In George Floyd killing, Joe Biden seeks to project empathy as activists and party leaders demand details

The former vice president’s favored position is counterpoint to President Trump but some want to hear what he would do as the nation’s leader. Politics SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

United cuts 13 high-level executives as travel demand ‘still a very long way from where it was’

United Airlines is cutting 13 of its 67 officer positions in an effort to save money as the coronavirus continues to hurt travel demand. Travel BEST TRAVEL DEAL: Find Great Deals At Radisson’s Official Site. Book Now And Save! (300×250)” … Read more…

House Democrats demand probes of police killings of black Americans

The Democratic-controlled U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Thursday asked the Justice Department to investigate systemic police misconduct following a spate of high-profile police killings of African Americans. Reuters: Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your … Read more…

Delta offers employees buyouts, retirement as coronavirus hurts travel demand, while United readies similar plans

Delta Air Lines offered its staff buyouts and early retirement packages as the coronavirus pandemic sends airlines scrambling to cut costs. Travel BEST TRAVEL DEAL: Find Great Deals At Radisson’s Official Site. Book Now And Save! (300×250)” >

Mortgage demand from homebuyers shows unexpectedly strong and quick recovery, as applications spike 9% from a year ago

It’s not as if the coronavirus pandemic has gone away, but after a sharp pullback, homebuyers are now piling back into the housing market much faster than expected. Economy ECONOMY NEWS UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your … Read more…

Hospitals are rescheduling elective surgeries but worry about demand after the backlog is cleared

Hospitals have restarted elective surgery and diagnostic procedures this month and are seeing strong demand from patients rescheduling cases, but executives worry about the pipeline for new procedures, once they’ve worked the through the backlog. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: … Read more…

Cabin fever is translating into cabin demand, here’s how the travel industry could look this summer

Small and large tourist businesses are looking for ways to bring summer fun. CNBC’s Contessa Brewer reports from Rocking Horse Ranch in upstate New York. Travel BEST TRAVEL DEAL: Find Great Deals At Radisson’s Official Site. Book Now And Save! … Read more…

UPDATE 3-Japan exports fall most since 2009 as pandemic wipes out global demand

Japan’s exports fell the most since the 2009 global financial crisis in April as the coronavirus pandemic slammed world demand for cars, industrial materials and other goods, likely pushing the world’s third-largest economy deeper into recession. The ugly Reuters: Company … Read more…