Disney announced Tuesday it's laying off about 28,000 employees in the United States in response to a loss of business because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Manufacturer 3M said it's increasing production of N95 respirator masks as the United States experiences a shortage amid a surge of COVID-19 cases.
U.S. stocks closed at record highs on Thursday as investors maintained optimism over COVID-19 stimulus negotiations in Congress.
The S&P 500 climbed for the third consecutive day Wednesday as a drop in Amazon stocks dragged the Nasdaq Composite to slight losses.
Defense chiefs from France and Australia have signed an agreement to share classified information supporting work on Australia's Future Submarine Program.