February 24, 2021

The Latest: Johnson & Johnson single shot awaits approval

WASHINGTON – An analysis by U.S. regulators say Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose vaccine protects against COVID-19. The report Wednesday confirmed the vaccine is about 66% […]
February 24, 2021

Germany finds huge cocaine shipment; 2nd seized in Belgium

BERLIN — German customs officials have found more than 16 metric tons (17.6 U.S. tons) of cocaine in containers that arrived in Hamburg from Paraguay, […]
February 23, 2021

Minnesotans' heating bills could be $400 higher because of Southern storm

Minnesotans will pay up to $400 more for their February heating bills because of the spike in U.S. gas prices after a historic cold wave […]
February 23, 2021

Many Minnesotans will pay $300 more for electricity because of southern storm

Many Minnesotans will get $300 or more tacked onto their heating bills due to the spike in U.S. gas prices after a historic cold wave […]
February 23, 2021

Brazil's Petrobras calls meeting to elect Bolsonaro ally

RIO DE JANEIRO — Board members of Brazilian oil giant Petrobras on Tuesday paved the way for approval of a retired general with no industry […]
February 23, 2021

Top board leaders resign after deadly Texas power outages

AUSTIN, Texas — Top board leaders of Texas’ embattled power grid operator said Tuesday they will resign following outrage over more than 4 million customers […]
February 23, 2021

Mexican president says Mexico doing better than US on virus

MEXICO CITY — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Tuesday that his country is doing better than the United States in dealing with the […]
February 23, 2021

Duluth-based Maurices' CEO retiring; former Express chief executive his successor

George Goldfarb is retiring from his position as chief executive of Duluth-based women’s apparel company Maurices, and former Express CEO David Kornberg will take his […]
February 23, 2021

Tech firms say there's little doubt Russia behind major hack

WASHINGTON — Leading technology companies said Tuesday that a months-long breach of corporate and government networks was so sophisticated, focused and labor-intensive that a nation […]
February 23, 2021

The Latest: Tennessee probe finds wasted vaccines

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — More than 2,400 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in Tennessee’s most populous county went to waste over the past month while local officials […]