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US probing engine fires in nearly 1.9M Toyota 2021-03-01 09:04:28The U.S. government is investigating complaints of engine compartment fires in nearly 1.9 million Toyota RAV4 small SUVs

Countries call on drug companies to share vaccine 2021-03-01 08:52:46Across Africa and Southeast Asia, governments and aid groups, as well as the World Health Organization, are increasingly calling on pharmaceutical com

Locks down: German hairdressers reopen despite virus fears 2021-03-01 08:17:00Hairdressers across Germany have reopened for business after a 2½-month closure, another cautious step as the country balances a desire to loos

The Latest: Serb part of Bosnia gets Russian 2021-03-01 08:15:12A shipment of 20,000 Russian Sputnik V vaccines has arrived in the Serb-dominated part of Bosnia, which has launched an inoculation campaign separatel

In 1st day on job, new WTO chief 2021-03-01 06:20:00The new head of the World Trade Organization has thrown her support behind long-fruitless efforts to reduce overfishing as she took office on Monday

Global shares rise on hopes for US stimulus 2021-03-01 03:51:16Global shares have advanced on hopes for President Joe Biden’s stimulus package and bargain-hunting after sell offs last week

This Week: Construction data, Nordstrom earns, jobs report 2021-03-01 01:10:30The Commerce Department issues its January tally of U.S. construction spending Monday

China manufacturing weakens for third month in February 2021-02-28 23:58:10Two surveys show China’s manufacturing recovery weakened for a third month in February as exports and new orders declined

Asian shares rise on hopes for US stimulus 2021-02-28 22:48:49Rise came despite slightly weaker manufacturing indicators for February.

The Latest: First US J&J vaccine doses shipping 2021-02-28 19:27:23Nearly 4 million doses of the newest COVID-19 vaccine will be shipped Sunday night, and will begin to be delivered to states for injections starting o

Biden team readies wider economic package after virus 2021-02-28 14:31:16President Joe Biden and lawmakers are laying the groundwork for a long-sought boost to U.S. roads, bridges and other infrastructure

In oil-rich Iraq, a few women buck norms, 2021-02-28 14:31:11In oil-rich Iraq, a few women buck norms, and take rig site jobs.

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Vaccine rollout for farmworkers is fraught with confusion 2021-03-01 08:00:24In the Central Valley, the spring harvest is coming, and the transition to Blue Shield is complicating efforts to vaccinate farmworkers against COVID-

How the debate over holding internet platforms accountable 2021-03-01 08:00:05Section 230 has been a 'brick wall' for anyone seeking to sue internet companies over user-generated content, but bills and legal strategies under c

Column: The GOP concocts a lie about Becerra 2021-02-26 15:59:24Did Xavier Becerra sue nuns to force them to pay for contraceptives? Nope.

Bryan Cranston's eco-friendly beach house is up for 2021-02-26 14:45:17In Mussel Shoals, Emmy-winning actor Bryan Cranston is asking $5 million for his eco-friendly beach house that he built in 2013.

A community garden hopes its cash crop is 2021-02-26 09:00:14For nearly all of its 20 years, La Madera Community Garden in El Monte functioned like the vast majority of similar spaces in Southern California.

Column: McConnell says there's no need for more 2021-02-26 09:00:08Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is still throwing sand in the gears of good government. The result risks bankrupt states and localities.

Hotel workers allege luxury Santa Monica hotel violates 2021-02-25 22:48:42Housekeeping workers at the JW Marriott Santa Monica Le Merigot filed a complaint on Thursday with the California Division of Occupational Safety and

CNN's Don Lemon sells Harlem condo for $1.525 2021-02-25 15:00:30After eight years of ownership, CNN anchor Don Lemon has sold his three-bedroom condo in Harlem, N.Y., for $1.525 million.

Why are people spending hours on Clubhouse? It's 2021-02-25 11:08:04Influencers of all stripes are racing to build up their followings on Clubhouse, spending hours a day on the audio app. Why are people doing this?

Column: Internet providers put hypocrisy on full display 2021-02-25 08:00:31After a judge said California could proceed with net neutrality rules, industry groups said this would "confuse consumers and deter innovation."

Engine failure on a Boeing 777 plane this 2021-02-25 08:00:05Engine failures on commercial planes happen with some frequency. Modern jets are designed to fly safely for a while even after one engine quits.

