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FILE - Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell speaks during a conversation with leaders from organizations that include nonprofits, small businesses, manufacturing, supply chain management, the hospitality industry, and the housing and education sectors at the Federal Reserve building, Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, in Washington. Powell said that stablecoins will need greater regulation as they become more widely used by consumers. Powell delivered his virtual remarks Tuesday, Sept. 27,  to a conference on digital finance in Paris.

Fed’s Powell urges broader regulation for stablecoins

FILE - Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell speaks during a conversation with leaders from organizations that include nonprofits, small businesses, manufacturing, supply chain management, the hospitality industry, and the housing and education sectors at the Federal Reserve building, Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, in Washington. Powell said that stablecoins will need greater regulation as they become more widely used by consumers. Powell delivered his virtual remarks Tuesday, Sept. 27,  to a conference on digital finance in Paris.

September 27, 2022, 7:46am Business

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said Tuesday that stablecoins will need greater regulation as they become more widely used by consumers. Read story

FILE - Facebook's Meta logo sign is seen at the company headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., on, Oct. 28, 2021.  Facebook says it has identified and stopped a sprawling network of fake accounts that spread Russian propaganda about the invasion of Ukraine throughout Western Europe. Facebook parent company Meta says the network created 60 websites that mimicked legitimate news organizations but parroted Russian talking points about Ukraine.

Meta disables Russian propaganda network targeting Europe

FILE - Facebook's Meta logo sign is seen at the company headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., on, Oct. 28, 2021.  Facebook says it has identified and stopped a sprawling network of fake accounts that spread Russian propaganda about the invasion of Ukraine throughout Western Europe. Facebook parent company Meta says the network created 60 websites that mimicked legitimate news organizations but parroted Russian talking points about Ukraine.

September 27, 2022, 7:46am Business

A sprawling disinformation network originating in Russia sought to use hundreds of fake social media accounts and dozens of sham news websites to spread Kremlin talking points about the invasion of Ukraine, Meta revealed Tuesday. Read story

FILE - Shown is a Walmart location in Philadelphia, Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021.  Walmart is teaming up with a fertility startup to offer benefits under its insurance plan that will help its workers expand their families. The nation's largest retailer and private employer said Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022,  it's partnering with New York-based Kindbody to offer benefits such as in vitro fertilization as well as fertility testing regardless of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or marital status.

Walmart to cover fertility treatments under insurance plan

FILE - Shown is a Walmart location in Philadelphia, Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021.  Walmart is teaming up with a fertility startup to offer benefits under its insurance plan that will help its workers expand their families. The nation's largest retailer and private employer said Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022,  it's partnering with New York-based Kindbody to offer benefits such as in vitro fertilization as well as fertility testing regardless of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or marital status.

September 27, 2022, 7:46am Business

Walmart is teaming up with a fertility startup to offer benefits under its insurance plan that will help its workers expand their families. Read story

Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg speaks at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022.

States get final OK to build highway EV charging network

Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg speaks at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022.

September 27, 2022, 7:45am Business

Attention, potential car buyers: New electric vehicle charging stations are on their way to highway locations near you. Read story

Millennial Money: How to help loved ones deal with debt

September 27, 2022, 7:44am Business

Juan Pinon, an electrical engineer in McAllen, Texas, struggled with credit card debt for years. It wasn’t until he confided in his sister that he began to turn things around. Read story

Postal prices rise to keep up with holiday season

September 27, 2022, 6:03am Business

It’ll cost more to mail letters and packages this holiday season. Read story

A baker stacks loaves of Egyptian traditional "baladi" flatbread outside a bakery, in the Old Cairo district of Cairo, Egypt, Sept. 8, 2022. For decades, millions of Egyptians have depended on the government to keep basic goods affordable. But a series of shocks to the global economy and Russia's invasion of Ukraine have endangered the social contract in the Middle East's most populous country, which is also the world's biggest importer of wheat. It is now grappling with double-digit inflation and a steep devaluation of its currency.

Poverty and inflation: Egypt’s economy hit by global turmoil

A baker stacks loaves of Egyptian traditional "baladi" flatbread outside a bakery, in the Old Cairo district of Cairo, Egypt, Sept. 8, 2022. For decades, millions of Egyptians have depended on the government to keep basic goods affordable. But a series of shocks to the global economy and Russia's invasion of Ukraine have endangered the social contract in the Middle East's most populous country, which is also the world's biggest importer of wheat. It is now grappling with double-digit inflation and a steep devaluation of its currency.

September 26, 2022, 6:43pm Business

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Stores are selling winter clothes from last season in the middle of summer. Repair shops lack spare parts for appliances. There’s a waiting list to buy a new car. Read story

Angie Miller, manager of Elements, prepares to sweep out the restaurant's parklet.

Clark County job gains carry on

Angie Miller, manager of Elements, prepares to sweep out the restaurant's parklet.

September 26, 2022, 5:22pm Business

Clark County’s unemployment rate is more than a point below where it was last August, according to an update from the Washington Employment Security Department. Read story