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 2021-09-22 21:03 

AP

Lightning strike kills 8 cows on a Maine farm...

WINSLOW, Maine (AP) — Lightning hit a tree at a Maine beef farm, electrocuting eight cattle that had gathered under it for shelter from the rain.The cows' deaths Saturday have been a huge economic ......

 2021-09-22 21:01 

UPI

Dow snaps 4-day losing streak amid optimism from Fed meeting...

The Dow Jones Industrial Average snapped a four-day losing streak on Wednesday as markets rose following the conclusion of the Federal Reserve's two-day meeting....

 2021-09-22 20:58 

UPI

[ Science ]

Early humans were moving into subarctic climates earlier than previously thought...

A new survey of archaeological materials suggests humans were enduring frigid conditions -- like those typical of present-day northern Scandinavia -- much earlier than previously thought....

 2021-09-22 20:55 

Reuters

Evergrande debt troubles seem particular to China -U.S. Fed's Powell...

U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that the debt problems of property developer Evergrande seem particular to China and that he did not see a parallel with the U.S. corporate sector....

 2021-09-22 20:55 

AP

Diversity study: APSE's gender-hiring scores continue to lag...

A diversity study found the Associated Press Sports Editors has improved in racial hiring but the independent national organization continues to lag when it comes to hiring women.The report card We......

 2021-09-22 20:53 

Reuters

Stocks post gains, dollar strengthens after Fed flags taper soon...

A gauge of global stock markets ended solidly higher and the U.S. dollar strengthened on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve cleared the way for the central bank to reduce its monthly bond purchases soon, while easing market jitters around property develo...

 2021-09-22 20:53 

Reuters

Q&A: Latham's Sean Berkowitz on winning acquittal in accounting fraud case...

Defendants facing federal fraud charges rarely go to trial fewer still are acquitted but an engine company executive accused of a multi-million dollar accounting fraud is now among them....

 2021-09-22 20:51 

AP

Business Highlights: Fed on track, stocks hold gains...

___Fed: On track to slow support for economy later this yearWASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell signaled Wednesday that the Fed plans to announce as early as November that it will......

 2021-09-22 20:45 

AP

'We're not panicking'; Steelers regrouping after loss...

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Nearly two decades in, Ben Roethlisberger is well versed in the rhythms of the season. The first win is met with perhaps unbridled and unrealistic optimism. The first loss, the po......

 2021-09-22 20:45 

Reuters

Facebook's technology head Mike Schroepfer to step down...

Facebook Inc's Mike Schroepfer said on Wednesday that he was stepping down as the company's chief technology officer....

 2021-09-22 20:45 

UPI

Maryland authorities capture python near playground...

Authorities in a Greenbelt, Md., wrangled a 4-foot ball python spotted near a children's play area....

 2021-09-22 20:39 

AP

Reds manager Bell agrees to 2-year extension...

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds and manager David Bell announced a two-year extension through of his contract through 2023.Bell, 49, agreed in October 2018 to a three-year contract that inclu......

 2021-09-22 20:38 

Reuters

Biden wants to keep working on police reform bill but willing to take executive action...

President Joe Biden on Wednesday said the White House will continue to work with the U.S. Congress on police reform and he will also look into further executive actions he can take to help hold police officers accountable for breaking the law after negoti...

 2021-09-22 20:37 

Reuters

Fed to release paper on central bank digital currency soon, Powell says...

The Federal Reserve will release research "soon" examining the costs and benefits of a central bank digital currency, or CBDC, Fed Chair Jerome Powell said on Wednesday....

 2021-09-22 20:37 

Reuters

Q&A: Latham's Sean Berkowitz on winning acquittal in accounting fraud case...

Defendants facing federal fraud charges rarely go to trial fewer still are acquitted but an engine company executive accused of a multi-million dollar accounting fraud is now among them....

 2021-09-22 20:34 

Reuters

[ World ]

U.S. trade office says GM Mexico labor case concluded, tariff threat lifted | Reuters...

