January 9, 2021

Key to smart spending is understanding why we make decisions we do

In the song “If I Had $1,000,000,” Ed Robertson and Steven Page list a number of things that they would buy for their beloved — […]
January 9, 2021

With pandemic driving still down, push is on for insurers to keep discounted rates

When Americans abruptly cut back on driving early in the pandemic, many auto-insurance companies gave customers credits or refunds on their premiums, reflecting the lower […]
January 9, 2021

Start 2021 off strong with these smart money moves

Knocking off a few financial tasks early in the year can better prepare you for whatever 2021 has in store. Here are a few to […]
January 9, 2021

The Latest: 2 Chinese cities urge people to stay at home

BEIJING — Chinese authorities are asking residents in two cities south of Beijing to stay home for seven days as they try to stamp out […]
January 9, 2021

Asia Today: China asks residents in 2 cities to stay home

BEIJING — Chinese authorities have asked residents in two cities south of Beijing to stay home for seven days as they try to stamp out […]
January 9, 2021

N. Korea threatens to build more nukes, cites US hostility

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un threatened to expand his nuclear arsenal as he disclosed a list of high-tech weapons systems […]
January 9, 2021

Twitter bans Trump, citing risk of violent incitement

Twitter banned President Donald Trump’s account Friday, citing “the risk of further incitement of violence” following the deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. […]
January 9, 2021

Sex trafficking could spike near Enbridge pipeline project, Minnesota warns

DULUTH – Among the thousands of pages of documents filed in the Enbridge Line 3 permitting process, state regulators made a striking conclusion about construction […]
January 9, 2021

Alaska governor plans appeal of mine project denial

JUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy said the state will appeal the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ rejection of a key permit for a […]
January 9, 2021

Albert Lea restaurant fined for defying governor's orders

An Albert Lea restaurant will have to pay $3,000 every day it is open for indoor dining after it violated Gov. Tim Walz’s orders closing […]