Tag: Business

Millie Hughes-Fulford, trailblazing astronaut, dies at 75

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SAN FRANCISCO — Millie Hughes-Fulford, a trailblazing astronaut and scientist who became the first female payload specialist to fly in space for NASA, died...

Independent examiner sought in NRA mismanagement allegations

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WICHITA, Kan. — A National Rifle Association board member from Kansas is asking a federal bankruptcy court in Texas to appoint an independent examiner...

Hearing set for Ohio nonprofit’s bribery scheme guilty plea

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — A federal judge has scheduled the guilty plea hearing for a nonprofit that authorities say was used as part of a...

Bill seeks to crack down on catalytic converter thefts

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ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota lawmakers introduced legislation Thursday to crack down on rising catalytic converter thefts, which can cost car owners thousand of...

Ex-Nissan boss’ accused smugglers seek Supreme Court’s help

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BOSTON — An American father and son accused of sneaking former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn out of Japan in a box asked the U.S....

Lobster biz braces for Chinese New Year impacted by pandemic

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PORTLAND, Maine — America's lobster exporters recovered from the Trump-era trade war with China to have a good 2020. But the industry is approaching...

Mexico: migrants in US to open accounts at consulates

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MEXICO CITY — Mexico will set up a system allowing migrants living in the United States to open accounts with its Bank of Welfare...

Indiana panel backs weaker pregnant worker protections bill

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana legislators have advanced a weakened version of a requirement sought by the governor for workplace accommodations for pregnant women such as...

NFL carousel will spin soon, and not just for quarterbacks

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The Matthew Stafford-Jared Goff trade not only has whet fans' appetites for big deals, it's caused a social media frenzy about which quarterbacks are...

Populist party backs Draghi as Italy’s new PM in online vote

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MILAN — Grassroots members of Italy‚Äôs populist 5-Star Movement, the largest political force in the Italian Parliament, signaled their approval Thursday for a new...