December 31, 2020

How a Lake Street shopping center and the lives behind it are rebuilding after riots

At the corner of Lake Street and Nicollet Avenue in Minneapolis, workers are erasing the scars left by one of the most turbulent weeks in […]
December 30, 2020

Trump push on $2K checks flops as GOP-led Senate won't vote

WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell all but shut the door Wednesday on President Donald Trump’s push for $2,000 COVID-19 relief checks, declaring Congress […]
December 30, 2020

How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

Energy and materials companies helped lift stocks modestly higher Wednesday, nudging the Dow Jones Industrial Average to an all-time high. Industrial and financial stocks also […]
December 30, 2020

Edina native and CEO of online grocer named entrepreneur of the year

Nick Green’s mom didn’t buy the fun kids cereals and sugary juice drinks that his friends had growing up. “She was maniacal about health and […]
December 30, 2020

GOP-led Senate rejects vote on Trump's push for $2K checks

WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell shut the door Wednesday on President Donald Trump’s push for $2,000 COVID-19 relief checks, declaring Congress has provided […]
December 30, 2020

Hoyer insists Cubs plan to compete after dealing Darvish

CHICAGO — Jed Hoyer insists this time won’t be like 2011 for the Chicago Cubs. The team’s new president of baseball operations said Wednesday that […]
December 30, 2020

Walmart apologizes for tweet calling Sen. Hawley sore loser

NEW YORK — Walmart apologized Wednesday for a tweet that called Republican Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley a sore loser for contesting President-elect Joe Biden’s victory […]
December 30, 2020

The Latest: 'Gilligan's Island' star Wells dies, virus cited

LOS ANGELES — Dawn Wells, who played the wholesome Mary Ann on the 1960s sitcom “Gilligan’s Island,” has died. Her publicist says Wells died Wednesday […]
December 30, 2020

Stocks hold on to modest gains, marking another Dow record

Stocks are closing modestly higher on Wall Street, keeping major indexes at or near record highs. The S&P 500 added 0.1% Wednesday, keeping it just […]
December 30, 2020

Honduras investigates murders of 2 Indigenous leaders

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Honduran authorities said Wednesday they are investigating the murders of two activists and Indigenous leaders killed in separate incidents over the weekend. […]