October 29, 2020

Wall Street soared under Trump, but it's been a rocky ride

NEW YORK — The last four years have been good for stocks, with the S&P 500 climbing more than 50% and many 401(k) balances looking […]
October 29, 2020

Minnesota study: Home, community more risky for health care providers than patients with COVID-19

Nurses and other bedside caregivers are far less likely to catch COVID-19 after risky exposures to patients, compared to interactions at home or in the […]
October 29, 2020

Train derails in southeast Texas, forcing evacuations

MAURICEVILLE, Texas — A freight train derailed Thursday in southeast Texas, prompting authorities to urge nearby residents to evacuate their homes as hazmat crews assessed […]
October 29, 2020

NAACP files suit against Trump's diversity training order

New York — Three civil rights groups filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging President Donald Trump’s executive order that restricts federal agencies, as well as contractors […]
October 29, 2020

NYC mayor mum on review of proposed Mets sale to Steve Cohen

NEW YORK — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio deflected questions Thursday about whether he wants to block the sale of the New York […]
October 29, 2020

Alliant Energy to close Iowa coal-fired plant by end of 2022

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Wisconsin-based Alliant Energy announced Thursday it will close its coal-fired power plant in the northeast Iowa city of Lansing over the […]
October 29, 2020

Exxon to cut 1,900 US jobs as oil industry struggles

NEW YORK — Exxon Mobil is slashing 1,900 jobs from its U.S. workforce as the pandemic saps demand for fuel. The Irving, Texas, oil giant […]
October 29, 2020

8 years later, Sandy still costing transit systems billions

HOBOKEN, N.J. — Once a gleaming symbol of early 20th-century ambition and prosperity, Hoboken’s grand rail terminal now sits as a somber reminder of the […]
October 29, 2020

Defendant pleads guilty in Rudy Giuliani associates' case

NEW YORK — Prosecutors secured a guilty plea Thursday from a Florida businessman who hired one of President Donald Trump’s lawyers, Rudy Giuliani, to lend […]
October 29, 2020

Walz touts ethanol production as he stumps for Biden

Walz stopped at the POET Biorefining facility during the “Joe’s in Your Corner” tour on Oct. 24. The plant in Preston employs around 40 workers […]