September 29, 2020

EPA ridicules California's proposed ban of new gas cars

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler on Monday ridiculed California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s plan to ban the sale of new gas-powered […]
September 29, 2020

Seattle-area Amazon employee charged with insider trading

SEATTLE — The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filed a lawsuit Monday against an Amazon finance manager accused of leaking confidential company information to family […]
September 29, 2020

Median households made gains but the large wealth gap remained, data show

Families were making gains in income and net worth in the three years leading up to the pandemic, according to Federal Reserve data released on […]
September 29, 2020

House Democrats unveil new $2.2T proposal for virus aid

WASHINGTON — House Democrats unveiled a scaled-back $2.2 trillion aid measure Monday in an attempt to boost long-stalled talks on COVID-19 relief, though there was […]
September 28, 2020

US lawmakers propose tighter rules for new airplanes

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers who criticized regulators over the way they approved the Boeing 737 Max will propose changing the way that the Federal Aviation Administration […]
September 28, 2020

Democrats try to stick to health care in Supreme Court fight

WASHINGTON — Democrats are confronting the limits of their power as they fight against the Supreme Court nomination of Amy Coney Barrett with a strategy […]
September 28, 2020

SEC: Fiat Chrysler to pay $9.5M for misleading investors

DETROIT — Fiat Chrysler will pay $9.5 million to settle charges from U.S. securities regulators that it misled investors about emissions control problems. The Securities […]
September 28, 2020

Diageo, Cleveland-Cliffs rise; Aquestive, Inovio fall

NEW YORK — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Monday: Diageo PLC, up $8.14 to $137.55 The maker of Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff and other […]
September 28, 2020

Ethics experts see national security concern in Trump's debt

WASHINGTON — Revelations that President Donald Trump is personally liable for more than $400 million in debt are casting a shadow over his presidency that […]
September 28, 2020

Delta to retire another 17% of its plane fleet earlier than planned

Delta Air Lines revealed plans to retire hundreds more airplanes earlier than expected reflecting a grim outlook for air travel. It is the latest in […]