September 10, 2020

Portland mayor bans cops from using tear gas during protests

PORTLAND, Ore. — The mayor of Portland on Thursday police in Oregon’s largest city to stop using tear gas for crowd control during the frequently […]
September 10, 2020

Fair State Brewing becomes country's first unionized microbrewery

Twin Cities-based Fair State Brewing Cooperative has become the first microbrewery in the United States to unionize, as part of a wave of local craft […]
September 10, 2020

US sanctions Ukraine lawmaker who disclosed Biden recordings

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Russian-linked Ukrainian lawmaker for interfering in the U.S. presidential election by releasing edited audio […]
September 10, 2020

6-day-old endangered gorilla baby dies at New Orleans zoo

NEW ORLEANS — Less than a week after celebrating the birth of a critically endangered gorilla, the zoo in New Orleans is mourning its death. […]
September 10, 2020

Dueling over diamonds: LVMH says Tiffany not worth buyout

PARIS — It’s an ugly spat for such a glamorous industry: French luxury powerhouse LVMH and U.S. jeweler Tiffany & Co. are blaming each other […]
September 10, 2020

Twitter to label or remove misleading claims on vote results

OAKLAND, Calif. — Twitter said Thursday that starting next week it will label or remove misleading claims that try to undermine public confidence in elections. […]
September 10, 2020

US will end current health screening of some travelers

WASHINGTON — The United States plans to end enhanced health screening of travelers from certain countries next week, and those visitors will no longer be […]
September 10, 2020

Waters of Superior in Canal Park to permanently close, citing COVID-19 financial pressures

The owners of Waters of Superior, an art gallery and boutique in Duluth’s Canal Park, announced Thursday that they would be permanently closing the shop […]
September 10, 2020

Hollywood's inclusion problems still run deep, study finds

NEW YORK — As Hollywood searches for a response to the reckoning brought on by the death of George Floyd and the Academy Awards move […]
September 10, 2020

Officials: Keep vote helpers out of Wisconsin nursing homes

MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin Elections Commission shouldn’t allow special voting deputies to enter nursing homes to help residents cast absentee ballots in November because […]