April 16, 2021

S&P 500 hits another record, marks 4th weekly gain in a row

Stocks continued to march higher on Wall Street Friday, giving the S&P 500 its latest record high and its fourth straight weekly gain. The benchmark […]
April 16, 2021

Lawsuit over Indonesia 737 crash claims autothrottle problem

SEATTLE — A lawsuit filed in Seattle against Boeing alleges that a malfunctioning autothrottle system on an older 737 jet led to the crash of […]
April 16, 2021

Biz Buzz: Eclectic Jungle opens in Brainerd

But owner Brandi Blowers loved houseplants long before the recent surge in popularity. Blowers, 31, grew up in the lakes area and went to school […]
April 16, 2021

The Latest: Infections in Turkey soar to record levels

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey has registered more than 63,000 daily COVID-19 cases on Friday, as infections continue to soar to record levels. The Health Ministry […]
April 16, 2021

Job hunting at 50-plus? 7 tips to help you get the position you want

Unemployment rates for workers ages 55 and older have exceeded those of mid-career employees throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a report from the New […]
April 16, 2021

Union, automakers headed for fight over battery plant wages

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The United Auto Workers union is calling on General Motors to pay full union wages at electric vehicle battery factories, thrusting what […]
April 16, 2021

Former Temple U business dean indicted in rankings scandal

PHILADELPHIA — The former dean of Temple University’s business school has been charged with falsifying data to boost the school’s rankings, draw more students and […]
April 16, 2021

New blast at St. Vincent volcano; cruise ship helps evacuees

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent — La Soufriere volcano shot out another explosive burst of gas and ash on Friday as a cruise ship arrived to evacuate […]
April 16, 2021

Stocks rise, push S&P 500 toward another weekly gain

Major indexes are mostly higher in afternoon trading on Wall Street Friday as a tick up in bond yields helped lift bank stocks. The broad […]
April 16, 2021

The Latest: WH: $4B to American Indian tribes for virus

WASHINGTON — The White House says American Indian tribes and Alaska Native communities are getting more than $4 billion from President Joe Biden’s coronavirus relief […]