March 11, 2021

Biden sets May 1 target to have all adults vaccine-eligible

WASHINGTON — One year after the nation was brought to a near-standstill by the coronavirus, President Joe Biden is outlining his plan Thursday evening to […]
March 11, 2021

Dow, S&P 500 hit records as stimulus bill becomes law

Several major U.S. stock indexes hit all-time highs Thursday, as a recent stretch of volatile trading in the bond market continued to ease, keeping investors […]
March 11, 2021

Minnesota in January saw bounceback of jobs that it lost in December

Minnesota recouped in January most of the jobs that it had lost the month before once restaurants and bars were allowed to reopen for indoor […]
March 11, 2021

More records for stock indexes as stimulus bill becomes law

Broad gains in stocks pushed several major indexes to all-time highs on Wall Street. The S&P 500, the Dow Jones Industrial Average and a measure […]
March 11, 2021

Biden signs big virus aid bill before speech to nation

WASHINGTON — Marking a year of loss and disruption, President Joe Biden on Thursday signed into law the $1.9 trillion relief package that he said […]
March 11, 2021

Minnesota Senate passes tax relief on pandemic aid for some businesses, workers

The Minnesota Senate is moving quickly on state tax relief for some businesses and unemployed workers who received federal pandemic aid, arguing lawmakers must act […]
March 11, 2021

An 'optimistic' Verona Arena announces summer opera lineup

MILAN — Riccardo Muti and Plácido Domingo will headline the 2021 Verona Arena Opera Festival, essentially last year’s season revived as a sign of “great […]
March 11, 2021

Study: Lack of diversity in Hollywood costs industry $10B

NEW YORK — For years, researchers have said a lack of diversity in Hollywood films doesn’t just poorly reflect demographics, it’s bad business. A new […]
March 11, 2021

Dispute idling 200 workers at St. Paul Park refinery enters 8th week

A work stoppage at Marathon Petroleum’s St. Paul Park refinery is entering its eighth week with no end in sight. Marathon has continued operating the […]
March 11, 2021

As climate fight shifts to oil, Biden faces a formidable foe

CASPER, Wyo. — President Joe Biden’s bid to tackle climate change is running straight through the heart of the U.S. oil and gas industry — […]