Experts: Travel bans, business closures could hurt economy

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Travel restrictions and business closures aimed at stopping the spread of a new virus that has killed 259 people in China could end up causing ripple effects that harm the global econ...

US downs Panama 8-0 in Olympic qualifying tournament

HOUSTON (AP) — Lindsey Horan scored three goals and the U.S. national team downed Panama 8-0 on Friday night in the the group stage of the CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying tournament. ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Jan. 31, the 31st day of 2020. There are 335 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 31, 19...

Apple, General Electric rise; Starbucks, Xilinx fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Wednesday: Apple, up $6.65 to $324.34 The iPhone maker handily beat Wall Street's fiscal first-...

McDonald's wraps up tumultuous year on a strong note

McDonald's ended 2019 on a high note despite internal turmoil at the company, which pushed out its CEO in November. The burger giant said its fourth quarter net income rose 11% to $...

International brands freeze operations in China amid coronavirus fears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The impact of the Wuhan coronavirus continues to be felt as international restaurants and clothing brands, including Starbucks, McDonald's, UNIQLO, and MUJI, cease ope...

Autistic futures trader who triggered crash spared prison

CHICAGO (AP) — A U.S. judge Tuesday sentenced a socially awkward math whiz-turned-futures trader who earned tens of millions of dollars over several years and helped trigger a U.S. stock market “flash...

McDonald scores 24, No. 18 Arizona women beat Arizona State

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Aari McDonald had nine of her 24 points in the fourth quarter and finished with 11 rebounds to help No. 18 Arizona beat No. 16 Arizona State 59-53 on Friday night. ...

Business Highlights

___ For businesses, China's virus fans fear and uncertainty China's worst health crisis in years has sparked fear and uncertainty for businesses from North America ...

For businesses, China's virus fans fear and uncertainty

China’s worst health crisis in years has sparked fear and uncertainty for businesses from North America to Asia that depend on trade in the affected region. Experts say it’s too soon...

Wild shootout in downtown Seattle leaves 1 dead, 7 injured

SEATTLE (AP) — Three people including a 9-year-old boy remained hospitalized Thursday morning, after police say several people opened fire in the busiest part of downtown Seattle during the Wednesday ...

No. 21 Arizona women rally to beat Washington 66-58

SEATTLE (AP) — Aari McDonald scored 25 points with nine rebounds and No. 21 Arizona bounced back from an early 19-point deficit to beat Washington 66-58 on Sunday. Arizona (15-3, 4-3...

Best Buy says it is reviewing allegations made against CEO

NEW YORK (AP) — Best Buy said it is investigating CEO Corie Barry after receiving an anonymous letter making allegations against her. Best Buy declined to reveal the allegations but...

New Labor Dept. rule clarifies 'joint employer' standard

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Labor Department issued a final rule Sunday that clarifies when a worker is employed by more than one company, an issue that affects franchise businesses such as McDonald's and f...

No. 2 Oregon bounces back with 71-64 win over No. 18 Arizona

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Sabrina Ionescu had 17 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists for her NCAA record-extending 22nd triple-double, helping No. 2 Oregon bounce back from its second loss of the season wit...