September 23, 2020

TikTok asks judge to block Trump's ban as deadline looms

NEW YORK — Chinese-owned TikTok asked a judge to block the Trump Administration’s attempt to ban its app, suggesting the video-sharing app’s forced deal with […]
September 23, 2020

Whitmer offers 'carbon-neutral' climate plan for Michigan

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday called for Michigan to become “carbon neutral” by 2050 in the fight against climate change, which […]
September 23, 2020

Gene-editing research by Calyxt exec at University of Minnesota for a time lacked proper oversight

Gene-editing research at the University of Minnesota in recent years has come under fire for lacking proper oversight, leading to a review and some changes. […]
September 23, 2020

General Mills continues to grow in pandemic, executives aim to make it last

General Mills continued to flourish during the summer months, though its growth slowed from the spring when the initial burst of at-home eating created huge […]
September 23, 2020

Nike, Western Digital rise; Stitch Fix, Steelcase fall

NEW YORK — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Wednesday: 3M Co., down $2.83 to $159.51. The maker of adhesives and protective equipment is […]
September 23, 2020

eBay workers who sent spiders to couple to plead guilty

BOSTON — Four former eBay Inc. employees have agreed to plead guilty to their roles in a campaign of intimidation that included sending live spiders […]
September 23, 2020

DOJ nearing antitrust action on Google; Trump eyes tech curb

WASHINGTON — As the Trump administration moves toward antitrust action against search giant Google, it’s campaigning to enlist support from sympathetic state attorneys general across […]
September 23, 2020

High court fight adds to pile of issues weighing on voters

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. — The Republican Party headquarters in this former steel town was buzzing Saturday as supporters filed in to pick up Trump 2020 stickers […]
September 23, 2020

Disney delays 'Black Widow,' Spielberg's 'West Side Story'

NEW YORK — The Walt Disney Co. has further postponed its next mega-movies from Marvel, including “Black Widow,” while also postponing Steven Spielberg’s “West Side […]
September 23, 2020

Americans load up on candy, trick or treat – or not

Americans may not know if trick or treating will happen this year because of the pandemic, but they’re buying a lot of Halloween candy while […]