Town hall on enemy turf? Fox News debate divides 2020 Dems

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders appeared on a Fox News town hall and attracted nearly 2.6 million viewers. Elizabeth Warren turned down a similar chance while branding the network a "hate-for-profit ...

Technology stocks push the market lower; Dow falls 140

NEW YORK (AP) — A broad slide by technology companies pushed U.S. stocks lower in morning trading on Wall Street Monday, extending losses into another week. The U.S. decision to ban ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, May 19, the 139th day of 2019. There are 226 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 19, 164...

Business Highlights

___ Mounting tensions with Iran, China leave oil prices in flux NEW YORK (AP) — A rare mix of geopolitical tensions in the Middle East and China is tugging oil pric...

Luckin, a Starbucks rival in China, jolts higher in US debut

NEW YORK (AP) — Luckin Coffee, a fast-growing rival to Starbucks in China, jolted higher in its U.S. stock market debut Friday. The Chinese company, which opened its first store in B...

Luckin, a Starbucks rival in China, jolts higher in US debut

NEW YORK (AP) — Luckin Coffee, a fast-growing rival to Starbucks in China, jolted higher in its U.S. stock market debut Friday. The Chinese company, which opened its first store in B...

Heating up: Investors' green targets go beyond just big oil

NEW YORK (AP) — It's not just big oil and power companies that investors are pushing to do better on the environment. In the next few weeks, Amazon shareholders will vote on a propos...

Coffee cup in 'Game of Thrones' scene perks up viewers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Game of Thrones" fans got a taste of the modern world as the fictional series winds down to its final episodes. Eagle-eyed viewers Sunday spotted a takeout coffee...

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Today in History Today is Thursday, May 2, the 122nd day of 2019. There are 243 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 2, 201...

Starbucks raises 2019 profit outlook after earnings beat

SEATTLE (AP) — Starbucks Corp. is raising its profit outlook for 2019 after better-than-expected results in its most recent quarter. The Seattle-based coffee company said Thursday it...

New Taipei to ban smoking around convenience stores, coffee shops from Sep. 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Cigarette smoking will be forbidden starting Sep. 1 on the pedestrian arcades around convenience stores and coffee shops in New Taipei City, the city government announced ...

Godiva moves beyond chocolate to open 2,000 cafes

NEW YORK (AP) — Godiva is looking beyond its iconic gold gift box of chocolates. The Belgium confectioner is rolling out 2,000 cafes over the next six years that will serve a complet...

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Today in History Today is Friday, April 12, the 102nd day of 2019. There are 263 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 12,...

Schultz launches Midwest tour, says he'd win with GOP votes

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz launched a heartland tour in reliably GOP Kansas on Tuesday, saying he can win the presidential race as an independent candidate by drawing mu...

Photo of the Day: View of an average Taiwanese street

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Belgian student created this whimsical depiction of Taiwan's ubiquitous convenience stores based on a scene from the animated sitcom "The Simpsons" and posted i...