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Financial Markets Wall Street FILE - People walk by the New York Stock Exchange, left, Tuesday, July 21, 2020. Wall Street is drifting in early trading on Monday, Aug. 10, after President Donald Trump announced several stopgap moves to aid the economy. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) (Mark Lennihan
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Stocks rise on Wall Street; S&P 500 within 1% of record

U.S. stock indexes closed mostly higher Monday, nudging the S&P 500 within striking distance of its all-time high set in February.

August 10, 2020 5:00 pm

US gas prices remain steady at $2.25/gallon

The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline held steady over the past two weeks at $2.25 per gallon.

August 10, 2020 2:00 pm

Air Travel Guns FILE - A lone traveler heads to the north security checkpoint in the main terminal of Denver International Airport Wednesday, July 22, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) (David Zalubowski
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Air traffic is down, gun seizures up at US airports

With air traffic nearing a five-month high, airport security is finding guns in passenger carry-on bags at three times the rate recorded...

August 10, 2020 1:00 pm

US employers post more jobs in June, pull back on hiring

U.S. employers advertised more jobs in June compared with the previous month, but overall hiring fell, painting a mixed picture of the job...

August 10, 2020 11:30 am

Earns McDonalds FILE - This Oct. 17, 2019 file photo shows a McDonald's sign along Interstate 40/85 in Burlington, N.C. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File) (Gerry Broome
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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.

August 10, 2020 10:30 am