Lawmakers press Trump on relief bill as jobless aid expiresWEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The fate of an end-of-year COVID-19 relief and spending bill remained in doubt Sunday as millions lost unemployment aid, the government barreled toward a mid-pandemic... WHO team arrives in Wuhan to search for pandemic originsA global team of researchers has arrived in the Chinese city where the coronavirus pandemic was first detected to investigate its origins amid uncertainty about whether Beijing might try to prevent embarrassing discoveries US emissions have biggest drop since Second World War in 2020Emissions drop was most significant in transportation sector, falling by 15 per cent over 2019 levels China’s economy may expand by 9 per cent in 2021, helping to overtake US soonerChina was the first major economy to show a recovery from the damage caused by the coronavirus pandemic in 2020, largely due to a series of stimulus measures. Boeing Max returns to US skies with first passenger flightLast month, the Federal Aviation Administration OK’d changes Boeing made to an automated flight-control system implicated in crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia. The first passenger flight with a revamped Max took place this month in Brazil. Vaccination campaign picks up speed around the world - The Boston GlobeThe campaign to vanquish the coronavirus is picking up speed, with Britain beginning to dispense the second vaccine in its arsenal Monday, and India, the world’s second-most populous country, authorizing its first shots. Pope Francis makes Christmas Day plea for vaccines for all - The Boston GlobePope Francis made a Christmas Day plea for authorities to make COVID-19 vaccines available to all, insisting that the first in line should be the most vulnerable and needy, regardless of who holds the patents for the shots. Officer with knee to George Floyd's neck to be tried aloneMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A former Minneapolis police officer who held his knee to the neck of George Floyd for minutes will be tried separately from three other former officers accused in his death,... Disneyland is cancelling annual passes and issuing refundsThe park has been closed since March 2020 Roblox Delays I.P.O. Until Next YearAfter witnessing head-turning results for the initial public offerings by Airbnb and DoorDash, the gaming company said it would wait to test the market.