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Science May 02Solar, wind energy struggle as coronavirus takes toll
The U.S. renewable energy industry is reeling from the new coronavirus pandemic, which has delayed construction, put thousands of skilled laborers out of work and sowed doubts about solar and wind projects on the drawing board.
Economy Apr 06Chaos and scrambling in the U.S. oil patch as prices plummet
The global economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic has devastated the oil industry in the U.S., which pumps more crude than any other country.
Economy Apr 03White House convenes oil CEOs as bust threatens U.S. boom
Executives of Chevron, Exxon and other large and medium-size petroleum companies and industry trade groups, as well as Republican lawmakers convened at Friday's White House gathering with President Donald Trump.
Economy Mar 12Staggering corporate debt becomes risk as virus hits economy
The numbers are staggering: Corporate debt worldwide comes to $72 trillion, up from $32 trillion in 2005.
Health Jan 31Delta, American and United suspend flights between U.S., China
United Airlines is suspending flights to three big Chinese cities but will continue flying to Hong Kong.
Economy Dec 23Boeing CEO resigns effective immediately
Dennis Muilenburg's resignation comes amid ongoing problems at the company over the troubled Max 737 aircraft.
Nation Dec 20United pulls 737 Max until June, adding to Boeing woes
Airlines have already been dealing with delayed flight schedules tied to the Max, which was grounded worldwide after the second of two crashes of its jet.
World Nov 11Uber CEO walks back comment on Saudi writer’s slaying
Khosrowshahi later said he regretted his comments, made during an interview with Axios on HBO. He tweeted Monday that there's no forgiving or forgetting what happened to the journalist Jamal Khashoggi and he was wrong to call it a mistake.
Economy Oct 29Major U.S. coal company, Murray Energy, files for bankruptcy
Former Murray Energy CEO Robert Murray said the move was necessary to access liquidity and best position the company for long-term success.
Economy May 10Uber goes public on the New York Stock Exchange
The world's largest ride-hailing service reached a major milestone Thursday when Uber priced its initial public offering at $45 per share.