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US trade deficit falls to $63.9 billion in September

The U.S. trade deficit fell in September after hitting a 14-year high the previous month as exports outpaced imports.

Top Trump trade official calls for payroll tax cut

A top trade adviser to President Trump, Peter Navarro, is calling on Congress to stay in Washington to "solve problems" associated with coronavirus fears.

New trade deal with Canada, Mexico to boost US growth

After months of painstaking negotiating internally and externally, President Trump is signing the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement in a large ceremony at the White House Wednesday.

Trump signs ‘Phase One’ trade deal with China

President Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He are signing a "Phase One" trade deal in the White House's East Room Wednesday morning.

PPD takes another step toward going public

Privately owned PPD took another step toward becoming a publicly traded company Thursday when it filed with the federal Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to make an initial public offering of stock.

Fear of war mounts as Trump and Iran trade escalating threats

More than 3,000 additional U.S. troops were headed for the Middle East on Monday to bolster defenses in case Iran makes good on its threat to retaliate for the Trump administration's targeted killing of a top general. 

Report: Wilmington port named fastest growing in the US

Port of Wilmington has been named the fastest growing US port, according to the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC).

US housing construction increases 3.2% in November

Construction of new homes rose again in November while applications for building permits rose to the highest level in 12 years, both encouraging signs of a rebound in the housing market.

Trump says US, China have reached deal; Sunday tariffs off

President Donald Trump said Friday that the U.S. has canceled plans to impose new tariffs on $160 billion worth of Chinese imports Sunday as part of a modest interim agreement that de-escalates a 17-month trade war between the world’s two biggest economies.

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Pope elevates 13 new cardinals then puts them in their place

Most removed their face coverings when they approached a maskless Francis to receive their red hats, but the first African-American to become a cardinal in the Roman Catholic Church kept his on.

Family looks to recover after Thanksgiving home fire damage

The Puccis say that the horses are "okay" and were in a location separate from the fire.

Three mariners rescued in ocean off Oak Island

A good Samaritan boat crew that overheard the coast guard alert made their way out to the mariners and safely transferred all three onboard onto their own boat.

Georgia Aquarium’s largest female whale shark dies

Whale sharks are the largest fish in the world.