July 7, 2021

Stocks edge higher as investors await latest Fed minutes

NEW YORK — Stocks edged higher Wednesday, a day after the S&P 500 snapped a seven-day winning streak. Investors are watching the bond market, where […]
July 7, 2021

Is Thursday the new Monday? Flexible working is in flux

NEW YORK — Last year, companies around the U.S. scrambled to figure out how to shut down their offices and set up their employees for […]
July 7, 2021

Haiti in upheaval: President Moïse assassinated at home

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Gunmen assassinated Haitian President Jovenel Moïse and wounded his wife in their home early Wednesday, inflicting more chaos on the Caribbean country […]
July 7, 2021

Bill, Melinda Gates to run foundation jointly after divorce

NEW YORK — Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates will continue to work together as co-chairs of their foundation even after their planned divorce. However, […]
July 7, 2021

US agency offers $307 million for rural water projects

OHKAY OWINGEH PUEBLO, N.M. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture will issue up to $307 million in grants and low-interest loans in an effort to […]
July 7, 2021

Trump announces suits against Facebook, Twitter and Google

WASHINGTON — Former President Donald Trump announced Wednesday he is filing suits against three of the country’s biggest tech companies: Facebook, Twitter and Google, as […]
July 7, 2021

We hate the office. We love the office. Do we want to go back?

During a global pandemic, when most people were stuck at home every day, all day, there was one TV show Americans couldn’t stop watching: “The […]
July 6, 2021

European powers decry latest nuclear move by Iran

BERLIN — Germany, France and Britain are voicing “grave concern” over a further move by Iran that they say is a serious violation of its […]
July 6, 2021

New US rules to protect animal farmers expected soon

OMAHA, Neb. — The Biden administration plans to issue a new rule to protect the rights of farmers who raise cows, chickens and hogs against […]
July 6, 2021

Mayo Clinic licenses technology for vaccine development

An Oklahoma company has licensed technology from Mayo Clinic that’s meant to boost the protective capacity of new vaccines, including a COVID-19 vaccine that’s being […]