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What Mattered This Week: October 26-30, 2020

The U.S. notched a new coronavirus milestone on Thursday with more than 9 million cases recorded. Plus, the Senate confirmed Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, and Americans are breaking early-voting records with more than 80 million ballots already cast in the presidential election. Read up on these and more of the week’s top headlines.

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What Mattered This Week: October 26-30, 2020
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    U.S. hits 9 million Covid-19 cases less than a week before Election Day

    U.S. hits 9 million Covid-19 cases less than a week before Election Day

    The United States logged 9 million Covid-19 cases Thursday just hours after reporting a single-day record of 80,622 infections, the latest NBC News tally showed. It was the first time the U.S. had crossed the 80,000-case threshold since the start of the pandemic and the third time in a week that a …

    Stocks just wrapped up their worst week since March

    Stocks just wrapped up their worst week since March

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    CNN - By Anneken Tappe

    New York (CNN Business) — It has been a messy week for the stock market. With only four days to go until Election Day, rising Covid-19 infections and uncertainty about further government stimulus to help the economy, there's plenty for investors to worry about. Stocks had their worst week since …

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