August 24, 2020

To-go drinks an elixir for public, a lifeline for business

DETROIT — The coronavirus is shaking up America’s liquor laws. At least 33 states and the District of Columbia are temporarily allowing cocktails to-go during […]
August 24, 2020

Minneapolis business owners want to protect their windows after riots. But there's a problem.

After looters crashed through his floor-to-ceiling windows and stole $1 million worth of booze in May, Chicago-Lake Liquors owner John Wolf wanted to protect himself […]
August 24, 2020

TikTok to fight Trump over his pending order to ban its app

NEW YORK — Video app TikTok said it will wage a legal fight against the Trump Administration’s efforts to ban the popular, Chinese-owned service over […]
August 24, 2020

No turning back in the state that pioneered voting by mail

SALEM, Ore. — Running an election by mail is a major undertaking, involving the U.S. Postal Service, armies of volunteers and even librarians. But for […]
August 24, 2020

Fiat Chrysler recalls diesel engines to fix stalling problem

DETROIT — Fiat Chrysler is recalling nearly 132,000 vehicles worldwide to fix a problem that could cause some diesel engines to stall. The recall covers […]
August 24, 2020

Jim Bakker gets PPP loans during legal fight on fraud claims

When the U.S. government extended pandemic hardship loans to thousands of religious institutions, Jim Bakker and Morningside USA, his ministry in Blue Eye, Missouri, were […]
August 24, 2020

New Minnesota wheat variety has familiar name

“I wasn’t asked if I wanted it named after me. I was told that’s what it would be,” Torgerson told Agweek. “I thought it should […]
August 24, 2020

Liz Weston: The 2 costs that can make or break your nest egg

If you earn a decent income but have trouble saving, the culprits could be the roof over your head and the car in your driveway. […]
August 24, 2020

Apple CEO Tim Cook is fulfilling another Steve Jobs vision

BERKELEY, Calif. — Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, who died in 2011, was a tough act to follow. But Tim Cook seems to be doing so […]
August 24, 2020

2020 Watch: Can Trump expand his coalition beyond his base?

NEW YORK — Joe Biden’s Democratic Party just pulled off the first national convention of the coronavirus era, an all-virtual affair that felt like an […]