Andy Sullivan, Reuters | Posted June 30 - 4:45 p.m.
The U.S. government will provide $1 billion to neighborhoods that have been divided by highways, rail lines or other transportation infrastructure, officials from the U.S. Department of Transportation said on Thursday.
Lucia Mutikani, Reuters | Posted June 30 - 4:44 p.m.
U.S. consumer spending rose less than expected in May as motor vehicles remained scarce while higher prices forced cutbacks on purchases of other goods, another sign that the rebound in economic growth early in the second quarter was losing steam.
Ski area conglomerate Vail Resorts announced Wednesday it will expand its medical plan to support women seeking an abortion, including a travel reimbursement package should the employee need to go out of state.
Russia forces withdrew from a strategic Black Sea island Thursday after relentless Ukrainian attacks but kept up their push to encircle the last stronghold of Ukrainian resistance in the eastern province of Luhansk.
Art Raymond, Deseret News | Posted June 29 - 5:33 p.m.
Tesla/SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has not only built a reputation for being a prolific, and mercurial, Twitter user since joining the platform in 2009. He also has an outstanding, $44 billion offer to buy the social media giant.
Nathaniel Meyersohn, CNN Business | Updated June 28 - 9:44 p.m.
Unfortunately, we use Q-tips for the very thing it specifically warns us not to do. Every Q-tips box has a warning label: "Do not insert swab into ear canal," and if you're going to use it to clean your ears, gently swab the outer part only.
Three people were killed and dozens others were injured Monday when an Amtrak passenger train traveling from Los Angeles to Chicago struck a dump truck and derailed in a remote, rural area of Missouri. A Missouri State Highway Patrol spokesman says two of the people who died were on the train and one was in the truck. It was not immediately clear exactly how many people were hurt, the patrol said, but hospitals reported receiving more than 40 patients from the crash and were expecting more. Officials say Amtrak's Southwest Chief was carrying about 207 passengers and crew members when the collision happened near Mendon at a rural intersection on a gravel road with no lights or electronic controls. The Highway Patrol said seven cars derailed.
Three Senate Democrats want Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to be more transparent about how the social media giant regulates gun sales on the platform, after reporting shows the site allows gun sellers to violate internal rules 10 times before being kicked off the platform.
"Elvis" tied "Top Gun: Maverick," which also reported $30.5 million, for No. 1 in theaters. Final figures Monday, once Sunday's grosses are tabulated, will sort out which film ultimately won the weekend.
Kevin Buckland and Sam Byford, Reuters | Posted June 26 - 9:28 p.m.
Stocks gained in Asia on Monday amid improved risk sentiment after Wall Street rebounded strongly at the end of last week as oil prices eased, tempering fears of prolonged inflation and the accompanying aggressive Federal Reserve tightening.
Logan Stefanich, KSL.com | Posted June 24 - 2:31 p.m.
Utah Gov. Spencer Cox on Friday joined aerospace and defense leaders in Layton for an industry event to discuss what makes Utah an attractive option for such companies, as well as what it means for the future of aerospace and defense in Utah.
Art Raymond, Deseret News | Posted June 24 - 7:20 a.m.
Instagram announced a new program Thursday for U.S. users that will trigger if someone attempts to change their age from under 18 to over 18. It's an effort, according to the company, to ensure content access matches a user's age group.
Chris Kirkham, Reuters | Posted June 23 - 10:15 a.m.
The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday blocked e-cigarette maker Juul from selling its nicotine products in the United States, potentially dealing a fatal blow to the once high-flying San Francisco company.
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell sought to reassure the public that the Fed will raise interest rates high and fast enough to quell inflation, without tightening credit so much as to throttle the economy and cause a recession.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is preparing to order Juul to take its e-cigarettes off the market in the United States, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter.
Ismail Shakil and Amruta Khandekar, Reuters | Posted June 21 - 7:54 p.m.
The Biden administration plans to propose a rule to establish a maximum nicotine level in cigarettes and other finished tobacco products in an attempt to make them less addictive, the White House Budget Office said Tuesday.
Akriti Sharma and Hyunjoo Jin, Reuters | Posted June 21 - 7:08 p.m.
Former Tesla employees have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. electric car company alleging its decision to carry out a "mass layoff" violated federal law as the company did not provide advance notice of the job cuts.
Art Raymond, Deseret News | Posted June 21 - 11:48 a.m.
Last month, Tesla/SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said he was bailing out as a long-time supporter of Democratic political candidates because the party had morphed from "kindness" to "division and hate" and would, moving forward, cast his votes for Republicans.
Art Raymond, Deseret News | Posted June 20 - 10:22 p.m.
Even in a market notable for its volatility, cryptocurrencies have been on a wild, downhill ride over the past few months with individual digital tokens dropping to their lowest marks in two years and the overall sector having now dropped nearly $2 trillion in value since late last year.
Diane Bartz, Reuters | Posted June 19 - 12:22 p.m.
U.S. lawmakers urged Alphabet's leading Google search engine to give accurate results to people seeking abortions rather than sometimes sending them to "crisis pregnancy centers," which steer woman away from the procedures.