December 11, 2020

Drugmaker Viatris to cut up to 20% of workforce

A recently formed pharmaceutical spinoff will slash 20% of its workforce as it tries to cut at least $1 billion in costs over the next […]
December 11, 2020

New York City bars, restaurants pursue adaptation to survive

NEW YORK — Olivier Conan didn’t see how it was going to work, keeping Barbès, his Brooklyn bar/performance space, open through the pandemic when live […]
December 11, 2020

Stocks extend losses as virus aid languishes in Congress

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks fell in midday trading Friday as prospects for another aid package from Washington faded while a surge in virus cases […]
December 11, 2020

Another delay granted for Harvey Weinstein extradition

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Convicted former movie producer Harvey Weinstein will remain in a New York prison for now after his lawyers and prosecutors agreed Friday […]
December 11, 2020

Major hog barn fire in Dodge County the second-largest in Minnesota this year

The State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the cause of the fire that killed around 2,000 young hogs on the morning of Thursday, Dec. 3. […]
December 11, 2020

Visa, Mastercard won't allow charges for services on Pornhub

NEW YORK — Mastercard and Visa said Thursday they would block their customers from using the credit cards to make purchases on Pornhub following accusations […]
December 11, 2020

Berliner on trial for threat to blow up British hospital

BERLIN — A 33-year-old Italian man went on trial Friday in Berlin on allegations that he threatened to blow up a British National Health Service […]
December 11, 2020

UN boss: pandemic has exposed gloomy picture of world

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Friday the pandemic has exposed “long-term fragilities, inequalities and injustices,” as the world faces its biggest recession […]
December 11, 2020

Retailers urge shoppers to buy early amid shipping crunch

NEW YORK — A number of retailers, including J.C. Penney, Lowe’s and Kohl’s, are telling shoppers they need to place their online orders soon or […]
December 11, 2020

Inflation still a no-show, US wholesale prices up just 0.1%

WASHINGTON — U.S. wholesale prices edged up just 0.1% in November with the economic disruption from the pandemic continuing to suppress demand and keeping inflation […]