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Disney Q2 revenue drops on continued weakness in parks

NEW YORK — Disney second-quarter revenue dropped as the pandemic continued to weigh on its parks and theme parks. But net income beat expectations and...
21:00 13 May 2021

Three rockets fired from southern Lebanon toward Israel

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — At least three rockets were fired Thursday from southern Lebanon toward Israel, Lebanese security officials said, an attack th...
18:56 13 May 2021

California governor seeks $1.5B boost for small businesses

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California is getting $27 billion in federal coronavirus relief, and Gov. Gavin Newsom said Thursday that he wants to give some o...
18:48 13 May 2021

Biden pledges aggressive response to pipeline cyberattackers

President Joe Biden pledged an aggressive response to the cyberattack that temporarily shut down the Colonial Pipeline and warned gasoline stations on...
18:38 13 May 2021

Jimmy Harrell, Deepwater Horizon rig supervisor, dies at 65

MORTON, Miss. — Jimmy Harrell, a supervisor on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, has died at age 65.
18:29 13 May 2021

Israel begins firing artillery and tank shells into Gaza

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israel has begun firing artillery and tank shells into Gaza, and scores of families are fleeing their homes, Palestinian witne...
18:28 13 May 2021

‘Amazing’: Pilots, passenger uninjured after midair crash

DENVER — The pilot of an airplane that collided with another midair near Denver requested emergency landing for engine failure, not knowing that his p...
18:21 13 May 2021

Company: Ex-Trump lawyer raiding nonprofit for personal use

Former Trump attorney and self-proclaimed “Kraken releaser” Sidney Powell has told prospective donors that her group, Defending the Republic, is a leg...
17:17 13 May 2021

Gas crunch continues across much of US after pipeline hack

CLEMMONS, N.C. — Gas pumps remained shrouded by plastic bags Thursday at thousands of service stations across more than a dozen U.S. states, despite a...
16:37 13 May 2021

Hyundai plans to invest $7.4 billion in US by 2025

Hyundai plans to invest $7.4 billion in the U.S. by 2025 to make electronic vehicles, enhance production facilities and invest further in smart mobili...
15:58 13 May 2021

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