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Hawaii seeks to be seen as a remote workplace…

A group of Hawaii leaders is launching a campaign Sunday to promote the islands as an appealing location for a remote office with a view

Despite federal ban, renters still being evicted…

Renters are still being evicted during the coronavirus pandemic despite a federal order that is supposed to keep them in their homes

Angry Indian farmers reject government offer for talks

Protesting farmers have rejected the Indian government’s offer to hold immediate talks if they end their blockade of key highways they’ve held as they seek the scrapping of legislation they say could devastate crop prices

Black Friday sees record online as US shoppers…

Black Friday online sales hit a new record this year as pandemic-wary Americans filled virtual carts instead of real ones

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The Latest: Austrian defense minister infected…

Austria’s defense minister has tested positive for the new coronavirus, becoming the second member of the country’s Cabinet to be infected

Tony Hsieh, retired Zappos CEO, dies at 46 after…

Tony Hsieh, the retired CEO of Las Vegas-based online shoe retailer Zappos

AP PHOTOS: Pandemic calls off Christmas markets in Europe

European Christmas markets have joined the long list of annual traditions that were canceled or scaled back this year because of the coronavirus pandemic

India farmers press on with protest despite offer…

Thousands of farmers in and around the Indian capital are pressing on with their protest against agricultural legislation they say could devastate crop prices, while the government seeks talks with their leaders

North Korea toughens rules of entry to sea to…

North Korea says it's further toughening restrictions on entering seawaters as part of elevated steps to fight the coronavirus pandemic, two days after South Korea said the North had banned sea fishing

UK, EU resume face-to-face trade talks with time…

Teams from Britain and the European Union are resuming face-to-face talks on a post-Brexit trade deal, but both sides sound gloomy about striking an agreement in the little remaining time

Roberts leads Prairie View past Evansville 64-61

D'Rell Roberts had 15 points off the bench to lead Prairie View to a 64-61 win over Evansville

Mexico says Televisa has "substantial power" in TV market

A Mexican regulatory agency has declared that the country's largest broadcaster has “substantial market power” in cable television service

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Pope lifts Tulane over Lamar 66-57

Tylan Pope recorded 12 points and 10 rebounds to lift Tulane to a 66-57 win over Lamar

Asia Today: Speed of viral spread causes concern…

South Korea has reported more than 500 new coronavirus cases for the third straight day, the fastest spread of infections the country has seen since the early days of the pandemic

CDC panel meets Tuesday to vote on COVID-19…

A panel of U.S. advisers will meet next week to recommend who should be first in line for a COVID-19 vaccine

Trump administration moves ahead on gutting bird…

The Trump administration is moving forward on gutting a longstanding federal protection for roughly 1,000 species of birds in the United States

Michigan restaurant leaves franchise over virus restrictions

A Big Boy restaurant in Michigan’s Thumb region has lost its name after the owners refused to stop indoor dining as part of statewide restrictions to slow the spread of the coronavirus

Pandemic pushes Peru's vital peasant farmers to…

Small farmers in Peru provide a majority of the food that ends up on the South American nation's dinner tables

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities, and foreign exchange levels

Issa Rae urges participation in Small Business…

Issa Rae believes now is the time to support small businesses more than ever during the coronavirus pandemic

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Etsy, Adobe rise; National Oilwell, Comerica fall

Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Friday: 

Many turn to real Christmas trees as bright spot…

Christmas tree growers who have faced increased interest in artificial trees in recent years say demand for real, fresh-cut evergreens is strong this season

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

The S&P 500 rose to a record high Friday as investors continue to look forward to the distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine and relief for the global economy