President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett said at her U.S. Senate confirmation hearing she is not hostile to the Obamacare law, as Democrats have suggested, and declined to specify whether she believes landmark rulings legalizing abortion and gay marriage were properly decided.
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EU wins tariff clearance on $4 billion of U.S. imports in Boeing case
The European Union on Tuesday won the right to impose tariffs on $4 billion of U.S. goods in retaliation against subsidies for planemaker Boeing , deepening a record trade spat that has already prompted Washington to slap duties on EU imports.
Used vehicles again lift U.S. consumer prices, but inflation cooling
U.S. consumer prices increased for a fourth straight month in September, with the cost of cars and trucks rising by the most since 1969, but inflation is slowing amid excess capacity in the economy as it gradually recovers from the COVID-19 recession.
S&P 500, Dow fall on J&J vaccine worries; tech gains prop up Nasdaq
The Dow and the S&P 500 fell on Tuesday after a four-day winning streak as a pause in Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 trial triggered concerns about the timing of a vaccine, although a rally in technology shares supported the Nasdaq.
U.S. Democrats dealt blows in Georgia and Texas voting-rights cases
Democrats were dealt a blow in U.S. legal cases challenging voting rules in Georgia and Texas as people cast early votes with just three weeks to go in the presidential campaign.
Facebook will ban ads discouraging people from getting vaccines
Facebook Inc will start banning ads that explicitly discourage people from getting vaccinated, the world's largest social media company said on Tuesday, as it also announced a new flu vaccine information campaign.
Breonna Taylor's boyfriend insists police did not identify themselves: CBS
Breonna Taylor's boyfriend said he was "a million percent sure" police did not identify themselves when they broke into Taylor's apartment and shot her dead, telling CBS News both he and Taylor had asked who was banging at the door.
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