SBA leaves businesses still hoping for more leeway on loans

NEW YORK (AP) — Small businesses hoping for more leeway in using coronavirus loan money were disappointed as the government released instructions for seeking forgiveness for the loans. ...

For small business lending program, a few hits, some misses

NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump administration has dispensed about $530 billion to millions of small businesses to cushion them from the sharp downturn induced by the coronavirus. The que...

How some companies survive, even thrive, in viral crisis

WASHINGTON (AP) — When the coronavirus struck the United States hard last month, 22-year-old entrepreneur David Zamarin knew his company needed a Plan B — fast. As the economy essentially shut down, d...

Virus forced schools online, but many students didn't follow

SAN DIEGO (AP) — During the first week that her San Diego public school was shuttered to slow the spread of the coronavirus, not one of Elise Samaniego's students logged on to her virtual classroom. ...

'Absolute chaos' as businesses try to tap into rescue funds

NEW YORK (AP) — Desperate small business owners who hoped for a quick government lifeline to help them survive the coronavirus crisis are still without funds, instead battling red tape, wary banks and...

Businesses wait for word, money after applying for SBA loans

NEW YORK (AP) — Small business owners hoping for quick loans from the government were in a holding pattern Monday — waiting on their bank to either take their application or, if it did, send them the ...

NFL hosts webinar to help current, former players in crisis

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The NFL hosted a virtual meeting for current and former players along with their significant others to share financial advice and answer questions in the wake of the new coron...

Targets of crackdown in China fear government's reach in US

WASHINGTON (AP) — The photo of his father was barely recognizable. The old man looked unusually pale and tired, and his customary beard was shaved off. The son who received the photo over WhatsApp was...

Taiwan’s MOST leads 28 companies to participate in CES 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Tech Arena (TTA), which was founded by the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) to promote entrepreneurship and startups, has led 28 Taiwanese companies to...

Iraq protests take toll on economy, vulnerable suffer most

BAGHDAD (AP) — With wisps of smoke still rising from the remnants of another night of violence, the workers came in the morning to salvage what merchandise they could from the torched warehouses in Ba...

NFL’s Legends Community reaches 10,000 members

John Randle did enough great things on the football field to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He's being rewarded after his playing career not with such accolades, but...

Business Highlights

___ GM accuses Fiat Chrysler of bribing UAW to get lower costs DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is suing Fiat Chrysler, alleging that its crosstown rival got an unfair...

Atlanta Falcons owner to donate $6.8M for international aid

ATLANTA (AP) — The billionaire owner of the Atlanta Falcons is making his first major drive into international philanthropy. The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation is expected to anno...

Fake news? No jobs? Prospective journalists soldier on

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — The Daily Orange isn't daily anymore. The student-run newspaper that has covered Syracuse University since 1903, and trained generations of journalists, now pri...

Fake news? No jobs? Prospective journalists soldier on

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — The Daily Orange isn't daily anymore. The student-run newspaper that has covered Syracuse University since 1903, and trained generations of journalists, now pri...