August 26, 2020

Restaurants navigate COVID-19 exposure

These restaurants are closing because of COVID-19 exposures, either from a staff member or customer. But the state doesn’t require restaurants to close when facing […]
August 26, 2020

Huawei, ZTE lose patent appeal cases at UK Supreme Court

LONDON — Britain’s Supreme Court has dismissed two appeals by Chinese telecoms firms Huawei and ZTE over mobile data patent disputes. The disputes center on […]
August 26, 2020

Minnesota gets $1.5 million in multistate settlement with Honda over air bags

Minnesota will receive $1.5 million out of an $85 million multistate settlement with American Honda Motor Co. over allegations it concealed safety concerns with air […]
August 26, 2020

Mexico's economy shrinks nearly 20%, worst plunge since the 1930s

MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s economy in the second quarter declined the most since the Great Depression, despite partly recovering from the depths in June, as […]
August 26, 2020

Facebook: Apple privacy changes will muck up online ads

OAKLAND, Calif. — Facebook is pushing back on new Apple privacy rules for its mobile devices — and putting app developers in the middle. Apple […]
August 26, 2020

Houston firm drops bribe suit against ex Venezuela oil czar

MIAMI — A Houston energy firm has dropped a lawsuit against Venezuela’s former oil czar, who it had accused of orchestrating demands for a $10 […]
August 26, 2020

Reinert named acting director of Duluth Entertainment Convention Center

At a Wednesday morning meeting of the DECC’s board of directors, Reinert was placed in the leadership role. Reinert will step down from his post […]
August 26, 2020

Homeless essential workers face greater risk of COVID-19

At the beginning of the pandemic, Tiffany Cordaway’s biggest struggle was finding a place to shower. She worked two jobs in northern California, disinfecting medical […]
August 26, 2020

Powell edges toward loosening the Fed's stance on inflation

WASHINGTON — For decades, the Federal Reserve made clear its readiness to raise interest rates at the earliest signs of creeping inflation. That was then. […]
August 26, 2020

Decades later, Sharpton still insists: No justice, no peace

NEW YORK — The Rev. Al Sharpton sat quietly in his office in late July, watching the final funeral service for Rep. John Lewis on […]