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Georgia to use $240M more in federal cash to build broadband

Aug. 12, 2022 11:41 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Gov. Brian Kemp on Friday said the state will spend another $240 million in federal COVID-19 relief funds to construct broadband internet to rural locations that don't currently have connections. Combined with $408 million from an earlier round of COVID-19 aid, plus...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Aug. 10, 2022 12:57 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Aug. 8 The Wall Street Journal on Trump's Senate nominees: Donald Trump now has the Senate nominees he wanted to win Republican primaries. We’ll soon learn if they can win in November, or...

California spares coastal power plant owner from fines

Aug. 02, 2022 19:28 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The owner of an aging gas-fired power plant along California's southern coast won't be required to pay fines for some water pollution it causes through 2023, state water officials voted Tuesday. The Redondo Beach Generating Station is one of four coastal...

Caterpillar, JetBlue fall; Uber, SunPower rise

Aug. 02, 2022 16:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Tuesday: Caterpillar Inc., down $11.35 to $183.51. The construction equipment maker's second-quarter revenue fell short of Wall Street forecasts. Uber Technologies Inc., up...

Stocks start August with slide after best month since 2020

Aug. 02, 2022 03:07 AM EDT

Stocks on Wall Street gave up early gains and closed slightly lower Monday as investors began another busy week of company earnings and economic reports. The S&P 500 gave up an early gain to end down 0.3%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dipped 0.1% and the Nasdaq fell 0.2%....

Officials investigate after fire, explosion at Hoover Dam

Jul. 20, 2022 18:34 PM EDT

Equipment failure caused a transformer at the Hoover Dam to explode, causing a fire that lasted about a half-hour and sending plumes of black smoke swirling through the air. Crews quickly extinguished the fire Tuesday morning. Doug Hendrix, public affairs specialist for the U.S....

Biden announces modest climate actions; pledges more to come

Jul. 20, 2022 17:54 PM EDT

SOMERSET, Mass. (AP) — President Joe Biden on Wednesday announced modest new steps to combat climate change and promised more robust action to come, saying, “This is an emergency and I will look at it that way.” The president stopped short, though, of declaring a formal climate...

Elevator project in Old Jerusalem leads to surprising finds

Jul. 20, 2022 08:01 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Installing an elevator doesn't normally involve a 2,000-year plunge into an ancient city's history. But in Jerusalem, even seemingly simple construction projects can lead to archaeological endeavors. Archaeologists from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem say they...

Peloton to stop making its own bikes, treadmills

Jul. 12, 2022 10:33 AM EDT

Peloton will stop making its own interactive stationary bikes and treadmills, outsourcing those duties to a Taiwanese manufacturer as it attempts to revive sales that surged during the pandemic. The New York City company, which recorded its only profitable quarters during the...

Twitter, Las Vegas Sands fall; Mullen, La Jolla rise

Jul. 11, 2022 16:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Monday: Twitter Inc., down $4.16 to $32.65. Elon Musk wants to abandon his $44 billion offer to buy the social media company. La Jolla Pharmaceutical Co., up $2.75 to $6.14. ...