September 9, 2020

Repair to well off Texas coast taking longer than expected

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Repairs to a natural gas well off the Texas coast that started leaking last week will take longer than expected, officials […]
September 9, 2020

Farmers, troops skirmish over water in northern Mexico

MEXICO CITY — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Wednesday he would ask the Attorney General’s Office to investigate a clash between hundreds of […]
September 9, 2020

Pilots' union says it has a no-furloughs deal with United

CHICAGO — The pilots’ union at United Airlines said Wednesday it has reached an agreement with the carrier to prevent the furlough of nearly 3,000 […]
September 9, 2020

Microsoft to launch new $500 Xbox console Nov. 10

The holiday video game console battle is heating up. Microsoft says its Xbox Series X will cost $500 and debut Nov. 10, just ahead of […]
September 9, 2020

Marriott to lay off 17% of corporate staff next month

Marriott International Inc. plans to lay off 17% of its corporate workforce next month as the coronavirus continues to take a heavy toll on the […]
September 9, 2020

Hazelden Betty Ford CEO to retire in 2021

Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation said Wednesday that Mark Mishek plans to retire in 2021 after a more than 12-year run as the alcohol and drug […]
September 9, 2020

Trump, Biden surrogates bring campaign messages to Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota is getting extra attention from the presidential campaigns of Donald Trump and Joe Biden this week. Donald Trump Jr. will lead a […]
September 9, 2020

Florida governor vetoes bill because of liquid nicotine ban

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis vetoed a bill to raise the age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 because it would […]
September 9, 2020

UPS says it plans to hire more than 100,000 holiday workers

United Parcel Service said Wednesday it plans to hire more than 100,000 extra workers to help handle an increase in packages during the holiday season. […]
September 9, 2020

Halt of coronavirus trial is “safety valve” at work: Fauci

The top U.S. infectious disease expert said AstraZeneca’s suspension of final testing of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate shows “one of the safety valves” built into […]