September 1, 2020

Review: 'Perilous Bounty' argues U.S. farmlands are in peril

“Perilous Bounty: The Looming Collapse of American Farming and How We Can Prevent It,” by Tom Philpott (Bloomsbury Publishing) Americans long have taken abundant and […]
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 […]