February 16, 2021

Stocks open higher on Wall Street, natural gas prices climb

Stocks were modestly higher in early trading Monday, pushed by energy companies who have seen record electricity prices due to the frigid cold impacting much […]
February 16, 2021

Cost of a single Bitcoin exceeds $50,000 for first time

SILVER SPRING, Md. — The seemingly unstoppable rise of Bitcoin continued Tuesday with the cost of a single unit of the digital currency rising above […]
February 16, 2021

European Space Agency seeks diversity in new astronaut drive

PARIS — Are you calm under pressure and zero gravity, open to extra-terrestrial travel and female? If so, you could be a prime candidate for […]
February 16, 2021

Latinos face barriers like fear, language in getting vaccine

HIALEAH, Fla. — Rigoberto Montesinos, a veteran of the Bay of Pigs invasion in Cuba, was so worried about side effects from the COVID-19 vaccine […]
February 16, 2021

Chinese vaccine arrives in Hungary, a first in the EU

BUDAPEST, Hungary — A shipment of COVID-19 vaccines produced in China arrived in Hungary on Tuesday, making it the first of the European Union’s 27 […]
February 16, 2021

Muted Mardi Gras: Closed bars, barricaded Bourbon Street

NEW ORLEANS — Coronavirus-related limits on access to Bourbon Street, shuttered bars and frigid weather all were expected to prevent what New Orleans usually craves […]
February 16, 2021

Patrick McHale retiring as CEO of Graco

Patrick McHale will retire from Graco in June after serving as chief executive since 2007. His successor will be Mark Sheahan, the company’s chief financial […]
February 16, 2021

CVS posts strong Q4 numbers, but pandemic weighs on results

CVS Health is reporting surprisingly strong profit and revenue numbers for the fourth quarter, as a rise in prescriptions helped counter hits from the on-going […]
February 16, 2021

3M raises spending on water quality, other environmental goals, sees $1B pricetag over 20 years

3M said Tuesday it will invest about $1 billion over the next 20 years to accelerate its global environmental goals, boosting efficiency at the same […]
February 16, 2021

3M raises spending on water quality, other environmental goals, sees $1B price tag over 20 years

3M said Tuesday it will invest about $1 billion over the next 20 years to accelerate its global environmental goals, boosting efficiency at the same […]