September 25, 2020

Google parent agrees to $310M misconduct lawsuit settlement

NEW YORK — Google’s parent company has reached a $310 million settlement in a shareholder lawsuit over its treatment of allegations of executives’ sexual misconduct. […]
September 25, 2020

Wall Street gains, but S&P 500 still faces 4th weekly loss

U.S. stocks are higher Friday afternoon, but the S&P 500 is still heading for a fourth straight week of losses amid Wall Street’s September swoon. […]
September 25, 2020

Audit highlights woes at Wisconsin unemployment call centers

MILWAUKEE — Fewer than 1% of calls from Wisconsin residents seeking unemployment benefits amid the early months of the coronavirus pandemic got answered as newly […]
September 25, 2020

Laywer: Client in Giuliani case hasn't paid legal fees

NEW YORK — The lawyer representing a man accused of conspiring with associates of Rudy Giuliani to make illegal campaign contributions has asked a judge […]
September 25, 2020

Minnesotans to get $1M of $60M settlement over deceptive marketing regarding pelvic mesh

A company that failed to adequately inform women of dangerous side effects related to permanent pelvic mesh devices will be required to pay $60 million, […]
September 25, 2020

New measurements show moon has hazardous radiation levels

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Future moon explorers will be bombarded with two to three times more radiation than astronauts aboard the International Space Station, a […]
September 25, 2020

Surly now supports unionizing efforts but still closing beer hall

Surly Brewing Co. has reached an agreement with some of its hospitality and kitchen staff to hold a vote on whether the group will form […]
September 25, 2020

Children's Minnesota looks at job cuts, structural moves as pandemic, other pressures build

Children’s Minnesota is looking at “significant” layoffs over the next two years, moving some services in St. Paul to Minneapolis and taking other steps because […]
September 25, 2020

Florida governor reopening state's economy despite spread

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Gov. Ron DeSantis lifted all restrictions on restaurants and other businesses in Florida on Friday in a move to reopen the state’s […]
September 25, 2020

The latest hard-to-find item: a desk

NEW YORK — First it was toilet paper. Disinfectant wipes. Beans. Coins. Computers. Now, desks are in short supply because of the coronavirus pandemic. Millions […]