Europe staggers as infectious variants power virus surge

MILAN -- The virus swept through a nursery school and an adjacent elementary school in the Milan suburb of Bollate with amazing speed. In a matter of just days, 45...

Dolce&Gabbana seeks over $600M damages from 2 US bloggers

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Open spaces, no pharmacies: rural US confronts vaccine void

SURRY, Va. -- When Charlome Pierce searched where her 96-year-old father could get a COVID-19 vaccine in January, she found zero options anywhere near their home in Virginia. The lone...

California OKs reopening of ball parks, Disneyland

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California has cleared a path for fans to hit the stands at opening-day baseball games and return to Disneyland nearly a year after coronavirus restrictions shuttered major...

Senate Dems strike jobless aid deal, relief bill OK in sight

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Alaska Native group, Neiman Marcus settle lawsuit over coat

An Alaska Native cultural organization and the luxury department store Neiman Marcus have settled a lawsuit over the sale of a coat with a copyrighted, geometric design borrowed from Indigenous...

US adds a strong 379,000 jobs in hopeful sign for economy

WASHINGTON -- U.S. employers added a robust 379,000 jobs last month, the most since October and a sign that the economy is strengthening as confirmed viral cases drop, consumers spend...

Shares slip in Asia after bond yield spike hits Wall St

Asian shares slipped Friday after surging U.S. bond yields renewed pressure on high-flying technology companies.Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 index dropped as much as 2% and shares fell in most other markets.Investors...

China announces ‘over 6%’ economic growth target, tech plans

China’s top economic official has announced a healthy growth target for the nation and its plans to become a more self-reliant technology leader amid tension with Washington and Europe over...

Stocks turn lower as bond yields continue their upward march

Stocks turned lower as bond yields made another upward spike, renewing pressure on high-flying technology stocksBy DAMIAN J. TROISE and ALEX VEIGA AP Business WritersMarch 4, 2021, 7:37 PM• 3...

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