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US imports from China surge in 2020 despite tariffs, pandemic: media

Despite the Trump administration's tariffs on Chinese goods and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. imports from China are surging as the year 2020 draws to a close, The New York Times reported on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/12/16 9:38:48

US begins COVID-19 inoculations as deaths pass 300,000

The US kicked off a mass vaccination drive on Monday hoping to turn the tide on the world's biggest coronavirus outbreak, as the nation's death toll passed a staggering 300,000.
Source: AFP | 2020/12/15 17:43:41

Biden's win becomes official

Joe Biden said Monday that US democracy proved “resilient” against Donald Trump's “abuse of power” after the Electoral College confirmed him as the next president, shutting the door further on unprecedented efforts to overturn the results.
Source: AFP | 2020/12/15 17:03:41

Putin congratulates Biden on election as US president: Kremlin

Russian President Vladimir Putin sent a telegram to Joe Biden and congratulated him on his election as U.S. president, TASS Russian News Agency said.
Source: CGTN | 2020/12/15 15:50:24

US food banks see overwhelming community support amid COVID-19 pandemic

Kara Ross, president and CEO of Food Bank of Eastern Michigan, said the COVID-19 pandemic has hit the local economy hard.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/12/15 14:31:24

US starts administering Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine to health workers

The United States started the rollout of its first COVID-19 vaccine on Monday, as the first doses were administered to health care workers and nursing home staffers.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/12/15 8:48:07

US Electoral College vote makes Biden's White House win official

The US Electoral College cast votes on Monday for a new president based on the 2020 election results, making Democrat Joe Biden's projected victory official.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/12/15 6:42:00

US COVID-19 deaths top 300,000: Johns Hopkins University

US COVID-19 deaths reached 300,267, according to Johns Hopkins University. Total confirmed cases in the country have been 16,351,259 as of 2:26 pm US Eastern Time on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/15 4:55:58

Brazil's vaccination plan is assailed as 'incompetent'

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro faced scathing criticism Sunday over his government's plan - or lack thereof, opponents said - to vaccinate the population against COVID-19 in Brazil, the country with the second-highest death toll worldwide.
Source: AFP | 2020/12/14 18:48:40

Gunman shot dead by police at NYC church after concert; no one else wounded

A gunman shouting "Kill me!" opened fire from the steps of New York City's Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine just after an outdoor choir performance there on Sunday, and was himself shot dead by police, according to police and a Reuters photographer at the scene.
Source: Reuters | 2020/12/14 18:38:41

US to start COVID-19 vaccination

The US prepared to start its COVID-19 vaccination program on Monday as the nation's death toll edged toward 300,000, while Germany announced a partial lockdown over the holidays due to an explosion of cases.
Source: AFP | 2020/12/14 17:13:42

Man shot after firing at police outside New York church

A gunman was shot by police after he started shooting from a scaffold outside a cathedral in Manhattan, New York City on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/12/14 6:55:18

Trump die-hards rally in DC

Thousands of red-hatted protesters filled Washington DC's streets Saturday to support US President Donald Trump's baseless claims of election fraud, undeterred by the US Supreme Court's rejection of what may have been his last chance to overturn the results.
Source: AFP | 2020/12/13 18:08:40

US COVID-19 cases surpass 16 mln -- Johns Hopkins University

The total number of COVID-19 cases in the United States topped 16 million on Saturday, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/12/13 7:33:07

US authorizes its first COVID-19 vaccine, as confirmed cases near 16 million

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized Friday the first COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use in the US. This vaccine, developed by Pfizer and German company BioNTech, is now available to Americans. This vaccine has also been recently authorized to be used in the UK and Canada.
Source: People's Daily | 2020/12/12 21:52:09

Vaccine's emergency use in US feared to make residents Pfizer's 'clinical trial participants'

The US Food and Drug Administration is expected to soon authorize the emergency use of Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine, which will be another success of the US pharmaceutical giant after being given the green light in the UK and Canada.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/11 21:07:49

US FDA panel recommends emergency authorization of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

An advisory group of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) met on Thursday and recommended the agency issue emergency use authorization (EUA) to the COVID-19 vaccine of American drugmaker Pfizer in partnership with German company BioNTech.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/12/11 8:11:43

US COVID-19 deaths top 290,000: Johns Hopkins University

US COVID-19 deaths surpassed 290,000 on Thursday, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/12/11 8:10:24