September 7, 2020

California avoids major power outages as wildfires rage

SHAVER LAKE, Calif. — Rescuers in military helicopters airlifted 207 people to safety over the weekend after an explosive wildfire trapped them in a popular […]
September 7, 2020

Reports: China targets press cards for some US media

BEIJING — China has reportedly suspended full renewal of press accreditation for some journalists at U.S. media outlets in apparent retribution for Washington’s targeting of […]
September 7, 2020

Big tippers: Alaska man joins push to aid restaurant workers

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — It was a busy Taco Tuesday at Midnight Sun Brewing Co. in Anchorage, Alaska — a blessing these days at any restaurant […]
September 7, 2020

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's errant views on voting, Biden miscues

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has been putting forth convoluted guidance to his supporters on submitting double votes in the November election, an act that […]
September 7, 2020

Minnesota prods companies to share jobs rather than lay off workers

This spring, with corona­virus cases spreading and nonessential surgeries put on hold, medical device maker Boston Scientific needed to slash costs — and fast. But […]
September 7, 2020

N95 masks being rationed at Minnesota hospitals, six months into pandemic

Hospitals across Minnesota resumed elective medical procedures May, but nurses say their employers still aren’t giving them enough N95 masks to protect them from COVID-19. […]
September 6, 2020

As virus cases drop, governors may gamble on bars. Again.

AUSTIN, Texas — A guy walks into a bar, which still isn’t allowed in Texas. But Jeff Brightwell owns this bar. Two months into an […]
September 6, 2020

Small-business failures loom as federal aid dries up

The United States faces a wave of small-business failures this fall if the federal government does not provide a new round of financial assistance — […]
September 6, 2020

Advice on landing a first job in a pandemic

Q: As a recent college graduate, I am having a hard time finding a job that makes ends meet that also feels essential in these […]
September 6, 2020

What to do if you can't copy your iPhone photos

Q: I have an iPhone 6 that has no storage left for photos. To avoid paying for extra photo storage space on iCloud, Apple’s online […]