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Halloween Candy Associated Press
U.S. sales of Halloween candy were up 13% over last year in the month ending Sept. 6, according to data from market research firm IRI and the National Confectioners Association, despite uncertainty over trick or treating. (Robert F. BukatySTF)

Business

Candy sales high amid pandemic

Americans may not know if trick or treating will happen this year because of the pandemic, but they're buying a lot of Halloween candy...

September 24, 2020 1:00 am


Home Sales FILE - In this Tuesday, July 21, 2020, file photo, Anil Lilly tours his new home, in Washingtonville, N.Y. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File) (John Minchillo
STF)

Business

US homes sales rise 2.4% in August

September 24, 2020 1:00 pm

US California Gas Vehicles Associated Press
Traffic fills the Hollywood Freeway in Los Angeles in April. California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday the state will halt sales of new gasoline-powered passenger cars and trucks by 2035. (Mark J. TerrillSTF)

Politics

California phasing out sale of gas cars

September 24, 2020 1:00 am

Europe Covid Apps Associated Press
A resident of Lisbon, Portugal, displays the contact tracing app Stayaway Covid on his cellphone. Such technology has not caught on widely. (Armando FrancaSTF)

Business

Virus apps lacking impact

September 23, 2020 1:00 am

Business

View of economy improves

WASHINGTON – Most Americans view the nation's economic situation as bleak, but a rising percentage also see signs of stability six...

September 23, 2020 1:00 am