Business and Finance

Published on December 4, 2020 - Page 9
WASHINGTON (AP) —The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell last week to a still-high 712,000. It’s the latest sign the U.S....
Published on December 3, 2020 - Page 18
The government has decided that when it comes to air travel, only dogs can be service animals, and companions used for emotional support don’t count...
Published on December 3, 2020 - Page 18
WASHINGTON (AP) —Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are urging Congress to approve COVID-19 relief funds...
Published on December 2, 2020 - Page 7
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks scored more record highs on Wall Street Tuesday, a day after the S&P 500 closed out November with its biggest monthly gain...
Published on December 1, 2020 - Page 14
Nearly 1.2 million people passed through U.S. airports Sunday, the largest number since the pandemic gripped the country in March, despite pleas from...
Published on November 30, 2020 - Page 5
HONOLULU (AP) — Software engineer Raymond Berger begins his work day at 5 a.m., before the sun comes up over Hawaii. Rising early is necessary...
Published on November 29, 2020 - Page 7
BEIJING (AP) — China is raising import taxes on Australian wine, stepping up pressure on Australia over disputes including its support for a probe...
Published on November 28, 2020 - Page 7
NEW YORK (AP) — The raging coronavirus pandemic kept crowds thin at malls and stores across the country on Black Friday. But a surge in online...
Published on November 28, 2020 - Page 7
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The family of a Houston-based Citgo oil executive convicted and ordered to prison in Venezuela alongside five others...
Published on November 26, 2020 - Page 4
NEW YORK — The pandemic has proven there’s no shortage of games to keep families, couples and kids amused. The classics are ever-present, but a range...
Published on November 26, 2020 - Page 10
WASHINGTON (AP) —Gripped by the accelerating viral outbreak, the U.S. economy is under pressure from persistent layoffs, diminished income and...
Published on November 24, 2020 - Page 4
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has hurt the U.S. seafood industry due to a precipitous fall in imports and exports and a drop in...
Published on November 24, 2020 - Page 6
LONDON (AP) — Drugmaker AstraZeneca said Monday late-stage trials showed its COVID-19 vaccine is highly effective. The results are based on an...
Published on November 22, 2020 - Page 11
Another major movie theater chain has struck a deal with Universal Pictures to allow for shorter exclusive theatrical windows. Canada’s Cineplex has...
Published on November 21, 2020 - Page 8
NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s attorney general has sent a subpoena to the Trump Organization for records related to consulting fees paid to Ivanka Trump...
Published on November 20, 2020 - Page 5
WASHINGTON (AP) —The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid rose last week to 742,000. That’s the first increase in five weeks and a sign the...
Published on November 19, 2020 - Page 6
Pfizer said Wednesday that new test results show its coronavirus vaccine is 95% effective, is safe and also protects older people most at risk of...
Published on November 19, 2020 - Page 18
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The National Rifle Association is banned from marketing insurance in New York for five years and will pay $2.5 million to settle...
Published on November 18, 2020 - Page 6
WASHINGTON (AP) —The CEOs of Twitter and Facebook have defended their safeguards against disinformation in the presidential election. Testifying...
Published on November 17, 2020 - Page 8
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado web designer should not have to create wedding websites for same-sex couples under the state’s anti-discrimination law...
Published on November 16, 2020 - Page 4
WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden’s scientific advisers will meet with vaccine makers in coming days as the presidential transition remains stalled because...
Published on November 16, 2020 - Page 5
In a recent travel update, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention makes it clear: Staying home is the best way to protect yourself...
Published on November 15, 2020 - Page 4
ELMWOOD, Neb. (AP) —Danny Rice has a good sense of how dangerous the coronavirus can be. What puzzles him are the people who have curtailed so much...
Published on November 14, 2020 - Page 8
NEW YORK (AP) — The S&P 500 closed at a record high for the first time since September, posting its second weekly gain in a row. The index rose...
Published on November 13, 2020 - Page 14
WASHINGTON (AP) —The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell last week to 709,000. The still-high level is the lowest figure since...
Published on November 12, 2020 - Page 5
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded just under $14 million for an attempt to build a hydrogen-energy production facility at...
Published on November 12, 2020 - Page 18
The popular video-sharing app TikTok, its future in limbo since President Donald Trump tried to shut it down earlier this fall, is asking a federal...
Published on November 11, 2020 - Page 13
WASHINGTON (AP) —President-elect Joe Biden will inherit a vulnerable economic recovery under threat from a resurgent virus, likely with a divided...
Published on November 10, 2020 - Page 16
SEATTLE (AP) — A divided Washington Supreme Court ruled Thursday the state’s dairy workers are entitled to overtime pay if they work more than 40...
Published on November 10, 2020 - Page 16
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is recalling more than 217,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S. and Canada because transmission oil can leak, causing them to...