More than 40 million Americans have filed for first-time unemployment benefits since the coronavirus pandemic forced the US economy to shut down in March. One in four American workers has filed for unemployment insurance.
US President Donald Trump is going to battle against Twitter and Facebook — a move that could weigh on companies whose shares have so far outperformed during the pandemic.
Nissan committed on Thursday to slashing production capacity by 20% and closing a plant in Spain as part of a sweeping overhaul announced after the Japanese carmaker revealed its first annual operating loss in more than a decade.
President Donald Trump is set to announce an executive order against social media companies on Thursday, days after Twitter called two of his tweets "potentially misleading."
Boeing restarted production of the troubled 737 Max Wednesday, even though the Federal Aviation Administration has yet to give its approval for the jet to fly again, and as demand for new jets has ground to a near halt along with demand for air travel.
ATLANTA — Two business organizations with major political clout under the Gold Dome are asking the General Assembly to pass a hate-crimes bill when lawmakers return to the Capitol next month.
Ford temporarily suspended work at part of its Kansas City assembly plant Tueday after another employee tested positive for Covid-19.
When God pronounced the penalty for Adam’s sin, He said Adam was to till the ground, and that "both thorns and thistles it shall grow for you”(Gen. 3:18).
MCDONOUGH — With the recent news that the Henry County Fire Department received a Public Protection Classification of 02/2X from the Insurance Services Office, officials at the Henry County Water Authority expressed great pride in the water utility’s role in helping the county achieve this u…
STOCKBRIDGE –The coronavirus pandemic has forced much of the country to rethink and adjust how they provide their services to the community.
Sailors are thought to be superstitious warriors, from primeval times to the present. Depending on cultures and traditions or era in history, a redhead or woman aboard a ship is considered bad luck, as is sailing on Friday. Beautiful but dangerous sirens (sea nymphs, part woman, part bird or part fish) were rumored to be a sailor’s ultimate temptation.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he certified to Congress Wednesday that Hong Kong no longer enjoys a high degree of autonomy from China -- a decision that could result in the loss of Hong Kong's special trading status with the US and threaten its standing as an international financial hub.
Boeing let go 6,770 workers Wednesday, part of a reduction of 16,000 jobs it plans to implement in response to reduced demand for air travel during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Two months ago, in a remarkable show of unity, Americans obeyed the onerous request to give up their livelihood and quarantine themselves in their homes.
Discount home goods retailer Tuesday Morning filed for bankruptcy, blaming Covid-19 for prolonged store closures that caused an "insurmountable financial hurdle."
Dr. Anthony Fauci on Wednesday called for a cautious approach to reopening the US and implored Americans to wear face masks in public, comments that are at odds with President Donald Trump's push to have America quickly return to normalcy.
The tropical disturbance that brought holiday weekend flooding to Florida is now Bertha -- the second named tropical system of the year.
General Electric is saying goodbye to the light bulb. The conglomerate is shedding a struggling business founded by Thomas Edison more than a century ago.
Three days a week at 7:00 am, senior Procter & Gamble executives check in with each other about their customers: what they're buying, how their needs are changing and whether the company's products are hitting the mark.
Walmart on Wednesday announced a partnership with resale platform ThredUp to sell previously owned branded clothing, shoes, handbags and more online.
A federal lawsuit alleges that New York State has refused to pay or has delayed the payment of unemployment benefits to drivers for for-hire-vehicle apps like Uber and Lyft for two months.
ATLANTA - The Justice Department has dropped an investigation of stock transactions U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler, R-Ga., and two Senate colleagues made following a closed-door briefing in January on the looming coronavirus pandemic, Loeffler’s office confirmed Tuesday.
Even as some tech companies are telling employees they'll be able to work from home "forever," others are already planning to have a portion of their workforces back on site as early as this summer.
A Tyson Foods employee who worked at the company's largest pork processing plant in Waterloo, Iowa, died of Covid-19 Monday morning — less than two months after a major outbreak at the same facility.
Apple is reopening 100 more retail stores in the United States this week that it was forced to close because of the coronavirus, though customers won't be able to enter many of them just yet.
STOCKBRIDGE — Henry County police are looking for individuals responsible for stealing catalytic convertors from cars in the Eagle’s Landing Parkway area.
Hertz paid out millions of dollars in bonuses to its executives just before its bankruptcy -- and a month after it started laying off thousands of employees.
In a recent off-the-cuff comment following a White House meeting with restaurant industry leaders, President Trump revealed that he has been taking the anti-Malaria drug hydroxychloroquine for "about a week and a half now" to protect himself from COVID-19.
People are buying a lot of booze, but it's not enough to prevent an overall downturn that will take the industry several years to recover.
"Minecraft" is one of the best-selling games of all time, with a dedicated fanbase in the hundreds of millions. Now it's getting a new title in the franchise called "Minecraft Dungeons," out Tuesday, which takes the classic block-building, zombie-slaying game into an entertaining adventure format.
Vice President Mike Pence's press secretary Katie Miller has returned to work after testing positive for coronavirus earlier this month, announcing Tuesday that she has now tested negative three times.
While the Coronavirus pandemic has impacted our daily lives, a member of the Stockbridge City Council is working to lessen its impact on local residents.
ATLANTA — Gov. Brian Kemp announced recently a filming “best practices” guide for Georgia that offers guidance for Georgia’s thriving film and television industries to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 when productions resume in Georgia. The recommendations were developed in close cooperati…
HBO Max, AT&T's bet-the-farm streaming service, is about to take on Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu. It has a lot going for it: a deep content vault and the exclusive streaming home for DC superheroes, Turner Classic Movies and some of the world's most celebrated TV shows. But it comes with a …
House Republican leaders have sued to stop a remote voting rule change set to be used in the House for the first time this week, a move that underscores the continuing divide between the two parties over whether it's safe to return to work amid the coronavirus pandemic.
ATLANTA — Georgia is lagging in its count of the 2020 U.S. Census as outreach workers struggle reaching communities in isolated areas for counting amid the coronavirus pandemic.