Business and Finance

Published on February 26, 2021 - Page 5
WASHINGTON (AP) —The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell sharply last week, though applications for aid remain at a historically...
Published on February 25, 2021 - Page 9
Pandemic propels seniors online NEW YORK (AP) — Older people are learning to shop online for the first time during the pandemic. Spending for people...
Published on February 25, 2021 - Page 10
Facebook, following in Google’s footsteps, says it plans to invest $1 billion to “support the news industry” over the next three years. The social...
Published on February 24, 2021 - Page 5
FENTON TWP., Mich. (AP) — The viral pandemic has triggered a cascade of price hikes throughout America’s auto industry — a surge that has made both...
Published on February 23, 2021 - Page 14
WASHINGTON (AP) —President Joe Biden is targeting more federal pandemic assistance to the nation’s smallest businesses and ventures owned by women...
Published on February 22, 2021 - Page 4
After unusual icy weather left millions of Texans without power, some are facing another crisis: Sky-high electricity bills. The surge in pricing is...
Published on February 21, 2021 - Page 4
LAS VEGAS (AP) —Before the coronavirus pandemic, tourist-dependent Nevada had a notorious attraction: It was the only place in America where someone...
Published on February 20, 2021 - Page 13
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes ended a choppy day of trading little changed Friday, though the S&P 500 finished with its first weekly loss in...
Published on February 20, 2021 - Page 13
WASHINGTON (AP) —Jolted by a sweeping hack that may have revealed government and corporate secrets to Russia, U.S. officials are scrambling to...
Published on February 19, 2021 - Page 5
WASHINGTON (AP) —The number of Americans applying for unemployment aid rose last week to 861,000. It’s evidence layoffs remain painfully high despite...
Published on February 18, 2021 - Page 10
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — New legislation would ban all fracking in California by 2027, taking aim at the powerful oil and gas industry in the state...
Published on February 18, 2021 - Page 18
Retail sales jump after $600 stimulus NEW YORK (AP) — The $600 stimulus checks got Americans shopping again. After three months of declines, retail...
Published on February 17, 2021 - Page 7
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — The seemingly unstoppable rise of Bitcoin continued with the cost of a single unit of the digital currency rising above $50...
Published on February 16, 2021 - Page 8
AP Health Writher Health insurance shoppers stuck in a bad plan or unable to find coverage have a new option for help. A sign-up window opened...
Published on February 16, 2021 - Page 17
BRUSSELS — It took just three months for the rumor that COVID-19 was engineered as a bioweapon to spread from the fringes of the Chinese internet and...
Published on February 15, 2021 - Page 13
ROME (AP) — The Italian government on Sunday abruptly delayed opening Italy’s beloved ski season because a coronavirus variant was detected in a good...
Published on February 14, 2021 - Page 6
FRYEBURG, Maine (AP) — Water-rights activists on Saturday decried the potential sale of bottled water brand Poland Spring, saying the buyer...
Published on February 13, 2021 - Page 5
NEW YORK (AP) — Some Amazon workers are organizing the biggest unionization push at the company since it was founded in 1995. And it’s happening in...
Published on February 12, 2021 - Page 8
WASHINGTON (AP) —The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell slightly last week to 793,000. It’s evidence job cuts remain high despite...
Published on February 10, 2021 - Page 14
WASHINGTON (AP) — In his first weeks in office, President Joe Biden has wasted no time in dumping a batch of major Trump administration policies....
Published on February 9, 2021 - Page 13
CONCORD, N.H. — Politically active pets are out of luck in New Hampshire, where some lawmakers say they have been told to keep their cats and dogs...
Published on February 6, 2021 - Page 7
WASHINGTON (AP) —America’s employers barely added jobs last month, underscoring the viral pandemic’s ongoing grip on the economy and likely adding...
Published on February 5, 2021 - Page 6
WASHINGTON (AP) —The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell to 779,000 last week. The historically high total shows a sizable...
Published on February 4, 2021 - Page 5
NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street capped a choppy day of trading with modest gains Wednesday, as investors focused on some strong earnings reports from Big...
Published on February 3, 2021 - Page 6
Judge won’t toss McD’s lawsuit DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge has denied a request by former McDonald’s CEO Stephen Easterbrook to dismiss a...
Published on February 3, 2021 - Page 6
NEW YORK (AP) —Amazon is paying nearly $62 million to settle charges that it took tips from its delivery drivers. The Federal Trade Commission said...
Published on February 2, 2021 - Page 11
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Congressional Budget Office expects the U.S. economy will grow at a robust 4.6% annual rate this year, but that employment won’...
Published on January 31, 2021 - Page 6
ATLANTA (AP) — Travelers on airplanes and public transportation like buses and subways will be required to wear face masks starting next week to curb...
Published on January 30, 2021 - Page 14
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks sank again as a speculative frenzy over GameStop and a handful of other stocks ramps up worries over how much damage an online...
Published on January 29, 2021 - Page 8
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors has set a goal of making the vast majority of the vehicles it produces electric by 2035, and the entire company carbon...