August 25, 2020

Pilot in deadly Oregon crash worked for Montana chopper firm

THE DALLES, Ore. — A helicopter pilot who died late Monday while fighting a wildfire in Oregon’s Mount Hood National Forest worked for a private […]
August 25, 2020

NY wants court to declare mail disruptions unconstitutional

NEW YORK — New York’s attorney general added Tuesday to the growing pile of lawsuits seeking to halt disruptions to the U.S. Postal Service, citing […]
August 25, 2020

Honda reaches $85 million settlement over airbags

NEW YORK — Honda has reached an $85 million settlement with multiple states over allegations that it hid safety failures in the airbags of certain […]
August 25, 2020

Iowa farmers unsure what's next after winds flatten corn

WOODWARD, Iowa — Usually this time of year, someone could get lost in the tightly packed sea of corn that surrounds farmer Rod Pierce’s house […]
August 25, 2020

KFC suspends 'Its Finger Lickin' Good' slogan amid pandemic

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Don’t lick your fingers! That’s what Kentucky Fried Chicken signaled to customers Monday as the company suspended its “It’s Finger Lickin’ Good” […]
August 25, 2020

Bank profits slump 70% as virus rakes businesses, households

NEW YORK — The U.S. banking industry’s second quarter profits fell by 70% from a year ago, the FDIC said Tuesday, as low interest rates […]
August 25, 2020

Residents, lawmakers seek fix to U.S.-Canada border closure

POINT ROBERTS, Wash. — The border closure between Canada and the United States has severely impacted Point Roberts, Washington, which is landlocked from the rest […]
August 25, 2020

Best Buy's 2Q online sales surge but challenges remain

NEW YORK — Best Buy Co. reported that online sales more than tripled in the fiscal second quarter, as shoppers bought computers, tablets and large […]
August 25, 2020

Hormel offers two-year college benefit to employees' children

Hormel Foods Corp. will pay the tuition of a two-year college for any of its employees’ children, the company announced Tuesday. Every graduating senior with […]
August 25, 2020

Lawsuit seeks repeal of Wisconsin governor's mask mandate

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin’s statewide mask mandate issued by Gov. Tony Evers should be immediately ended because the governor did not have the legal authority […]