were among Hispanics, 29 percent among blacks and four percent among American Indians or Alaskan Natives, according to the study …