April 8, 2021

With Twins game, downtown businesses are ready for the most action in a year

After shutting his downtown Minneapolis pub for the first few months of the pandemic, Dermot Cowley initially tried reopening last June. He called it quits […]
April 8, 2021

Pandemic-weary chefs, cooks enjoy serving from home

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — When COVID-19 shutdowns hit in March 2020, Mike Winneker, a hotel executive sous chef, found himself without work for the first time […]
April 8, 2021

UK infections drop about 60% amid vaccinations, lockdown

LONDON — The U.K.’s COVID-19 vaccination program is beginning to break the link between infection and serious illness or death, according to the latest results […]
April 8, 2021

A city wrestled down an addiction crisis. Then came COVID-19

HUNTINGTON, W. Va. — Larrecsa Cox steered past the used tire shop, where a young man had collapsed a few days before, the syringe he’d […]
April 8, 2021

New C.H. Robinson tool will help companies measure their carbon footprints

Take any company with a large shareholder base, and it has at least one investor asking for reports on their environmental impacts. Now smaller companies […]
April 8, 2021

Interior secretary steps into Utah public lands tug-of-war

SALT LAKE CITY — For decades, a public lands tug-of-war has played out over a vast expanse of southern Utah where red rocks reveal petroglyphs […]
April 8, 2021

Virginia becomes first Southern state to legalize marijuana

RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia became the first Southern state to legalize marijuana Wednesday, as lawmakers voted to approve Gov. Ralph Northam’s proposed changes to a […]
April 8, 2021

Ex-California man charged with $14M boiler room scam

SANTA ANA, Calif. — A former Southern California man was charged Wednesday with running a “boiler room” scheme that bilked more than 100 investors out […]
April 8, 2021

Biden to unveil actions on guns, including new ATF boss

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden will unveil a series of executive actions aimed at addressing gun violence on Thursday, delivering his first major action on […]
April 7, 2021

NRA boss says he didn't tell group leaders before bankruptcy

DALLAS — Wayne LaPierre, the embattled leader of the National Rifle Association, said Wednesday that he put the powerful gun-rights group into bankruptcy without first […]