7:29 a.m. May 11, 2021
'It’s kind of nice without a lot of people' --- tourists trickle back into New York CityThe once-deserted steps outside the Metropolitan Museum of Art are filling up with visitors again. Hotel lobbies are losing their desolate feel. Downtown, people are back to taking selfies with the Charging Bull statue near Wall Street.
12:28 p.m. April 17, 2021
Here are the 10 best places in the world to retireInternational Living recommends these destinations where you can live a healthier and happier life, while spending a lot less money.
6:10 a.m. April 3, 2021
- By Victor Reklaitis
Biden rolls out $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan: 'It's bold, yes, and we can get it done'President Joe Biden made his sales pitch on Wednesday for an infrastructure plan with a price tag of $2.3 trillion, a sweeping measure that includes $621 billion for transportation projects, $111 billion for water infrastructure and $100 billion for broadband.
11:40 a.m. Feb. 19, 2021
A Message From the Mars Rover: It's Time to Invest in Space
The landing of the Perseverance is yet another reminder that space stocks will only grow in importance. A variety of industries are likely to be affected.
10:09 p.m. Feb. 16, 2021
Maersk fast-tracks plans for carbon-neutral shipShipping giant A.P. Moller Maersk A/S is fast-tracking efforts to transition to carbon-neutral ship operations with plans to add in two years what would be the first container ship running on biofuel.
8:10 p.m. Jan. 10, 2021
Effort intensifies to recover black boxes after Boeing 737 crash in Java Sea near JakartaThe Boeing 737-500 jet disappeared minutes after taking off from Jakarta, Indonesia's capital, during heavy rain on Saturday, and the search so far has yielded plane parts and human remains but no sign of survivors.
8:20 a.m. Jan. 9, 2021
Indonesian officials lose contact with Boeing 737 passenger jet A Sriwijaya Air jet carrying 62 people lost contact with air traffic controllers minutes after taking off from Indonesia's capital on a domestic flight on Saturday, and debris found by fishermen was being examined to see if it was from the missing plane, officials said.
9:17 a.m. Sept. 9, 2020
- By Ellis Henican
Welcome to New York! Don’t you dare go outside! Can new quarantines keep the deadly virus away?Can all this quarantining possibly be enforced? Can’t people just come and fade into the New York crowd? Well, duh.
9:53 a.m. Aug. 24, 2020
- By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: WHO says plasma treatment touted as breakthrough by Trump is unproven, advises caution AstraZeneca stock climbs on reports Trump may fast track its COVID-19 vaccine candidate; company says speculation is ‘premature’The World Health Organization said Monday the plasma therapy that received an emergency use authorization from President Donald Trump as a “breakthrough” in treating COVID-19 is still unproven and cautioned that the there is “very low evidence” that it is safe and effective.
2:59 p.m. June 24, 2020
- By Barbara Kollmeyer
As Spain welcomes back tourists, this tiny island finds ‘hearts divided’ between hope and anxiety Spain exits its state of emergency and reopens its bordersTwo business owners on the tiny Spanish island of Formentera talk about the challenges of getting a business back up and running, in the face of nearly three months of income lost.
9:47 a.m. June 5, 2020
- By Rupert Steiner
Here’s why the U.K. has a high COVID-19 death rate as face coverings become mandatory on England’s trains, buses and trams Passengers who refuse to comply will be denied access or fined as the U.K. government said face coverings will be required Passengers who refuse to comply will be denied access or fined as the U.K. Government said face coverings will be required
3:46 p.m. June 1, 2020
- Associated Press
As lockdowns ease, data shows U.S. nursing homes especially hard hit by coronavirus Nearly 26,000 U.S. nursing home residents have died, report findsAt least a quarter of the COVID-19 deaths in the United States were among nursing home residents, a new report said, a disclosure that came as coronavirus restrictions eased Monday even as U.S. protests against police brutality sparked fears of new outbreaks.
5:43 a.m. May 26, 2020
- Associated Press
Stanley Ho, gambling kingpin of Macao, dies at 98 Ho is considered to be the father of modern gambling in ChinaCasino tycoon Stanley Ho, whose business empire dominated the Portuguese gambling enclave of Macao for decades, has died in Hong Kong at age 98.
3:30 a.m. May 13, 2020
- Associated Press
EU unveils plan to salvage summer vacations and a battered industryIn a series of guidelines, the EU’s executive arm, the European Commission, laid out its advice for lifting ID checks on hastily closed borders, helping to get airlines, ferries and buses running while ensuring the safety of passengers and crew, and preparing health measures for hotels to reassure clients.