Saturday, April 17, 2021

NEW YORK — Stakes are rising in Massachusetts’ legal battle against Robinhood Financial, and regulators are asking for the popular trading app’s brokerage registration to be revoked, which would effectively bar it from the state.

Friday, April 16, 2021
Thursday, April 15, 2021
Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Some rental car companies unloaded idle vehicles in 2020 in order to provide much-needed revenue while facing an uncertain future. Now, those same companies are struggling to rebuild fleets as the demand for vehicles swells.

WASHINGTON — More than 300 businesses and investors, including such giants as Apple, Google, Microsoft and Coca-Cola, are calling on the Biden administration to set an ambitious climate change goal that would cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by at least 50% below 2005 levels by 2030.

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden used a virtual meeting with corporate leaders about a global shortage of semiconductors to push Monday for his $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan, telling them that the U.S. should be the world’s computer chip leader.

Monday, April 12, 2021
Sunday, April 11, 2021

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Sunday, April 11, 2021
Saturday, April 10, 2021

Amazon workers voted against forming a union at a warehouse in Alabama, handing the online retail giant a decisive victory and cutting off a path that labor activists had hoped would lead to similar efforts throughout the company and beyond.

Friday, April 09, 2021
Thursday, April 08, 2021

BARBOURSVILLE — The Pea Ridge Public Service District has been awarded a $2.5 million grant from the federal Economic Development Administration to extend public sanitary sewer services to local businesses and allow for future economic growth.

Wednesday, April 07, 2021

HUNTINGTON — Navy sailors aboard the USS Tulsa now have access to 3D printing technology and the know-how to use it, thanks in part to the Robert C. Byrd Institute at Marshall University and its Apprenticeship Works partner AST2.

Tuesday, April 06, 2021

WASHINGTON — U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Monday urged the adoption of a minimum global corporate income tax, an effort to offset any disadvantages that might arise from the Biden administration’s proposed increase in the U.S. corporate tax rate.

Monday, April 05, 2021
Sunday, April 04, 2021

A look at local residents' job changes, promotions and achievements.

Saturday, April 03, 2021

WASHINGTON — America’s employers unleashed a burst of hiring in March, adding 916,000 jobs in a sign that a sustained recovery from the pandemic recession is taking hold as vaccinations accelerate, stimulus checks flow through the economy and businesses increasingly reopen.

BROOKWOOD, Ala. — The United Mine Workers of America went on strike at two Alabama coal mines with more than 1,100 workers after contract negotiations with Warrior Met Coal Inc. failed to produce a deal.

Friday, April 02, 2021

CAIRO — Egypt is expecting more than $1 billion in compensation after a cargo ship blocked the Suez Canal for nearly a week, according to the top canal official. He also warned the ship and its cargo will not be allowed leave Egypt if the issue of damages goes to court.

Thursday, April 01, 2021
Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Monday, March 29, 2021
Sunday, March 28, 2021

“It’s hard to believe it’s been 60 years,” said the company’s founder, Kenney Grant. “I am so thankful to the people of Huntington, because this is where it all began.”

A look at local residents' job changes, promotions and achievements.

Saturday, March 27, 2021

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis ripped into the federal government’s continued pandemic ban on cruise ships using U.S. ports, threatening Friday to file a lawsuit if one of the state’s biggest tourism sectors is not allowed to resume operations soon.

WASHINGTON — Consumer spending and personal incomes both fell sharply in February as severe winter storms disrupted shopping in many parts of the country and the government wrapped up distribution of $600 relief payments.

Friday, March 26, 2021

ISMAILIA, Egypt — Dredgers, tugboats and even a backhoe failed to free a giant cargo ship wedged in Egypt’s Suez Canal on Thursday. More than 150 vessels are now backed up, with hundreds more headed to the vital waterway, and losses to global shipping are mounting.

Thursday, March 25, 2021
Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Monday, March 22, 2021
Sunday, March 21, 2021

WASHINGTON — For the first time, a federal energy board is weighing how a proposed natural gas pipeline would affect greenhouse gas emissions, one of several steps taken this week by the Biden administration in its effort to slow climate change.

A look at local residents' job changes, promotions and achievements.

Saturday, March 20, 2021
Friday, March 19, 2021
Thursday, March 18, 2021

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve foresees the economy accelerating quickly this year yet still expects to keep its benchmark interest rate pinned near zero through 2023, despite concerns in financial markets about potentially higher inflation.

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

WASHINGTON — The battle against bigness is building. Whether it’s beer, banks or book publishing, lawmakers are targeting major industries they say have become so concentrated that they’re hurting competition, consumers and the economy.

GREEN BANK, W.Va. — The National Science Foundation’s Green Bank Observatory has teamed with the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) at Marshall University to develop the skilled workforce it needs to maintain operations of its numerous radio telescopes and other instruments, observing the unive…

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

The Pallet Bar in Scott Depot, which opened in 2019, had started off in Ben Burton’s garage with just three friends in the neighborhood, hanging out. There’s something there for almost every taste, even people who say they don’t usually like beer.

MAXWELL, Iowa — Sudden meat shortages last year because of the coronavirus led to millions of dollars in federal grants to help small meat processors expand so the nation could lessen its reliance on giant slaughterhouses to supply grocery stores and restaurants.

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