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Trump says the U.S. will cut ties with World Health Organization

Trump says the U.S. will cut ties with World Health Organization

President Donald Trump says the WHO "failed to make the requested greatly needed reform" and the U.S. "will be today terminating our relationship."

United cuts 13 high-level executives as travel demand 'still a very long way from where it was'

United cuts 13 high-level executives as travel demand 'still a very long way from where it was'

United Airlines is cutting 13 of its 67 officer positions in an effort to save money as the coronavirus continues to hurt travel demand.

Led by Tesla, electric vehicle sales are predicted to surge in 2021

Led by Tesla, electric vehicle sales are predicted to surge in 2021

"There's pent-up demand for electric vehicles," said Sam Jaffe, managing director of Cairn Energy Research Advisors. "We will see a combination of factors make 2021 an inflection point for the sale of electric vehicles."

Enter at your own risk: How businesses are trying to protect against coronavirus lawsuits

Enter at your own risk: How businesses are trying to protect against coronavirus lawsuits

Businesses big and small are warning potential customers that there is an inherent risk of exposure to coronavirus in public places.

Heat wave scorches parts of U.S. and India; Siberia experiences record high temperatures

Heat wave scorches parts of U.S. and India; Siberia experiences record high temperatures

The heatwave in Siberia raises major concerns over devastating wildfires breaking out this summer as climate change accelerates permafrost melt in much of the Arctic region.

Disney World gets green light to reopen July 11

Disney World gets green light to reopen July 11

Walt Disney World received approval from the state of Florida to reopen its four Orlando-based theme parks starting July 11.

New York City is on track to begin 'phase one' reopening on June 8, Gov. Cuomo says

New York City is on track to begin 'phase one' reopening on June 8, Gov. Cuomo says

New York City, closed down due to the coronavirus pandemic, is expected to begin a "phase one" reopening on June 8, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday.

Cramer's lightning round: Cognex manufactures in America and should be celebrated

Cramer's lightning round: Cognex manufactures in America and should be celebrated

"Mad Money" host Jim Cramer rings the lightning round bell, which means he's giving his answers to callers' stock questions at rapid speed.

Salesforce and Costco are flashing buy signals to investors, Jim Cramer says

Salesforce and Costco are flashing buy signals to investors, Jim Cramer says

The "Mad Money" host said "history tells me that you've gotta buy them when they're weak."

Cramer's week ahead: This is a bad time for a trade war

Cramer's week ahead: This is a bad time for a trade war

"Right now, our economy's struggling and any kind of retaliation from China will make it even more difficult for us to recover," the "Mad Money" host said.

Joe Biden sees surge in health-care industry fundraising as Trump slumps in polls over coronavirus response

Joe Biden sees surge in health-care industry fundraising as Trump slumps in polls over coronavirus response

Joe Biden has surged past President Donald Trump in raising cash from the health-care industry. The development comes as Trump falls in the polls during his response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Hertz bankruptcy and a distressed rental car market means more pain for U.S. automakers

Hertz bankruptcy and a distressed rental car market means more pain for U.S. automakers

New vehicle sales to rental car companies accounted for about 10%, or 1.7 million vehicles, last year. That demand came to a grinding halt due to the coronavirus crisis.

CDC quietly revises coronavirus warnings on reopening religious sites, adds First Amendment note

CDC quietly revises coronavirus warnings on reopening religious sites, adds First Amendment note

"This guidance is not intended to infringe on rights protected by the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution," the new guidance says.

Brazil's Embraer draws foreign interest after Boeing rift, sources say

Brazil's Embraer draws foreign interest after Boeing rift, sources say

Aircraft makers are circling Brazil's Embraer weeks after Boeing ditched plans for a historic commercial aviation tie-up, people familiar with the matter said.

Sanofi suspends recruitment for coronavirus clinical trials testing hydroxychloroquine over safety concerns

Sanofi suspends recruitment for coronavirus clinical trials testing hydroxychloroquine over safety concerns

The French drugmaker is also putting a hold on supplying the drug on off-label use to treat Covid-19 until safety concerns are cleared by the World Health Organization.

