NASCAR championship-winning crew chief Knaus gets VP job

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Chad Knaus will move into a management role with Hendrick Motorsports after the season, ending his crew chief career after a record-tying seven NASCAR championships. ...

Israeli PM to UN: Hezbollah storing missiles in Beirut

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday accused the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah of maintaining a "secret arms depot" in a residential neighborhood of Beirut, warnin...

AP PHOTOS: Remnants of East Germany, 30 years after its end

EISENACH, Germany (AP) — Thirty years after Germany was reunited, many once-decrepit city centers in the formerly communist east have been painstakingly restored and new factories have sprung up. ...

Taiwanese suppliers for Apple to invest US$900 million in India

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three Apple suppliers in Taiwan are reportedly planning to invest a total of US$900 million in India in the next five years under the Indian government's new incentive...

Coronavirus vaccine: Why does India's Serum Institute have a head start?

In the western Indian city of Pune, the sprawling headquarters of the Serum Institute of India (SII) could be ground zero in the world's fight for a coronavirus vaccine. The massive campus houses...

Saudi Arabia arrests 10 with alleged ties to Iran's Guard

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia said Monday its security forces uncovered a “terrorist cell” with alleged ties to Iran's Revolutionary Guard and have detained 10 people in connection. ...

France to release $49 billion in economic stimulus next year

PARIS (AP) — France's government presented its 2021 budget on Monday, a plan that aims to rescue the country's beleaguered economy from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic by injecting a 42 billion...

Taiwan set to see $103 billion in semiconductor exports in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is expected to yield NT$3 trillion (US$102.9 billion) in output value of semiconductor products for the year 2020, with the objective of NT$5 trillion by 2030 highl...

US slaps China’s biggest chipmaker SMIC with sanctions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. government on Friday (Sept. 25) announced sanctions on China’s biggest chipmaker Semiconductor Manufacturing International Company (SMIC). In a letter, t...

The eyes don't have it: Masks upset classroom communication

Placing an order at a deli counter while wearing a mask and standing 6 feet away can be difficult. Try teaching a class full of schoolchildren and connecting with students who are themselves wearing m...

Novavax, Colony Capital rise; Cavco Industries, Fluor fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Friday: Novavax Inc. (NVAX) The biotechnology company started a key study in the United Kingdom fo...

Business events and scheduled for the coming month.

Business events and economic reports scheduled for the coming month: All times are Eastern. THURSDAY, Oct. 1 WASHINGTON — Labor Department release...

Business events scheduled for the coming week

Business events and economic reports scheduled for the coming week. All times are Eastern. TUESDAY, Sept. 29 WASHINGTON — Standard & Poor’s re...

Republican duo reshapes Montana politics in Trump's style

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Steve Daines is the affable one, the smiler, a consummate salesman who parlayed his corporate success into a meteoric rise through Montana politics and a seat in the U.S. Senate....

China aims to make 1 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses a year

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese health official said Friday that the country's annual production capacity for coronavirus vaccines will top 1 billion doses next year, following an aggressive government suppo...