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Cost controls, luxury sales help Daimler weather pandemic

Cost controls, luxury sales help Daimler weather pandemic

FRANKFURT — Car and truck maker Daimler increased its profits by 48% to 4.0 billion euros ($4.
Ella Emhoff makes runway debut -- and yes, she's in a coat

Ella Emhoff makes runway debut -- and yes, she's in a coat

NEW YORK — They already knew she looked good in a coat.
Boston Symphony Orchestra taps Gail Samuel as 1st female CEO

Boston Symphony Orchestra taps Gail Samuel as 1st female CEO

BOSTON — The Boston Symphony Orchestra on Thursday announced Gail Samuel as its next president and chief executive.
Airbus lost $1.3 billion amid pandemic; expects better 2021

Airbus lost $1.3 billion amid pandemic; expects better 2021

PARIS — European plane maker Airbus lost 1.1 billion euros ($1.
US jobless claims rise to 861,000 as layoffs stay high

US jobless claims rise to 861,000 as layoffs stay high

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans applying for unemployment aid rose last week to 861,000, evidence that layoffs remain painfully high despite a steady drop in the number of confirmed viral infections.
January home construction falls 6%; signs of rebound ahead

January home construction falls 6%; signs of rebound ahead

WASHINGTON — U.S. home construction fell 6% in January but applications for building permits, which typically signal activity ahead, rose sharply. The decline pushed home and apartment construction down to a seasonally adjusted rate of 1.
Paris Hilton reveals engagement to entrepreneur Carter Reum

Paris Hilton reveals engagement to entrepreneur Carter Reum

LOS ANGELES — Paris Hilton received a special gift for her 40th birthday: an engagement. Hilton announced her engagement to entrepreneur Carter Reum in her social media post on Wednesday — the same day as her birthday.
Olivia Munn says Asian woman, friend's mom, hurt in shoving

Olivia Munn says Asian woman, friend's mom, hurt in shoving

NEW YORK — An Asian woman standing on a New York City street was violently shoved to the ground and police were searching for the suspect, with a spotlight being put on the case by actor Olivia Munn who said she was a friend of the woman's daughter.
Spain: Dozens arrested in fresh riots over rapper's jailing

Spain: Dozens arrested in fresh riots over rapper's jailing

MADRID — More than 50 people were arrested and dozens injured during a second night of protests that turned violent in several Spanish cities.
AP source: Blue Jays' 1st 2 homestands in Dunedin, Florida

AP source: Blue Jays' 1st 2 homestands in Dunedin, Florida

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays will play their first two homestands of the regular season at their spring training facility in Dunedin, Florida, because of Canadian government restrictions during the coronavirus pandemic, a person familiar with the