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In rescue effort, Fed has broad stake in corporate America's fortunes

The U.S. central bank now has a stake in the fortunes of a broad swath of corporate America after buying about $1.3 billion (1.06 billion pounds) of bond funds with debt issued by firms in all walks of the world's biggest economy, from Apple Inc to a clutch of companies in bankruptcy.

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Protests across America after Minneapolis police killing

Protests across America after Minneapolis police killing

The killing of George Floyd, a Minneapolis black man who died after being pinned on the neck by a white police officer s knee, has triggered a wave of protests across the country.

Protests rage in Minneapolis over police killing of George Floyd

Protests rage in Minneapolis over police killing of George Floyd

The full Minnesota National Guard was activated for the first time since World War Two after four nights of sometimes violent protests that have spread to other U.S. cities following the killing of George Floyd.

NASA's historic SpaceX crewed mission launches

NASA's historic SpaceX crewed mission launches

The first spaceflight of NASA astronauts from U.S. soil in nine years lifts off in a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.