Utilities covers everything from water to sewage services and natural gas. The work done here isn’t always pretty, but it is worth staying up to date with this vital sector.
List of Utilities News
Best Buy lowers outlook as Q1 results show inflation's bite
NEW YORK (AP) — Best Buy Co. posted first-quarter results that showed shoppers pulled back on spending, while higher costs ate into profits.
Report: Dramatic rise in pesticides in EU fruits, vegetables
BRUSSELS (AP) — The contamination of fruits and vegetables produced in the European Union by the most toxic pesticides has substantially increased...
Ex-White House press secretary Jen Psaki hired by MSNBC
NEW YORK (AP) — Former White House press secretary Jen Psaki has officially landed at MSNBC, where she is expected to make appearances on the...
Hyundai recalls 239,000 cars for exploding seat belt parts
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hyundai is recalling 239,000 cars in the U.S. because the seat belt pretensioners can explode and injure vehicle occupants. Three...
Social media hammered by mounting questions over advertising
Social media has had a rough 2022 with lingering questions about advertising spending, political ads and a $44 billion takeover of Twitter that may...
Millennial Money: How to tell when money advice is bad
There are a lot of people out there who want to tell you what to do with your money. The problem is only some of them know what they’re talking about.
Kremlin critic Browder urges forced oligarch whistleblowers
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Kremlin critic Bill Browder wants governments to step up efforts to get to the riches squirreled away by Russian...
MacKenzie Scott gives $123M to Big Brothers Big Sisters
MacKenzie Scott gave $122.6 million to Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, the national youth-mentoring charity announced on Tuesday. The gift is...
Taliban say deal signed with UAE firm to manage airports
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Taliban announced a deal Tuesday allowing an Emirati company to manage three airports in Afghanistan after the fall of the...
Stock market slump unsettling Americans eying retirement
Americans on the cusp of retiring are facing a tough choice as they watch their nest eggs shrink: Stay the course or keep working.
Sri Lanka arrests 67 suspected to be heading to Australia
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s navy said Tuesday that it has arrested 67 people who it believes were trying to travel by sea to Australia...
WHO chief to be confirmed for 2nd term after no opposition
LONDON (AP) — WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is expected to be confirmed by the U.N. health agency’s member countries for a second...
Davos climate focus: Can 'going green' mean oil and gas?
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — As government officials, corporate leaders and other elites at the World Economic Forum grapple with how to confront...
Davos updates | Climate top of the agenda amid key speeches
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The World Economic Forum’s annual gathering is resuming for a second day, with business leaders, government officials,...
More turn to UK food banks as food and fuel bills soar
LONDON (AP) — For many struggling families, older people and the homeless, Michelle Donnelly’s food hub in east London has been a lifeline. Since...
Asia shares trading lower as inflation worries cloud outlook
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were lower on Tuesday as worries over inflation tempered optimism over President Joe Biden’s remark that he was...