November 26, 2020

The Latest: Germany passes over 15,000 virus deaths

BERLIN — Germany has passed the grim milestone of more than 15,000 deaths from the coronavirus. The Robert Koch Institute, the country’s disease control center, […]
November 26, 2020

Travelers continue to fly at MSP Airport despite warnings

Traffic at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport was occasionally brisk Wednesday as travelers hurried to celebrate Thanksgiving with friends and family — despite warnings from health […]
November 25, 2020

Gov. Tim Walz signals that bipartisan COVID relief deal could come next week

Gov. Tim Walz is hoping to reach a bipartisan pact on a new pandemic relief package next week, signaling Wednesday that there is fresh momentum […]
November 25, 2020

Cargill loses title of largest private company in U.S.

Koch Industries has supplanted Cargill Inc. as the largest private company in the U.S. for the first time in 13 years. It’s only the third […]
November 25, 2020

Home sales jump in rural Minnesota: 'COVID-19 has reshaped the housing market'

Low mortgage rates and a yearning for woods and water are driving double-digit gains in property sales — and record prices — in rural parts […]
November 25, 2020

Amazon cloud-service outage affected companies from Shipt to Roku

Grocery-delivery company Shipt along with several other tech companies experienced large-scale service issues Wednesday due to an outage of Amazon.com’s widely used cloud service, Amazon […]
November 25, 2020

3 Minnesotans admit to roles in nationwide telemarketing fraud

Three Minnesotans are among five women who have pleaded guilty to their roles in a nationwide telemarketing fraud scheme that swindled some 183,000 victims out […]
November 25, 2020

Ojibwe bands ask Minnesota utility regulators to stay their OK of Enbridge pipeline

Two Ojibwe bands on Wednesday asked state regulators to halt the imminent construction of a new Enbridge pipeline across northern Minnesota, a step needed to […]
November 25, 2020

Brazilian regulator clears grounded Boeing plane to fly

Brazil’s aviation regulator has lifted its order that grounded the Boeing 737 Max, clearing the way for the plane to fly again in Latin America’s […]
November 25, 2020

Paper shredding drives false election claims in Georgia

Government and election officials frequently call on shredding companies to dispose of personal and sensitive documents that are no longer needed. But in a suburban […]