The Walt Disney Co. on Friday overhauled its release schedule by moving the dates of half a dozen Marvel movies, announcing a new one for the live-action adaption of “Mulan” and pushing one movie, “Artemis Fowl,” to Disney Plus, in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Grain futures were mixed Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for May delivery was up 7.20 cents at $5.5140 a bushel; May corn was off 2.40 cents at $3.33 a bushel; May oats rose 10.60 cents at $2.71 a bushel; while May soybeans fell 7.40 cents at 8.54 a bushel.
Alexandra Jaffe, Associated Press | PostedApr 3rd - 9:11am
Democrats are zeroing in on health care as one of the few issues that might resonate among Americans who have largely shelved election year politics as they focus on protecting their families from the spreading coronavirus.
Ken Sweet, Joyce M. Rosenberg and Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press | PostedApr 3rd - 8:34am
The federal government's relief program for small businesses is off to a slow start Friday, with only some businesses able to apply and several banks either not accepting applications or seeing long waits to do approvals.
Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press | PostedApr 3rd - 8:33am
Growth in the U.S. service sector slowed in March with a much bigger decline expected in coming months from all the shutdowns and job layoffs that have occurred because of efforts to contain the coronavirus.
Mike Schneider, Associated Press | PostedApr 3rd - 8:28am
Saying they don't know when they'll be able to re-open many of their businesses with the coronavirus spreading, Walt Disney Co. officials announced they will start furloughing some workers in two weeks at its theme parks resorts in Florida and California.
Andrea RodrÍguez, Associated Press | PostedApr 3rd - 8:00am
For two years the Trump administration has been trying to stamp out one of Cuba’s signature programs __ state-employed medical workers treating patients around the globe in a show of soft power that also earns billions in badly needed hard currency.
Cara Anna, Associated Press | PostedApr 3rd - 7:12am
More than half of Africa’s 54 countries have closed their land, air and sea borders to fight the spread of the coronavirus, authorities said Friday, but fears are growing that the restrictions are delaying deliveries of critical aid.