The financial toll of the worst U.S. bird-flu outbreak in history is soaring. The fast-spreading virus has resulted in the deaths or extermination of at least 38.9 million birds. About 10% of the U.S. egg-laying flock has been wiped out.
Gap Inc. said improvements at its namesake unit might not be visible until next spring as it works through inventory ordered before new leadership was installed. The retailer said profit fell 8% in the latest quarter.
Only two paintings from a trove of looted art that was recently recovered has been returned to its heirs—and one, Two Riders on a Beach, is about to be sold at auction, bringing its war-torn history into the spotlight.