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He set out to mobilize Latino voters. Then the virus hit.

GRAHAM, N.C (AP) — Like many Americans, Ricky Hurtado had different plans for his summer.He formally announced his first bid for public office in...

Companies test antibody drugs to treat, prevent COVID-19

With a coronavirus vaccine still months off, companies are rushing to test what may be the next best thing: drugs that deliver antibodies to...

Android phones to track quakes; California gets alert system

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Android phones will be used to sense earthquakes around the world and may one day be able to provide global...

New Zealand scrambles to find source of new virus infections

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Health authorities in New Zealand were scrambling Wednesday to trace the source of a new outbreak of the coronavirus...

Tesla boosts turbocharged stock with plan for 5-for-1 split

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Tesla will split its stock for the first time in its history so more investors can afford to buy...

Appeals court tosses antitrust ruling against Qualcomm

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court has overturned an antitrust ruling against Qualcomm, dismissing arguments that it unlawfully squeezed out cellphone chip...

Nautilus, HD Supply rise; Uber, Inovio fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Tuesday:Uber Technologies Inc., down $1.06 to $31.21.A judge ordered the ride-hailing giant and...

Facebook: Pandemic hurt enforcement on suicide, child nudity

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Looks like the machines aren't ready to take over just yet.The COVID-19 pandemic affected Facebook’s ability to remove harmful and...

Rising star in Detroit departs suddenly for Silicon Valley

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — The chief financial officer at General Motors, Dhivya Suryadevara, is trading Detroit for Silicon Valley in a surprise departure...

Boeing: No orders, more cancellations for grounded 737 Max

Boeing sold no airline planes and customers canceled orders for 43 of its 737 Max jet last month as the aircraft maker continued to...

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