August 29, 2020

Slow and steady: Two Harbors couple launches Turtle Hare Farm + Stay

They each placed the white bulbous vegetables in one bin, the stalks in another for composting. The Elefsons harvested nearly 500 pounds, or 4,000 heads, […]
August 29, 2020

Protesters hold sit-in at Portland mayor's condo building

PORTLAND, Ore. — Protesters took to the condo lobby of Portland’s mayor Friday night as Oregon protests against racial injustice persist. The protesters at the […]
August 29, 2020

The Latest: Malaysia extends ban on foreign tourists

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysia has extended its pandemic movement restrictions including a ban on foreign tourists until the end of the year. Prime Minister […]
August 29, 2020

Too risky? Fed pressed to expand aid to some businesses

WASHINGTON — With the economy still in the pandemic’s grip, the Federal Reserve is facing a decision on whether to stretch an emergency lending program […]
August 29, 2020

Trump still faces skepticism in suburbs following convention

WASHINGTON — Pat Newell backed Donald Trump in 2016. But after Trump’s speech at the Republican National Convention this week included no mention of the […]
August 29, 2020

US now using several hotel chains to detain migrant children

HOUSTON — The U.S. government has detained children at several major hotel chains — more than previously known — during the coronavirus pandemic instead of […]
August 29, 2020

Trump administration allows deferral of Social Security tax

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Friday allowed employers to suspend collection of some Social Security taxes, although business groups don’t like the idea and […]
August 29, 2020

Health experts decry Trump's shunning of virus rules

WASHINGTON — Public health experts expressed concern Friday about President Donald Trump’s largely mask-free, socially un-distanced Republican convention event on the White House lawn, saying […]
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 […]