August 17, 2020

Liz Weston: Why taking Social Security early costs too much

Starting Social Security early typically means getting a smaller benefit for the rest of your life. The penalty is steep: Someone who applies this year […]
August 17, 2020

Power outage halts streetcars, hits thousands in The Hague

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Streetcars ground to a halt and some stores closed in the Hague after a power outage hit large parts of the […]
August 17, 2020

2020 Watch: Democrats begin their all-virtual convention

NEW YORK — Presidential politics move fast. What we’re watching heading into a new week on the 2020 campaign: Days to general election: 78 Days […]
August 17, 2020

The Latest: India's total coronavirus death toll tops 50,000

NEW DELHI — India’s number of reported fatalities from the coronavirus has crossed 50,000 after 941 new deaths were reported in the past 24 hours. […]
August 17, 2020

Virus pandemic reshaping air travel as carriers struggle

In a bid to survive, airlines are desperately trying to convince a wary public that measures like mandatory face masks and hospital-grade air filters make […]
August 17, 2020

AP FACT CHECK: Trump muddies facts on mail ballots, Harris

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is muddying the facts about mail-in voting and vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris on the eve of the Democratic National […]
August 17, 2020

This Week: Home Depot, Target results, US home sales

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: IMPROVE THIS Home Depot reports its second-quarter results Tuesday. The […]
August 17, 2020

Iowa 'hurting' after storm, seeks nearly $4B in disaster aid

Iowa homes, cornfields, utility companies and government agencies have losses estimated at nearly $4 billion from Monday’s unusual storm, Gov. Kim Reynolds said Sunday as […]
August 16, 2020

Farmers pay Arizona city official with goat for outside job

PHOENIX — An Arizona city official making $107,000 a year resigned after an investigation found he used city workers for an outside job involving an […]
August 16, 2020

Minnesota records 7 new COVID deaths, 754 new cases

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota health officials on Sunday reported seven new COVID-19 deaths, raising the state’s death to 1,706 since the coronavirus pandemic began. […]