November 5, 2020

Portland, Oregon rejects bid to cut $18M more from police

PORTLAND, Ore. — City commissioners in Portland, Oregon on Thursday rejected a budget amendment that would have slashed another $18 million from the Portland Police […]
November 5, 2020

Weinstein Co. bankruptcy plan headed to a vote by accusers

DOVER, Del. — The judge presiding over the Weinstein Co. bankruptcy has overruled objections to a disclosure statement outlining a revised plan providing about $35 […]
November 5, 2020

Washington Supreme Court: Farmworkers to get overtime pay

SEATTLE — A divided Washington Supreme Court ruled Thursday the state’s dairy workers are entitled to overtime pay if they work more than 40 hours […]
November 5, 2020

Virgin Galactic plans 1st New Mexico space launch this month

LOS ANGELES — Virgin Galactic said Thursday that it expects to launch its first manned test flight into space from New Mexico this month. The […]
November 5, 2020

Shell to close Louisiana oil refinery that employs hundreds

CONVENT, La. — Shell announced Thursday that it is closing one of its refineries between Baton Rouge and New Orleans, after failed attempts to sell […]
November 5, 2020

Senate Republicans name LeMahieu new majority leader

MADISON, Wis. — Senate Republicans chose new leaders Thursday as they prepare to use an expanded majority to revise the next state budget, draw new […]
November 5, 2020

Keewatin Taconite plans to restart plant, bring back workers

KEEWATIN, Minn. — U.S. Steel plans to bring back hundreds of workers at the Keewatin Taconite plant in northern Minnesota that was shut down in […]
November 5, 2020

DC to require COVID test for visitors from hot spot states

WASHINGTON — With virus numbers rising locally and nationally and the holiday travel season looming, the nation’s capital is revamping its COVID-19 travel restrictions. Starting […]
November 5, 2020

Uber's food delivery business outshines core rides service

Uber’s food delivery business brought in more money during the third quarter than its signature rides business , showing just how much consumer behavior has […]
November 5, 2020

Qualcomm, Upwork rise; Hanesbrands, Incyte fall

NEW YORK — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Thursday: Upwork Inc., up $8.81 to $29.03. The online marketplace for freelancers reported a surprise […]