August 1, 2020

The Latest: India records highest daily jump of 57,000 cases

NEW DELHI — India recorded the steepest spike of 57,118 new cases in the past 24 hours, taking its coronavirus caseload close to 1.7 million, […]
August 1, 2020

'Rebuilding Paradise' looks at emotional toll of deadly fire

SAN FRANCISCO — Almost two years since a wildfire swept through his mountain town and virtually wiped it out, Steve “Woody” Culleton got to put […]
August 1, 2020

Restaurants hope Beloit outdoor dining continues to grow

BELOIT, Wis. — Residents hitting the town for drinks and food had a new outdoor experience over the weekend in downtown Beloit. Tamsie Lamoreaux, general […]
August 1, 2020

Somali immigrant lives dream with North Mankato restaurant

NORTH MANKATO, Minn. — Before Nasra “Jamila” Ibrahim emigrated to the United States from Somalia in 1994, she worked at her brother’s restaurant in Mogadishu. […]
August 1, 2020

Market review: UPS says deliveries surging during pandemic, shares rise

Special delivery United Parcel Service rose 17% to $144.73 on Thursday after reporting revenue and profits for the spring that blew past analysts’ expectations. It […]
August 1, 2020

Revenue at biggest Trump properties held steady last year

NEW YORK — Revenue at President Donald Trump’s Washington, D.C., hotel and several of his biggest clubs and resorts mostly held steady last year before […]
August 1, 2020

Trump says he'll act to ban TikTok in US as soon as Saturday

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE — President Donald Trump says he will take action as soon as Saturday to ban Chinese-owned video app TikTok from the […]
August 1, 2020

Airbnb shutters party houses in NJ amid COVID-19 clusters

TRENTON, N.J. — Airbnb said Friday it’s cracking down on party houses throughout New Jersey, suspending or removing altogether 35 listings, after state health officials […]
August 1, 2020

Stimulus checks aside, little agreement in Congress over new stimulus plan

WASHINGTON – As time expires on elements of the first coronavirus relief package, the triple threat of mass evictions, lost unemployment benefits and cratering gross […]
July 31, 2020

Fitch lowers its outlook on US credit rating to 'negative'

WASHINGTON — Fitch has lowered the outlook for its U.S. government credit rating to “negative” from “stable” due to soaring budget deficits, but the agency […]