August 27, 2020

Black Entrepreneur State Fair aims to create healing space amid pandemic, social unrest

The smell of incense and roasted sweet corn filled the air Wednesday evening at Father Hennepin Bluff Park on the downtown Minneapolis riverfront. Bikers and […]
August 27, 2020

Environmental groups allege Stauber, Emmer interfered illegally in Twin Metals environmental review

In an amended complaint filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., the coalition, led by groups such as Save the Boundary Waters and […]
August 27, 2020

US detaining more migrant children in hotels despite outcry

HOUSTON — The Trump administration has sharply increased its use of hotels to detain immigrant children as young as 1 before expelling them from the […]
August 27, 2020

US long-term mortgage rates fall; 30-year at 2.91%

WASHINGTON — U.S. average rates on long-term mortgages fell this week, with historically low levels continuing to fuel demand for homes. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac […]
August 27, 2020

Pelsoi, Meadows to talk virus aid, but outlook dim for deal

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and White House chief of staff Mark Meadows were set to discuss a stalled COVID-19 aid package but the […]
August 27, 2020

Ex-UAW president charged with corruption in federal probe

DETROIT — A former president of the United Auto Workers union was charged with corruption Thursday, accused of conspiring with his successor and others to […]
August 27, 2020

Minnesota unemployment claims have dropped faster in August than in any period since the pandemic began

MinnPost photo by Jim Walsh When the pandemic hit in mid-March, Minnesota started to see a massive surge in unemployment applications as the state, under […]
August 27, 2020

Stocks rise after Fed says rates may stay low for longer

NEW YORK — Stocks are pushing further into record heights on Wall Street Thursday after the Federal Reserve made a major overhaul to its strategy, […]
August 27, 2020

Kennedy's legacy hovering over Senate race in Massachusetts

BOSTON — Perhaps inevitably, the long political shadow of the Kennedy family is hovering over an increasingly acrimonious contest between U.S. Sen. Edward Markey and […]
August 27, 2020

IDS Center closed to public, downtown businesses began to clean up

The IDS Center, the biggest building and central crossing of downtown Minneapolis, will be open only to its commercial tenants today, after rioters smashed ground-floor […]