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Business Report: Volkswagen U.S. operations to become ‘Voltswagen of America’

Morning Business Report March 30, 2021 The deadline to contribute to individual retirement accounts and health savings accounts is May 17, the same day that individual...

Colorado shooting suspect makes his 1st court appearance

BOULDER, Colorado (AP) — The suspected gunman in the Boulder supermarket shooting has appeared in court for the first time. A defense attorney immediately asked...

Vaccination race enlists grassroots aides to fight mistrust

CHICAGO, Illinois (AP) — In a race to boost vaccination rates as COVID-19 variants spread, U.S. communities are working feverishly to overcome mistrust and...

Asian Americans seek greater political power after shootings

WASHINGTON (AP) — When a gunman opened fire at spas around Atlanta, killing eight people, six of them women of Asian descent, it awakened...

Damage from virus: Utility bills overwhelm some households

SAN RAMON, California (AP) — Millions of U.S. households are facing heavy past-due utility bills, which have escalated in the year since the pandemic...

Colorado shooting leaves 10 dead in latest mass tragedy

BOULDER, Colorado (AP) — Police say 10 people have been killed in a shooting at a Colorado supermarket, including a police officer. Mass shooting at...

Lawyers battle over ‘race-norming’ in NFL dementia tests

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The court-appointed lead lawyer for thousands of retired players suing the NFL pledged Monday to try to remove race as a...

Apple must pay about $308M to Personalized Media Communications

Tech Report March 22, 2021 A federal jury in Texas said Apple must pay about $308 million to Personalized Media Communications for infringing a patent associated...

Canadian Pacific Railway buys Kansas City Southern for $25B

Morning Business Report March 22, 2021 Canadian Pacific Railway has agreed to acquire Kansas City Southern for $25 billion. The merger will create the first-ever rail network...

Miami Beach curfew aims to shut down Spring Break partying

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida (AP) — A party-ending curfew is in effect in Miami Beach, imposed after fights, gunfire, property destruction and dangerous stampedes broke...

AstraZeneca: US data shows vaccine effective for all adults

LONDON (AP) — AstraZeneca says that its COVID-19 vaccine provided strong protection among all adults in a long-anticipated U.S. study. Doctor: This is the best...

Court could reimpose Boston Marathon bomber’s death sentence

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will consider reinstating the death sentence for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, presenting President Joe Biden with an...