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Rural Indiana virus worry: ‘What more could I…

Three southeast Indiana counties have among the highest per-capita coronavirus infection rates in the country

Enbridge seeks permits to build Great Lakes oil…

Enbridge is seeking state and federal permits to build an oil pipeline beneath the waterway linking Lakes Huron and Michigan

Hurry up and wait? Why relief to small businesses has lagged

Speed is of the essence if a federal relief program for small businesses is going to be effective in combating the damage wrought by the coronavirus lockdowns

Airbus cuts production by a third as airlines…

European plane maker Airbus says it is reducing production by about a third as demand for aircraft and travel plummets due to the coronavirus pandemic

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Virus casts a dark cloud over once-thriving home…

Would-be home sellers and buyers in the United States as well as in Europe are caught in the grip of a pandemic that has upended the housing market just as it was entering the busy spring season

Celeb chefs unite to feed hungry, help bleeding…

Chef Jose Andres' organization has served more than 750,000 meals across America since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus

Union outraged after Ohio paper cuts staff, limits coverage

Owners of The Plain Dealer newspaper in Cleveland have laid off 22 more employees and through an editor have told less than a dozen remaining union reporters and photographers they can no longer cover issues in Cleveland

Fed eases limit on Wells Fargo to make more small…

The Federal Reserve is lifting its lending restrictions on Wells Fargo after some of the bank’s thousands of small business customers were shut out of a program that’s supposed to throw them a financial lifeline

How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

Stocks closed broadly higher on Wall Street Wednesday as investors focused on the optimistic side of data about the trajectory of the coronavirus

Coronavirus claims an unexpected victim: Florida…

Thousands of acres of fruits and vegetables grown in Florida are being plowed over or left to rot because farmers can't sell to restaurants, theme parks or schools nationwide that have closed because of the coronavirus

FedEx, Levi Strauss rise; TAL Education, Party City fall

Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Wednesday: FedEx, Levi Strauss rise; TAL Education, Party City fall 

Housing market chills, layoffs, companies boost…

There are growing indications of a severe economic disruption from the pandemic for both national economies and small businesses

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Bridge collapses in Italy, newest crumbling…

A huge bridge section has collapsed in Tuscany, the latest case of Italy’s infrastructure crumbling after years of neglect

AP FACT CHECK: Trump skews truth on lending aid…

President Donald Trump is offering a rosy portrait of a smoothly running federal emergency lending program for small businesses that doesn't match reality

Congress in standoff on virus aid, but first…

Congress is rushing headlong into a conflict over the next coronavirus aid package

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities, and foreign exchange levels

With Johnson hospitalized, who's who in Britain's…

With British Prime Minister Boris Johnson hospitalized in an intensive care unit after his coronavirus symptoms worsened, attention has turned to the Cabinet ministers left running the country

Trump-Biden election off-limits for US bettors…

Double down on Donald, or bet big on Biden

UK's Johnson in ICU with coronavirus, condition…

Britain’s Treasury chief says Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s condition is improving in the intensive care unit of a London hospital

Judge rejects government's bid to block airline-data merger

The Justice Department has suffered a defeat in its bid to block a merger of two companies that provide airline information to travel agents

Germany moves to make it easier to block foreign…

Germany’s Cabinet has approved legislation that will make it easier for authorities to prevent foreign takeovers of strategically important companies

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Europe struggles to agree on economic response to…

European governments are struggling to agree on how to help the region's hardest-hit countries weather the coronavirus recession

Edmunds: Safe ways to car shop during the pandemic

It’s important to distance yourself from others as much as possible these days, but some people still need to buy a car