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How major US stock indexes fared Monday

Stocks ended just below the latest record highs they hit last week as technology companies slipped

Nuance, Luminex rise; United Airlines, Ingersoll Rand fall

Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Monday: Nuance, Luminex rise; United Airlines, Ingersoll Rand fall

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Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

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

Biden tells execs US needs to invest, lead in computer chips

President Joe Biden used a virtual meeting with corporate leaders about a global shortage of semiconductors to push for his $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan

Drivers wanted: Record demand at Uber as vaccinations rise

Uber is offering sign-up bonuses and other incentives for drivers as it faces record demand for rides and meal delivery

US budget deficit jumps to record $1.7 trillion…

The U.S. government’s budget deficit surged to an all-time high of $1.7 trillion for the first six months of this budget year

GM's Cruise to operate all-electric driverless cars in Dubai

Dubai says that self-driving car company Cruise will become the first to operate autonomous taxis and ride-hailing services in the city of more than three million people

Rome judge orders arrest of Vatican suspect in London deal

A Rome judge has ordered the arrest of an Italian businessman living in London who is a prime suspect in the Vatican’s investigation into the Holy See's investment in a London real estate venture

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Tensions rise in water battle along…

A historic drought in a massive agricultural region straddling Northern California and southern Oregon could mean steep cuts to the water provided to hundreds of farmers to sustain endangered fish species

How billionaire is using financial muscle for…

Inspired by the racial justice protests of 2020, Jahm Najafi is ready to shed his normally low profile to make some headlines for his partnerships and philanthropy

Tweaked COVID vaccines in testing aim to fend off…

New versions of COVID-19 vaccines are now being tested in case they ever are needed to protect against mutated versions of the virus

Firefighter killed in blaze in Russian city of St Petersburg

Authorities in Russia say a major fire has engulfed a business center in St. Petersburg, the country's second largest city, killing a firefighter and injuring two others

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Venice architecture Biennale opens a year later on May 22

The Venice Biennale for architecture will open on May 22 for a six-month run under strict virus protocols

Outdoor enthusiasts to get cash, free passes to…

West Virginia is joining the growing list of places recruiting remote workers — with a thrill-seeking twist

New Mexico governor set to sign recreational…

New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham is set to sign legislation that will legalize recreational marijuana use and sales in the state