September 30, 2020

Chaotic first debate: Taunts overpower Trump, Biden visions

CLEVELAND — The first debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden deteriorated into bitter taunts and near chaos Tuesday night as Trump […]
September 30, 2020

Markets mixed after Trump-Biden debate; data lifts China

Stocks were mixed in Asia on Wednesday after the debate between President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden, with little sign the clash […]
September 30, 2020

The Latest: India caseload shows decline, VP tests positive

NEW DELHI — India recorded 80,472 new confirmed coronaviruses cases in the past 24 hours, showing a decline from a record high two weeks ago. […]
September 30, 2020

Ski resorts struggle to hire amid Trump's student visa ban

DENVER — Milagros Sotelo was looking forward to traveling from South America to Tennessee to start a job at Ober Gatlinburg ski resort this winter. […]
September 30, 2020

Fall could bring chill to dining out

U.S. restaurants are moving warily into fall, hoping their slow recovery persists despite the new challenge of chilly weather and a pandemic that’s expected to […]
September 30, 2020

Walmart looks to airports as inspiration of new store layout

NEW YORK — Walmart is getting inspiration from the airport terminal as it revamps the layout and signage of its stores to speed up shopping […]
September 30, 2020

Even before pandemic struck, more US adults were uninsured

WASHINGTON — About 2.5 million more working-age Americans were uninsured last year, even before the coronavirus pandemic struck, according to a government report issued Wednesday. […]
September 30, 2020

Minnesota tenants facing eviction during pandemic for police calls, drugs, property damage

For Minneapolis landlord Colin Gatling, the first sign of trouble with his new tenant was the foot traffic at all hours. One day his tenant […]
September 30, 2020

Star Tribune names first editor for diversity and community

At a time when newsrooms and other businesses are responding to a national reckoning on issues such as racism and equity, the Star Tribune on […]
September 30, 2020

Trump approves permit for Alaska cross-border railroad line

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — President Donald Trump on Tuesday approved a permit for a proposed rail line connecting Alaska and Canada. So-called presidential permits are required […]