August 17, 2020

With travel limited, Hollywood looks to 'game changer' tech

NEW YORK — New LED video wall technology used in making last year’s “The Lion King” and “The Mandalorian” series could become more widespread as […]
August 17, 2020

Trump retweets purported audio of Biden call with Ukraine

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has retweeted an audio recording that U.S. intelligence officials have described as part of a Russian campaign to denigrate Democratic […]
August 17, 2020

Trump signs Iowa wind storm disaster declaration, may visit

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — President Donald Trump said Monday he has signed an emergency declaration for Iowa to help supply federal money to help […]
August 17, 2020

New this week: Tim McGraw music, Democrats meet & 'The 24th'

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES — “John […]
August 17, 2020

Former McDonald's CEO asks court to dismiss case against him

McDonald’s former CEO is asking a court to dismiss the company’s lawsuit against him, calling it “meritless and misleading.” Chicago-based McDonald’s sued Stephen Easterbrook last […]
August 17, 2020

With second virus wave coming, Minnesota waits for millions of N95 masks

With a second wave of COVID-19 cases expected to hit Minnesota hospitals in coming weeks, the state has millions of medical-grade N95 respirator masks on […]
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 […]