October 20, 2020

CDC: 'Strong recommendation' but no rule for masks on planes

The government’s top public health agency is raising the importance of wearing face masks on planes, trains and buses, although the Trump administration has resisted […]
October 20, 2020

How Google evolved from 'cuddly' startup to antitrust target

SAN RAMON, Calif. — In Google’s infancy, co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin reviled Microsoft as a technological bully that ruthlessly abused its dominance of […]
October 20, 2020

Marines remove general investigated over alleged racial slur

WASHINGTON — The Marine Corps has removed a two-star general from command of Marine forces in Europe and Africa based on an investigation into allegations […]
October 20, 2020

Sweden bans Huawei, ZTE from 5G, calls China biggest threat

Sweden is banning Chinese tech companies Huawei and ZTE from building new high-speed wireless networks after a top security official called China one of the […]
October 20, 2020

Tennessee factory to become GM's 3rd electric vehicle plant

DETROIT — General Motors plans to spend $2 billion to convert its Spring Hill, Tennessee, assembly plant into a third U.S. site to build future […]
October 20, 2020

UK to infect healthy volunteers in vaccine research trial

LONDON — U.K. researchers are preparing to infect healthy young volunteers with the virus that causes COVID-19, becoming the first scientists to use the controversial […]
October 20, 2020

Tribes make new move to shut down Dakota Access Pipeline

BISMARCK, N.D. — Native American tribes opposed to the Dakota Access Pipeline once again have asked a federal judge to stop the flow of oil […]
October 20, 2020

Postal carrier accused of stealing mail-in ballot in Miami

MIAMI — A U.S. Postal Service carrier is accused of stealing a Miami-Dade County mail-in ballot, 10 gift cards and four prepaid debit cards earlier […]
October 20, 2020

Glenn Close to receive honorary AARP Purpose Prize award

LOS ANGELES — Glenn Close will receive an honorary AARP award for her work with a charity that brings awareness to mental illness. AARP announced […]
October 20, 2020

European nations mixed in their response to virus spikes

Countries across Europe are battling coronavirus infection spikes with new lockdowns, curfews, face mask orders and virus tracking smart phone apps. In a small sign […]