October 8, 2020

US jobless claims likely remain high as layoffs persist

WASHINGTON — The government will provide its latest picture Thursday of the pace of layoffs in the United States, which have remained high since the […]
October 8, 2020

Analyzing Trump's illness is humbling for media's med teams

NEW YORK — Here’s an assignment to humble even the most confident doctor: Assess a patient’s condition before millions of people without being able to […]
October 8, 2020

Busy 2020 hurricane season has Louisiana bracing a 6th time

MORGAN CITY, La. — For the sixth time in the Atlantic hurricane season, people in Louisiana are once more fleeing the state’s barrier islands and […]
October 8, 2020

The Latest: India reports 78,000 new coronavirus infections

NEW DELHI — India has registered 78,524 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, driving the country’s total since the pandemic began to 6.8 […]
October 8, 2020

Trump hails experimental treatment for his virus recovery

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump credited an experimental drug treatment with helping his recovery from COVID-19 and suggested his diagnosis could be a “blessing in […]
October 8, 2020

Surly Brewing workers reject union by one vote

A vote to form a union at Surly Brewing Co.’s soon-to-be-closed brew hall failed by one vote, union representatives said Wednesday night. The Minneapolis brewery’s […]
October 8, 2020

Suit: Atlanta area housing site illegally evicted residents

DECATUR, Ga. — The owners of an Atlanta area housing site are illegally throwing out residents struggling to make ends meet amid the coronavirus pandemic […]
October 8, 2020

Company that planned LA development to settle bribery case

LOS ANGELES — A company that planned a massive redevelopment project in downtown Los Angeles will pay more than $1 million after acknowledging that it […]
October 7, 2020

Feds fine Citigroup $400 million over faulty risk management

NEW YORK — Citigroup has agreed to pay a $400 million fine imposed by U.S. regulators for failing to shore up the bank’s operations. The […]
October 7, 2020

Facebook braces for contested election, voter intimidation

OAKLAND, Calif. — Facebook said it’s readied new safeguards for the 2020 U.S. elections that have it better prepared to deal with candidates who prematurely […]