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Stocks open higher on Wall Street following solid earnings

The S&P 500 was up 0.9 percent, recouping most of its losses from a day earlier. Banks and technology companies powered a big slice of the market’s gains.

UK to start controversial ‘challenge’ vaccine research trial

Researchers in the United Kingdom are preparing to begin a controversial experiment that will infect healthy volunteers with coronavirus to study the disease in hopes of speeding up the development of a vaccine.

JPMorgan Chase gives $7m to career program for Boston Public Schools

For the second time this month, banking giant JPMorgan Chase & Co. is unveiling a multimillion-dollar grant award aimed in part at helping neighborhoods in Boston.

CVS to hire 15,000, mostly pharmacy technicians

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As local news dies, a pay-for-play network rises in its place

A fast-growing network of nearly 1,300 websites across all 50 states that aim to fill a void left by vanishing local newspapers is built not on traditional journalism, but on propaganda ordered up by dozens of conservative think tanks, political operatives, corporate executives, and public relations professionals, a New York Times investigation found.

Pelosi and Mnuchin, narrowing their differences on more economic stimulus, will talk again Tuesday

Democrats have resisted giving up on their priorities for local governments, workers, schools, and health care. Democratic committee chairmen have been directed to work with their Republican counterparts in the Senate on a solution.

American plans flights with Boeing 737 Max by year-end

Before long, American Airlines might find out how many travelers are reluctant to fly on the Boeing 737 Max.

Stocks fall on Wall Street as hopes for new virus aid fade

The benchmark S&P 500 index fell 1.6 percent after starting the day higher. Investors are also preparing for a busy week of corporate earnings.