STARBUCKS EXTENDS CORONAVIRUS PROVISIONS FOR TWO WEEKS, EXPLORES MORE CHANGES

Starbucks Corp on Wednesday said it will extend special coronavirus provisions, including pay increases for U.S. workers and closed...

U.S. CRUDE OIL FUTURES JUMP 5% AT OPEN

U.S. crude oil futures rose 5% on the open on Thursday, reversing Wednesday's losses, despite growing concerns about a looming economic...

 
 
 

U.S. WILL WORK WITH GLOBAL OIL PRODUCERS TO ADDRESS VOLATILITY IN MARKETS: TRUMP ADVISER

The United States "will work with the world's largest oil producers to address volatility in global oil markets," U.S. President Donald...

WALL STREET DIVES 4% AS VIRUS PANDEMIC FEARS INTENSIFY

Wall Street's three major indexes fell more than 4% on Wednesday, after President Donald Trump's dire warning on the U.S. death toll...

 
 
 

WHEN TO GET BACK INTO STOCKS: WEALTH MANAGER

Stocks will near a bottom when the U.S. is able to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, providing an opportunity to buy into...

OIL MARKET SHOCK TO SPILL OVER INTO GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAINS: IEA

The global crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic will be felt throughout oil's global supply chains and ripple into other parts...

 
 
 

TRUMP INVITES OIL CHIEFS TO DISCUSS HELP FOR AILING INDUSTRY

U.S. President Donald Trump has invited oil executives to the White House to discuss potential ways to help the industry hammered by...

CHALLENGERS REV THEIR ENGINES TO FIGHT TRUMP'S AUTO EMISSIONS WEAKENING

Just two months after taking office, President Donald Trump in March 2017 traveled to Michigan to announce that he would undo ambitious...

 
 
 

U.S. DOLLAR GAINS AS GLOBAL RECESSION LOOMS

The dollar advanced on Wednesday, with markets bracing for what is shaping up to be one of the worst economic contractions in decades...

TRUMP WARNS IRAN AGAINST POSSIBLE 'SNEAK ATTACK' ON U.S. IN IRAQ

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that Iran or its proxies planned a sneak attack on U.S. targets in Iraq, and warned they...

 
 
 

T-MOBILE AND SPRINT OFFICIALLY COMPLETE MERGER

In a marriage long in the making, T-Mobile and Sprint officially completed their $23 billion merger, creating a wireless combination...

U.S. DOLLAR RISES AS GLOBAL SLUMP LOOMS

The dollar advanced on Wednesday, with markets staring at what looked likely to be one of the worst economic contractions in decades...

 
 
 

FED'S ROSENGREN SAYS UNEMPLOYMENT RATE COULD 'RISE DRAMATICALLY'

Boston Federal Reserve Bank President Eric Rosengren said social distancing efforts meant to contain the coronavirus outbreak have...

U.S. SHALE COMPANY WHITING BECOMES FIRST MAJOR BANKRUPTCY OF OIL-PRICE CRASH

Whiting Petroleum Corp filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, the U.S. shale producer said on Wednesday, the first publicly traded casualty...

 
 
 

PUTIN CALLS FOR ACTION ON 'CHALLENGING' ENERGY MARKET, TRUMP LAMENTS CHEAP OIL

Russian President Vladimir Putin called on Wednesday for global oil producers and consumers to address "challenging" oil markets while...

AMAZON WAREHOUSE WORKERS PROTEST NEAR DETROIT, DAYS AFTER NYC WALKOUT

Amazon.com Inc said on Wednesday a handful of workers staged a demonstration at one of its warehouses near Detroit, another U.S. protest...

 
 
 

WALL STREET'S MAJOR INDEXES SLAMMED AS VIRUS ANXIETY GROWS

The key S&P 500 index was down more than 4% on Wednesday after a dire warning on the U.S. death toll from the coronavirus and heightened...

PELOSI WANTS 'VOTE BY MAIL' PROVISIONS IN NEXT U.S. CORONAVIRUS BILL

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday she wants to virus-proof the November election by including funding to boost voting...

 
 
 

TRUMP SEES POSSIBLE IRANIAN 'SNEAK ATTACK' ON U.S. IN IRAQ, THREATENS RETALIATION

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that Iran or its proxies planned a sneak attack on U.S. targets in Iraq and warned they...

DOW STARTS SECOND QUARTER WITH 900-POINT SLIDE AS VIRUS ANXIETY GROWS

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell more than 900 points on Wednesday as a plunge in new orders for U.S.-made goods and a dire warning...

 
 
 



FDA Says Zantac Should Be Pulled From Market, Citing Cancer Risk

FDA Says Zantac Should Be Pulled From Market, Citing Cancer Risk

Major pharmacies had already pulled the popular heartburn drug and its generic equivalents due to a contaminant. Now the Food and Drug Administration says definitively they... Read more ...

New York City nurse says she worked for a week while infected with coronavirus

New York City nurse says she worked for a week while infected with coronavirus

She said her diagnosis went undetected because the hospitals where she worked have not been testing staff. Read more ...

Toilet paper spills onto Texas highway after truck catches fire

Toilet paper spills onto Texas highway after truck catches fire

No, this is not an April Fools' prank. A Texas interstate was closed early Wednesday morning after a tractor-trailer carrying a load of toilet paper crashed and caught fire. Read more ...

LIVE: Gov. Beshear gives update on COVID-19 outbreak across Kentucky

LIVE: Gov. Beshear gives update on COVID-19 outbreak across Kentucky

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear is expected to give an update on the COVID-19 outbreak across the Bluegrass. Read more ...

Adam Schlesinger dies of coronavirus complications at 52

Adam Schlesinger dies of coronavirus complications at 52

The Fountains of Wayne member and "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" scribe was 52. Read more ...

Target, Trader Joe's and other stores close on Easter Sunday to give...

Target, Trader Joe's and other stores close on Easter Sunday to give employees break

Grocery store workers have been working around the clock to make sure shelves are stocked during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more ...

Virus forces Wimbledon cancellation for 1st time since WWII

Virus forces Wimbledon cancellation for 1st time since WWII

For the first time in its nearly century-and-a-half history, Wimbledon was canceled for a reason other than war, scrapped in 2020 on Wednesday because of the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

Florida Governor Issues Coronavirus Stay-At-Home Order

Florida Governor Issues Coronavirus Stay-At-Home Order

After mounting COVID-19 cases and public pressure, GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis finally took a step he previously said he was waiting for the White House to order. Read more ...

Rangers vet Choo giving $1K each to 191 Texas minor leaguers

Rangers vet Choo giving $1K each to 191 Texas minor leaguers

Rangers veteran Shin-Soo Choo is helping out financially strapped minor league players with the season on hold, giving $1,000 each to 191 of them who are in the Texas organization. Read more ...

The Latest: NCAA extends recruiting dead period to May 31

The Latest: NCAA extends recruiting dead period to May 31

The Latest on the effects of the new coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: Read more ...