January 8, 2021

Deutsche Bank to pay $100 million to avoid bribery charge

NEW YORK — Deutsche Bank agreed Friday to pay fines and penalties of more than $100 million to avoid a criminal prosecution on charges it […]
January 8, 2021

The Latest: Biden plans to speed release of virus vaccines

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden says he’ll speed release of coronavirus vaccines when he takes office Jan. 20. His office says Biden will curtail the […]
January 8, 2021

Police officer's death intensifies Capitol siege questions

WASHINGTON — A police officer has died from injuries suffered as President Donald Trump’s supporters stormed the Capitol, a violent siege that is forcing hard […]
January 8, 2021

Wisconsin budget panel approves recount reimbursement

MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin Legislature’s Republican-controlled budget committee on Friday approved reimbursing Milwaukee and Dane counties for costs incurred during the recount requested and […]
January 8, 2021

Plenty of overhead in this market: Betting on drone races

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — In the “gamblers will bet on absolutely anything” category, here’s a new one: A major sports book is taking bets on […]
January 8, 2021

The Latest: Pfizer study suggests vaccine fights variant

NEW YORK — New research suggests the COVID-19 vaccine made by Pfizer and BioNTech can still work against a mutated coronavirus. Two variants — one […]
January 8, 2021

Storm 'Filomena' blankets most of Spain with snow

MADRID — Spain was on high alert Friday as a cold snap covered much of the country with snow disrupting road, sea and air traffic, […]
January 8, 2021

Roku buys library of the short-lived streaming service Quibi

Roku is buying the content library of Quibi, the short-lived streaming service, to bulk up its own free ad-supported channel. Quibi, short for quick bites, […]
January 8, 2021

Wall Street drifts near records following weak jobs report

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks are drifting near their record highs on Friday, following a sober reminder of how many jobs the pandemic is destroying, […]
January 8, 2021

London mayor seeks help as UK sees record new virus deaths

LONDON — London’s mayor declared the capital’s COVID-19 situation to be critical Friday, reflecting deteriorating conditions for beleaguered hospitals, as the country recorded its highest […]