October 29, 2020

Trump rule requires health plans to disclose costs up front

WASHINGTON — Trying to pull back the veil on health care costs to encourage competition, the Trump administration on Thursday finalized a requirement for insurers […]
October 29, 2020

Best Buy will open early on Black Friday, offer deals throughout November

Best Buy will offer a range of items including laptops and televisions at discount holiday prices throughout the month of November. But while choosing to […]
October 29, 2020

Tiffany agrees to revised terms on LVMH takeover deal

NEW YORK — The largest deal in luxury is back on after New York’s famed jeweler Tiffany agreed to a slightly reduced offering price from […]
October 29, 2020

Health contractors vetted stars' politics for US virus ad

WASHINGTON — Public relations firms hired by the Department of Health and Human Services vetted the political views of hundreds of celebrities for a health […]
October 29, 2020

The Latest: Atlanta under 2nd ever tropical storm warning

NEW ORLEANS — The Latest on Zeta (all times CDT): 4:00 a.m. A tropical storm warning is in effect in Atlanta as Tropical Storm Zeta […]
October 29, 2020

The Latest: Pakistan orders early closure of businesses

ISLAMABAD — Pakistani authorities have ordered all businesses, including restaurants, wedding halls and markets, be closed after 10 p.m. to contain a coronavirus resurgence that […]
October 29, 2020

Gender gap among Latino voters seen in some families

PHOENIX — Paul Gonzales promised his wife he wouldn’t vote for Donald Trump in 2016. But the 60-year-old salesman in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa […]
October 29, 2020

Asian shares lower, US futures up after S&P 500 sinks 3.5%

Asian shares declined Thursday and U.S. futures were higher after the S&P 500 slid 3.5% overnight for its biggest drop since June. The selling in […]
October 29, 2020

Trump paints apocalyptic portrait of life in US under Biden

WASHINGTON — The suburbs wouldn’t be the suburbs anymore, the economy would sink into its worst depression ever and police departments would cease to exist. […]
October 29, 2020

General Electric, First Solar rise; Callaway, Carnival fall

NEW YORK — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Wednesday: First Solar Inc., up $10.92 to $93.31. The largest U.S. solar company reported surprisingly […]