July 15, 2021

The Latest: S Korea virus cases spreading outside Seoul area

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has added 1,600 more coronavirus cases, with infections spreading beyond the hard-hit capital area where officials have enforced the […]
July 14, 2021

Opponents on Enbridge Line 3 project take case to Minnesota Supreme Court

Environmental groups and Ojibwe bands opposing Enbridge’s new Line 3 oil pipeline have taken their legal claims to the Minnesota Supreme Court. The groups petitioned […]
July 14, 2021

Climate activists hail Dem budget spending on clean energy

WASHINGTON — Environmental groups hailed a sweeping $3.5 trillion domestic spending plan announced by Democrats, saying it would make “transformational investments” in clean energy and […]
July 14, 2021

The Latest: Army base requires vaccination proof for no mask

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — An Army base in Alabama is requiring soldiers to show proof of vaccination to go without face masks as the state sees […]
July 14, 2021

Line 3 pipeline opponents appeal to Minnesota Supreme Court

MINNEAPOLIS — Tribal and environmental groups opposed to Enbridge Energy’s Line 3 oil pipeline project asked the Minnesota Supreme Court on Wednesday to overturn a […]
July 14, 2021

Biden pitches huge budget, says Dems will 'get a lot done'

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden made a quick foray to the Capitol on Wednesday hunting support for his multitrillion-dollar agenda of infrastructure, health care and […]
July 14, 2021

George Family Foundation in Minneapolis names new leader

The foundation started by former Medtronic CEO Bill George and his wife Penny has named a new president, the second person not in the George […]
July 14, 2021

The Latest: Argentina's pandemic toll rises above 100,000

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Argentina has reported more than 100,000 deaths from COVID-19, a heavy blow to a country that intermittently imposed some of the […]
July 14, 2021

That was fleeting: Twitter kills off ephemeral messages

Twitter is disappearing its disappearing tweets, called fleets, after they didn’t catch on. The company began testing tweets that vanish after 24 hours last March […]
July 14, 2021

Facebook asks recusal of FTC head in antitrust case decision

WASHINGTON — Facebook is asking that the new head of the Federal Trade Commission step away from decisions on whether to continue the agency’s antitrust […]