December 23, 2020

Hermantown halts some residential projects after community pushback

The Hermantown City Council has imposed a six-month moratorium on multi­family developments in parts of the city after residents pushed back on several proposed projects […]
December 23, 2020

Edging into Christmas Eve, EU and UK near Brexit trade deal

BRUSSELS — European Union and British negotiators inched their way to within touching distance of a trade deal early Thursday, raising hopes a chaotic economic […]
December 23, 2020

Minnesota regulators approve $750M Xcel wind power project

Minnesota regulators on Wednesday approved Xcel Energy’s $750 million wind farm “repowering” project, one of several proposals from the utility to help speed up the […]
December 23, 2020

Trump plan to curb drug costs dealt setback in court

WASHINGTON — A late-term maneuver by President Donald Trump to use lower drug prices paid overseas to limit some of Medicare’s own costs suffered a […]
December 23, 2020

The Latest: Pace of vaccinations may be slower than hoped

WASHINGTON — U.S. officials say they are on track to deliver 20 million vaccine doses by the first week of January, but how quickly those […]
December 23, 2020

Some shipments of Moderna vaccine to Minnesota delayed

MINNEAPOLIS — State health officials said Wednesday that a national delay in some shipments of the Moderna vaccine will hit some Minnesota providers, and blizzard […]
December 23, 2020

The Latest: Arizona's largest hospital chain above capacity

PHOENIX — The top doctor for Arizona’s largest hospital chain said Wednesday that three Banner Health hospitals are operating above capacity as the state confronts […]
December 23, 2020

S&P 500 index ticks higher, breaking a 3-day losing streak

Stocks closed higher on Wall Street Wednesday, nudging the S&P 500 to its first gain in four days, as investors weighed a mixed set of […]
December 23, 2020

The Latest: Spain to receive 4.5M Pfizer virus vaccine doses

MADRID — Health Minister Salvador Illa said that, beginning Saturday, Spain will receive 4.5 million Pfizer vaccine doses over the next 12 weeks, enough to […]
December 23, 2020

The Latest: UK reports most COVID-19 deaths since April

LONDON — The U.K. has recorded its most coronavirus virus-related deaths since April. In its daily update, the British government said another 744 people have […]