WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2020 – The Trump Administration today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing more than $2 million to provide broadband service in unserved and underserved rural areas in North Carolina. This investment is part of the $100 million Congress allocated to the ReConnect
NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Biden introduced the breadth of his political coalition to a nation in crisis Monday night at the Democratic National Convention, giving voice to victims of the coronavirus pandemic, the related economic downturn and police violence and featuring both progressive Democrats and conservative Republicans united against
WASHINGTON – As Joe Biden and the Democrats convene virtually this week, President Donald Trump plans to get in some words edgewise.
Trump will campaign in four battleground states – Wisconsin, Minnesota, Arizona and Pennsylvania – as Democratic delegates meet online to nominate Biden and running mate Sen. Kamala Harris
A pandemic summer marked by testing delays, supply shortages and continued spread of the coronavirus has set the stage for a disheartening start to the fall across much of the U.S., with the shuttering of schools and cancellation of college football seasons that officials had once hoped would herald a
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Cindy Wang’s whole life is on WeChat.
Through the Chinese everything app, the 24-year-old shops for clothing and sends photos and audio messages to her grandma and uncle in Guangzhou. It’s how she schedules appointments with her hairstylist and where she found her bao supplier — a local woman who
President Donald Trump’s decision to unilaterally act on the pandemic-driven recession by with executive orders drew scalding criticism from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday as the U.S. reached another historic milestone by surpassing 5 million cases.
The U.S. home to about one-quarter of cases reported worldwide. And our numbers
The U.S. was on the brink of another historic milestone Sunday, poised to surpass 5 million reported cases of COVID-19 — a number roughly equal to one-quarter of total worldwide cases reported.
The numbers continue to roar higher: More than 56,000 new U.S. cases were reported Sunday, with more than
After weeks of stalled congressional negotiations over a new coronavirus stimulus package, President Donald Trump signed a series executive orders Saturday evening as the U.S. was approaching 5 million cases of COVID-19.
Trump, repeatedly referring to the coronavirus as the “China virus,” said the orders would provide an additional $400
In 2017, a government watchdog agency placed the 2020 census on its “high-risk” list — sounding the alarm to the public and lawmakers that the consequential decennial faced near-insurmountable odds.
The initial company printing the forms went bankrupt. There were cybersecurity weaknesses as the census moved online for the first
A ban by President Donald Trump’s administration on Chinese mobile apps such as TikTok and WeChat risks fragmenting an already fragile global internet and creating an American version of China’s “Great Firewall.”
Fears about the global internet ecosystem intensified this week with Trump’s executive orders banning the popular video app
TAIPEI, Taiwan — In China, WeChat does more than any app rightfully should. People use it to talk, shop, share photos,
The Trump administration announced a broad plan on Wednesday to block Chinese software from being used on US devices and keep US data off Chinese
A TikTok star pounds a beat as she weaves lyrics mocking the idea of US President Donald Trump banning the short-form video sharing app.
The “Trump Freestyle” post Monday by @maya2960 quickly racked up more than a million views and 500,000 “likes” on the popular platform owned by China-based ByteDance.
TikTok’s time in the US may be running out, with President Trump and other senior officials talking of an imminent ban.
But other Chinese-owned apps and software-based services could also be targeted.
On Sunday, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo alleged that some of the Asian
An attention-grabbing Snapchat ad features a cartoon version of President Donald Trump dancing through fireworks and a cascade of dollar bills to the tune of “Hail to the Chief.” Bold text against a flashing red, white and blue background promises a “FREE Trump
(Bloomberg) — Microsoft Corp. Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella spoke with U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday to salvage the company’s effort to buy TikTok’s operations in the U.S. and several other countries.
Talks to buy the music video app will move quickly “in a matter of weeks” and are
San Francisco (AFP) – Negotiations for Microsoft to buy the US operations of Chinese-owned TikTok are on hold after President Donald Trump threatened to bar the social media app and came out against the sale, the Wall Street Journal reported Saturday.
Trump has pledged to get tough on the massively
The Maryland private school that Barron Trump attends will not be permitted to open for in-person classes until at least October under a countywide mandate ordering private schools to
President Donald Trump on Friday told reporters he would take action to ban popular app TikTok as early as Saturday.
Trump over the past month has joined other US officials in expressing security concerns over