October 5, 2020

CEOs of 3 social media giants to testify at Senate hearing

WASHINGTON — The CEOs of technology giants Facebook, Google and Twitter are expected to testify for an Oct. 28 Senate hearing on tech companies’ control […]
October 5, 2020

One of Minnesota's newest public companies making four acquisitions worth $300M

API Group is making four acquisitions worth $300 million that will extend its reach in both the U.S. and Europe. The largest purchase is the […]
October 5, 2020

No pumpkins, no problem at North Dakota pumpkin patch

In June, near Emerado, N.D., Carrie and Todd Nelson received 12 inches of rain in a 24-hour period, drowning out 13 of their 15 pumpkin […]
October 5, 2020

3M's efforts on counterfeit N95 mask crackdown leads to raids in Vietnam, U.A.E.

3M continues to crack down on counterfeit N95 respirators, working with law enforcement agencies on more than 1,200 seizures and raids worldwide. Those actions include […]
October 5, 2020

Nvidia says it will build UK's most powerful supercomputer

LONDON — Graphics chip maker Nvidia said Monday it plans to build Britain’s fastest supercomputer that healthcare researchers can use to work on medical problems […]
October 5, 2020

Ancient grain going modern

One of the world’s oldest grains has found new life. Now, a new $10 million grant aims to further boost commercial use of Kernza. Informally […]
October 5, 2020

Toomey says he won't run for another Senate term or governor

BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey confirmed Monday he will not seek re-election in 2022 and plans to leave public service, a surprise […]
October 5, 2020

Service sector grows for the 4th consecutive month

WASHINGTON — The U.S. services sector, where most Americans work, grew for a fourth straight month in September as the country continued to reopen following […]
October 5, 2020

Cities declare racism a health crisis, but some doubt impact

CHICAGO — Christy DeGallerie noticed a startling trend in her online group for coronavirus survivors: White patients got medications she’d never heard of, were offered […]
October 5, 2020

Pandemic pushes start of holiday shopping earlier than ever

NEW YORK — Add last-minute holiday shopping to the list of time-honored traditions being upended by the coronavirus pandemic. Retailers are kicking off the holiday […]