Georgia tests boundaries of life post-pandemic with 'risky' reopening

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A handful of mostly southern U.S. states will begin loosening economic restrictions this week in the midst of a still virulent pandemic, providing a live-fire test of whether America’s communities can start to reopen without triggering a

United Airlines announces stock offering, shares slip

(Reuters) – United Airlines Holdings Inc (UAL.O) on Tuesday announced a stock offering of 39.25 million shares, sending its shares down 3% in extended trading. The company intends to use the proceeds from the offering towards general corporate purposes, it

Wall Street tumbles as oil crash stirs pandemic fears

(Reuters) – Wall Street tumbled for a second straight day on Tuesday as a collapse in U.S. oil prices and glum forecasts by companies worsened fears of a deep economic downturn. All 11 S&P 500 sector indexes fell 1.6% or

GM folds Maven car-sharing unit, citing coronavirus

(Reuters) – General Motors Co (GM.N) said on Tuesday it is shutting down its Maven car-sharing unit, after suspending operations because of the novel coronavirus. The automaker said it would transfer Maven assets and resources to its Global Innovation group.

Michigan governor says she has not spoken with Biden about VP role

DETROIT (Reuters) – Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer said on Tuesday she had not had any conversation with presumed Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden about being his running mate in the 2020 election. Whitmer, speaking in a live, online Washington Post