September 27, 2020

Insider Q&A: Accenture directs capital to Black start-ups

NEW YORK — Kathryn Ross was one of just two Black women in Accenture’s Miami office when she first joined the global consulting firm nearly […]
September 27, 2020

Lockdowns are fading, but GOP outrage isn't in campaigns

AUSTIN, Texas — When the coronavirus pandemic slammed the U.S. economy this spring, Dallas salon owner Shelley Luther became an overnight symbol of rebellion against […]
September 27, 2020

Trump: “Definitely time for a woman” on Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Sunday that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death and the two men he’s named to the Supreme Court meant “it […]
September 27, 2020

Tribes see ballot collection as a lifeline in Indian Country

NIXON, Nev. — Many older people living on the expansive Pyramid Lake Paiute Reservation in northern Nevada relied on the tribe’s senior services van to […]
September 27, 2020

Homespun BLM products include cookie kits, garden gnomes

A few weeks after nationwide protests erupted over the police killing of George Floyd, Julie Muller looked for something positive she could contribute to the […]
September 27, 2020

New rule may strip pollution protections from popular lakes

WILMINGTON, N.C. — Nearly 50 years ago, a power company received permission from North Carolina to build a reservoir by damming a creek near the […]
September 27, 2020

Essentia Health welcomes Cardiologist Dr. Jennifer Jue

Dr. Jennifer Jue, who specializes in cardiology, is welcoming patients at the Essentia Health Marilyn Covey Heart and Vascular Center in Brainerd. “I chose to […]
September 27, 2020

The Latest: Melbourne eases lockdown, reopens schools, work

MELBOURNE, Australia — Australia’s second-largest city, Melbourne, has further eased lockdown restrictions imposed after a surge in coronavirus cases, allowing most children to return to […]
September 26, 2020

Minnesota nonprofits worry about 'donor fatigue' during COVID-19 as they kick off year-end fundraising

Angela Gaare opened up her wallet when a nonprofit sent an urgent request last spring for help as the COVID-19 pandemic began. When Clare Housing […]
September 26, 2020

As workers wait for more federal aid, Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport's long-term fate rests with Delta

The fate of workers at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport could be shaped this week by decisions in Washington. The fate of the airport may hinge […]