US productivity rises 7.3% as hours worked are nearly halved

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — U.S. productivity rose at a 7.3% rate in the second quarter as the number of hours worked...

‘Power to the people.’ Floyd’s brother talks at NYC memorial

NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorkers gathered Thursday for a memorial service for George Floyd, whose death last week at the hands...

Wall Street keeps rallying; S&P 500 back within 2% of record

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street’s big rally keeps rolling, and the S&P 500 rose for a fourth straight day Wednesday to...

Louisiana House members advance spending bills that use federal money to avoid deep cuts

(The Center Square) – The Louisiana House of Representatives on Tuesday approved a $30-billion-plus state operating budget that uses federal pandemic relief...

SpaceX aims to launch up to 4 tourists into super high orbit

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX aims to launch up to four tourists into a super high orbit, possibly by the end...

White House readying emergency coronavirus budget request

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is readying an urgent budget request to address the deadly coronavirus outbreak  whose rapid spread is...

FDA allows emergency use of antibody-drug Trump received

(AP) - U.S. health officials Saturday agreed to allow emergency use of a second antibody drug to help the immune system fight...

Gas prices recovering nationally

Louisiana gas prices have risen 1.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.64/g today, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of...

Cristobal now a depression drenching Mississippi River basin

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tropical Storm Cristobal weakened into a depression early Monday after inundating coastal Louisiana and ginning up dangerous weather...

Trump picks Tulsa for return of signature campaign rallies

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is planning to hold his first rally of the coronavirus era on June 19 in Tulsa,...