July 23, 2020

Prosecutors seek 3-year prison term for ex-Maryland lawmaker

SILVER SPRING, Md. — Federal prosecutors recommended a three-year prison sentence for a former Maryland state lawmaker who pleaded guilty to charges she accepted more […]
July 23, 2020

Enbridge says contractor vessels may have damaged pipeline

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Recent damage that prompted the temporary shutdown of an Enbridge oil pipeline in a channel linking two of the Great Lakes […]
July 23, 2020

Whirlpool, Meritage rise; Kinder Morgan, Union Pacific fall

NEW YORK — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Thursday: Kinder Morgan Inc., down 40 cents to $14.49. The pipeline operator said slumping […]
July 23, 2020

Movie theaters implore studios: Release the blockbusters

NEW YORK — A long time ago in a pre-COVID universe far, far away, blockbusters opened around the globe simultaneously or nearly so. In 1975, […]
July 23, 2020

US accuses Russia of testing anti-satellite weapon in space

WASHINGTON — The United States accused Russia on Thursday of conducting a test of an anti-satellite weapon in space, asserting that it exposed Moscow’s intent […]
July 23, 2020

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST-SELLERS

HARD COVER FICTION 1. “The Order” by Daniel Silva (Harper) 2. “Peace Talks” by Jim Butcher (Ace) 3. “The Vanishing Half” by Brit Bennett (Riverhead) […]
July 23, 2020

Ohio governor reverses course, calls to repeal energy law

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine reversed course on Thursday and called for a nuclear bailout energy law to be repealed in the wake […]
July 23, 2020

Southwest tightens face-mask rule, Delta steps up testing

DALLAS — Delta Air Lines will provide at-home coronavirus tests for some employees and Southwest Airlines will tighten its rule on face masks by ending […]
July 23, 2020

Kentucky coal operator files for bankruptcy protection

LEXINGTON, Ky. — A coal operator headquartered in Kentucky, which bought assets from Blackjewel LLC after the company went bankrupt last year, has now filed […]
July 23, 2020

Michigan newspaper chain will stop publishing mug shots

DETROIT — A chain of eight Michigan newspapers will stop publishing mug shots of people charged with crimes except in extraordinary cases as it seeks […]