October 7, 2020

Removal of Georgia shipwreck delayed again over anchor issue

SAVANNAH, Ga. — An engineering problem has forced another delay before salvage crews can start removing an overturned cargo ship that’s been partially submerged on […]
October 7, 2020

California governor calls for protecting 30% of state land

LOS ANGELES — Gov. Gavin Newsom signed an executive order Wednesday to protect nearly a third of California’s land and coastal waters in his latest […]
October 7, 2020

Texas grand jury indicts Netflix for promotion of 'Cuties'

AUSTIN, Texas — A Texas grand jury has indicted streaming giant Netflix for promoting French film “Mignonnes,” or “Cuties,” which the court says depicts lewd […]
October 7, 2020

IRS chief: agency reaching out on pandemic relief payments

WASHINGTON — The head of the IRS, on the defensive over millions of Americans in danger of missing coronavirus relief payments, said Wednesday the agency […]
October 7, 2020

8,800 part-time workers in Florida part of Disney layoffs

ORLANDO, Fla. — About 8,800 part-time union workers at Walt Disney World in Florida will be part of the 28,000 layoffs in Disney’s parks division […]
October 7, 2020

Levi Strauss, United rise; DraftKings, NanoString fall

NEW YORK — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Wednesday: Sirius XM Holdings Inc., up 25 cents to $5.82. The satellite radio company raised […]
October 7, 2020

Firefighters recover 3 killed in Houston building collapse

HOUSTON — The bodies of three workers who were killed when a stairwell collapsed inside a high-rise building under construction were recovered Wednesday, the Houston […]
October 7, 2020

US consumer spending fell by $7.2 billion in August

WASHINGTON — U.S. consumers cut back on their borrowing in August, with credit card use dropping for a sixth straight month, reflecting caution in the […]
October 7, 2020

Lowe's to hand out another round of bonuses worth $100M

MOORESVILLE, N.C. — Lowe’s Cos. announced Wednesday that it is handing out another round of bonuses to recognize its front-line employees in light of the […]
October 7, 2020

'The military's #MeToo moment:' Fort Hood victims speak out

AUSTIN, Texas — Maria Valentine says she was just months into her training at Fort Hood, a U.S. Army base in Texas, in 2006 when […]