Business. Page 5

Inside one network cashing in on vaccine disinformation

The couple in the website videos could be hawking any number of products.
15:27 13 May 2021

New Ford models can get over-the-internet software updates

DEARBORN, Mich. — Ford says it is starting to send out over-the-internet software updates to some of its newer models as it moves to offer technology ...
14:21 13 May 2021

Big 0.6% April wholesale price jump catches many off guard

WASHINGTON — Wholesale prices, driven by escalating costs for services and food, jumped 0.6% in April, surprising economists and providing more eviden...
14:20 13 May 2021

Stocks open higher on Wall Street as Big Tech regains ground

Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street following three days of losses and the biggest one-day drop in the S&P 500 since February. Big Tech compa...
13:48 13 May 2021

Hamas, Israel fighting escalates even amid truce efforts

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Hamas sent a heavy barrage of rockets deep into Israel in a matter of minutes Thursday and Israel pounded Gaza with more airst...
13:34 13 May 2021

Morning shows extend the day to cope with viewer erosion

NEW YORK — A recent job promotion came with what seems to be a counterintuitive mandate for NBC News senior vice president Libby Leist: Drum up intere...
12:59 13 May 2021

China says Xiaomi removal from U.S. blacklist “beneficial”

HONG KONG — China’s commerce ministry on Thursday welcomed the removal of Xiaomi Corp. from a U.S. government blacklist, a day after the U.S. reversed...
11:40 13 May 2021

English Premier League’s $7 billion TV rights renewal OK’d

LONDON — The Premier League has been allowed by the British government to renew its current domestic television rights deals for another three seasons...
8:05 13 May 2021

Justices consider hearing a case on ‘most offensive word’

WASHINGTON — Robert Collier says that during the seven years he worked as an operating room aide at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, white nurses...
4:17 13 May 2021

Alaska governor proposes dividend, oil-wealth fund plan

JUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy proposed Wednesday what he called a step toward a broader fiscal plan that includes placing in the state co...
2:06 13 May 2021

New York approves vaccinations of kids aged 12 to 15

ALBANY, N.Y. — Children between the ages of 12 and 15 can get vaccinated in New York effective immediately, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday, after th...
0:46 13 May 2021

Tesla to stop accepting Bitcoin for car payments

Electric car maker Tesla will stop accepting Bitcoin as a payment, CEO Elon Musk tweeted on Wednesday, citing environmental concerns.
0:18 13 May 2021

Jenner’s claim she didn’t vote at odds with LA county record

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Caitlyn Jenner wants to be governor of California but she took a pass on voting on some of the state's most critical issues last ...
22:48 12 May 2021

Company defies Michigan governor’s order to close pipeline

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — An Upper Midwestern oil pipeline continued operating Wednesday, despite a shutdown demand from Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer t...
22:35 12 May 2021

Biden signs order to beef up federal cyber defenses

RICHMOND, Va. — President Joe Biden signed an executive order Wednesday meant to strengthen U.S. cybersecurity defenses in response to a series of hea...
22:33 12 May 2021

Baker: Children ages 12 to 15 will be able to get vaccinated

BOSTON — Children ages 12 through 15 will be able to start receiving Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine shots in Massachusetts as soon as Thursday, Gov. Charlie ...
21:34 12 May 2021

Israel steps up Gaza offensive, kills senior Hamas figures

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israel on Wednesday pressed ahead with a fierce military offensive in the Gaza Strip, killing as many as 10 senior Hamas milit...
21:21 12 May 2021

Biden courts Hill leaders, but GOP won’t budge on big deal

WASHINGTON — Despite sharing pleasantries at the White House, Republicans congressional leaders signaled no willingness Wednesday to embrace President...
19:18 12 May 2021

Joplin med school students graduate 10 years after tornado

At 5:03 p.m. on Sunday, May 22, 2011, more than 400 graduates of Joplin High School threw their maroon-colored caps into the air. Cali Clark kept hers...
18:40 12 May 2021

Analysis: On Kobe, and the women in this Hall of Fame class

This long-awaited Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame enshrinement weekend will be largely about Kobe Bryant.
18:30 12 May 2021

Casino taxes, city power at stake in Atlantic City future

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Can Atlantic City's casinos survive and thrive amid a pandemic and unending competition all around them, and are city officials ...
17:28 12 May 2021

Law to police doping in horse races not in play ’til 2022

For five years, a bill that would place the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency in charge of fighting illicit drug use in horse racing went nowhere in Congress. I...
17:00 12 May 2021

Former investment executive gets 3 months in college scam

BOSTON — A former private equity executive who cofounded an investment fund with U2′s Bono was sentenced Wednesday to three months in prison for his r...
16:47 12 May 2021

9,000 employees sick as COVID overwhelms Arkansas workplaces

SPRINGDALE, Ark. — Poultry giant Tyson Foods Inc., the third-largest employer in Arkansas, reported 2,866 COVID-19 cases at its workplaces, nearly one...
16:42 12 May 2021

Tribal casinos in Las Vegas seen reaching a milestone moment

LAS VEGAS — The purchase by a California-based Native American tribe of a casino resort just off the Las Vegas Strip is being seen a milestone in the ...
15:46 12 May 2021

As chip shortage goes on, cars are scarce and prices are up

DETROIT — For the next few months, Charlie Gilchrist figures his 11 car dealerships in the Dallas-Fort Worth area will sell just about every new vehic...
15:27 12 May 2021

Remington gun plant in upstate New York reopens

<a data-key="story-link" class="Component-container-0-2-137" href="/article/nyc-state-wire-new-york-business-57909aca155ddaac30effd0ba3907152">New pla...
13:41 12 May 2021

Japan’s SoftBank returns to profit on global stock boom

TOKYO — Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp. returned to profitability for the fiscal year that ended in March, it said Wednesday, bo...
10:02 12 May 2021

Japan’s Toyota says profit soared in Jan-March amid pandemic

TOKYO — Toyota reported Wednesday its profit more than doubled in January-March from a year earlier to 777 billion yen ($7 billion), as the Japanese a...
7:31 12 May 2021