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Allegra Blackwood, 13, interviews Bill Ford, executive chair of Ford Motor Co., at Ford World Headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan before the F-150 Lightning reveal on May 19, 2021.
Electronic air cleaners, heavily marketed to gyms, doctors' offices and hospitals, companies and schools, tend to use high-voltage charges to alter molecules in the air. But academic air quality experts say the technology can be ineffective or potentially create harmful byproducts.

Government oversight of COVID air cleaners leaves gaping holes

Electronic air cleaners, heavily marketed to gyms, doctors' offices and hospitals, companies and schools, tend to use high-voltage charges to alter molecules in the air. But academic air quality experts say the technology can be ineffective or potentially create harmful byproducts.

July 18, 2021, 5:59am Business

Stephen Matthew Shumaker counted on in-home, in-person demonstrations to drive his water filtration business, which serves the Atlanta area. So when covid-19 hit and no one was inviting people indoors, he turned to the air-cleaning part of his operation. Read story

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July 18, 2021, 5:15am Business Briefs

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Scallop harvest to drop again this year

July 17, 2021, 6:30am Business

PORTLAND, Maine — Fishermen are harvesting fewer scallops off the East Coast as the population of the valuable shellfish appears to be on the decline. Read story

Weston: Who gets the keys to your digital estate?

July 17, 2021, 5:05am Business

You may not own cryptocurrency or nonfungible tokens. You may not have a big Instagram following or run an online business. But if you do almost anything online, you probably have digital assets — electronic records that you own, control or license. Failing to make arrangements for those assets while… Read story

New Merck pneumonia vaccine OK’d in US weeks after Pfizer’s

July 16, 2021, 4:09pm Business

U.S. regulators have approved a new pneumonia vaccine from Merck, more than a month after OK'ing an improved version of rival Pfizer’s shot. Read story

Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., left, and Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., chair of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, prepare to hold a hearing on student athlete compensation and federal legislative proposals to enable athletes participating in collegiate sports to monetize their name, image, and likeness, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, June 9, 2021. (AP Photo/J.

Cantwell quizzes airlines on delays, worker shortages

Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., left, and Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., chair of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, prepare to hold a hearing on student athlete compensation and federal legislative proposals to enable athletes participating in collegiate sports to monetize their name, image, and likeness, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, June 9, 2021. (AP Photo/J.

July 16, 2021, 3:59pm Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — A key senator is asking six U.S. airlines to explain the high rates of delayed and canceled flights this summer, and she's asking whether there are labor shortages despite the airlines getting billions in federal aid to keep workers on the job. Read story

Stocks end a wobbly week lower, breaking 3-week win streak

July 16, 2021, 2:50pm Business

Wall Street ended a milestone-setting week on a down note Friday, as stocks closed lower and the S&P 500 index posted its first weekly loss in four weeks. Read story

In this July 8, 2021 image from video provided by Sea Engineering, Inc. via the National Transportation Safety Board, the jet cabin from Transair Flight 810 rests on the Pacific Ocean floor off the coast of Honolulu, Hawaii. The Federal Aviation Administration said Friday, July 16,  that it will bar Rhoades Aviation of Honolulu from flying or doing maintenance inspections until it meets FAA regulations. The decision to ground the carrier, which operates as Transair, is separate from the investigation into the July 2 ditching of a Boeing 737, the FAA said.

Air cargo company that ditched plane off Hawaii is grounded

In this July 8, 2021 image from video provided by Sea Engineering, Inc. via the National Transportation Safety Board, the jet cabin from Transair Flight 810 rests on the Pacific Ocean floor off the coast of Honolulu, Hawaii. The Federal Aviation Administration said Friday, July 16,  that it will bar Rhoades Aviation of Honolulu from flying or doing maintenance inspections until it meets FAA regulations. The decision to ground the carrier, which operates as Transair, is separate from the investigation into the July 2 ditching of a Boeing 737, the FAA said.

July 16, 2021, 1:01pm Business

A cargo airline whose plane ditched into the ocean off Hawaii has been grounded after investigators looked into the company's safety practices before the accident. Read story

People visit the annual book fair in Hong Kong Wednesday, July 14, 2021. Booksellers at Hong Kong's annual book fair are offering a reduced selection of books deemed politically sensitive, as they try to avoid violating a sweeping national security law imposed on the city last year.

U.S. warns companies about doing business in Hong Kong

People visit the annual book fair in Hong Kong Wednesday, July 14, 2021. Booksellers at Hong Kong's annual book fair are offering a reduced selection of books deemed politically sensitive, as they try to avoid violating a sweeping national security law imposed on the city last year.

July 16, 2021, 8:36am Business

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration issued a blanket warning Friday to U.S. firms about the risks of doing business in Hong Kong as China continues to clamp down on political and economic freedoms in the territory. Read story