November 16, 2020

Biden seeks window on vaccine plans as Trump stalls handoff

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden’s scientific advisers plan to meet with vaccine makers in coming days even as a stalled presidential transition keeps them out […]
November 16, 2020

Pandemic pushes steep drop in foreign college students

TOLEDO, Ohio — Just two semesters short of earning a cybersecurity master’s degree in the U.S., Sai Naini is stuck in India, unsure what his […]
November 16, 2020

Jetliner hits brown bear while landing in southeast Alaska

YAKUTAT, Alaska — An Alaska Airlines jetliner struck a brown bear while landing early Saturday evening, killing the animal and causing damage to the plane, […]
November 16, 2020

Asian shares climb after S&P 500 record, despite virus woes

Shares started out the week on a strong footing after the Standard & Poors 500 hit a fresh high on Friday, with strong robust from […]
November 16, 2020

SpaceX flying ex-football players, flight controller, Scout

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX’s second crew has two military officers who played college football, a former space shuttle flight controller, and the first person […]
November 16, 2020

Report: PNC in talks to buy US unit of Spain's BBVA bank

NEW YORK — PNC Financial Services Group is reportedly discussing a purchase of the U.S. subsidiary of Spain’s BBVA in a deal that could be […]
November 16, 2020

Doctors are calling it quits under stress of the pandemic

Two years ago, Dr. Kelly McGregory opened her own pediatric practice just outside Minneapolis, where she could spend as much time as she wanted with […]
November 15, 2020

After price cut, Simon and Taubman aim to ring up mall deal

Simon Property Group, the nation’s biggest mall owner, has negotiated a lower price to purchase a controlling interest in Taubman Centers in a deal that […]
November 15, 2020

Business Forum: Steel yourself for new steel tariffs, even though they harm consumers and cost jobs

Is the Trump administration about to impose new tariffs on imported steel from other countries? In the wake of a new report from Commerce Secretary […]
November 15, 2020

Find and use the recipe for success

A sixth-grade girl was running for the post of secretary of her school class. A major part of her campaign was a speech to be […]