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The Latest: Coronavirus deaths in Hungary hit all…

The number of coronavirus-related deaths in Hungary rose to an all-time high, prompting the government to tighten oversight over compliance with regulations to stem the spread of infections

Thanksgiving feast or famine? Turkey industry…

For the turkey industry, this Thanksgiving is a guessing game

Walmart removes guns, ammunition on display at…

Walmart says it has removed ammunition and firearms from displays at U.S. stores, citing “civil unrest” in some areas

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Starbucks sales recover faster than expected in…

Starbucks saw faster-than-expected recovery in the U.S. and China in its fiscal fourth quarter, giving it confidence as it heads into the new year

Tech giants report strong results, but murky…

Five technology giants reported strong earnings but mixed outlooks Thursday, a sign of varying fortunes as they try to rebound from an pandemic-related economic slowdown earlier this year

How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

Technology companies helped drive stocks higher Thursday as Wall Street recouped some of its losses from a steep sell-off a day earlier

JetBlue is the latest airline to retreat from…

JetBlue says it plans to increase the number of seats it will fill on planes starting in December

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities, and foreign exchange levels

US long-term mortgage rates flat this week…

U.S. long-term mortgage rates were little changed this week after marking a new all-time low last week

Ford, Pinterest rise; eBay, Marvell Technology fall

Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Thursday: Ford, Pinterest rise; eBay, Marvell Technology fall

Wall Street soared under Trump, but it's been a…

After Donald Trump shocked markets by winning the presidency in 2016, investors quickly agreed on which stocks would benefit most from his election

Train derails in southeast Texas, forcing…

Authorities in southeast Texas say a freight train has derailed and are urging nearby residents to evacuate their homes as hazmat crews assess the damage

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Trump's diversity training order faces lawsuit

Three civil rights groups are filing a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump’s executive order that prohibits federal agencies, as well as contractors and grant recipients, from offering certain diversity training that the president has deemed “anti-American.”

IMF blames resurgent coronavirus for UK growth…

The International Monetary Fund has downgraded its growth forecasts for the British economy for this year and next following an acceleration in the number of coronavirus infections over the past couple of weeks

Fair housing groups: Redfin 'redlines' minority…

Fair housing organizations are accusing Redfin of systematic racial discrimination, saying in a lawsuit the online real estate broker offers fewer services to homebuyers and sellers in minority communities

San Francisco's Transamerica Pyramid sold for…

The Transamerica Pyramid, one of San Francisco’s most iconic buildings, has been sold for $650 million, eight months after a sales agreement was reached

San Francisco curbs virus but once-vibrant…

As San Francisco takes major strides in reopening this week, residents and businesses wonder how long it will take to bounce back

U.S. OKs extradition of 2 nabbed in ex-Nissan…

Lawyers say the U.S. State Department has agreed to turn over to Japan two American men accused of smuggling former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn out of the country

EU digital boss: New rules to curb big tech aim…

The European Union is set to propose new laws to rein in the power of big tech companies, including measures to ensure customers are protected, smaller rivals are treated fairly, and illegal content is dealt with

NYC mayor mum on review of proposed Mets sale to Steve Cohen

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio deflected questions Thursday about whether he wants to block the sale of the New York Mets to hedge fund manager Steve Cohen

Pending home sales cool in September, down 2.2%

The pending sales of existing homes fell 2.2% in September, the National Association of Realtors said Thursday, the first monthly contraction of that figure in four months

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Exxon, Chevron to cut US jobs as oil industry struggles

Exxon Mobil is slashing 1,900 jobs from its U.S. workforce, and Chevron plans to cut a quarter of the employees at Noble Energy as the pandemic saps demand for fuel

Pelosi, Trump administration trade blame over…

The major players in Washington’s COVID relief blame game are trading accusations as they mark time before an election that promises to change the landscape for talks that have dragged on for months

2 Ohio political operatives plead guilty in…

Two Ohio political operatives have pleaded guilty for their roles in a $60 million bribery case that investigators allege helped prop up two aging nuclear power plants