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Fabian Rodriguez cleans a table in an outdoor tented dining area of Tequila Museo Mayahuel restaurant, in Sacramento, Calif., Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. California's unemployment rate has dipped below 10% for the first time since March. A new report from the state Employment Development Department shows California added 145,500 jobs in October as the state's unemployment rate fell to 9.3%. Those gains could be short lived as a surge of cases has already prompted new restrictions on businesses with most restaurants ordered to halt indoor dining and impose a 10 p.m. curfew in most areas that begins Saturday. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

New virus rules threaten California's October job gains

Nov. 20, 2020 6:28 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's beleaguered restaurant and hospitality industry rebounded in October, adding 66,000 jobs as the unemployment rate in the nation's most populous state dipped below 10% for the first time since the pandemic upended its economy in March. But the gains are likely to be...

This combination photo shows Apple CEO Tim Cook, from left, MSNBC's Rachel Maddow and singers Janelle Monae and Lizzo. Pride Media announced Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, that Cook, Maddow, Monae and Lizzo have made Out magazine's Out100 list, honoring the 100 most influential LGBTQ+ people of the year. (AP Photo)

Out magazine names Lizzo, Monae, Maddow to its Out100 list

Nov. 19, 2020 8:47 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Award-winning singers Lizzo and Janelle Monae, Apple CEO Tim Cook and MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow have made Out magazine’s 2020 Out100 list. Pride Media announced Thursday that its annual list honoring the 100 most influential LGBTQ+ people of the year includes 99-year-old trans...

FILE - In this June 16, 2020, file photo, the sun is reflected on Apple's Fifth Avenue store in New York. Apple will cut its app store fee in half from 30% to 15% for most developers beginning Jan. 1, the biggest change in its commission rate since the app store began in 2008. The fee reduction will apply to developers who made up to $1 million from the app store in 2020, which is the “vast majority” of developers in the store, Apple said. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Apple to cut app store fees as legal scrutiny intensifies

Nov. 18, 2020 4:46 PM EST

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Apple will cut its app store commissions in half for most developers beginning next year amid an intensifying debate about whether the iPhone maker has been using the fees to unfairly fatten its profits and stifle rivals competing against its own music, video, and other...

Today in History

Nov. 1, 2020 12:00 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, Nov. 1, the 306th day of 2020. There are 60 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 1, 1950, two Puerto Rican nationalists tried to force their way into Blair House in Washington, D.C., in a failed attempt to assassinate President Harry S. Truman....

FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2019, file photo a woman walks below a Google sign on the campus in Mountain View, Calif. Five technology giants reported mixed earnings results Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020 a sign of varying fortunes as they try to rebound from an pandemic-related economic slowdown earlier this year. While all five — Amazon, Google parent Alphabet, Facebook, Apple and Twitter — exceeded analyst expectations, gloomy forecasts and other uncertainties led to share-price declines for all but Alphabet in after-market trading.  (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

Tech giants report strong results, but murky outlooks

Oct. 29, 2020 7:19 PM EDT

Five technology giants reported strong earnings but mixed outlooks Thursday, a sign of varying fortunes as they work to rebound from a pandemic-related economic slowdown earlier this year. While all five — Amazon, Google parent Alphabet, Facebook, Apple and Twitter — exceeded analyst expectations,...