August 4, 2020

Booking.com cuts workforce by thousands as travel atrophies

Booking.com is laying off a quarter of its workforce — more than 4,000 people — with the global pandemic snuffing out travel. Layoffs will begin […]
August 4, 2020

EU regulators investigating Google's plan to buy Fitbit

LONDON — European Union regulators opened an in-depth investigation Tuesday into U.S. tech giant Google’s plan to buy fitness tracking device maker Fitbit. The EU’s […]
August 4, 2020

Millennial Money: How to move safely during a pandemic

Moving is stressful enough without throwing a pandemic into the mix. Many Americans may be forced to consider moving as federal foreclosure and eviction moratoriums […]
August 4, 2020

COVID-19 reshapes back-to-school spending

NEW YORK — For Michelle Lynn England, back-to-school shopping always meant heading to Target and the local mall with her two girls and dropping about […]
August 4, 2020

Roc Nation partners with Brooklyn's LIU to launch new school

NEW YORK — Jay-Z’s Roc Nation entertainment company is partnering with Brooklyn’s Long Island University to launch the Roc Nation School of Music, Sports & […]
August 4, 2020

Ford CEO Hackett to retire, COO Jim Farley to lead automaker

DETROIT — Ford Chief Operating Officer Jim Farley will lead the storied automaker into the future starting Oct. 1 when current CEO Jim Hackett retires. […]
August 4, 2020

Honda recalls 1.6M vans and SUVs in 4 different US recalls

DETROIT — Honda is recalling over 1.6 million minivans and SUVs in the U.S. to fix problems that include faulty backup camera displays, malfunctioning dashboard […]
August 4, 2020

Firefighters battle large fire in downtown St. Paul

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Firefighters on Tuesday battled a large fire in downtown St. Paul that has engulfed a building that was under construction. The […]
August 4, 2020

No masks, no distance: Pandemic wedding horrors for vendors

NEW YORK — Wedding planners, photographers and other bridal vendors who make the magic happen have a heap of new worries in the middle of […]
August 4, 2020

Asian shares extend rally after S&P 500 nears record

Shares advanced across Asia on Tuesday after Wall Street closed broadly higher on encouraging economic reports, starting off August by closing within 3% of the […]