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Trump oversees all-time low in white-collar crime enforcement

The prosecution of securities fraud, antitrust violations, and other such crimes has hit a record low.

Kodak shares plunge as government loan remains on hold pending probes

Eastman Kodak Co. shares plunged Monday after a federal agency announced it was suspending a $765 million loan to help the former film company produce COVID-19 drugs, pending the outcome of investigations into potential wrongdoing.

This company boasted to Trump about its COVID-19 vaccine. Experts are skeptical.

As the deadly new virus spread globally, Inovio Pharmaceuticals, a small biotech company in Pennsylvania, rushed to develop a vaccine. After announcing promising early results, Inovio’s stock soared more than 1,000%.

Berkshire Bank chief executive departs, No. 2 is put in charge

The CEO at Berkshire Bank is out after a dramatic plunge in the company's stock during 2020.

App developed at MIT, Northeastern looks to connect strangers via video chat

The software can help virtual conference-goers (and others) meet people with shared interests.


The bills keep piling up. What can I do?

With the pandemic in its sixth month, are lenders and legislation still providing the kind of leeway offered at the beginning of the crisis to those facing financial turmoil? Here are some answers.

A different kind of flower power

The 16-foot-high solar generators are designed to resemble sunflowers: They move, open, and close based on the path of the sun overhead.

Actor Antonio Banderas says he has COVID-19

Antonio Banderas says he has tested positive for COVID-19 and is celebrating his 60th birthday in quarantine.

McDonald’s sues ousted CEO, alleging employee relationships

McDonald’s says it's suing Stephen Easterbrook, the CEO it ousted last year over an inappropriate relationship with an employee, alleging Monday that he covered up relationships with other employees and destroyed evidence.

‘Libraries are about being together.’ So what do they do now?

In recent years, libraries had become far more than their traditional stacks and shelves, offering services ranging from kids’ yoga classes to job hunting. Now, like so many other institutions, libraries are trying to sort out their safe and productive place in this pandemic world.

Nearly 100,000 children tested positive for COVID-19 in late July, report finds

Coronavirus infections among US children grew 40% in the last half of July, according to a report from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children’s Hospital Association, bringing the total number of child infections to 8.8% of all US cases.

Boycotted. Criticized. But Fox News Leads the Pack in Prime Time.

In one sense, this has been a difficult period for Fox News: a star anchor fired after being accused of sexual harassment, a lawsuit depicting a misogynist workplace, a top writer exposed as a racist internet troll, advertiser boycotts and outrage after Tucker Carlson called protesters “criminal mobs” and questioned the patriotism of a senator who lost her legs in Iraq.

Here’s a look at Trump’s pandemic relief orders

President Trump's new executive orders to help Americans struggling under the economic recession are far less sweeping than any pandemic relief bill Congress would pass.