Business News

October 08, 2020 - 10:41 am
By KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- McDonald's breakfast is about to get a whole lot sweeter as more fast food chains focus on revamping early morning menus. McDonald's announced three fresh baked pastry items will roll out as part of its new McCafé Bakery lineup with the addition of an apple...
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Steve McIntosh
October 08, 2020 - 9:54 am
Wichita State University's Center for Economic Development and Business Research has released updated employment forecasts for Kansas, Wichita, Topeka and Kansas City. In 2021, Kansas total nonfarm employment is forecast to increase by 6,972 jobs, with a projected growth rate of 0.5 percent. The...
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October 08, 2020 - 7:38 am
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Another 840,000 Americans sought unemployment insurance last week, according to the latest report Thursday from the U.S. Department of Labor. This week's claims do not include the most up-to-date data from California, which has temporarily stopped...
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October 08, 2020 - 6:27 am
By FERGAL GALLAGHER and CATHERINE SANZ, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Facebook has announced posts that use militarized language, such as "army" or "battle," will be removed as part of a new policy to prevent voter intimidation. Monika Bickert, the platform's vice president of content policy, said the...
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October 07, 2020 - 4:56 pm
Top Kansas legislators have signed off on Gov. Laura Kelly’s request to extend a state of emergency for the coronavirus pandemic.
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October 07, 2020 - 12:47 pm
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Microsoft revealed it was being probed by the U.S. Department of Labor over its pledge from earlier this year to bolster Black leadership at the tech behemoth. The inquiry from the DOL's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs "has focused on...
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October 07, 2020 - 10:58 am
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The wealth of the world's billionaires soared to a record new high of $10.2 trillion at the end of July as the coronavirus pandemic raged, according to a new report published Wednesday from Swiss bank UBS and the global firm PwC. This level of...
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October 07, 2020 - 9:57 am
By: ERIC MOLLO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- With much of our lives moving online amid the pandemic, both our personal data and our institutions have become more susceptible to cyber-attacks. Recently, computer systems at Universal Health Services, one of the nation's largest hospital chains, were taken...
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FILE - In this April 1, 2020 file photo, several dozen mothballed Delta Air Lines jets are parked at Kansas City International Airport in Kansas City, Mo. Shares in major U.S. airlines were poised for gains Wednesday, Oct. 7, after President Donald Trump tweeted his support for a $25 billion relief package for the struggling industry and prodded Congress to take action. Airline stocks rose anywhere from 1% to 5% in premarket trading.(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
October 07, 2020 - 9:45 am
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Shares in major U.S. airlines were poised for gains Wednesday after President Donald Trump tweeted his support for relief package for the struggling industry and prodded Congress to take action. “The House & Senate should IMMEDIATELY Approve 25 Billion Dollars for...
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October 07, 2020 - 9:09 am
By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Every morning since March, throughout the global coronavirus pandemic, Monique Nash, a preschool teacher in Mississippi, has woken up around 4:30 a.m. With her husband already on his way to work, Nash, 29, gets herself and two daughters ready to leave the...
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