March 9, 2021

Russia to make Sputnik V vaccine in Italy; a 1st in EU

MILAN — Russia has signed a deal to produce its Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine in Italy, the first contract in the European Union, the Italian […]
March 9, 2021

Target's new food brand is all about indulging

Especially after the last year, Target says customers are interested in indulging a little — or a lot. And it wants to help them do […]
March 9, 2021

Mauritius pumps fuel from Chinese ship that ran aground

JOHANNESBURG — Workers in Mauritius on Tuesday began pumping 130 tons of fuel from a Chinese fishing vessel that ran aground on a coral reef […]
March 9, 2021

EXPLAINER: Myanmar media defiant as junta cracks down

BANGKOK — Myanmar’s military-controlled government is seeking to suppress media coverage of protests against its seizure of power as journalists and ordinary citizens strive to […]
March 9, 2021

Nissan recalling 854K Sentra cars to fix brake light problem

DETROIT — Nissan is recalling more than 854,000 cars in the U.S. and Canada because the brake lights might not come on when the driver […]
March 9, 2021

Hmong American Farmers Association prepares for its eighth CSA season

Located about 20 minutes south of St. Paul, HAFA finds most of its CFA customers in the Twin Cities. The contents of the CSA boxes, […]
March 9, 2021

Provincial Italian hospital overrun by virus variant

CHIARI, Italy — The 160-bed hospital in the Po River Valley town of Chiari has no more room for patients stricken with the highly contagious […]
March 9, 2021

Asian shares trade mixed on recovery hopes, yield worries

TOKYO — Asian shares were mixed Tuesday, cheered by the imminent passage of the U.S. stimulus package, although that optimism was tempered by worries about […]
March 9, 2021

Airline industry pushes US to standardize health papers

Leading airline and business groups are asking the Biden administration to develop temporary credentials that would let travelers show they have been tested and vaccinated […]
March 8, 2021

$40M gender equality fund by Gates, Scott picks finalists

A gender equality philanthropic initiative spearheaded by Melinda Gates’ investment company, with support from MacKenzie Scott, has announced 10 project finalists for $40 million in […]