SeaWorld furloughs 90% of workers because of virus crisis

NEW YORK (AP) — The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments this weekend related to the global economy, the work place ...

No games, big losses: Money crisis faces US Olympic sports

DENVER (AP) — The postponement of the Tokyo Games has catapulted the sports organizations that make up the backbone of the U.S. Olympic team into crisis. At least one has already st...

Coronavirus delivers tough blow to Lebanon’s dying economy

BEIRUT (AP) — Through 15 years of civil war and various bouts of violence since, Lebanon's Barbar eatery never closed its doors, serving up sandwiches to customers even if it meant doing so from behin...

Iconic plant's end spells doom for struggling coal industry

DRAKESBORO, Ky. (AP) — President Donald Trump tried to stop it from happening. The top Republican in the Senate, Mitch McConnell, did too. Despite their best efforts to make good on ...

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___ Fed makes strongest bid yet to protect firms and governments WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve is unleashing its boldest effort yet to protect the U.S. econ...

H&R Block, Macy's fall; Avis Budget, PG&E rise

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Monday: Gilead Sciences Inc., down 65 cents to $72.61. The biotechnology company suspended emer...

Puerto Rico unveils record $787M package to fight COVID-19

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico on Monday announced a record $787 million financial package to help alleviate the economic impact of the new coronavirus in the U.S. territory. ...

Trump's fate tied to an unknown: how fast economy recovers

BALTIMORE (AP) — The coronavirus has flung the U.S. economy into a dangerous tailspin, and President Donald Trump's reelection hopes are caught in the sudden whirlwind. For the next ...

Producer, actors lose appeal in Weinstein Co. bankruptcy

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A federal judge in Delaware has rejected an appeal by the producer and stars of the film "Silver Linings Playbook" stemming from a ruling in The Weinstein Co. bankruptcy case. ...

Layoffs spike in US, Europe as virus shuts businesses

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just a couple of weeks ago, Erika Vega hoped her temp job at a cafeteria would soon become permanent. But instead, the viral outbreak shut down the building where she worked and left...

Central banks deploy trillions to keep economy running

Airlines are warning they may need bailouts as the virus outbreak brings more countries into lockdown, while central banks are injecting trillions of dollars more into the financial system to grease t...

Asian shares resume decline after latest Wall St tumble

Shares in Asia failed to hold onto opening gains on Thursday, skidding further after the latest selloff on Wall Street. Stocks fell in Tokyo, Sydney, Hong Kong and Seoul in early trading Thursday. ...

Asian shares tumble: SKorea's Kospi drops 9%, Hong Kong 4%

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares in Asia failed to hold onto opening gains on Thursday, skidding further after the latest selloff on Wall Street. Stocks fell in Tokyo, and all other Asian mark...

Next up: Trump's $1T plan to stabilize economy hit by virus

WASHINGTON (AP) — By a sweeping bipartisan tally, the Senate approved a $100 billion-plus bill to boost testing for the coronavirus and guarantee paid sick leave for millions of workers hit by it — an...

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___ Stocks plunge as Wall Street, White House see recession risk NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. stock market plunged to its worst day in more than three decades as voices...