Reuters/Pinar Istek Here is what you need to know. The Fed says it'll be patient on future rate hikes. The Federal Open Market Committee held its key interest rate in a range between 2.25% and…

AP/Fernando Llano Here is what you need to know. The government shutdown reaches a 34th day. The Senate on Thursday is set to vote on two bills that could end the shutdown, but both are…

Reuters/Stringer Here is what you need to know. Federal prosecutors are leading a criminal investigation into Huawei. The Chinese electronics giant is suspected of stealing trade secrets from US companies, The Wall Street Journal reported…

AP/Evan Vucci Here is what you need to know The US and China agree to more trade talks. A Chinese delegation led by Vice Premier Liu He, the country's top trade official who is one…

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