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  • Fed survey finds tepid growth as US economy battles pandemic

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A Federal Reserve survey of business conditions around the country found that the U.S. economy grew at a “slight to modest” pace in September and early October, but also documented many areas of economic activity hobbled by the coronavirus pandemic. The Fed report made public Wednesday said that the pace of activity […]
  • How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

    Stocks closed lower on Wall Street Wednesday as negotiations continue to drag on in Washington over delivering more aid for the economy. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she’s made progress with the White House on more economic stimulus, and she hopes discussions will continue. Even if they reach a compromise, it may face stiff resistance […]
  • Remains found in Tulsa search for 1921 race massacre victims

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — At least 10 bodies have been found in an unmarked mass grave at a Tulsa cemetery where investigators are searching for remains of victims of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, a state official said Wednesday. “What we were finding was an indication that we were inside a large area … a […]
  • Whitmer: Michigan at ‘dangerous moment’ as virus cases spike

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer warned Wednesday that Michigan has more confirmed cases of the coronavirus than ever, noting a sharp increase since the state Supreme Court invalidated her sweeping orders earlier this month. The number of COVID-19 cases had been gradually rising for months prior to the Oct. 2 ruling, from a […]
  • Tesla posts net profit for fifth straight quarter

    DETROIT (AP) — Tesla charged through a summertime auto industry sales slump in the U.S. to post stronger-than-expected net earnings for the third quarter. The electric car and solar panel maker says Wednesday that it made $331 million, or 27 cents per share, for its fifth-straight profitable quarter. Excluding special items such as stock-based compensation, […]
  • Snap, WD-40 rise; Netflix, Casella fall

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Wednesday: Netflix, down $36.37 to $489.05 The streaming service’s subscriber growth slowed dramatically during the summer months and its forecast disappointed investors. Snap, up $8.05 to $36.50 The company behind Snapchat beat Wall Street’s third-quarter earnings forecast and reported solid user growth. Casella Waste […]
  • Snap, WD-40 rise; Netflix, Casella fall

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Wednesday: Netflix, down $36.37 to $489.05 The streaming service’s subscriber growth slowed dramatically during the summer months and its forecast disappointed investors. Snap, up $8.05 to $36.50 The company behind Snapchat beat Wall Street’s third-quarter earnings forecast and reported solid user growth. Casella Waste […]
  • Meet Amit Mehta, the judge for Google’s antitrust case

    The Justice Department’s antitrust lawsuit against Google has a judge: Obama appointee Amit Mehta, who was assigned the case Wednesday morning in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. He went to elite U.S. universities, clerked for an appellate court judge and worked for both a D.C. law firm with high-profile clients and as […]
  • Meet Amit Mehta, the judge for Google’s antitrust case

    The Justice Department’s antitrust lawsuit against Google has a judge: Obama appointee Amit Mehta, who was assigned the case Wednesday morning in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. He went to elite U.S. universities, clerked for an appellate court judge and worked for both a D.C. law firm with high-profile clients and as […]
  • Honda, Arizona reach $5 million settlement over air bags

    PHOENIX (AP) — Honda has agreed to a $5 million settlement with Arizona over allegations that it failed to disclose defects in air bags that led to two deaths there, the state’s top attorney said Wednesday. Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced the settlement over the faulty airbag systems manufactured by Takata Corp. and used in […]