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UK economy edges to pre-pandemic levels as lockdown eased

Jun. 11, 2021 06:36 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The easing of lockdown restrictions in April helped the British economy grow at its fastest rate since July 2020 and recoup further ground lost during the coronavirus pandemic, official figures showed Friday. The Office for National Statistics said the...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Jun. 09, 2021 07:25 AM EDT

South Florida Sun Sentinel. June 4, 2021. Editorial: Our kids’ education should be based on fact, not propaganda ' Editorial It’s either chutzpah or hypocrisy, maybe both, that leads Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran and the Florida Board...

More Southern bars to allow to-go booze post-pandemic

Jun. 06, 2021 00:06 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Restaurants suffered more than most businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dining rooms were closed or severely limited when the virus began spreading in March 2020. Restaurants that remained open relied on to-go orders. Many states, however, offered some relief by...

US businesses struggle to fill jobs even as hiring picks up

Jun. 04, 2021 16:01 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hiring in the United States picked up in May yet was slowed again by the struggles of many companies to find enough workers to keep up with the economy's swift recovery from the pandemic recession. U.S. employers added 559,000 jobs last month, the...

Johnny Gilbert, the voice of 'Jeopardy!', keeps going at 92

Jun. 03, 2021 16:56 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Johnny Gilbert, who decided to stick with “Jeopardy!” after Alex Trebek’s death, faced the wrenching question once again as production for next season neared. This time it would mean adjusting to the quiz show's yet-to-be-named host, as opposed...

The Latest: More cases in virus cluster in southern China

Jun. 02, 2021 23:44 PM EDT

BEIJING — Fifteen more COVID-19 cases have been reported in the southern Chinese province of Guangzhou, with a report saying the coronavirus variant in the latest outbreak is more transmissible than in previous clusters in the country. The city of Guangdong has locked...

Judge keeps restaurant aid priority for women, minorities

May. 24, 2021 13:48 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled against a conservative legal group that sought an immediate halt to the priority status for restaurants and bars owned by women and certain minorities in President Joe Biden's COVID-19 relief package. U.S. District Judge...

Berlin's nightclubbers sip their drinks, await better times

May. 23, 2021 12:04 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Battered by the pandemic, Berlin’s legendary nightclubs are starting to reopen. Sort of. Several of the German capital’s nightspots have managed a limited restart along with pubs and restaurants over the weekend. Clubs are...

Ducey signs bill letting restaurants sell cocktails to go

May. 21, 2021 18:28 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Come fall, Arizona residents who want to have their favorite restaurant deliver a meal to their home may also be able to get a cocktail delivered. Credit the coronavirus pandemic, which prompted Republican Gov. Doug Ducey to issue an executive order last...

'City in transition': New York vies to turn page on pandemic

May. 19, 2021 18:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — More than a year after coronavirus shutdowns sent “the city that never sleeps” into a fitful slumber, New York could be wide awake again this summer. Starting Wednesday, vaccinated New Yorkers could shed their masks in most situations, and...