Economy & Business

Why it matters: After a record economic expansion, the coronavirus pandemic sent the U.S. economy into a recession as unemployment soared to staggering heights. The country now faces urgent questions about how much stimulus is needed for reeling consumers and businesses, and what a recovery might look like.

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Laura Martinez
Updated 11 hours ago - Energy & Environment

U.S. gives Chevron go ahead to pump oil in Venezuela again

Chevron headquarters

Black Friday online sales break new record despite inflation woes

Garden City, N.Y.: Overview of shoppers filling the halls of the Roosevelt Field Mall for Black Friday shopping on November 25, 2022.

Cyber Monday deals roll out after Black Friday sales end

Illustration of a pixelated hand holding a shopping bag
Ivana Saric
Nov 25, 2022 - Technology

Musk says Twitter will "tentatively" launch new verification service next week

the Elon Musk Twitter account seen displayed on a smartphone and Twitter logo in the background.

Chesapeake shooting suspect wrote "death note" before massacre

Alexandra Bernier listens to a prayer during a vigil at St. Thomas Episcopal Church for those killed in a fatal shooting at a Walmart on November 23, 2022 in Chesapeake, Virginia
Kelly Tyko
Updated Nov 25, 2022 - Economy & Business

Black Friday deals are here with extended store hours

Best Buy store with shoppers lined up before the Black Friday opening

The hidden cost of Black Friday

Illustration of a small man carrying a giant holiday gift

"Wakanda Forever" at the head of the table for Thanksgiving weekend

Spreading the word: the top butter-buying states

Rebecca Falconer
Updated Nov 25, 2022 - Technology

Musk's Twitter "amnesty" plan for suspended accounts alarms activists

Elon Musk gestures as he speaks during a press conference at SpaceX's Starbase facility near Boca Chica Village in South Texas on February 10.