September 1, 2020

Tesla announces plans to sell up to $5B in new stock shares

DETROIT — A day after its 5-for-1 stock split took effect, Tesla is announcing plans to sell up to $5 billion worth of common shares. […]
September 1, 2020

Appeals court to hear arguments in Trump tax return fight

NEW YORK — A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments Tuesday in President Donald Trump’s latest attempt to prevent a New York prosecutor […]
September 1, 2020

China blocks Australian supplier's barley amid trade spats

BEIJING — China suspended barley imports from an Australian supplier on Tuesday amid spreading trade disputes between the two sides. Shipments from CBH Grain Pty. […]
September 1, 2020

Millennial Money: When Debt Relief Does More Harm Than Good

In a crisis, long-term planning may lose out to quick and dirty solutions — regardless of the consequences. As the pandemic and its economic fallout […]
September 1, 2020

Black former franchisees sue McDonald's for discrimination

More than 50 Black former McDonald’s franchise owners are suing the burger chain, saying the company steered them to less-profitable restaurants and didn’t give them […]
September 1, 2020

Police: Black man killed by Los Angeles sheriff's deputy

Los Angeles — The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department was investigating a shooting of a Black man by a deputy Monday afternoon. In a statement, […]
September 1, 2020

The Latest: Children in Wuhan return to school

BEIJING — Children returned to school Tuesday in the central Chinese city of Wuhan, the original epicenter of the coronavirus epidemic that underwent months of […]
September 1, 2020

15 years later, Walmart launches its answer to Amazon Prime

NEW YORK — Walmart is launching a new membership service for shoppers this month that it hopes can compete with Amazon Prime. Called Walmart+, it […]
September 1, 2020

Facebook threatens to block news distribution in Australia

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook threatened to block Australian publishers and individuals from sharing news stories on its platform in reaction to an Australian measure that […]
September 1, 2020

Pandemic brings hard times for farmers, worsening hunger

The coronavirus pandemic has brought hard times for many farmers and has imperiled food security for many millions both in the cities and the countryside. […]