September 16, 2020

Panel's report blasts Boeing, FAA for crashes, seeks reforms

A House committee issued a scathing report Wednesday questioning whether Boeing and government regulators have recognized the problems that caused two deadly 737 Max jet […]
September 16, 2020

The Latest: Vietnam to resume int'l flights, but not tourism

Vietnam will resume international commercial flights connecting the country to several Asian destinations starting Friday, after a monthslong shutdown to curb the coronavirus outbreak. The […]
September 16, 2020

Asian shares mostly higher after Wall Street gains

Shares retreated in Asia on Wednesday ahead of the Federal Reserve’s policy announcement. Benchmarks rose modestly in Tokyo and jumped in Sydney, but fell back […]
September 16, 2020

End of Abe era leaves Japan still searching for way forward

MITO, Japan — Among the challenges awaiting newly appointed Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is the urgent challenge of how to keep the world’s third-largest […]
September 16, 2020

'Nothing left in the bucket': Wildfire resources run thin

Justin Silvera came off the fire lines in Northern California after a grueling 36 straight days battling wildfires and evacuating residents ahead of the flames. […]
September 16, 2020

Politics creates economic illusion in Houdini's hometown

APPLETON, Wis. — Nothing can shake Scott Rice’s faith that President Donald Trump will save the U.S. economy — not seeing businesses close or friends […]
September 16, 2020

Despite aid from feds, Astra Zeneca hikes prices

One of the world’s largest drug companies has been aggressively raising prices even as it received hundreds of millions of dollars of U.S. government aid […]
September 16, 2020

3M to spend $50 million on equity initiatives

3M plans on investing $50 million to bolster racial equity over the next five years, including through scholarships and donations to community groups. Also, Maplewood-based […]
September 15, 2020

Google exec on hot seat in Congress over advertising power

WASHINGTON — A Senate panel put a top Google executive on the defensive Tuesday over the company’s powerful position in online advertising as some lawmakers […]
September 15, 2020

CNBC host: Calling Speaker Pelosi 'Crazy Nancy' was 'stupid'

CNBC host Jim Cramer says he made a “very stupid comment” by referring to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi as “Crazy Nancy” during a televised interview […]