January 21, 2021

Florida eye doctor gets clemency from Trump in health fraud

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Dr. Salomon Melgen once held political fundraisers at his palatial Florida home, hung out with prominent Democrats including New Jersey Sen. […]
January 21, 2021

Powerball jackpot winner worth $731.1M sold in Maryland

LONACONING, Md. — The jackpot-winning Powerball ticket worth $731.1 million was sold in a struggling coal mining town whose biggest previous claim to fame was […]
January 21, 2021

Stocks drift around records in mixed trading on Wall Street

NEW YORK — Stocks are drifting around their record highs on Wall Street Thursday, as earnings season ramps into higher gear. The S&P 500 was […]
January 21, 2021

Farmers reject Indian government's offer to suspend new laws

NEW DELHI — Farmer leaders on Thursday rejected an offer from the Indian government to suspend contentious agricultural reform laws for 18 months and set […]
January 21, 2021

World leaders laud US return to climate fight under Biden

BERLIN — World leaders breathed an audible sigh of relief that the United States under President Joe Biden is rejoining the global effort to curb […]
January 21, 2021

Lilly: Drug can prevent COVID-19 illness in nursing homes

INDIANAPOLIS — Drugmaker Eli Lilly said Thursday its antibody drug can prevent COVID-19 illness in residents and staff of nursing homes and other long-term care […]
January 21, 2021

US jobless claims decline to a still-high 900,000

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell slightly last week to 900,000, still a historically high level that points to ongoing job […]
January 21, 2021

Asian shares rise on optimism for more stimulus from Biden

TOKYO — Asian shares rose Thursday on optimism over the new U.S. administration that earlier set off a rally on Wall Street. Hopes are high […]
January 21, 2021

How Kinetic, a new networking site from Minnesota, aims to stand out

The social media site LinkedIn stopped being useful the day I logged on to find someone I knew who could introduce me to a consultant […]
January 20, 2021

United Airlines posts $1.9 billion loss in pandemic-laden 4Q

United Airlines said Wednesday that it finished one of the worst years in its history by losing $1.9 billion in the last three months of […]