Joe Biden called Trump a "climate arsonist" for failing to acknowledge the role of global warming in the West Coast while Trump, who authorized aid for both California and Oregon, questioned the science. Oregon officials say 22 people are missing and the state is deploying its National Guard.
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U.S. voting officials scramble in wake of 'misleading' USPS mailer
A voter-outreach effort by the U.S. Postal Service drew a growing backlash on Monday as election officials in several states warned voters that the embattled agency was providing inaccurate information about how to vote in the Nov. 3 election.
U.S. court allows Trump to phase out immigrant humanitarian protections
A U.S. appeals court on Monday sided with President Donald Trump over his administration's decision to end humanitarian protections for hundreds of thousands of immigrants, many of whom have lived in the United States for decades.
Johnson lashes out at EU as he clears first hurdle for Brexit treaty breach
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson lashed out at the European Union on Monday as he won initial approval for a plan to breach the Brexit treaty, saying the move was needed because the bloc had refused to take a "revolver off the table" in trade talks.
Retirements, layoffs, labor force flight may leave scars on U.S economy
Judith Ramirez received a letter this month that she'd been dreading: The Honolulu hotel that furloughed her from a housekeeping job in March, during the lockdown triggered by the coronavirus pandemic, made her layoff permanent.
Asian shares set to dip as investors await key data
Asian shares looked set to open lower on Tuesday as investors shifted focus to upcoming data and central bank meetings although positive developments around potential COVID-19 vaccines and increased deal activity are likely to stem losses.
Putin throws $1.5 billion lifeline to Belarus leader
Russian President Vladimir Putin bestowed a $1.5 billion loan on Belarus on Monday in a gesture of support for its leader Alexander Lukashenko, who flew to entreat his patron for help after five weeks of mass protests demanding his resignation.
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