October 30, 2020

GM hires new chief financial officer from Delta Airlines

DETROIT — General Motors has hired away Delta Airlines’ CFO to fill the automaker’s top financial job. The Detroit-based company said on Friday that Paul […]
October 30, 2020

Amazon facility could bring more than 500 jobs to Fargo area

Officials provided details about the business development, called “Project Force,” at a virtual gathering Friday attended by Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney, Gov. Doug Burgum, U.S. […]
October 30, 2020

State leaders facing 2nd wave resist steps to curb virus

DES MOINES, Iowa — Even as a long-feared second wave of coronavirus strains hospitals, officials in many hard-hit states are resisting taking stronger action to […]
October 30, 2020

McDonald's cult classic, the McRib, is coming back

NEW YORK — McRib, the fast food sandwich that went viral before viral was a thing, is back. McDonald’s announced Friday that for the first […]
October 30, 2020

Study: 1 to 2 million tons of US plastic trash go astray

More than a million tons a year of America’s plastic trash isn’t ending up where it should. The equivalent of as many as 1,300 plastic […]
October 30, 2020

AP: Use of slurs not 'isolated' at Louisiana State Police

BATON ROUGE, La. — A Black trooper with the Louisiana State Police was on a break when his cellphone buzzed with an unusual voice message. […]
October 30, 2020

Foxconn objects to Wisconsin's denial of tax credits

MADISON, Wis. — Foxconn Technology Group notified the state of Wisconsin on Friday that it objects to the state’s denial of job-creation tax credits. The […]
October 30, 2020

2nd study testing a COVID-19 antibody drug has a setback

For the second time, a study testing an experimental antibody drug for COVID-19 has been paused to investigate a possible safety issue in hospitalized patients. […]
October 30, 2020

Russian election threat potent, but interference so far slim

BOSTON — Russian interference has been minimal so far in the most tempestuous U.S. presidential election in decades. But that doesn’t mean the Kremlin can’t […]
October 30, 2020

Lee's Liquor Lounge building in Minneapolis on the market

The owner of Lee’s Liquor Lounge in Minneapolis is trying to sell the iconic building and band venue that had become an institution over the […]