• Trump takes disciplinary action against TVA leadership

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Monday that he had fired the chair of the Tennessee Valley Authority, criticizing the federally owned corporation for hiring foreign workers.

  • Virus relief bill remains up in air as negotiations resume

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Negotiators on a huge coronavirus relief bill reported slight progress after talks resumed Monday afternoon in the Capitol, with issues like food for the poor and aid to schools struggling to reopen safely assuming a higher profile in the talks.

  • How major US stock indexes fared Monday

    Stocks closed broadly higher on Wall Street and around the world Monday following several encouraging reports on the economy.

  • As US milk sales rise amid pandemic, “Got milk?” ads return

    The dairy industry has a familiar question for you: “Got milk?”

  • With loan money gone, restaurants are at mercy of coronvirus

    NEW YORK (AP) — The check has arrived and beleaguered restaurant owners across America are looking down on their empty wallets.

  • Brentford to earn $200M+ if promoted to Premier League

    LONDON (AP) — Brentford can earn more than $200 million over three years in additional revenue by beating west London rival Fulham on Tuesday to secure a return to English football’s top division after a 73-year absence, according to an analysis by accountancy firm Deloitte.

  • Ransomware feared as possible saboteur for November election

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal authorities say one of the gravest threats to the November election is a well-timed ransomware attack that could paralyze voting operations. The threat isn’t just from foreign governments, but any fortune-seeking criminal.

  • SpaceX guiding NASA astronauts to 1st splashdown in 45 years

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Two NASA astronauts returned to Earth on Sunday in a dramatic, retro-style splashdown, their capsule parachuting into the Gulf of Mexico to close out an unprecedented test flight by Elon Musk’s SpaceX company.

  • The Latest: India records highest daily jump of 57,000 cases

    BEIJING — Numbers of new COVID-19 cases in China’s far northwestern region of Xinjiang are continuing to fall, with 28 reported on Monday. China reported 43 new cases nationwide, seven of the imported and eight in the northeastern province of Liaoning. No new deaths were reported, leaving China’s total at 4,634 among 84,428 cases. All the new cases in Xinjiang were in the regional capital and largest city of Urumqi, which has been at the center of China’s latest major outbreak since cases were first detected there in mid-July. The region has reported a total of 590 cases, all but four of them in Urumqi, where authorities have conducted mass testing, cut down on public transport, isolated some communities and restricted travel outside the city. Yet, while mainland China’s latest outbreak appears to have peaked, authorities in the semi-autonomous Chinese city of Hong Kong are struggling to contain a new wave of infections, with more than 200 new cases added over the weekend.

  • Pompeo says Trump to take broad action on Chinese software

    NEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft confirmed Sunday it is in talks with Chinese company ByteDance to acquire the U.S. arm of its popular video app TikTok and has discussed with President Donald Trump his concerns about security and censorship surrounding such an acquisition.