April 1, 2021

Frontier Airlines hopes IPO rides wave of travel recovery

Frontier Airlines is betting that the budding recovery in leisure travel is for real. Shares of the discount carrier began public trading Thursday, edging lower […]
April 1, 2021

Travel rebound: United plans to hire about 300 new pilots

CHICAGO — United Airlines said Thursday it plans to hire about 300 pilots, another sign that airlines feel more confident that a recent increase in […]
April 1, 2021

After hack, officials draw attention to supply chain threats

WASHINGTON — The U.S. government is working to draw attention to supply chain vulnerabilities, an issue that received particular attention late last year after suspected […]
April 1, 2021

Biden's 'Jobs Cabinet' to sell infrastructure as GOP resists

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden set about convincing America it needs his $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan on Thursday, deputizing a five-member “jobs Cabinet” to help […]
April 1, 2021

Wall Street closes higher, pushing S&P 500 past 4,000 points

Stocks are closing broadly higher on Wall Street, pushing the S&P 500 past 4,000 points for the first time. Big Tech companies like Microsoft led […]
April 1, 2021

Floyd's girlfriend recalls their struggles with addiction

MINNEAPOLIS — George Floyd’s girlfriend tearfully told a jury Thursday the story of how they met — at a Salvation Army shelter where he was […]
April 1, 2021

EXPLAINER: Starving for more chips in a tech-hungry world

SAN RAMON, Calif. — As the U.S. economy rebounds from its pandemic slump, a vital cog is in short supply: the computer chips that power […]
April 1, 2021

Minnesota judge strikes down rule that eliminated pork plant line speed restrictions

A federal court in Minneapolis has tossed out a federal rule that eliminated line speed restrictions in pork slaughterhouses, saying it was “arbitrary and capricious.” […]
April 1, 2021

Budget writers derail plan seen as bailout for Hoeven's bank

BISMARCK, N.D. — Budget writers in the Republican-controlled North Dakota House want to derail legislation to save a troubled shipping facility, after criticism that the […]
April 1, 2021

OPEC and allies agree to gradually boost crude oil output

FRANKFURT, Germany — The OPEC oil cartel and allied countries said Thursday that they have decided to add gradually add back some 2 million barrels […]