November 5, 2020

The Latest: Germany hits record of almost 20,000 new cases

BERLIN — Germany has recorded nearly 20,000 new coronavirus cases in one day, its highest level yet. The national disease control center, the Robert Koch […]
November 5, 2020

Pandemic puts Indonesia into recession; 1st time in 20 years

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesia’s economy has fallen into recession for the first time since the Asian financial crisis more than two decades ago as the […]
November 5, 2020

Is it safe to stay in hotels during the pandemic?

Is it safe to stay in hotels during the pandemic? In a recent travel update, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention makes it […]
November 5, 2020

Asia tracks Wall St rally as markets shrug at election limbo

Asian shares advanced Thursday after stocks rallied on Wall Street as investors embraced the upside of more gridlock in Washington, sending the S&P 500 index […]
November 5, 2020

Army Corps reconsidering permit for $9.4B plastics complex

NEW ORLEANS — The Army Corps of Engineers is considering whether potential environmental impacts require it to change, suspend or revoke the permit for a […]
November 4, 2020

Republicans retain power in states despite Democratic push

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — After a costly and intense political battle for control of state capitols, the composition of state legislatures and governors’ offices will […]
November 4, 2020

Ohio industrial city converts former mill into giant indoor sports complex

Hamilton has long been a city in search of an identity. During its heyday, its industries churned out paper, and it was home to a […]
November 4, 2020

San Francisco voters approve taxes on CEOs, big businesses

SAN FRANCISCO — Addressing economic disparity laid bare by the coronavirus pandemic, San Francisco voters overwhelmingly approved several tax measures targeting landlords and big businesses […]
November 4, 2020

Could your smartwatch help detect the next COVID-19 outbreak? Scientists think so

A new study by scientists at Scripps Research describes a tool that could help public health officials spot and contain COVID-19 outbreaks. You might already […]
November 4, 2020

Medtronic catheter is recalled after one death, two injuries

Federal officials have announced a recall for a specific model of heart catheter made by Medtronic PLC that regulators said is responsible for one death […]