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Black Friday shopping in stores drops 28% from pre-pandemic levels as shoppers spread spending...

Traffic at retail stores on Black Friday dropped 28.3% compared with 2019 levels, according to preliminary data from Sensormatic Solutions.

Shippers prepare for another pandemic crush of holiday gifts

PORTLAND, Maine -- The last holiday season was far from the most wonderful time of the year for the U.S. Postal Service: Sick and...

At least 19 dead, 32 injured after bus crash in Mexico

The bus was traveling to a religious site in central Mexico, officials said. November 26, 2021, 11:44 PM • 4 min read Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Email...

Vaccine makers move quickly against new omicron Covid variant, testing already under way

Pfizer and BioNTech said they expect more data from lab tests in two weeks at the latest.

U.S. to restrict travel from South Africa, 7 other countries as new Covid variant...

The United States will restrict travel for non-U.S. citizens from South Africa and seven other countries starting on Monday as a new Covid variant...

Michigan State University suspends frat in wake of student’s death

Alcohol consumption being investigated in the off-campus tragedy. November 26, 2021, 7:30 PM • 4 min read Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Email this article The death of a...

Dow sinks more than 900 points on concerns over South Africa COVID-19 variant

Investor uncertainty rose as the new variant continues to spread. November 26, 2021, 6:15 PM • 3 min read Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Email this article The Dow...

WHO labels new Covid strain as variant of concern named Omicron with possible increased...

The WHO has said it will take weeks to understand how the variant may impact diagnostics, therapeutics and vaccines.

Biden sets out oil, gas leasing reform; stops short of ban

The Biden administration has recommended an overhaul of the nation’s oil and gas leasing program to focus on areas that are most suitable for...

FDA: Merck COVID pill effective, experts will review safety

U.S. health officials say Merck's experimental COVID-19 pill is effective but they raised questions about its safety during pregnancy By MATTHEW PERRONE AP Health Writer November...