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Anxiety grips companies across the world as virus spreads

WASHINGTON (AP) — Since breaking out of China, the coronavirus has breached the walls of the Vatican. It's struck the Iranian holy city of...

Factories expand despite virus, though deliveries slow

WASHINGTON (AP) — American factories expanded in February for the second straight month, despite disruptions caused by the coronavirus outbreak. The winning streak, however,...

Survey: U.S. factories expand for first time since July

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. factories expanded unexpectedly last month, snapping a five-month losing streak.The Insitute for Supply Management, an association of purchasing managers, said...

Commerce secretary: China virus could bring jobs back to US

WASHINGTON (AP) — Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross suggested Thursday that the viral outbreak in China might offer an unexpected benefit for the U.S. economy:...

What Trump’s new North American trade deal actually does

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Donald Trump signed a revamped trade agreement with Mexico and Canada into law Wednesday, he kept a campaign pledge...

Even as Trump claims two victories on trade, doubts remain

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's trade deal with China last week opened up export opportunities for American farmers, manufacturers and energy producers. And...

Pelosi says agreement on revamped NAFTA ‘imminent’

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she wants to see Congress pass President Donald Trump’s revamped North American free trade deal this...

US Chamber official: China shouldn’t try to wait out Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump imposed tariffs to another $112 billion in Chinese imports Sept. 1 and plans to extend import taxes to...

US home prices rise a modest 2.1% in June

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices rose more slowly in June as some of the country's most expensive housing markets saw stagnant or even...

Can US, China salvage their talks and end trade war?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Heightened trade tensions between the United States and China are spooking financial markets and putting a chill on prospects for the...

Today

Bill Thompson: Love ’em or hate ’em, Happy Holidays!

For a lot of people, “holiday depression” begins around Thanksgiving, or maybe around the time Christmas songs start blaring on the radio and retail...

Robert Francis: Thanksgiving 1954

If, god forbid, my home ever catches on fire, I would make sure my family was safe, then the pets (my wife might say...

Texas shut down bars to slow the spread of coronavirus — but allowed thousands to open through a restaurant loophole

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The rise and fall of Tab – after surviving the sweetener scares, the iconic diet soda gets canned

Tab, the Coca-Cola company’s original diet soda brand, is headed to the soda graveyard, joining retired brands such as Like, Leed and Limette. Coca-Cola has...