Business & Economy
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Open by Easter?

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 3/25/20, 11:18 am

President Donald Trump is pushing to get the United States back to work sooner rather than later. During a Fox News virtual town hall, the president said he hoped to ease up on restrictions and get businesses reopened by Easter—a little more than two weeks away. But many health officials are urging tougher restrictions as the number of COVID-19 cases climbs every day.

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Pandemic shrinks U.S. economy

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 3/16/20, 12:22 pm

Stocks lost at least 6 percent of their value in Monday morning trading on Wall Street. Airlines, restaurants, and other major swaths of the U.S. economy are slowing down or closing shop completely due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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Apple settles iPhone battery lawsuit

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 3/03/20, 10:38 am

If you have had the same iPhone for three years or longer, Apple may owe you some cash. The company settled a class-action lawsuit for up to $510 million on Monday with customers who complained Apple intentionally released software that slowed down their phones. The tech giant said it wanted to keep the software from gobbling up battery power. Apple will pay $25 per device to affected customers.

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