With computer chips scarce, Biden orders supply chain 2021-02-24 19:51:42President Biden wants to review supply chains for semiconductors, advanced batteries, medical supplies and rare earth metals amid concerns the U.S. is

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Powell says inflation is still 'soft' and the 2021-02-23 11:52:55Fed Chairman Jerome Powell told the Senate Banking Committee that price pressures remain mostly muted and the economic outlook is still "highly uncer

December home prices rose 10.4%, the biggest gain 2021-02-23 09:35:10December is usually the slowest month for the housing market, but price gains didn't slow down one bit in 2020.

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen makes push for major 2021-02-18 17:49:45"We think it's very important to have a big package [that] addresses the pain this has caused," Yellen told CNBC.

Jobless claims show unexpected move higher 2021-02-18 09:35:46First-time filings for jobless claims totaled 861,000 last week, above the Dow Jones estimate of 773,000.

Homebuilder confidence improves, despite record high lumber prices 2021-02-17 11:16:39Buyer demand for newly built homes continues to surge, and that is keeping builder confidence high even as building material prices climb.

Household debt rises to $14.6 trillion due to 2021-02-17 11:05:20Debt increased 1.4% for the final three months, representing another $206 billion as households took advantage of low interest rates.

Retail sales burst higher in January as consumers 2021-02-17 10:16:23Consumers flocked to spend their stimulus checks in January, sending retail sales for the month up 5.3% in a blockbuster start to 2021.

‘This is not inflation’: Economist says expectations are 2021-02-17 08:32:16Inflation expectations are detaching from reality, meaning markets might be overplaying the rise in U.S. Treasury yields, says Carl Weinberg, chief ec

Retail sales expected to be strong in January, 2021-02-17 07:33:41Aided by government stimulus checks, consumers are expected to have boosted their spending in January, and the trend is likely to continue.

Fed's Bullard doesn't see asset bubble and doubts 2021-02-16 10:20:13Bullard told CNBC that there aren't clear signs of excesses, though he conceded that stocks are "highly valued on the whole."

Fed's Harker says inflation won't be posing a 2021-02-11 18:50:12Harker faced a question posed repeatedly to Fed officials in recent days over whether its easy monetary policy could stoke price pressures.

Deficit projected at $2.3 trillion for 2021, not 2021-02-11 16:01:10The federal budget deficit is projected at $2.3 trillion in the 2021 fiscal year, a drop from last year but well ahead of anything the U.S. has ever s

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On the Post-Pandemic Horizon, Could That Be … 2021-02-21 15:00:07Signs of economic life are picking up, and mounds of cash are waiting to be spent as the virus loosens its grip.

Airbnb Is Driving Hosts Elsewhere With Costly Pandemic 2021-02-21 14:30:07Hurt by refunds, some are trying to cut the site out of bookings or taking legal action. The company says it is working to reduce tensions.

Hurt by Lockdowns, California’s Small Businesses Push to 2021-02-19 18:26:51The pain for such enterprises been particularly acute in the state, leading some to back an effort to replace Gov. Gavin Newsom.

Kamala Harris: Women Leaving Work Force During Pandemic 2021-02-18 23:28:57“In one year,” Vice President Kamala Harris said, “the pandemic has put decades of the progress we have collectively made for women

As Winter Sweeps the South, Fed Officials Focus 2021-02-18 21:49:21A top Federal Reserve official says climate scenario analysis could be valuable in making sure that banks mind their climate-tied weak spots.

Global Chip Shortage Challenges Biden’s Hope for Manufacturing 2021-02-18 16:11:22A global shortage of a key component for cars and electronics has shuttered American factories and set off fierce competition to secure supplies.

Should the Feds Guarantee You a Job? 2021-02-18 12:36:32Not long ago, the question was rarely asked. Now, politicians and economists of various stripes are willing to consider it.

Winter Storm Disrupts Automakers, Retailers and Delivery Services 2021-02-17 22:26:39Power outages, natural gas shortages and icy conditions made it hard for automakers, retailers and delivery carriers to operate across much of the Sou

Retail Sales Jumped 5.3% in January, Far Higher 2021-02-17 16:06:16Stimulus money sent at the end of 2020 appeared to translate into spending, rather than saving, reversing three consecutive months of declines.

Biden and China: Administration Rethinks Relations 2021-02-17 14:22:32The Biden administration is under intense pressure to maintain former President Donald J. Trump’s curbs on China, even as it tries to develop a

Pete Wells's Odyssey as Restaurant Critic During Pandemic 2021-02-17 05:00:16To capture New York’s food scene in these times, I’ve adapted to many roles. But the essence of my job remains the same: hunting for a goo

Biden and the Fed Leave 1970s Inflation Fears 2021-02-16 00:25:23Administration and Fed officials argue that workers not getting enough stimulus help is a larger concern than potential spikes in consumer prices.