October 12, 2020

Donor threatens to sue embattled Texas AG over dropped case

DALLAS — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is already facing calls to resign and accusations of crimes by his own staff over an investigation sought […]
October 12, 2020

Razor blades found in pizza dough leads to man's arrest

SACO, Maine — A man suspected of putting razor blades into fresh pizza dough sold at a Maine supermarket was arrested, officials said. A customer […]
October 12, 2020

Minnesota Legislature to convene for 5th special session

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Minnesota House and Senate convene Monday for their fifth special session of 2020 and what’s likely their last chance to […]
October 12, 2020

Facebook bans Holocaust denial, distortion posts

Facebook is banning posts that deny or distort the Holocaust and will start directing people to authoritative sources if they search for information about the […]
October 12, 2020

Mallinckrodt, ensnared in opioid crisis, seeks Chapter 11

A New Jersey drugmaker ensnared in the fallout from America’s opioid crisis is seeking bankruptcy protection. Mallinckrodt said Monday that it had begun Chapter 11 […]
October 12, 2020

Minnesota owners of drywall company admit stealing $300K in workers' comp scheme

A husband and wife who ran a Minnesota drywall company have pleaded guilty to cheating their employees out of workers’ compensation insurance and pocketing more […]
October 12, 2020

Black churches mobilizing voters despite virus challenges

NEW YORK — For the Rev. Jimmy Gates Sr., the 2008 presidential election year was one to remember — and not just because it yielded […]
October 12, 2020

Twilio buys Segment for $3.2B as demand for cloud tech booms

SAN FRANCISCO — Twilio is buying customer data start-up Segment in a stock deal valued at about $3.2 billion as demand for cloud technology surges […]
October 12, 2020

Liz Weston: Suddenly retired? Here's what to do next

The pandemic seems to be driving a surge of early retirements as businesses close or downsize and older people weigh the health risks of continuing […]
October 12, 2020

International ag internship program's long history of success interrupted by COVID-19

Since 1978, more than 40,000 visitors have been on U.S. farms because of the program. But because of COVID-19, hundreds of farmers are left in […]