November 24, 2020

NY bans incineration disposal of toxic firefighting foam

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York has banned the disposal of toxic firefighting foam by incineration in certain cities after environmental groups raised concerns about an […]
November 24, 2020

Dow crests 30,000 points on vaccine hopes, Biden transition

The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded above 30,000 points for the first time Tuesday as investors were encouraged by the latest progress on developing coronavirus […]
November 24, 2020

Owners of Minnesota drywall company get 6-month sentence for workers' comp scheme

A husband and wife who ran a Minnesota drywall company have been sentenced to six months of house detention for cheating their employees out of […]
November 24, 2020

With America getting spicy, Cholula is snapped up for $800M

With millions dining at home for safety and a swing to the spicier side in the U.S. in recent years Cholula, the hot sauce with […]
November 24, 2020

Keep the mask: A vaccine won't end the US crisis right away

NEW YORK — Don’t even think of putting the mask away anytime soon. Despite the expected arrival of COVID-19 vaccines in just a few weeks, […]
November 24, 2020

Belgium approves more money for care homes hit by pandemic

BRUSSELS — Belgium’s northern region of Flanders approved 575 million euros ($680 million) Tuesday to support staff at nursing home and welfare facilities that has […]
November 24, 2020

US consumer confidence drops to 96.1 as virus spreads

WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer confidence fell to a reading of 96.1 in November as rising coronavirus cases pushed American optimism down to the lowest level […]
November 24, 2020

Ohio court rules video of judge's shooting is public record

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Surveillance video showing an Ohio judge being shot and wounded at a courthouse before the assailant was himself shot and killed is […]
November 24, 2020

French shop owners pressure Macron to lighten virus lockdown

People in France may be able to go back to their favorite shops and attend religious services again next week, after a month of partial […]
November 24, 2020

Consumers stocking up on at-home technology, boosting Best Buy quarterly revenue 33%

Best Buy’s comparable sales grew 22.6% in August, September and October as shoppers continued to invest in technology at home during the coronavirus pandemic. The […]