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NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: Wall Street is rocked by more selling

NEW YORK — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Another wave of selling rocked Wall Street, plunging major indexes back into the red for the year. Steep drops in favorites like Amazon pulled the market sharply lower Friday, capping an unusually turbulent week of trading. The slide that began … Continue reading NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: Wall Street is rocked by more selling

NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: Stocks sink again, go negative for year

NEW YORK — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Stocks are falling sharply on Wall Street again, erasing most of their big gains from the day before. The Dow Jones Industrial Average sank more than 300 points Friday, or 1.4 percent, putting it in the red for the year … Continue reading NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: Stocks sink again, go negative for year

HONOLULU | WWII POWs buried as unknowns in Hawaii get memorial marker

HONOLULU— Nancy Kragh grew up without her father, who was among 400 prisoners of war killed when a ship taking them from the Philippines to Japan was bombed. On Wednesday, she and other family members of prisoners on that ship dedicated a memorial stone to their loved ones. The marker lies within a national cemetery … Continue reading HONOLULU | WWII POWs buried as unknowns in Hawaii get memorial marker

HONOLULU | Hawaii marker to honor hundreds of WWII prisoners of war

HONOLULU — U.S. Army Air Corps veteran Daniel Crowley endured more than three years of slave labor while being held prisoner by Japan during World War II. This week, the 96-year-old is in Hawaii to participate in a dedication that honors about 400 Allied prisoners killed when a Japanese ship transporting them to Japan from … Continue reading HONOLULU | Hawaii marker to honor hundreds of WWII prisoners of war

Insurers turn to technology to woo drivers

Americans love technology, and we expect companies to deliver delightful digital experiences. Insurers aren’t doing that — yet. So far, updates have been skin-deep. “If you go to a carrier’s website, the look and feel is pretty good, but the functionality is lacking,” says Tom Super, director of J.D. Power’s property and casualty insurance practice, … Continue reading Insurers turn to technology to woo drivers