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U.S. Economy Stumbles as the Coronavirus Spreads Widely

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Layoffs are rising again and Americans’ incomes are falling, the latest signs that the one-two punch of a resurgent pandemic and waning government aid are...
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Yellen Would Assume Vast Policy Portfolio as Treasury Secretary

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WASHINGTON — Janet L. Yellen’s expected nomination as Treasury secretary will place the former Federal Reserve chair into a critical role overseeing President-elect Joseph R....
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G20 Summit Closes With Little Progress and Big Gaps Between Trump and Allies

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WASHINGTON — Officials at the Group of 20 summit meeting released a closing statement on Sunday that served as perhaps the Trump administration’s final reminder...
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Biden Team, Pushing Quick Stimulus Deal, Prepares for Renewed Recession

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WASHINGTON — Advisers to President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. are planning for the increasing likelihood that the United States economy is headed for a “double-dip”...
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Politics, Science and the Remarkable Race for a Coronavirus Vaccine

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WASHINGTON — The call was tense, the message discouraging. Moncef Slaoui, the head of the Trump administration’s effort to quickly produce a vaccine for the...
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Meeting With Schumer and Pelosi, Biden Keeps Focus on Virus and Economy

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WASHINGTON — President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. on Friday announced new staff appointments and met with Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the Senator Chuck Schumer of New...
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Pfizer Applies for Emergency F.D.A. Approval for Covid-19 Vaccine

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The drug maker Pfizer said on Friday that it had submitted an application to the Food and Drug Administration to authorize its coronavirus vaccine for...