September 10, 2020

Hollywood's inclusion problems still run deep, study finds

NEW YORK — As Hollywood searches for a response to the reckoning brought on by the death of George Floyd and the Academy Awards move […]
September 10, 2020

Officials: Keep vote helpers out of Wisconsin nursing homes

MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin Elections Commission shouldn’t allow special voting deputies to enter nursing homes to help residents cast absentee ballots in November because […]
September 10, 2020

US long-term mortgage rates fall; 30-year at 2.86%

WASHINGTON — U.S. average rates on long-term mortgages fell this week amid signs that the halting economic recovery slowed over the summer. The key 30-year […]
September 10, 2020

Citi picks Jane Fraser as next CEO, first woman in that role

NEW YORK — Citigroup announced that Jane Fraser would succeed Michael Corbat as the bank’s next chief executive, making Fraser the first woman to ever […]
September 10, 2020

Bargain chain Century 21 to shut down after nearly 60 years

NEW YORK — Century 21 Stores — a destination for bargain hunters looking for fat deals on designer dresses and shoes, cosmetics and housewares for […]
September 10, 2020

Target pledges to increase number of Black employees by 20%

Target Corp. plans to increase its number of Black employees by 20% over the next three years as part of its growing efforts to build […]
September 10, 2020

US wholesale prices rise 0.3% in August as food costs drop

WASHINGTON — U.S. wholesale prices rose 0.3% in August, just half the July gain, as food and energy prices decline. The Labor Department said Thursday […]
September 10, 2020

Many more likely sought US jobless aid as layoffs persist

WASHINGTON — The U.S. government will provide its latest snapshot Thursday of the pace of layoffs, which have remained elevated but have been declining as […]
September 10, 2020

Manufacturer Xxentria to relocate facility to New Mexico

SANTA TERESA, N.M. — A Taiwanese manufacturer of metal composite materials announced Thursday it is relocating a distribution facility to a booming New Mexico border […]
September 10, 2020

Does my employer have to say if a coworker has the virus?

Does my employer have to say if a coworker has the virus? Employers are generally not required to tell workers when someone in the workplace […]