U.S. public transit systems seek up to $36 billion in new bailout
WASHINGTON, July 14 (Reuters) - Major U.S. public transit systems, still suffering from a massive coronavirus-induced drop in ridership, asked congressional leaders on Tuesday for up to $36 billion to keep municipal buses and trains running.
'Glee' star Naya Rivera's death ruled accidental drowning
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Glee" star Naya Rivera died of accidental drowning, the Ventura County medical examiner said on Tuesday, marking the third tragic passing of a cast member from the popular television musical series.
U.S. Supreme Court's Ginsburg in hospital after possible infection
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was admitted to a hospital on Tuesday morning for treatment of a possible infection, a court spokeswoman said.
Airbnb bookings pick up, cross one million mark on a single day
(Reuters) - Home rental firm Airbnb Inc said on Tuesday it recorded more than 1 million bookings globally on July 8, offering an early sign of recovery after a slowdown in reservations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Trump says planned immigration order would be 'merit-based'
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the immigration executive order his administration was planning would be "merit-based."
UPDATE 1-Which U.S. schools are going online and which are reopening classrooms
July 14 (Reuters) - North Carolina and New Hampshire have joined a number of other U.S. states and school districts across the country, announcing that schools will open this fall for the new academic school year.
Wall Street surges, led by energy and materials
(Reuters) - Wall Street surged on Tuesday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ending more than 2% higher as investors bought energy and materials stocks and looked beyond a recent rise in coronavirus cases.
Global methane emissions rising due to oil and gas, agriculture - studies
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. oil and gas drilling along with agricultural production worldwide are driving up global emissions of methane, a potent greenhouse gas, two new studies show.
UPDATE 7-Deaths from COVID-19 spike in Alabama, Florida and North Carolina
July 14 (Reuters) - Alabama, Florida and North Carolina reported record daily increases in deaths from COVID-19 on Tuesday, grim new milestones that mark a second wave of infections surging across much of the United States.
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