July 14, 2021

The Latest: Britain cases above 40,000, 1st time in 6 months

LONDON — Daily coronavirus cases in Britain have risen above 40,000 for the first time in nearly six months. Government figures showed another 42,302 infections, […]
July 14, 2021

The Latest: More health care signups through pandemic plan

WASHINGTON — More than 2 million people have signed up for subsidized health insurance plans through the Affordable Care Act since President Joe Biden reopened […]
July 14, 2021

The Latest: Norwegian cruises sues Florida over virus law

MIAMI — Norwegian Cruise Line is challenging a new Florida law that prevents cruise companies from requiring passengers to show proof of vaccination against the […]
July 14, 2021

With taxpayers' help, Delta posts $652 million profit in 2Q

Delta Air Lines reported its first quarterly profit since the pandemic devastated the airline industry more than a year ago, as hordes of vacation travelers […]
July 14, 2021

Powell says inflation, though elevated, will likely moderate

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell suggested Wednesday that inflation, which has been surging as the recovery strengthens, “will likely remain elevated in coming […]
July 14, 2021

The Latest: Spain court: Pandemic lockdown unconstitutional

MADRID — Spain’s Constitutional Court has ruled that last year’s stay-at-home lockdown order by the government under a state of emergency was unconstitutional. The court […]
July 14, 2021

Candace Parker to be first woman on cover of NBA 2K game

NEW YORK — Candace Parker grew up playing video games, and now she’ll be the first female basketball player on the cover of one. The […]
July 14, 2021

Wells Fargo beats expectations with $6 billion profit in 2Q

SILVER SPRING, Md. — Wells Fargo had its most profitable quarter in two years, easily beating Wall Street estimates as the global economy continues its […]
July 14, 2021

Lines shorten, space constraints loosen at license office as COVID-19 wanes

Lines that had often extended outside the Brainerd License Office’s doors and around the building during the coronavirus pandemic last year are now something Donny […]
July 14, 2021

Asian shares mostly track Wall St drop on inflation worries

TOKYO — Asian shares were mostly lower on Wednesday, tracking a decline on Wall Street as investors weighed the latest quarterly earnings reports from big […]