September 23, 2020

CEO of Minnesota Public Radio's parent organization tells staff he will step down

Amid tumult over how sexual harassment and racial equity has been addressed, the parent organization of Minnesota Public Radio said Tuesday that a major shift […]
September 23, 2020

Seattle City Council overrides mayor's veto of policing cuts

SEATTLE — Seattle will reduce the police department’s budget and reallocate some money to community programs after the City Council voted Tuesday evening to override […]
September 23, 2020

Trump expands ban on US money for certain diversity training

President Donald Trump on Tuesday issued an order that he said will expand a ban on the use of federal money for certain diversity training. […]
September 22, 2020

California reopens more widely as infections hit lowest rate

LOS ANGELES — More of California was cleared to reopen additional businesses Tuesday, including most of the San Francisco Bay Area and one of Southern […]
September 22, 2020

CEO of Minnesota Public Radio's parent company tells staff he will step down

A major shift in leadership at American Public Media is underway. Jon McTaggart, president and CEO of the St. Paul-based radio giant, informed staff Tuesday […]
September 22, 2020

Nike shakes off pandemic blues with surging online sales

NEW YORK — Nike appears to have recovered from its pandemic slump, posting a solid quarterly profit driven by soaring online sales of its sneakers […]
September 22, 2020

Despite pandemic, business boomed at Lake of the Ozarks

Bars couldn’t keep up with the demand for Coors Light. Same with auto dealerships and new cars. Boat dealers had trouble keeping up and construction […]
September 22, 2020

Migrant women to no longer see doctor accused of misconduct

HOUSTON — Immigration authorities have stopped sending detained women to a rural Georgia gynecologist accused of performing surgeries without consent, a government spokesman said Tuesday. […]
September 22, 2020

Wyoming cuts to impede access to corrections information

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — News reporters on urgent deadlines will need to file a time-consuming public records request in order for the Wyoming Department of Corrections […]
September 22, 2020

Something unusual is missing among Nielsen's top programs

NEW YORK — There’s something missing in the Nielsen company’s listing of last week’s 20 most popular prime-time programs, something that once would have seemed […]