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Pending home sales plunged 21.8% in April on a monthly basis

By JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writer BALTIMORE (AP) — April had a record collapse in Americans signing contracts to...

US layoffs climb to 41 million, despite business reopenings

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER and DAN SEWELL Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — An estimated 2.1 million Americans applied for unemployment...

Trump, Pence tag team battleground state for SpaceX launch

By KEVIN FREKING and AAMER MADHANI Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is hoping the first launch...

Trump’s urging stokes furor in debate over in-person worship

By ELANA SCHOR Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's declaration that religious services should be "essential"...

Coronavirus-triggered layoffs in US hit nearly 39 million

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER and DANICA KIRKA Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits...

Uber cuts 3,000 jobs as pandemic slashes demand for rides

By CATHY BUSSEWITZ AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Uber has cut 3,000 jobs from its workforce, its...

Analysis: Individual rights vs. common good when all are threatened

By TED ANTHONY AP National Writer We, the people. But individual rights. The common good. But don't tread on...

Most states still fall short of recommended testing levels

By MATTHEW PERRONE, BRIAN WITTE and NICKY FORSTER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — As businesses reopened Friday in more...

European captain Harrington torn over ‘diminished’ Ryder Cup

By STEVE DOUGLAS AP Sports Writer Padraig Harrington was planning to bring a 150-strong traveling...

US retail sales plunged a record 16% in April as virus hit

By JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writer BALTIMORE (AP) — U.S. retail sales tumbled by a record 16.4% from March...

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VIRUS DIARY: Sweden stayed open. I stayed at home

By PHELAN CHATTERJEE Associated PressSTOCKHOLM (AP) — Early April.A buzz of my phone. "Free for a walk?" asks a friend. Another notification....

Bell, Telus give 5G contracts to Europeans, Huawei shut out

By ROB GILLIES Associated PressTORONTO (AP) — Two of Canada's three major telecommunication companies announced Tuesday they've decided not to use Chinese...

Spending starting to improve, some retail sales rising

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Tuesday related to...