August 28, 2020

Ram pickup recall: Floor mats can interfere with gas pedal

DETROIT — Fiat Chrysler is recalling over 186,000 Ram pickups and is telling owners to take them to dealers because floor mats can interfere with […]
August 28, 2020

Minnesota signs up for new federal $300 weekly benefit for jobless

The state of Minnesota has applied for a federal program that will temporarily provide up $300 a week in additional unemployment benefits to Minnesotans who […]
August 28, 2020

Americans fighting extradition in ex-Nissan boss's escape

BOSTON — A lawyer for two American men urged a judge Friday to block their extradition to Japan, where they are wanted on charges that […]
August 28, 2020

Herbalife admits bribing Chinese officials to grow business

NEW YORK — Herbalife, a Los Angeles-based health and nutrition company, bribed Chinese government officials for a decade to grow its overseas business and falsified […]
August 28, 2020

Manufacturing defect leads Boeing to ground several 787 jets

Boeing has found manufacturing defects on some of its 787 long-range airliners in areas where parts of the fuselage are joined together, the latest setback […]
August 28, 2020

After nearly 200 years, Lord & Taylor goes out of business

NEW YORK — Lord & Taylor, one of the country’s oldest department store chains, is going out of business after filing for bankruptcy earlier this […]
August 28, 2020

Coca-Cola offering buyouts to about 4,000 workers

Coca-Cola is offering voluntary buyouts to about 4,000 people to reduce the number of layoffs it says will take place as it streamlines operations. Coca-Cola […]
August 28, 2020

US consumer spending rose a moderate 1.9% in July

WASHINGTON — U.S. consumers increased their spending by 1.9% last month, a dose of support for an economy struggling to emerge from the grip of […]
August 28, 2020

Katrina to COVID: New Orleans' Black community pounded again

NEW ORLEANS — Levee breaches from Hurricane Katrina dumped six feet of water into the New Orleans home of Mary Duplessis and her husband in […]
August 28, 2020

New Zealand investigating stock market cyber attacks

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand’s government and its foreign spy agency are getting involved after cyber attacks disrupted trading on the nation’s stock market […]