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Historic Fed boost fails to stem Wall Street's virus driven selloff

Wall Street's slide deepened further on Monday as the rapidly spreading coronavirus forced more U.S. states into lockdown, overshadowing unprecedented moves by the U.S. Federal Reserve to shore up credit across the economy.

U.S. Supreme Court maroons filmmaker in Blackbeard video piracy fight

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday delivered a legal broadside to a filmmaker who documented the recovery of notorious English pirate Blackbeard's wrecked ship, refusing to revive his video piracy lawsuit that sought monetary damages from North Carolina.

Biden to start considering running mates, consulted Obama

Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden said on Sunday he needed to start vetting possible running mates "in a matter of weeks" and that he discussed the pick with former President Barack Obama.

Some Central Americans awaiting U.S. asylum to be allowed legal entry to Mexico

福利网站Mexico's foreign ministry said late on Saturday that it will allow a limited number of Central American migrants seeking asylum in the United States to legally enter Mexico in order to minimize the number of people at U.S. border stations.

Wall Street dives, ends worst week since 2008, as N.Y., Calif. impose restrictions

Wall Street wrapped up its worst week since October 2008, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 sliding more than 4% on Friday as tough restrictions imposed by New York and California to try to limit the spread of the coronavirus fuelled worries about damage to the U.S. economy.

U.S. home sales race to 13-year high; coronavirus disruption looms

福利网站U.S. home sales surged to a 13-year high in February, but the housing market recovery is likely to be derailed by the coronavirus pandemic, which has unleashed a wave of layoffs and left the economy teetering on the brink of a recession.

Coronavirus uncertainty muddies views on buying opportunities for plunging stocks

U.S. stock valuations are tumbling in the wake of the coronavirus-fuelled market rout, but determining when equities are cheap enough to buy is a tricky proposition.

Wall Street ends higher to stem coronavirus selloff

U.S. stocks managed to post gains on Thursday after recent steep losses as policymakers around the world took further emergency actions to try to help financial markets cope with deep coronavirus-driven economic damage.

U.S. Representative Tulsi Gabbard ends Democratic presidential bid, endorses Biden

福利网站U.S. Representative Tulsi Gabbard, an Iraq War veteran who campaigned to end "forever wars," dropped her long-shot bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Thursday and endorsed front-runner Joe Biden in a video posted to Twitter.

Two Americans in Iran, Lebanon released from detention amid coronavirus outbreak

福利网站Two American citizens who have been detained in Iran and Lebanon have been released from detention, the Trump administration said on Thursday, as Washington ramped up efforts to get them freed amid the coronavirus outbreak.

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Italy struggles to bury its dead

福利网站The army is assisting funeral workers in northern Italy overwhelmed with the numbers of dead from the coronavirus pandemic.

Spring in blossom

Cherry, peach and almond trees bloom in springtime around the world.

Before and after the coronavirus

Scenes from normally busy public sites around the world, before and after the spread of coronavirus.