Bleak picture seen for US infrastructure with new bill passed: NYT US House approves short-term funding bill ahead of govt shutdown deadline 4 killed, including officer and suspect, in Georgia shooting Expertise from China tapped for treatments Mexican govt accepts temporary restart of US 'Stay in Mexico' scheme More Omicron cases arise; Biden unveils plan Man with shotgun arrested after threatening suicide outside UN Most young Americans worried about state of US democracy: poll Trump's America First-centered pandemic response delays global containment of COVID-19: Politico Threat of political violence growing across US: The Guardian NYC first city in US to run site for illegal drug use First Omicron case in US detected Charges filed in Michigan school shooting Amid gun violence at US schools, use of detectors debated US contributes 'very little' to tracking COVID-19 variants: AP Chance for wide Sino-Canadian cooperation on climate seen Fauci favors 9/11-style commission on US COVID-19 response Russian broadcaster notes costlier Christmas trees in US Politicians should be held accountable for ignorance of US urban poor: media