Coronavirus live updates: States ramp up testing, Los Angeles restaurants and hair salons can reopen, Gov. Newsom says

Coronavirus live updates: States ramp up testing, Los Angeles restaurants and hair salons can reopen, Gov. Newsom says

The coronavirus has infected more than 5.87 million people around the world as of Friday, killing at least 362,554 people.

Ford resurrects Mustang Mach 1, a throwback to the golden age of muscle cars

Ford resurrects Mustang Mach 1, a throwback to the golden age of muscle cars

Ford is resurrecting a well-known model of the Mustang called the Mach 1, a performance version of the pony car that first debuted during the golden age of muscle cars in the late 1960s.

Hydroxychloroquine prescriptions surged 2,000% in March when Trump touted malaria drug

Hydroxychloroquine prescriptions surged 2,000% in March when Trump touted malaria drug

During the week of March 15 to March 21, there were 45,858 short-term prescriptions for hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine, compared to 2,208 in 2019.

SpaceX prototype Starship rocket explodes after test in Texas

SpaceX prototype Starship rocket explodes after test in Texas

A fourth prototype of SpaceX's next-generation Starship rocket exploded on Friday after a test at the company's development facility in Texas.

GM increases production of highly profitable pickups and SUVs following coronavirus shutdowns

GM increases production of highly profitable pickups and SUVs following coronavirus shutdowns

GM plans to significantly increase production at its U.S. plants Monday as part of a cadenced reopening of its North American operations following March shutdowns due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Watch live: Trump holds press conference on China as tensions with U.S. escalate

Watch live: Trump holds press conference on China as tensions with U.S. escalate

President Donald Trump is scheduled to speak about China on Friday from the White House Rose Garden as tensions with the country continue to escalate.

Watch live: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo holds a press conference on the coronavirus outbreak

Watch live: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo holds a press conference on the coronavirus outbreak

Watch live: The World Health Organization holds a press briefing on the coronavirus pandemic

Watch live: The World Health Organization holds a press briefing on the coronavirus pandemic

WHO is holding a press briefing on the Covid-19 pandemic.

Roger Federer becomes first tennis star to top list of highest-paid athletes

Roger Federer becomes first tennis star to top list of highest-paid athletes

Tennis superstar Roger Federer earned an estimated $106.3 million over the past 12 months, according to Forbes. Soccer stars and NBA players ranked next on the list.

Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Nordstrom, Salesforce, Tyson & more

Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Nordstrom, Salesforce, Tyson & more

Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading on Friday.

Facebook has new app that lets you chat about live sports — starting with NASCAR

Facebook has new app that lets you chat about live sports — starting with NASCAR

Facebook says its New Product Experimentation division will launch the app and will be available on iOS and Android devices.

NFL owners approve renewal with Electronic Arts, ease distribution rule for CBS and Fox games

NFL owners approve renewal with Electronic Arts, ease distribution rule for CBS and Fox games

"I think you will continue to see us push how we can get more football to fans on an easy access basis," the NFL's Brian Rolapp said.

Costco saw sales bounce from pandemic, but stay-at-home orders limited bigger gains

Costco saw sales bounce from pandemic, but stay-at-home orders limited bigger gains

Shoppers flocked to the retailer's stores to buy bulk packs of toilet paper and groceries in the early weeks of the pandemic, but traffic dropped off with stay-at-home orders.

Nordstrom sales fall 40%, but retailer says it has 'sufficient liquidity' to weather pandemic

Nordstrom sales fall 40%, but retailer says it has 'sufficient liquidity' to weather pandemic

Nordstrom's net sales fell 40% during the first quarter, the company said Thursday, but the department store chain is confident it remains in a strong financial position to work through the coronavirus pandemic, unlike some of its peers.

U.S. auto sales recovering but still devastated from coronavirus pandemic

U.S. auto sales recovering but still devastated from coronavirus pandemic

Auto research firms forecast new vehicle sales to be slightly less than 1.1 million vehicles in May, down about 32% to 33% compared to May 2019.