November 13, 2020

Texas AG whistleblowers sue for wrongful firing, retaliation

DALLAS — Four former deputies to Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton are suing him for wrongful firing and retaliating against them for reporting him to […]
November 13, 2020

Banker gets 1-year term for coronavirus relief funds fraud

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A northern Virginia banker who admitted illegally receiving $1.4 million in fraudulently obtained coronavirus relief funds has been sentenced to a year […]
November 13, 2020

Proposed $3.3B gasoline plant in southern Arizona halted

CASA GRANDE, Ariz. — Construction of a proposed gasoline plant in southern Arizona that would have generated more than 2,000 jobs has been halted after […]
November 13, 2020

Southwest says air-travel recovery could be endangered by virus spike

DALLAS – Southwest Airlines cautioned Thursday that the tenuous recovery in air travel could be fading as coronavirus cases spike across the United States. The […]
November 13, 2020

Red Wing Shoes suffers cybersecurity incident

On Halloween, Red Wing Shoes suffered a cybersecurity incident that caused the retailer to shut down e-commerce on its website. Several of its retail stores […]
November 13, 2020

3M monthly sales grew, but not at rate seen over summer

3M’s sales grew 3% in October to $2.9 billion, buoyed by its health care and consumer sectors. However, the Maplewood-based company’s sales growth in October […]
November 13, 2020

Microsoft: Russian, North Korean hackers target vaccine work

BOSTON — Microsoft said it has detected attempts by state-backed Russian and North Korean hackers to steal valuable data from leading pharmaceutical companies and vaccine […]
November 13, 2020

Pandemic draws more Latin American poor into banking system

BOGOTA, Colombia — Sonia Fierro has lived her entire adult life selling children’s books on the streets of Colombia’s capital, earning wages that barely cover […]
November 13, 2020

US wholesale prices up 0.3% in October

WASHINGTON — U.S. wholesale prices rose moderately in October as food costs jumped by the largest amount in five months. The Labor Department reported Friday […]
November 13, 2020

For business owners with COVID, virus is just one struggle

NEW YORK — When Chris Hyland caught the coronavirus, his ordeal went beyond being sick and exhausted — he couldn’t help his business partners manage […]