August 19, 2020

‘No Show Fair’ was a show

Sixteen-year-old Addison Hillman of Brainerd who has received several showmanship awards and grand champions over the years was sad when she heard the news that […]
August 19, 2020

California battling power drain, wildfires during heat wave

SAN FRANCISCO — California staved off another round of rolling blackouts but faced a renewed threat Wednesday from a searing heat wave, raging wildfires and […]
August 19, 2020

Shares advance in Asia after S&P 500 logs all-time high

Asian shares were mostly higher Wednesday after the S&P 500 logged a fresh all-time high. Markets in Hong Kong were closed due to a tropical […]
August 19, 2020

The Latest: New Zealand outbreak appears under control

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand appears to be gaining control over a coronavirus outbreak in Auckland after just five new community infections were reported […]
August 19, 2020

Democrats hope unconventional travelogue entices viewers

NEW YORK — An unexpected travelogue connected as a television event during the second night of the Democrats’ virtual convention, livening up a show that […]
August 19, 2020

UAE-Israel agreement followed many years of discrete talks

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Secret talks and quiet ties: That’s what paved the way for last week’s deal between the United Arab Emirates and […]
August 19, 2020

Postal Service halts some changes amid outcry, lawsuits

WASHINGTON — Facing mounting public pressure and a crush of state lawsuits, President Donald Trump’s new postmaster general says he is halting some operational changes […]
August 19, 2020

A US WeChat ban could hurt many in America, not just China

For millions of people in the U.S. who use the Chinese app WeChat, it’s a lifeline to friends, family, customers and business contacts in China. […]
August 19, 2020

Japan's exports plunge amid crush from coronavirus pandemic

TOKYO — Japan’s exports plunged 19.2% in July from a year earlier, as the coronavirus pandemic sapped global demand for goods from the third largest […]
August 19, 2020

Minnesota Department of Commerce again appeals approval of Enbridge pipeline

The Minnesota Department of Commerce will appeal the approval of Enbridge’s controversial new oil pipeline across the northern part of the state. The Minnesota Public […]