September 18, 2020

The Latest: India's virus surge continues with 96,000 cases

NEW DELHI — India’s coronavirus cases have jumped by another 96,424 infections in the past 24 hours, showing little signs of slowing down. The Health […]
September 17, 2020

California paid leave law among nation's broadest

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A new law in California lets more people than almost anywhere else in the country take up to three months off from […]
September 17, 2020

Great Lakes shipping campaign hit hard by pandemic

“We’re weathering the storm,” Deb DeLuca, executive director of the Duluth Seaway Port Authority, said Thursday, adding that she couldn’t think of anything in recent […]
September 17, 2020

Giuliani associates face new federal fraud charges

NEW YORK — Federal prosecutors brought new wire fraud charges Thursday against an associate of former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani who was involved in […]
September 17, 2020

Minnesota hits end of $300 weekly jobless bonus

Minnesota exhausted its share of funds from a temporary federal program providing a $300 weekly bonus to unemployment payments, officials said Thursday. That will impact […]
September 17, 2020

Drugmaker Moderna lays out plans to test COVID-19 vaccine

The biotech company Moderna released a 135-page document Thursday that spells out the details of how it is conducting the late-stage trial of its coronavirus […]
September 17, 2020

Judge tosses US lawsuit over fire at London's Grenfell Tower

PHILADELPHIA — A U.S. judge in Philadelphia has dismissed a lawsuit filed over the 2017 fire at London’s Grenfell Tower that killed 72 people, concluding […]
September 17, 2020

Lawyers: Trump son won't testify in NY probe before election

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump’s son Eric is willing to comply with a subpoena to testify in a New York investigation into the family’s […]
September 17, 2020

US judge blocks Postal Service changes that slowed mail

SEATTLE — A U.S. judge on Thursday blocked controversial Postal Service changes that have slowed mail nationwide, calling them “a politically motivated attack on the […]
September 17, 2020

Minnesota hits end of $300 monthly jobless bonus; jobs recovery sped up last month

Minnesota exhausted its share of funds from a temporary federal program providing a $300 weekly bonus to unemployment payments, officials said Thursday. That will impact […]