August 25, 2020

NTSB: Lawmaker in plane crash flew despite vision problems

An Alaska state lawmaker who was involved in a July midair collision that killed seven people was piloting his plane even though his medical flight […]
August 25, 2020

J.M. Smucker, Amgen rise; Tiffany, Best Buy fall

NEW YORK — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Tuesday: Immunovant Inc., up $1.18 to $34.66. The biotechnology company reported encouraging results from a […]
August 25, 2020

Pilot in deadly Oregon crash worked for Montana chopper firm

THE DALLES, Ore. — A helicopter pilot who died late Monday while fighting a wildfire in Oregon’s Mount Hood National Forest worked for a private […]
August 25, 2020

NY wants court to declare mail disruptions unconstitutional

NEW YORK — New York’s attorney general added Tuesday to the growing pile of lawsuits seeking to halt disruptions to the U.S. Postal Service, citing […]
August 25, 2020

Honda reaches $85 million settlement over airbags

NEW YORK — Honda has reached an $85 million settlement with multiple states over allegations that it hid safety failures in the airbags of certain […]
August 25, 2020

Iowa farmers unsure what's next after winds flatten corn

WOODWARD, Iowa — Usually this time of year, someone could get lost in the tightly packed sea of corn that surrounds farmer Rod Pierce’s house […]
August 25, 2020

KFC suspends 'Its Finger Lickin' Good' slogan amid pandemic

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Don’t lick your fingers! That’s what Kentucky Fried Chicken signaled to customers Monday as the company suspended its “It’s Finger Lickin’ Good” […]
August 25, 2020

Bank profits slump 70% as virus rakes businesses, households

NEW YORK — The U.S. banking industry’s second quarter profits fell by 70% from a year ago, the FDIC said Tuesday, as low interest rates […]
August 25, 2020

Residents, lawmakers seek fix to U.S.-Canada border closure

POINT ROBERTS, Wash. — The border closure between Canada and the United States has severely impacted Point Roberts, Washington, which is landlocked from the rest […]
August 25, 2020

Best Buy's 2Q online sales surge but challenges remain

NEW YORK — Best Buy Co. reported that online sales more than tripled in the fiscal second quarter, as shoppers bought computers, tablets and large […]