June 24, 2021

Boom in Native American oil complicates Biden climate push

NEW TOWN, N.D. — On oil well pads carved from the wheat fields around Lake Sakakawea, hundreds of pump jacks slowly bob to extract 100 […]
June 24, 2021

Senators push $953B infrastructure plan, raise hope for deal

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan group of senators is seeking President Joe Biden’s support for a $953 billion infrastructure plan, raising hopes for a breakthrough agreement […]
June 24, 2021

Google delays plan to phase out Chrome ad-tracking tech

LONDON — Google says it’s delaying plans to phase out Chrome web browser technology that tracks users for ad purposes because it needs more time […]
June 24, 2021

UN-backed program trims forecast to supply COVID-19 vaccine

GENEVA — A public health group that manages the U.N.-backed program to ship COVID-19 vaccines to poor countries is paring back its supply forecast for […]
June 24, 2021

CDC extends eviction moratorium a month, says it's last time

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration has extended the nationwide ban on evictions for a month to help tenants who are unable to make rent payments […]
June 24, 2021

Bank of England warns of rising inflation, but rates held

LONDON — The Bank of England kept its main interest rate at the record low of 0.1% on Thursday even though it warned that inflation […]
June 24, 2021

US jobless claims tick down to 411,000 as economy heals

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits dropped last week, a sign that layoffs declined and the job market is improving. The […]
June 24, 2021

Lawyer: Death of John McAfee surprised the US mogul's family

MADRID — Authorities in Spain say a judge has ordered an autopsy for John McAfee, the gun-loving antivirus pioneer, cryptocurrency promoter and occasional politician who […]
June 24, 2021

Bright Health raises $924M, making it the largest IPO ever in Minnesota

Bloomington-based health insurance company Bright Health will start trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday, raising nearly $924 million in the largest ever […]
June 24, 2021

US blocks solar components from China over labor abuses

WASHINGTON — A major Chinese producer of material used to make solar panels will be barred from the U.S. market as part of a broader […]