February 3, 2021

Stocks move higher on Wall Street after an early stumble

Stocks pushed higher in afternoon trading Wednesday, as investors turn their focus to some strong earnings reports from Big Tech companies and hopes for getting […]
February 3, 2021

Automaker Daimler to spin off trucks business, change name

FRANKFURT, Germany — German automaker Daimler will split itself into two independent companies by spinning off its truck and bus division, a move the company […]
February 3, 2021

Fate of boats owned by 'The Codfather' heading to court

A legal dispute over the sale of fishing boats once owned by a disgraced former fishing magnate nicknamed “The Codfather” is headed to state court […]
February 3, 2021

Evers to again push for lower prescription drug costs

MADISON, Wis. — Gov. Tony Evers plans to renew efforts designed to lower prescription drug costs, putting forward a proposal in his state budget that […]
February 3, 2021

Cut off by Canada, locals build 30-mile ice road from isolated section of Minnesota to U.S.

It is surrounded mostly by Lake of the Woods and is separate from the rest of the state. The only way to get there by […]
February 3, 2021

Beer and spirits maker Diageo gives $10M to Black colleges

NEW YORK — British-based beer and spirits maker Diageo is giving a combined $10 million to 25 historically Black colleges and universities across the United […]
February 3, 2021

Ecuador to pick new president amid deepening economic crisis

QUITO, Ecuador — Evidence of the crisis in Ecuador is everywhere: shuttered restaurants, soaring oxygen tank prices and countless “for sale” and “for rent” signs […]
February 3, 2021

Ukraine shuts TV channels owned by Russia-friendly tycoon

KYIV, Ukraine — Ukraine has shut several television channels owned by a Russia-linked magnate in what the nation’s president described Wednesday as a necessary move […]
February 3, 2021

Stocks move modestly higher, Google's parent company jumps

Stocks edged higher in afternoon trading Wednesday, as investors turn their focus to some strong earnings reports from Big Tech companies and hopes for getting […]
February 3, 2021

Buttigieg says Transportation Dept will push 'bold' thinking

WASHINGTON — Pete Buttigieg, sworn in Wednesday as transportation secretary, urged his 55,000 employees to embrace “imaginative, bold, forward thinking” as the Transportation Department embarks […]