Ukraine expects EU-wide support for candidacy to join bloc

KYIV, Ukraine – A Ukrainian official overseeing the country’s push to join the European Union said Wednesday that she’s “100%” certain all 27 EU nations will approve Ukraine’s EU candidacy during a summit this week. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy expressed similar optimism, calling it a “crucial moment” for Ukraine. Ukraine’s membership bid is the top … Read more

CEO pay rose 17% in 2021 as profits soared; workers trailed

NEW YORK – Even when regular workers win their biggest raises in decades, they look minuscule compared with what CEOs are getting. The typical compensation package for chief executives who run S.& P 500 companies soared 17.1% last year, to a median of $ 14.5 million, according to data analyzed for The Associated Press by … Read more