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Senate passes bill meant to combat robocalls

Published May. 24 2019

The U.S. Senate has passed a bill that aims to combat the illegal robocalls torturing Americans.Though the measure wouldn’t eliminate...

NASA’s first-of-kind tests look to manage drone in cities

Published May. 24 2019

RENO, Nev. (AP) — NASA has launched the final stage of a four-year effort to develop a national traffic management...

Facebook: Fake account removal doubles in 6 months to 3 billion

Published May. 24 2019

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as...

US stocks fall on mixed earnings, trade tensions; oil slumps

Published May. 23 2019

Stocks closed lower on Wall Street on Wednesday, weighed down by a mixed batch of corporate earnings from big retailers...

3 Chinese airlines seeking Boeing compensation over 737 Max

Published May. 23 2019

BEIJING (AP) — China is stepping up pressure on Boeing Co. as its airlines demand compensation for the grounding of...

Report: Many Uber, Lyft drivers fail to respond to recalls

Published May. 22 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — One out of six Uber and Lyft drivers in the New York City and Seattle areas...

McDonald’s says it’s offering training to combat harassment

Published May. 22 2019

McDonald’s Corp. said it’s enhancing training and offering a new hotline for workers in response to mounting allegations of sexual...

Women's clothing chain Dressbarn to close all its 650 stores

Published May. 21 2019

Dressbarn, the women's clothing chain that's been around for nearly 60 years, is closing all 650 of its stores.

Seeing a twisting road ahead, Ford cuts 7K white-collar jobs

Published May. 21 2019

DETROIT (AP) — Ford revealed details of its long-awaited restructuring plan Monday as it prepared for a future of electric...

China's pig disease outbreak pushes up global pork prices

Published May. 21 2019

BEIJING (AP) — Hong Kong retiree Lee Wai-man loves pork fresh from the market but eats a lot less now...

FCC chairman backs T-Mobile-Sprint deal in key endorsement

Published May. 21 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — A key federal regulator said he backs T-Mobile’s $26.5 billion takeover of rival wireless carrier Sprint,...

Mounting tensions with Iran, China leave oil prices in flux

Published May. 19 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — A rare mix of geopolitical tensions in the Middle East and China is tugging oil prices...

Sikhs say Nordstrom apologized for turban, waiting for Gucci

Published May. 19 2019

PHOENIX (AP) — Nordstrom has apologized to Sikhs for selling a turban they found offensive, but a representative with the...

BBB Tips: Be leery of genetic DNA testing

Published May. 19 2019

Given the popularity of genealogy websites that promise to trace your ancestry with a DNA testing swab, it can be...

BizBeat: Escape room finds home in Capital Mall

Published May. 19 2019

The newest enterprise at Capital Mall is equal parts zombie thriller, mythical monster movie and legal whodunit.

Trump lifts tariffs on Mexico, Canada, delays auto tariffs

Published May. 18 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bogged down in a sprawling trade dispute with U.S. rival China, President Donald Trump took steps Friday...

US, European officials bring charges in global malware case

Published May. 17 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ten people, including five Russian fugitives, have been charged in connection with malicious software attacks that infected...

Crumbling downtown Jefferson City building owners debate responsibility for shared wall

Published May. 17 2019

The owners of two crumbling buildings in downtown Jefferson City asked Cole County Presiding Judge Pat Joyce during a Thursday...

Missouri unemployment dips to 3.3% in April

Published May. 17 2019

Missouri added 11,800 jobs in April, bringing the state's unemployment rate down to 3.3 percent, the Missouri Department of Economic...

Cole County buys Adams Street building

Published May. 17 2019

The Cole County Commission hopes buying the building and parking lot at 209 Adams St. will create more space for...

US stocks extend gains after recovering from early slide

Published May. 16 2019

Stocks reversed an early slide on Wall Street and finished broadly higher Wednesday, giving the market its second straight gain...

American Express buys restaurant reservation service Resy

Published May. 16 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — American Express is buying the online reservation startup Resy, the companies announced Wednesday, the latest move...

Capital Mall looks to bonds to attract tenants

Published May. 16 2019

The Jefferson City Industrial Development Authority has approved a proposal for underwriting bonds to afford the local company redeveloping Capital...