April 7, 2021

UnitedHealthcare has new CEO

Brian Thompson is now the chief executive of UnitedHealthcare, one of the nation’s largest health insurers. UnitedHealth is part of Minnetonka-based UnitedHealth Group, Minnesota’s largest […]
April 7, 2021

UnitedHealth CEO makes first changes to leadership team

Two months after being named to the top job at UnitedHealth Group, chief executive Andrew Witty announced Wednesday his first major leadership changes within the […]
April 7, 2021

5 Home Remodeling Trends to Watch for in 2021

After a year of spending more time at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many homeowners are looking for ways to make their homes fit […]
April 7, 2021

US Treasury: 156 million coronavirus relief payments issued

WASHINGTON — The Treasury Department said Wednesday it has issued more than 156 million payments as part of President Joe Biden’s coronavirus relief plan, including […]
April 7, 2021

Target to spend more than $2B on Black-owned businesses

NEW YORK — Target will spend a total of more than $2 billion at Black-owned businesses by 2025 as part of its effort to advance […]
April 7, 2021

Target pledges to spend $2B on products, services from Black-owned businesses

As part of its racial equity efforts, Target Corp. is pledging to sell products from more than 500 Black-owned brands by the end of 2025. […]
April 7, 2021

Two people killed, two others wounded in Milwaukee shooting

MILWAUKEE — Two people were killed and two were injured in a shooting on Milwaukee’s north side early Wednesday, according to police. A 20-year-old woman […]
April 7, 2021

UK Deliveroo riders to strike over pay, gig work conditions

LONDON — Gig economy riders for the app-based meal delivery platform Deliveroo are set to join strikes in five U.K. cities Wednesday over pay and […]
April 7, 2021

Lake City grocery store earns Minn. Grown award

Fiesta Foods was one of the six Minnesota grocery stores given the Retailer of the Year award by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture’s Minnesota Grown […]
April 7, 2021

EXPLAINER: Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and some options

The U.S. State Department says it’s talking with allies about China’s human rights record and how to handle next year’s Beijing Winter Olympics. A department […]