November 18, 2020

The Latest: Tokyo records single-day high in virus cases

TOKYO — Authorities in Tokyo have announced nearly 500 new cases of the coronavirus, the biggest daily increase in the Japanese capital since the pandemic […]
November 18, 2020

Findings of AP dive into abuse of female palm oil workers

Key findings of The Associated Press’ investigation into the treatment of female palm oil workers in Indonesia and Malaysia: — Women on plantations often face […]
November 18, 2020

Biden's DIY transition proceeds without Trump assistance

WILMINGTON, Del. — President Donald Trump’s refusal to cooperate with his successor is forcing President-elect Joe Biden to seek unusual workarounds to prepare for the […]
November 18, 2020

FAA poised to clear Boeing 737 Max to fly again

The Federal Aviation Administration is expected on Wednesday to clear Boeing’s 737 Max to fly again after grounding the jet for nearly two years due […]
November 18, 2020

Los Angeles readies plan for curfew as virus cases spike

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County imposed new restrictions on businesses Tuesday and is readying plans for a mandatory curfew for all but essential workers […]
November 18, 2020

Flint water lawsuit settlement now totals about $641 million

LANSING, Mich. — The proposed settlement of a lawsuit filed on behalf of residents of Flint, Michigan, who were harmed by lead-tainted water now totals […]
November 18, 2020

FDA allows 1st rapid virus test that gives results at home

WASHINGTON — U.S. regulators on Tuesday allowed emergency use of the first rapid coronavirus test that can be performed and developed entirely at home. The […]
November 18, 2020

As virus cases spiral, Los Angeles readies plan for curfew

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County has imposed new restrictions on businesses and is readying plans for a mandatory curfew for all but essential workers […]
November 18, 2020

Biden's DIY transition proceeds without Trump assistance

WILMINGTON, Del. — President Donald Trump’s refusal to cooperate with his successor is forcing President-elect Joe Biden to seek unusual workarounds to prepare for the […]
November 18, 2020

Minneapolis offers energy grants to small businesses hurt during riots

The city of Minneapolis is accepting applications for a new $1.17 million energy assistance program aimed at small businesses owned by people of color, immigrants […]