RECORD RISE IN US WHOLESALE PRICES OVER THE PAST YEAR

WASHINGTON - Wholesale prices, driven by rising food costs, increased 0.8% in May and by a unprecedented amount over the past year...

POLICE: GUNMAN DEAD AFTER KILLING 2 AT FIRE HYDRANT FACTORY

ALBERTVILLE, Ala. - A worker wielding a handgun fatally shot two people and wounded two others at an Alabama fire hydrant factory early...

 
 
 

US SEEKS TO FINE AIR CANADA $25.5 MILLION OVER SLOW REFUNDS

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Transportation Department said Tuesday it is seeking to fine Air Canada about $25.5 million for what it termed...

HARRIS ANNOUNCES $1.25 BILLION FOR COMMUNITY LENDERS

WASHINGTON - Vice President Kamala Harris announced Tuesday that the Biden administration is distributing $1.25 billion to hundreds...

 
 
 

EU RAISES €20 BILLION IN 10-YEAR BOND TO FUND VIRUS RECOVERY

BRUSSELS - The European Commission said on Tuesday it has raised €20 billion through a 10-year bond as part of its plans to finance...

WANT A JOB? EMPLOYERS SAY: TALK TO THE COMPUTER

A day after her interview for a part-time job at Target last year, Dana Anthony got an email informing her she didn't make the cut. Anthony...

 
 
 

EU COURT: CZECHS WANT POLAND FINED FOR IGNORING MINE BAN

WARSAW, Poland - The European Union's top court said Tuesday that the Czech Republic is pressing for Poland to be fined 5 million euros...

ROBOTIC SHIP SETS OFF TO RETRACE THE MAYFLOWER'S JOURNEY

LONDON - Four centuries and one year after the Mayflower departed from Plymouth, England, on a historic sea journey to America, another...

 
 
 

RYANAIR CEO SAYS DIVERTED FLIGHT HAD TO LAND IN BELARUS

LONDON - The pilot of a Ryanair flight that was diverted to Belarus last month, leading to the arrest of a dissident Belarusian journalist,...

SKOREA, SPAIN SEEK CLOSER ECONOMIC TIES WITH STATE VISIT

MADRID - South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrived in Madrid Tuesday, in the first state visit to Spain by a foreign leader since...

 
 
 

UK WATCHDOG EXAMINES APPLE-GOOGLE MOBILE SYSTEM CONTROL

LONDON - U.K. competition regulators are looking into Apple and Google smartphone operating systems, app stores and browsers, over...

FEDS INSPECTED ILLINOIS CHEMICAL PLANT WEEKS BEFORE BLAST

A northern Illinois chemical plant that was rocked by an explosion and massive fires that prompted evacuations was inspected by a federal...

 
 
 

MACKENZIE SCOTT ANNOUNCES SHE'S DONATING $2.7 BILLION

MacKenzie Scott, the billionaire philanthropist known for her impromptu multi-billion dollar donations to charities and racial equity...

US INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION UP 0.8% IN MAY, FACTORY OUTPUT 0.9%

WASHINGTON - Surging output of cars, trucks and auto parts pulled U.S. factory production up 0.9% in May. Adding utilities and mines,...

 
 
 

NEW OWNERS TRY TO GET BALLY'S ATLANTIC CITY BACK IN THE GAME

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - Phil Juliano was looking at Bally's casino through rose-colored glass. Or more accurately, rose-colored glass...

GM, WABTEC TO DEVELOP HYDROGEN POWERED LOCOMOTIVES

DETROIT - General Motors has signed a deal to develop railroad locomotives powered by a hydrogen fuel cell and battery system. Under...

 
 
 

BEHIND IN QUANTUM COMPUTE RACE, GERMANY GETS BOOST FROM IBM

BERLIN - IBM on Tuesday unveiled one of Europe's most powerful quantum computers in Germany, boosting the country's efforts to stay...

US RETAIL SALES FELL 1.3% IN MAY, CHIP SHORTAGE DINGS AUTOS

NEW YORK - Retail sales fell in May, dragged down by a decline in auto sales, likely due to fewer cars being made amid a pandemic-related...

 
 
 

CHARITABLE GIVING IN THE U.S. REACHES ALL-TIME HIGH IN 2020

Galvanized by the racial justice protests and the coronavirus pandemic, charitable giving in the United States reached a record $471...

ALERT: US RETAIL SALES FELL 1.3% IN MAY AS AMERICANS BOUGHT FEWER CARS, FURNITURE AND ELECTRONICS

NEW YORK - US retail sales fell 1.3% in May as Americans bought fewer cars, furniture and electronics.

 
 
 



The White House is giving bipartisan infrastructure negotiations until the...

The White House is giving bipartisan infrastructure negotiations until the end of June even as progressive opposition swells

Summary List Placement White House officials are indicating to congressional Democrats that they're giving bipartisan infrastructure negotiations until the end of June before... Read more ...

The Latest: US death toll surpasses 600,000 from coronavirus

The Latest: US death toll surpasses 600,000 from coronavirus

NEW YORK - The U.S. death toll from COVID-19 has topped 600,000 as the vaccination drive has decreased daily cases and deaths. Read more ...

Lumber prices continue to slide as pandemic-driven boom wanes

Lumber prices continue to slide as pandemic-driven boom wanes

Summary List Placement Lumber prices slid again on Tuesday as the pandemic-driven boom in the commodity continues to wane. Specifically, lumber futures fell as low as $944 per... Read more ...

Kevin McCarthy won't let go of the GOP's smear campaign against Ilhan Omar...

Kevin McCarthy won't let go of the GOP's smear campaign against Ilhan Omar, but Democrats have moved on

Summary List Placement House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is calling for Rep. Ilhan Omar's removal from the House Foreign Affairs Committee as Republicans continue to... Read more ...

Goldman Sachs says it is seeing a "superbloom" of M&A activity as...

Goldman Sachs says it is seeing a "superbloom" of M&A activity as corporations rethink their businesses after the pandemic

Summary List Placement Goldman Sachs' global head of M&A structuring, David Dubner, said in a " Daily Check-In " interview on Monday that he is seeing a "Superbloom" of mergers... Read more ...

The Latest: EU leaders back Biden on response to Russia

The Latest: EU leaders back Biden on response to Russia

The Latest on U.S. President Joe Biden's trip to Europe: Read more ...

New York lifts 'virtually all' COVID-19 restrictions effective immediately...

New York lifts 'virtually all' COVID-19 restrictions effective immediately, Gov. Cuomo announces

Summary List Placement Coming out to a standing ovation in Manhattan's One World Trade Center, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that because the state hit his required... Read more ...

The Latest: Blood sample study: Virus in US by December 2019

The Latest: Blood sample study: Virus in US by December 2019

NEW YORK - A new analysis of blood samples from 24,000 Americans taken in early 2020 is the latest and largest study to suggest the coronavirus arrived in the U.S. in December... Read more ...

AMC short sellers just lost $512 million in a single day as the stock spiked...

AMC short sellers just lost $512 million in a single day as the stock spiked once again

Summary List Placement Short-sellers betting against meme stock AMC Entertainment lost $512 million on Monday when the movie theater chain rallied 15%, according to Reuters... Read more ...

MacKenzie Scott, citing wealth gap, donates $2.7 billion

MacKenzie Scott, citing wealth gap, donates $2.7 billion

MacKenzie Scott, the billionaire philanthropist known for her impromptu multi-billion dollar donations to charities and racial equity causes, announced Tuesday that she has... Read more ...