The nation’s biggest meatpackers ignored warnings that COVID-19 was spreading through their plants, hyped claims of impending shortages and helped draft a Trump administration order to keep the facilities running during the early days of the pandemic, a congressional investigation found.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Americans have bet more than $125 billion on sports with legal gambling outlets in the four years since a U.S. Supreme Court ruling cleared the way for all 50 states to offer it.
Jack’s Diving Locker — the Kona-based dive shop renowned worldwide for its mission of sharing Hawaii’s underwater world with a focus on friendship and a spirit of adventure — is proud to celebrate 40 years in business.
U.S. employment continued to increase at a robust pace in April and wage growth moderated, though a surprise drop in the participation rate suggests the labor market will remain exceedingly tight.
Consumers seem undaunted by higher prices of everything from luxury cars to beer, letting companies like Anheuser-Busch InBev NV and BMW AG boost profits despite economic threats ranging from inflation to war to China’s Covid flare-up.
Gypsea Gelato, a handmade gelato/sorbet shop that also serves up pastries in West Hawaii, was named the Small Business of the Year for Hawaii County during an awards ceremony Friday in Honolulu.
Just 10 miles from the Rio Grande, Mike Helle’s farm is so short of immigrant workers that he’s replaced 450 acres of labor-intensive leafy greens with crops that can be harvested by machinery.
Apple Inc. warned that supply constraints would cost the company $4 billion to $8 billion in the current quarter, sending the shares down and casting a pall on record-setting results that the company just reported.
Los Angeles International Airport saw more than 1 million international passengers in March, the first time its monthly tally has hit that mark since the beginning of the pandemic in 2020, airport officials said Thursday.
‘Bring the fierceness’: South Kona Buddhi offers unique form of yoga combining high-intensity strength and cardio exercise with dance
South Kona Buddhi owner Sara Conti has a message for the community: bring the fierceness.
DES MOINES, Iowa — Is it OK for free-range chickens to not range freely?
BEIJING — China is promoting coal-fired power as the ruling Communist Party tries to revive a sluggish economy, prompting warnings Beijing is setting back efforts to cut climate-changing carbon emissions from the biggest global source.
Most Americans have gotten wealthier during the pandemic, despite a deadly disease that upended the economy.
New U.S. home construction rose unexpectedly in March to the highest level since 2006, boosted by multifamily projects as builders seek to replenish housing inventory.
WASHINGTON — The United States unleashed some of its toughest actions against Russian President Vladimir Putin right after he rolled his troops into Ukraine. Polls in the U.S. find that people want Washington to do more. So what’s left, financially, diplomatically and militarily, to step up the pressure?
Patrick De Haan has a bird’s-eye view of skyrocketing prices around the country. He’s the head of petroleum analysis at GasBuddy, a company that crowdsources gas price data. But more recently, he is feeling the pain of emptying his wallet for one of the latest trends of surging costs — air travel.