• (AP Photo/Paul Sancya). A pedestrian walks by The Family Barbershop, closed due to a Gov. Gretchen Whitmer executive order, in Grosse Pointe Woods, Mich., Thursday, April 2, 2020. The coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak has triggered a stunning collapse in t...

    A bleak US jobs report likely portends even deeper losses

    A record-long streak of U.S. job growth ended suddenly in March after nearly a decade as employers cut 701,000 jobs because of the viral outbreak that’s all but shut down the U.S. economy.
  • (Marvel Studios/Disney via AP). This image released by Disney/Marvel Studios' shows Scarlett Johansson in a scene from "Black Widow." The Walt Disney Co. on Friday overhauled its release schedule, moving the dates of half a dozen Marvel movies. “Black ...

    Marvel remakes release calendar; 'Mulan' moves to late July

    The Walt Disney Co. has overhauled its release schedule, moving the dates of half a dozen Marvel movies.
  • (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, March 18, 2020 file photo, Visitors to the Department of Labor are turned away at the door by personnel due to closures over coronavirus concerns in New York. Americans are seeking unemployment...

    State unemployment systems tested by surge of applicants

    Americans are seeking unemployment benefits at unprecedented levels due to the coronavirus, but many are finding more frustration than relief.
  • (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this Thursday, April 2, 2020 file photo, Jovita Carranza, administrator of the Small Business Administration, speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House n Washington, ...

    Small business relief program launches, hits snags

    The federal government’s relief program for small businesses is off to a bumpy start, with few businesses able to apply and some big banks saying they’re not ready to process applications.
  • Trump, 3M clash over order to produce more face masks for US

    Manufacturing giant 3M pushed back Friday against criticism from President Donald Trump over production of face masks that are badly needed by American health care workers.
  • US long-term mortgages fall; 30-year at 3.33%

    U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell this week for the second straight week as anxiety has spiraled over devastation to the economy from the coronavirus pandemic.
  • (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko). A woman walks through an empty pedestrian crossing in the Ginza shopping district Friday, April 3, 2020, in Tokyo. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults an...

    Walmart limits store access; US airlines sign up for grants

    One of France's largest auto insurers says costs are crashing as drivers stay home in coronavirus shutdowns.
  • (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). A currency trader checks the temperature of his colleague at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, April 3, 2020. Asian stocks were mixed Friday after Wall Street g...

    Stocks drop as coronavirus crunches the job market, economy

    Asian stock markets have tumbled after soaring U.S. job losses tempered enthusiasm over a possible deal to stabilize oil prices amid anxiety over the global slump caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
  • (AP Photo/Mae Anderson). This April 2, 2017 photo, shows Anick Jesdanun in New York. Jesdanun, 51, deputy technology editor for The Associated Press, died in New York City on Thursday, April 2, 2020, of coronavirus-related complications, his family sai...

    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.
  • (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., President Donald Trump, and Chevron CEO Mike Wirth listen during a meeting with energy sector business leaders in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Friday, April 3, 2020, in Wash...

    White House convenes oil CEOs as bust threatens US boom

    Oil CEOs are seeking White House help in in calming roiling global oil markets amid threats to America’s yearslong fracking boom and the global pandemic.
  • (Jacob Ford/Odessa American via AP, File, File). FILE- This Oct. 9, 2018, file photo shows an oil rig and pump jack in Midland, Texas.  Goldman Sachs is warning of another sharp drop in oil prices, Thursday, March 26, 2020, saying some oil producers ar...

    Saudi Arabia sharply rebukes Russia over oil price collapse

    Saudi Arabia has sharply criticized Russia over what it described as Moscow blaming the kingdom for the collapse in global energy prices.
  • (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File). FILE - In this June 15, 2017, file photo, bagged purchases from the Kroger grocery store in Flowood, Miss., sit inside this shopping cart. A group of Instacart workers are organizing a strike across the U.S. starting ...

    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.
  • (Beth LaBerge/KQED via AP, Pool, File). FILE - In this March 28, 2020, file photo, David Yee, an NPI mechanical engineer, tests voltage of new batteries at Bloom Energy in Sunnyvale, Calif. The COVID-19 outbreak has prompted companies large and small t...

    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.
  • 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.
  • (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File). FILE - This combination of April 30, 2018, file photos shows signage for a Sprint store in New York's Herald Square, top, and signage at a T-Mobile store in New York.  Mobile carrier T-Mobile has completed its takeover...

    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.
  • (AP Photo/LM Otero). FILE - In this Tuesday, March 31, 2020 file photo, Vincent Amos, who identified himself as homeless, pulls a shopping cart with his belongings amid businesses closed by concerns of the COVID-19 coronavirus in the Deep Ellum section...

    A record 10 million sought US jobless aid in past 2 weeks

    More than 6.6 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, far exceeding a record high set just last week, a sign that layoffs are accelerating in the midst of the coronavirus.
  • (Alexei Yereshko, Russian Defense Ministry Press Service via AP). FILE - In this March 22, 2020 file photo distributed by Russian Defense Ministry Press Service, a military truck loads medical supplies for Italy on a board of an Il-76 cargo plane in Ch...

    Scramble for virus supplies strains global solidarity

    From tiny San Marino wedged next to two of Italy's hardest-hit provinces in the coronavirus outbreak to more economically powerful nations like Italy, countries are running up against export bans and seizures in the scramble for vital medical supplies.
  • (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan). In this Thursday, April 2, 2020, photo, a woman holding a child walks away from the expressway gate at the border of Wuhan city in central China's Hubei province. Millions of Chinese workers are streaming back to factories, shop...

    Chinese struggle to return to work as virus controls ease

    Millions of Chinese workers are streaming back to factories, shops and offices but many still face anti-coronavirus controls that add to their financial losses and aggravation.
  • US service sectors slows in March

    US service sector slows in March to index reading of 52.5 with bigger virus-related declines ahead.
  • (AP Photo/John Locher). FILE - In this March 17, 2020 file photo, people wait in line for help with unemployment benefits at the One-Stop Career Center in Las Vegas. About half of all working Americans say they or a member of their household have lost ...

    AP-NORC poll: About half of workers lose income due to virus

    About half of all working Americans say they or a member of their household have lost some kind of income due to the coronavirus pandemic, with low-income Americans and those without college degrees especially likely to have lost a job.
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