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Indiana health officials closing state's virus testing sites

Jun. 10, 2021 15:39 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Department of Health will close state-sponsored coronavirus testing program at the end of the month, delegating future tests to pharmacies, community clinics and local health departments, officials announced Thursday. The COVID-19 testing...

UnitedHealth, Abiomed rise; Delta, Virgin Galactic fall

Apr. 15, 2021 16:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Thursday: UnitedHealth Group Inc., up $14.38 to $390.01. The health insurer's first-quarter profit beat analysts forecasts and it boosted its financial outlook for the year....

UnitedHealth ups profit forecast after strong start to year

Apr. 15, 2021 11:10 AM EDT

UnitedHealth's first-quarter profit jumped about 44%, and the nation's largest health insurer also hiked its 2021 outlook despite expecting more hits from the COVID-19 pandemic. The company said Thursday that the performance of its Optum division was particularly strong....

Tech company gains help push S&P 500 to record high

Apr. 09, 2021 17:07 PM EDT

Wall Street capped another week of gains with more milestones Friday, as strength in technology and health care stocks helped push the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average to all-time highs. The S&P 500 rose 0.8% for its fourth record high this week and third...

Corporations gave over $50M to voting restriction backers

Apr. 05, 2021 13:43 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — When executives from Coca-Cola and Delta Air Lines spoke out against Georgia's new voting law as unduly restrictive last week, it seemed to signal a new activism springing from corporate America. But if leaders of the nation's most prominent companies...