April 29, 2021

Twin Cities woman, with Buddhist monk's help, creates tech to help people destress

For years, Quyen Balter struggled with anxiety and insomnia. It began in high school, brought on by the pressures of achieving academic success and the […]
April 29, 2021

Biden announces 2nd round of diverse federal judiciary picks

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden announced on Thursday another diverse group of candidates for his second round of judicial nominations, a day after some in […]
April 29, 2021

Vice President Harris plans trip to Milwaukee on Tuesday

MADISON, Wis. — Vice President Kamala Harris plans to visit Milwaukee on Tuesday to tout President Joe Biden’s economic development agenda. The White House announced […]
April 29, 2021

UN-led informal Cyprus talks stall, new round planned

GENEVA — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Thursday that Turkish Cypriots and Greek Cypriots failed to make headway in informal talks on the future of […]
April 29, 2021

Companies sound alarm over commodity price hikes

Toilet paper, baby care products, soft drinks and many other everyday products are about to get more expensive. Procter & Gamble, Kimberly-Clark and Coca-Cola have […]
April 29, 2021

Daimler Truck, Volvo to make fuel cells in Europe from 2025

FRANKFURT, Germany — Germany’s Daimler Truck AG and Sweden’s Volvo Group say they plan to jointly manufacture hydrogen fuel cells for trucks in Europe starting […]
April 29, 2021

US pushes ahead with nuclear plans despite watchdog concerns

The Biden administration appears to be picking up where former President Donald Trump left off as the federal agency that oversees U.S. nuclear research and […]
April 29, 2021

Biden's declaration: America's democracy 'is rising anew'

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden declared that “America is rising anew” as he called for an expansion of federal programs to drive the economy past […]
April 29, 2021

Asian shares, US futures advance after Biden speech

Asian shares rose Thursday and U.S. futures also were higher after President Joe Biden delivered a speech to Congress that outlined ambitious plans for jobs […]
April 28, 2021

Stock indexes slip after Federal Reserve leaves rates alone

Major U.S. stock indexes ended slightly lower on Wall Street after the Federal Reserve left its key interest rate unchanged near zero, even as it […]