December 4, 2020

Japan court revokes permits at 2 reactors over quake safety

TOKYO — A Japanese court on Friday revoked the operating permits of two nuclear reactors for having inadequate earthquake safeguards, a ruling that challenges safety […]
December 4, 2020

Man linked to white supremacist group to plead guilty

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — A Maryland man who is scheduled to plead guilty Tuesday in a case stemming from his alleged membership in a white […]
December 4, 2020

Shopping online this season? Here are ways to save

Like everything during this pandemic, holiday shopping is different this year. Even die-hard brick-and-mortar shoppers are more likely to buy online. There are plenty of […]
December 4, 2020

As hospitals cope with a COVID-19 surge, cyber threats loom

BURLINGTON, Vt. — By late morning on Oct. 28, staff at the University of Vermont Medical Center noticed the hospital’s phone system wasn’t working. Then […]
December 4, 2020

UnitedHealth Group launches COVID-19 at-home treatment study

UnitedHealth Group is launching a study that will let thousands of Medicare patients receive in their homes a new COVID-19 treatment that could prevent hospitalizations. […]
December 4, 2020

California winds ease but fire danger remains high

LOS ANGELES — Powerful winds that pushed wildfires through Southern California, burning several homes and injuring two firefighters, began easing but forecasters warned that the […]
December 4, 2020

US trade deficit rises 1.7% to $63.1 billion in October

WASHINGTON — The U.S. trade deficit widened 1.7% in October to $63.1 billion. The politically sensitive gap in the trade of goods with China and […]
December 4, 2020

After being fined by US, Hyundai recalls more vehicles

DETROIT — A week after being fined by regulators for delaying safety recalls, Hyundai is recalling about 130,000 vehicles in the U.S. because the engines […]
December 4, 2020

County moves to protect health staff after deadly outbreak

A Maryland health department is taking new steps to protect its workers six months after a coronavirus outbreak killed a veteran employee who was twice […]
December 4, 2020

The Latest: Austria starts voluntary mass testing

VIENNA — Austria has started voluntary mass testing for the coronavirus in a move that officials hope will help prevent long, hard lockdowns in the […]