Economy

COVID-19 heroes must jump through hoops for workers' comp

5 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Lauded for their service and hailed as everyday heroes, essential workers who get the coronavirus on the job have no guarantee in most states they'll qualify for...
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Disney World to reopen in Florida Saturday as state breaks COVID records

10 hours ago   |   National Post

A critical test of the entertainment economy's reopening plans will take place in the coming week as Disney begins allowing visitors to return to its Florida locations.
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The Two Sides of Biden's Economic Plan

10 hours ago   |   The New Republic

Joe Biden gave a speech Thursday and released an economic plan. News coverage focused on the latter, which mimics President Donald Trump's “Buy American” theme and promises...
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U.S. Catholic Church Received Billions in Taxpayer Funds from Paycheck Protection Program

12 hours ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

The U.S. Roman Catholic Church used a special and unprecedented exemption from federal rules to amass at least $1.4 billion in taxpayer-backed coronavirus aid, with many...
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Gov. Walz To Convene Special Session, Pushes For Police Reform And Bonding Bill

12 hours ago   |   CBS   |   2 articles

MINNEAPOLIS - Gov. Tim Walz announced Friday that he will convene a special legislative session starting on July 13. The last special session ended abruptly on June 20, after...
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Wall Street rallies as optimism returns to cap erratic week

12 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

Optimism returned to Wall Street on Friday, and stocks rallied to cap a shaky week dogged by worries that rising coronavirus counts may halt the economy's recent upswing.
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Wall Street rallies as optimism returns to cap erratic week

13 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

By STAN CHOE, DAMIAN J. TROISE and ALEX VEIGA NEW YORK - Optimism returned to Wall Street on Friday, and stocks rallied to cap a shaky week dogged by worries that rising...
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Republicans Keep Downplaying Coronavirus Rise As They Push To Reopen Economy

Republicans Keep Downplaying Coronavirus Rise As They Push To Reopen Economy

13 hours ago   |   The Huffington Post

First they said infections weren't mounting. Now they're saying deaths aren't increasing - even though they are.
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US wholesale prices fell 0.2% in June as food costs plunged

14 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

WASHINGTON - U.S. wholesale prices fell 0.2% in June as food costs dropped sharply, offsetting a big increase in energy prices. The drop in the Producer Price Index, which...
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Trump undercuts health experts - again - in schools debate

14 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The White House seating chart spoke volumes. When the president convened a roundtable this week on how to safely reopen schools with coronavirus cases rising, the...
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Authorities search ‘Tiger King' zoo after film crew thought they found human...

Authorities search ‘Tiger King' zoo after film crew thought they found human remains

A new reality show shoot at the private zoo once owned by Joe Exotic - and featured in the hit Netflix reality show, “Tiger King” - was briefly thrown into turmoil when the... Read more ...

Trump Commutes Sentence Of Longtime Friend And Adviser Roger Stone

Trump Commutes Sentence Of Longtime Friend And Adviser Roger Stone

The president has used his clemency power to spare Stone a prison sentence following his conviction in a federal court. It's the latest official intercession in a case... Read more ...

Pac-12 joins Big Ten in eliminating nonconference games

Pac-12 joins Big Ten in eliminating nonconference games

“The health and safety of our student-athletes and all those connected to Pac-12 sports continues to be our No. 1 priority,” Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott said. Read more ...

Yarn-maker raises nearly $100,000 in days for COVID-19, Black Lives Matter

Yarn-maker raises nearly $100,000 in days for COVID-19, Black Lives Matter

A businesswoman raised nearly $100,000 in just a matter of days to help charities that work directly with people in need. Read more ...

Valentina Sampaio is the first transgender model to appear in the Sports...

Valentina Sampaio is the first transgender model to appear in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue

After becoming Victoria's Secret's first trans model, Valentina Sampaio is now the first trans woman to appear in Sports Illustrated's swimsuit issue. Read more ...

Trump rally in Portsmouth postponed because of approaching tropical storm

Trump rally in Portsmouth postponed because of approaching tropical storm

President Donald Trump's planned rally in Portsmouth has been postponed because of the tropical storm moving up the East Coast. Read more ...

Amazon tells employees to delete TikTok by end of day

Amazon tells employees to delete TikTok by end of day

Amazon is banning employees from having the wildly popular TikTok app on their phones, citing “security risks” associated with the Chinese-owned company in a Friday memo. “If... Read more ...

A female soldier is joining the Green Berets ⁠- a first for the Army Special...

A female soldier is joining the Green Berets ⁠- a first for the Army Special Forces unit

A female soldier for the first time will join the Green Berets, one of the Army's most elite units, after graduating this week from U.S. Army Special Forces training. Read more ...

Trump could commute Roger Stone's sentence tonight, report says

Trump could commute Roger Stone's sentence tonight, report says

President Trump was expected to announce as early as Friday night that he would commute Roger Stone's sentence - just days before his longtime political adviser was due to... Read more ...

NHL and players union officially reach agreement to resume play

NHL and players union officially reach agreement to resume play

Drop the puck. The NHL and NHL Players Association officially ratified a four-year extension to the collective bargaining agreement, which will run through the 2025-26 season... Read more ...