August 17, 2020

Minnesota law firms changing pro bono work after George Floyd's death

In the wake of George Floyd’s killing, some of Minnesota’s marquee law firms are suing cities and racing to give free legal aid to those […]
August 17, 2020

COVID-19 study finds racial disparity in hospitalizations in Minnesota

A new study finds that African-Americans in Minnesota and 11 other states are being hospitalized for COVID-19 at a rate that exceeds their share of […]
August 17, 2020

Review: 'Tesla,' with Ethan Hawke, is low on electricity

Before it was possible to buy “a Tesla” and probably since, Nikola Tesla has been chronically underappreciated. Wider recognition has been steadily climbing for the […]
August 17, 2020

Trump administration imposes new Huawei restrictions

WASHINGTON — The U.S. is imposing another round of restrictions on China’s Huawei as President Donald Trump renewed accusations that the company’s telecommunications equipment is […]
August 17, 2020

Crowd protests outside US Postmaster's North Carolina home

GREENSBORO, N.C. — More than 100 demonstrators converged outside the North Carolina mansion of the postmaster general, protesting the cutbacks, delays and other changes to […]
August 17, 2020

'BE 2.0': Business writer Jim Collins updates his first book

NEW YORK — Million-selling business author Jim Collins is updating his debut book for the 21st century. The new edition of “Beyond Entrepreneurship: Turning Your […]
August 17, 2020

Liz Weston: Why taking Social Security early costs too much

Starting Social Security early typically means getting a smaller benefit for the rest of your life. The penalty is steep: Someone who applies this year […]
August 17, 2020

Power outage halts streetcars, hits thousands in The Hague

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Streetcars ground to a halt and some stores closed in the Hague after a power outage hit large parts of the […]
August 17, 2020

2020 Watch: Democrats begin their all-virtual convention

NEW YORK — Presidential politics move fast. What we’re watching heading into a new week on the 2020 campaign: Days to general election: 78 Days […]
August 17, 2020

The Latest: India's total coronavirus death toll tops 50,000

NEW DELHI — India’s number of reported fatalities from the coronavirus has crossed 50,000 after 941 new deaths were reported in the past 24 hours. […]