July 23, 2020

AP, Sony reach deal for new still and video cameras

NEW YORK — The Associated Press says it has reached a deal with Sony Electronics to exclusively equip its photojournalists with new video and still […]
July 23, 2020

Recession caused by coronavirus hits Graco, Pentair hard in 2Q

Both Graco and Pentair reported second quarter sales were down more than 10%, indicative of the recession caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Pump and spray […]
July 23, 2020

VIRUS DIARY: Pandemic life, captured digitally (literally)

NEW YORK — In journalism, when we’re trying to explain a complicated story, we often start with raw data. How many? How much? How long? […]
July 23, 2020

Virus surge interrupts hopes for a swift economic recovery

The worsening COVID pandemic risks choking off the U.S. economy’s fragile recovery and turn what some investors hoped would be a sprint back to normal […]
July 23, 2020

Choking hazard prompts national recall of Minneapolis company's teething toy

A Minneapolis toymaker has recalled more than 22,000 teething toys on sale through Target after reports of them falling apart. The Consumer Product Safety Commission […]
July 23, 2020

Ann Taylor owner files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

NEW YORK — The operator of Ann Taylor and Lane Bryant filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Thursday, the latest retailer to do so during […]
July 23, 2020

American, Southwest add to US airline industry's 2Q losses

DALLAS — Major airlines reported huge second-quarter losses Thursday and warned that the recovery in air travel seen in April has stalled as coronavirus cases […]
July 23, 2020

World in isolation, a surge of new users for Twitter

LONDON — The global pandemic is forcing a pullback by advertisers on Twitter, but it’s also led to an unprecedented surge of users. Average daily […]
July 23, 2020

Southwest's 2Q adj. loss tops $1B on weak travel demand

Southwest posted an adjusted loss of $1.5 billion in its second quarter as severely diminished air travel demand continues to pound the industry amid the […]
July 23, 2020

Why are coins hard to find during the pandemic?

Why are coins hard to find during the pandemic? The Federal Reserve has seen a significant decline of coins in circulation because people are not […]