Coronavirus patients rush to join studies of Gilead drug
Coronavirus patients around the world are rushing to join studies of an experimental drug that showed promise against some similar viruses in the past.
Wall Street leaps 7%, markets rally worldwide on virus hopes
Asian shares and U.S. futures have rebounded as investors grasped at threads of hope that the battle against the coronavirus pandemic may be making progress in some hard-hit areas.
US company poised to start COVID-19 vaccine safety test
A second U.S. company is poised to begin a small safety test of a vaccine against the new coronavirus.
Work starts in Montana on disputed Canada-US oil pipeline
A Canadian company has started construction on the long-stalled Keystone XL oil sands pipeline despite calls from tribal leaders and environmentalists to delay the $8 billion project amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Federal Reserve to boost small business lending efforts
The Federal Reserve said in a brief announcement that it would support the government’s $349 billion small business lending program, which had a rocky start Friday.
US weighs 'war bonds'; Facebook launches virus survey
The founder and top shareholder of European airline easyJet says the company has enough money only to get through August as it struggles with the global lockdowns on business and travel.
Governors plead for food stamp flexibility amid pandemic
There are only a handful of states in the country where food aid recipients can buy groceries online.
SeaWorld CEO resigns five months into job, cites board
SeaWorld Entertainment’s chief executive has resigned only five months into his job.
After virus fades, service industries may be changed forever
The coronavirus crisis is upending service businesses, and the crisis may permanently change the way Americans work, shop and socialize, even after the disease fades away.
Virus puts event planning industry on brink of devastation
The events industry, which exists to bring people together, has been hit particularly hard by fallout from the coronavirus.
Some Instacart, Amazon workers strike as jobs get riskier
The possibility of a strike by some Instacart workers highlights the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on the grocery delivery business, where workers are worried about their safety as they try to meet a surge in demand for online groceries.
Can you fix ventilators? A fuel cell engineer figures it out
The COVID-19 outbreak has prompted companies large and small to rethink how they do business.
Anick Jesdanun, longtime AP technology writer, dies at 51
Anick Jesdanun, deputy technology editor for The Associated Press, has died in New York City of coronavirus complications.
WarnerMedia names former Hulu chief Jason Kilar CEO
Jason Kilar, the founding chief executive of Hulu and a former Amazon senior vice president, has been named CEO of WarnerMedia, the company announced Wednesday.
Sprint and T-Mobile merge, creating new wireless giant
Mobile carrier T-Mobile has completed its takeover of smaller rival Sprint, creating a new wireless giant that rivals AT&T and Verizon in size.
No COVID-19 testing at home yet but quicker options coming
Home testing for the new coronavirus may sound like a good idea, but U.S. regulators say it’s still too risky.
Grocery workers are key during the virus. And they're afraid
Grocery workers across the globe are working the frontlines during lockdowns meant to keep the coronavirus from spreading.
German restaurant takes novel approach to keep cider flowing
Thomas Metzmacher was faced with having to shut down his Frankfurt restaurant specializing in a traditional tart hard cider due to German regulations prohibiting groups of people from gathering amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Boeing to continue production shutdown due to coronavirus
Boeing says it will continue its shutdown of production indefinitely at its Seattle area facilities due to the spread of the coronavirus.
Europe sees more signs of hope as Italy's virus curve falls
Europe is seeing further signs of hope in the coronavirus outbreak as Italy’s daily death toll was at its lowest in more than two weeks and health officials noted with caution that the curve was finally descending.