August 7, 2020

Q&A: What's up with Trump's orders on TikTok and WeChat?

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump has ordered sweeping but vague ban on dealings with the Chinese owners of popular apps TikTok and WeChat, saying […]
August 7, 2020

Farm groups ask U.S. for more time to apply for COVID-19 aid

CHICAGO — Twenty-eight U.S. farm groups asked the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Friday to extend the deadline for farmers to apply for coronavirus assistance […]
August 7, 2020

AP Explains: From Hong Kong to TikTok, US-China ties plummet

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has launched a major diplomatic and economic offensive against China, hitting Chinese officials with myriad sanctions over the past four […]
August 7, 2020

Ohio governor's COVID-19 results show tests imperfections

WASHINGTON — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine’s positive-then-negative test results for the coronavirus are a reminder that no test is definitive. The governor tested positive using […]
August 7, 2020

Pro-Russia vaccine misinfo finds home in US Facebook groups

CHICAGO — A false report claiming five Ukrainians had died after taking an American-made coronavirus vaccine spread in just a matter of days from a […]
August 7, 2020

US sanctions leader of Hong Kong, Chinese authorities

WASHINGTON — The U.S. on Friday imposed sanctions on Hong Kong officials, including the pro-China leader of the government, accusing them of roles in squashing […]
August 7, 2020

Trump moves against Chinese owners of TikTok and WeChat apps

NEW YORK — President Trump is broadly prohibiting unspecified ‘transactions’ with Chinese owners of TikTok and WeChat via executive order in 45 days. Trump had […]
August 7, 2020

Think this ND-based brand is all about drinking beer? You Betcha, but it's so much more

“We mostly just wanted to throw as many darts at the dartboard and see what stuck,” Fargo native Montplaisir said. “It just so happened that […]
August 7, 2020

Think this ND-based brand is all about drinking beer? You Betcha, but it's so much more

“We mostly just wanted to throw as many darts at the dartboard and see what stuck,” Fargo native Montplaisir said. “It just so happened that […]
August 7, 2020

US adds 1.8 million jobs in a sign that hiring has slowed

WASHINGTON — The United States added 1.8 million jobs in July, a pullback from the gains of May and June and evidence that the resurgent […]