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 […]
August 28, 2020

Key dates in tenure of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he will step down due to his health. Some key dates in his life and career: Sept. 21, 1954 […]
August 28, 2020

Man indicted in sale of 'homemade', untested cancer drugs

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — An Alabama man has been indicted on charges he manufactured homemade and untested cancer drugs in his kitchen and marketed them to […]
August 28, 2020

The Latest: India reports another record coronavirus surge

NEW DELHI — India has recorded another high of 77,266 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, raising the country’s total to more than […]
August 28, 2020

Markets higher as Fed chair says interest rates to stay low

Asian markets were mostly higher Friday after the Federal Reserve said it might keep interest rates low even if inflation rises, in a major overhaul […]
August 28, 2020

Trump lashes Biden, defies pandemic on White House stage

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump blasted Joe Biden as a hapless career politician who will endanger Americans’ safety as he accepted his party’s renomination on […]