February 10, 2021

Board reaches tentative deal to lower Puerto Rico debt

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A federal control board that oversees Puerto Rico’s finances announced Wednesday that it has reached an agreement in principle with […]
February 10, 2021

LVMH to put Fenty fashion collection on pause

NEW YORK — LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the world’s largest luxury group, has put Rihanna’s Fenty fashion collection on hold. The move, confirmed by […]
February 10, 2021

Audit raises concerns about wildfire risks at US nuclear lab

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — One of the nation’s premier nuclear laboratories isn’t taking the necessary precautions to guard against wildfires, according to an audit by the […]
February 10, 2021

IAEA: Iran has started producing uranium metal

BERLIN — The United Nations’ atomic watchdog agency said Wednesday its inspectors have confirmed that Iran has begun the production of uranium metal — another […]
February 10, 2021

US stock indexes edge higher, hover near all-time highs

The major U.S. stock indexes edged mostly higher in afternoon trading Wednesday, a day after the S&P 500 ended a six-day winning streak. Nearly 60% […]
February 10, 2021

Union approves deal with Chicago schools to return to class

CHICAGO — The Chicago Teachers Union has approved a deal with the nation’s third-largest school district to get students back to class during the coronavirus […]
February 10, 2021

Princess Leonor, heir to Spanish throne, to study in Wales

MADRID — The heir to the Spanish throne, 15-year-old Princess Leonor, is going to study in Wales, the Spanish royal household said Wednesday in an […]
February 10, 2021

South Africa scraps AstraZeneca vaccine, will give J&J shots

JOHANNESBURG — South Africa will start vaccinating front-line health workers next week with a shot that is still in testing — an unorthodox strategy announced […]
February 10, 2021

Wisconsin retirement 'crisis' target of new recommendations

MADISON, Wis. — A bipartisan task force that examined a looming retirement savings crisis in Wisconsin is recommending a series of steps to improve the […]
February 10, 2021

Target joins other retailers in offering paid time off for COVID-19 vaccine

Target will offer its employees free transportation and pay for the time to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. All hourly employees who choose to get vaccinated […]