Tag: Business

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

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A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though...

Free money for all? Mayors hope local tests bring big change

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By triggering $1,400 stimulus checks for millions of people and expanding the child tax credit for many families, the pandemic offered a clear takeaway...

Mexico to bury archaeological find because of virus costs

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MEXICO CITY — The costs of dealing with the coronavirus pandemic have forced Mexican archaeologists to re-bury a unusual find that combined colonial and...

FirstEnergy to pay $230M in agreement in Ohio bribery case

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CINCINNATI — The energy giant at the center of a $60 million bribery scheme in Ohio admitted Thursday to using dark money groups to...

Gold medal v. golden arches: Olympian’s hopes nearly quashed

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TOKYO — When the nerve pain in his arm from shooting arrows became too much to handle, and when a positive doping test threatened...

Stocks open higher on Wall Street, on track for weekly gain

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Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street Friday, keeping the market on track for a weekly gain following a big drop at the beginning...

Mario Batali harassment probe settlement: $600K to accusers

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NEW YORK — Celebrity chef Mario Batali, his business partner and their New York City restaurant company have agreed to pay $600,000 to resolve...

Virus’s impact: More relaxing and thinking, less socializing

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SAN DIEGO — The eruption of COVID-19 last year caused the proportion of people working from home in the U.S. to nearly double, with...

Cleveland’s baseball team goes from Indians to Guardians

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CLEVELAND — Known as the Indians since 1915, Cleveland’s Major League Baseball team will be called Guardians. ...

$1M in fines after nitrogen kills 6 at Georgia poultry plant

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ATLANTA — Federal workplace safety officials are proposing nearly $1 million in fines against four companies following a January liquid nitrogen leak that killed...