August 29, 2020

Lord & Taylor will close the company's remaining stores

Lord & Taylor, one of the country’s oldest department-store chains, is going out of business after filing for bankruptcy earlier this month. The retailer was […]
August 29, 2020

Elon Musk wants YOU to build a brain-computer interface

Elon Musk isn’t content with electric cars, shooting people into orbit, populating Mars and building underground tunnels to solve traffic problems. He also wants to […]
August 29, 2020

Head of jewelry theft crew sentenced to federal prison

SANTA ANA, Calif. — The Los Angeles head of a ring that tracked and robbed traveling jewelry salespeople, stealing at least $835,000 worth of goods, […]
August 28, 2020

Restaurants, gyms slam California virus rules, see closings

LOS ANGELES — Owners of restaurants, gyms and nail salons criticized California’s new rules guiding when businesses can reopen during the coronavirus pandemic, saying the […]
August 28, 2020

541 food workers laid off at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul

An Xcel Energy Center food vendor has permanently laid off 541 employees in St. Paul, including some members of the Unite Here Local 17 due […]
August 28, 2020

Silos packed with sugar burn at refinery in Louisiana

CHALMETTE, La. — Two 10-story-high silos packed with refined sugar caught fire at the Domino Sugar refinery near New Orleans, authorities said. No injuries were […]
August 28, 2020

FAA faults Chicago for jet that skidded off slick runway

WASHINGTON — Federal safety officials are proposing a civil penalty of nearly $1.6 million against the city of Chicago after a plane slid off any […]
August 28, 2020

Beefalo on loose for weeks in Connecticut escaped slaughter

PLYMOUTH. Conn. — An 800- to 900-pound (360- to 410-kilogram) beefalo remains on the loose in Plymouth, Connecticut, weeks after it escaped while being loaded […]
August 28, 2020

Tesla targeted in failed ransomware extortion scheme

BOSTON — In a tweet, Tesla CEO Elon Musk solved a mystery involving a 27-year-old Russian, an insider at an unnamed corporation and an alleged […]
August 28, 2020

Men presenting themselves as pastors charged in $28M scheme

SILVER SPRING, Md. — Three Maryland men presenting themselves as pastors targeted church members and other investors in a Ponzi scheme that defrauded victims out […]