Business and Finance

Published on May 20, 2021 - Page 9
NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street racked up more losses Wednesday as the stock market pulled back for the third straight day. The broad sell-off went...
Published on May 19, 2021 - Page 7
NEW YORK (AP) — Many workers emerging from the pandemic don’t want to return to the jobs they once had. Layoffs and lockdowns combined with enhanced...
Published on May 18, 2021 - Page 18
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. telecom giant AT&T Inc. is combining its WarnerMedia operations with Discovery Inc. The deal will marry the likes of HBO and...
Published on May 17, 2021 - Page 5
LONDON (AP) — Travelers in England were packing their bags, bartenders were polishing their glasses and performers were warming up as Britain...
Published on May 15, 2021 - Page 6
NEW YORK (AP) — Retail sales in the U.S. were flat in April, after soaring in March, when many Americans received $1,400 stimulus checks that boosted...
Published on May 15, 2021 - Page 10
NEW YORK (AP) — Don’t share your password. That’s the new edict from the giants of streaming media. Services ranging from Netflix to Amazon to...
Published on May 13, 2021 - Page 4
DETROIT (AP) — Automakers are cutting production as they grapple with a global shortage of computer chips, and that’s making dealers nervous. With...
Published on May 13, 2021 - Page 14
When the Washington Capitals took the ice needing to win in regulation to keep their division hopes alive, it came as a surprise when top center...
Published on May 12, 2021 - Page 17
WASHINGTON (AP) —U.S. employers posted a record number of available jobs in March, illustrating starkly the desperation of businesses seeking to find...
Published on May 11, 2021 - Page 9
BEIJING (AP) — China’s population growth is falling closer to zero, government data showed Tuesday, adding to strains on an aging society with a...
Published on May 10, 2021 - Page 4
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — When Michael Jones started a side hustle shooting drone photos and videos for realtors, his clients wanted more: Images with...
Published on May 10, 2021 - Page 4
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline jumped 6 cents over the past two weeks, to $3.02 per gallon. Industry...
Published on May 10, 2021 - Page 12
ROME (AP) — More than 1,200 migrants in several decrepit, overcrowded fishing boats on Sunday reached a tiny Italian island in a span of 12 hours, as...
Published on May 10, 2021 - Page 12
PARIS (AP) — Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Paris and other French cities on Sunday to call for more ambitious measures in the...
Published on May 8, 2021 - Page 7
WASHINGTON (AP) —The recovery of America’s job market hit a pause last month as many businesses —from restaurants and hotels to factories and...
Published on May 7, 2021 - Page 16
WASHINGTON (AP) —The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid fell last week to 498,000. That’s the lowest point since the viral pandemic struck...
Published on May 6, 2021 - Page 9
NEW YORK (AP) — Major U.S. stock indexes closed mixed Wednesday after an early technology company rebound faded, tempering the market’s recovery from...
Published on May 4, 2021 - Page 5
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) —Vice Chairman Greg Abel will succeed billionaire Warren Buffett as Berkshire Hathaway CEO, according to a report. Buffett...
Published on May 3, 2021 - Page 4
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — While most states pursue ways to boost renewable energy, Wyoming is doing the opposite with a new program aimed at propping up...
Published on May 3, 2021 - Page 10
SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Today, Apple faces one of its most serious legal threats in recent years: A trial that threatens to upend its iron control...
Published on May 2, 2021 - Page 5
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health regulators pledged again Thursday to try to ban menthol cigarettes, this time under pressure from African American...
Published on May 2, 2021 - Page 16
PHILADELPHIA (AP) —President Joe Biden didn’t want to be anywhere else Friday than helping his Amtrak family celebrate 50 years on the rails. “I...
Published on May 2, 2021 - Page 16
U.S. regulators on Friday approved the first high-dose nasal spray for reversing opioid overdoses. The Food and Drug Administration approved Hikma...
Published on May 1, 2021 - Page 5
WASHINGTON (AP) —President Joe Biden is training the government’s sights on the loopholes, shelters and international havens that have long allowed...
Published on May 1, 2021 - Page 8
WASHINGTON (AP) —Wages and benefits grew quickly for U.S. workers in the first three months of the year. U.S. workers’ total compensation rose 0.9...
Published on May 1, 2021 - Page 9
ROME (AP) — Pope Francis set a $48 gift cap for all Vatican employees Thursday and issued a new law requiring Vatican cardinals and managers to...
Published on April 30, 2021 - Page 6
WASHINGTON (AP) —Powered by consumers and fueled by government aid, the U.S. economy is achieving a remarkably fast recovery from the recession...
Published on April 30, 2021 - Page 10
Missing out on Thin Mints in the pandemic? A Google affiliate is using drones to deliver Girl Scout cookies to people’s doorsteps in a Virginia...
Published on April 29, 2021 - Page 9
WASHINGTON (AP) —The Federal Reserve is keeping its ultra-low interest rate policies in place, a sign it wants to see more evidence of a...
Published on April 28, 2021 - Page 9
WASHINGTON (AP) —President Joe Biden signed an executive order Tuesday to increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour for federal contractors. The move...