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Canada projects $343bn deficit amid Covid 'uncertainty'

The government has been pumping money into the economy to mitigate the effects of the pandemic.

Coronavirus: Harvard and MIT sue over US visa ruling

Harvard and MIT say withdrawing visas from foreign students whose courses move fully online is "chaos".

US surpasses three million coronavirus cases

Despite surges in new infections, the White House wants to press forward with school reopenings.

University of California names first Black president

Michael Drake will be the first black president in the university system's 152 year history.

Texas set to resume prisoner executions amid pandemic

The death penalty will be the first issued by Texas in five months and comes as the virus rages in the state.

Alexander Vindman, witness 'bullied by Trump', quits US military

Alexander Vindman testified against the president ahead of his impeachment trial.

Brooks Brothers seeks bankruptcy protection amid pandemic

Founded more than 200 years ago, the business clothier is the latest US retailer hit by the pandemic.

Pandemic pushes Brooks Brothers into bankruptcy

Founded more than 200 years ago, the menswear firm is the latest US retailer to fall amid the pandemic.

Coronavirus: Elite universities sue over US visa ruling

They say withdrawing visas from foreign students whose courses move fully online is "chaos".

Mary Kay Letourneau: Teacher who married boy she raped dies at 58

Mary Kay Letourneau had two children with Vili Fualaau, both conceived when he was under 15.

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