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 ...

New cycle: US riders face another year of training for Tokyo

The decision to postpone the Tokyo Olympics until next year because of the coronavirus pandemichas left American cyclists with an abundance of mixed feelings. Relief that a move had ...

On Wall Street, some optimism penetrates the uncertainty

Stocks rallied this week as Washington acted to provide $2.2 trillion of relief to an economy shocked by the coronavirus outbreak, leaving some on Wall Street cautiously optimistic that the panicky se...

Friday's Sports in Brief

OLYMPICS 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. ...

Business Highlights

___ Stocks drop, but hold on to weekly gains after a big rally Stocks fell more than 3% on Wall Street, giving back part of the gains they piled up over the past th...

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...

IMF head says global economy now in recession

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the International Monetary Fund said Friday it is clear that the global economy has now entered a recession that could be as bad or worse than the 2009 downturn. ...

Southwest looks to avoid layoffs, Fitch sees US credit risks

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed as it continues to spread across the world. Here is a look at some of the latest developments Thursday ...

Asian shares advance after stimulus surge on Wall Street

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian shares mostly tracked Wall Street's advance on Friday in Asia in anticipation congressional approval of massive coronavirus relief for the U.S. economy. Tokyo jumped ...

Asian shares advance after stimulus surge on Wall Street

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian shares mostly tracked Wall Street's advance on Friday in Asia in anticipation congressional approval of massive coronavirus relief for the U.S. economy. Tokyo j...

Let's race 2? NASCAR forces to considered schedule shakeup

It was bump day for the Indy 500. The Indianapolis 500 is now a summer event. The Monster Mile could be set for a monster-sized NASCAR weekend spectacle of racing. And a supersized s...

Staying afloat: $2.2 trillion bill offers economic lifeline

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the coronavirus crisis, even doctors can face a cash crunch. Dr. Benjamin Ticho, an ophthalmologist in Chicago Ridge, Illinois, has seen his revenue plunge 80% a...

Stocks surge again after relief bill passed; indexes up 6%

Stocks marched higher for a third straight day Thursday (March 26) as a massive coronavirus relief bill moved closer to passing Congress and Wall Street took some historically bad unemployment figures...

Business Highlights

___ 3.3 million seek US jobless aid, nearly 5 times earlier high WASHINGTON (AP) — A record-high number of people applied for unemployment benefits last week as lay...

US could get stake in airlines in exchange for virus grants

The Trump administration is raising the possibility of the government getting ownership stakes in U.S. airlines in exchange for $25 billion in direct grants to help the carriers survive a downturn cau...