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Newsom: No conflict in corporate giving to wife's nonprofit

Jun. 04, 2021 18:24 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Friday he sees no conflict in the nonprofit launched by his wife accepting donations from companies that lobby his administration. “There's no correlation, period, full stop. Absolutely none," Newsom said....

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

May. 18, 2021 16:24 PM EDT

An afternoon drop led by big technology stocks left major market indexes broadly lower on Wall Street Tuesday. The S&P 500 lost 0.9%, with most of those losses coming in the last hour of trading. Apple, Facebook and Google’s parent company all lost 1% or more....

EXPLAINER: How AT&T-Discovery deal affects consumers, rivals

May. 17, 2021 17:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T said Monday it will combine its massive WarnerMedia media assets, which includes HBO and CNN, with Discovery Inc. to create a new media heavyweight in a $43 billion deal. The deal, which isn't slated to close until next year, will create new...

Oprah and CNN: AT&T is merging media business with Discovery

May. 17, 2021 16:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The merger of Discovery and AT&T's WarnerMedia operations, marrying the likes of HBO and CNN with HGTV and Oprah Winfrey, is another illustration of the head-spinning speed in which streaming has transformed the media world. The companies are...

Microsoft, Lennar fall; Apellis, US Steel rise

May. 17, 2021 16:34 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Monday: AT&T Inc., down 87 cents to $31.37. The telecom giant will combine media businesses including CNN and HBO with Food Network-owner Discovery. ...

Emergency program to give people $50 off internet bill

May. 12, 2021 17:20 PM EDT

Americans can begin applying for $50 off their monthly internet bill on Wednesday as part of an emergency government program to keep people connected during the pandemic. The $3.2 billion program is part of the $900 billion December pandemic-relief package. The...

NY: Broadband cos paid for 8.5M fake net neutrality comments

May. 06, 2021 14:01 PM EDT

The Office of the New York Attorney General said in a new report that a campaign funded by the broadband industry submitted millions of fake comments supporting the 2017 repeal of net neutrality. The Federal Communications Commission's contentious 2017 repeal undid...

No big backlash for states passing anti-transgender laws

Apr. 27, 2021 10:12 AM EDT

Five states have passed laws or implemented executive orders this year limiting the ability of transgender youths to play sports or receive certain medical treatment. There’s been a vehement outcry from supporters of transgender rights – but little in the way of tangible repercussions for...

The big Pentagon internet mystery now partially solved

Apr. 25, 2021 10:51 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A very strange thing happened on the internet the day President Joe Biden was sworn in. A shadowy company residing at a shared workspace above a Florida bank announced to the world’s computer networks that it was now managing a colossal, previously idle chunk of the internet...

Las Vegas Sands, Union Pacific fall; AT&T, Equifax rise

Apr. 22, 2021 16:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Thursday: AT&T Inc., up $1.25 to $31.36. The telecommunications company beat Wall Street's first-quarter profit and revenue forecasts. Equifax Inc.,...