A U.S. labor complaint under the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade pact over a General Motors plant union vote in Mexico has been successfully concluded, lifting the threat that U.S. tariffs could be imposed on the factory's pickup trucks, the U.S. Trade Repre...

 2021-09-22 20:33 

AP

Patriots expect to be challenged by Kamara, savvy Saints...

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots entered free agency in the offseason with the goal of building a defense that was physical and aggressive. It will take some time before the Patriots know the ......

 2021-09-22 20:33 

AP

Mayim Bialik's 'Jeopardy!' goal: maintaining its integrity...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mayim Bialik knew she'd be busy around this time of year, but not this busy.Besides starting production on a new season of Fox's sitcom "Call Me Kat," Bialik was recalled to duty......

 2021-09-22 20:33 

Reuters

[ World ]

MacArthur Foundation joins investment shift away fossil fuels | Reuters...

The $8.2 billion MacArthur Foundation said on Wednesday it would divest from fossil fuel holdings with changes to its equity indexes, becoming the largest foundation to move money away from the oil and gas sector....

 2021-09-22 20:29 

AP

Man who claimed to have bomb at Capitol competent for trial...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The man who claimed he had a bomb in a pickup truck near the U.S. Capitol last month, prompting evacuations and an hourslong standoff with police, is competent to stand trial, a f......

 2021-09-22 20:27 

Reuters

EXCLUSIVE Echoes, uncertainty as Afghan pilots await U.S. help in Tajikistan...

A U.S.-trained Afghan pilot was talking to Reuters on a smuggled cellphone from Tajikistan, where he is being held, when something strange happened - his voice started looping, repeating everything he had just said, word for word....

 2021-09-22 20:24 

AP

How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday...

Stocks held on to their gains on Wall Street Wednesday after the Federal Reserve signaled it may begin easing its extraordinary support measures for the economy later this year. The central bank sa......

 2021-09-22 20:24 

Reuters

Weighing health and 'predictability,' Wilson Sonsini sets February office return...

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, which had already said it won't force workers back to the office before the end of the year, has officially postponed its targeted return from next month to 2022....

 2021-09-22 20:23 

AP

Mining company looks for precious metals in southeast Alaska...

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A Canadian mining company has been looking for precious metals on Chichagof Island in southeast Alaska.Millrock Resources, a Vancouver, British Columbia-based company, several......

 2021-09-22 20:20 

AP

Stitch Fix, Sonic Automotive rise; FedEx, Facebook fall...

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Wednesday: FedEx Corp., down $22.99 to $229.08.The package delivery company cut its profit forecast for the year as it fa......

 2021-09-22 20:19 

AP

Florida makes quarantine optional for exposed students...

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A day after assuming his job, Florida's newly appointed surgeon general on Wednesday signed new rules allowing parents to decide whether their children should quarantine or sta......

 2021-09-22 20:16 

AP

Tonywatch: Playwright Katori Hall 'reaching for humanity'...

NEW YORK (AP) — Most playwrights who dip their toes into musical theater for the first time go small. Not Katori Hall: Her first assignment was to capture the life of a musical giant — Tina Turner.......

 2021-09-22 20:15 

AP

Tonywatch: Aaron Tveit rides a roller coaster of a year...

NEW YORK (AP) — Even in a crazy year with so many ups and downs, consider the last 12 months of Aaron Tveit.The Broadway star was wowing fans in "Moulin Rouge! The Musical" when it was suddenly shu......

 2021-09-22 20:15 

AP

Tonywatch: Dede Ayite's costumes always 'build up layers'...

NEW YORK (AP) — One of the most intriguing parts of the costumes at the Broadway play "A Soldier's Story" was something the audience likely never saw.Each of the 12 actors wore uniforms carefully r......

 2021-09-22 20:15 

AP

Tonywatch: Elizabeth Stanley seeks 'healing and connection'...

NEW YORK (AP) — A short time after Broadway shut down last year, Elizabeth Stanley went on a tiny rescue mission.She was offered a chance to get back into her dressing room at the Broadhurst Theatr......

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