December 18, 2020

With Trump silent, reprisals for hacks may fall to Biden

WASHINGTON — All fingers are pointing to Russia as the source of the worst-ever hack of U.S. government agencies. But President Donald Trump, long wary […]
December 18, 2020

US stocks slip from records as wait continues for Congress

NEW YORK — U.S. stock indexes are slipping from their record levels Friday as the wait drags on to see if Congress can reach a […]
December 18, 2020

Damage from border wall: blown-up mountains, toppled cactus

GUADALUPE CANYON, Ariz. — Work crews ignite dynamite blasts in the remote and rugged southeast corner of Arizona, forever reshaping the landscape as they pulverize […]
December 18, 2020

Andersen, Marvin distribute nearly $50 million in profit sharing

Minnesota’s two major window manufacturers have rolled out nearly $50 million in profit-sharing for their employees. Andersen Corp., based in Bayport, will soon issue $33 […]
December 18, 2020

EU says EU-UK face weekend 'last attempt' to get trade deal

BRUSSELS — The European Union and the United Kingdom are heading into the weekend on a “last attempt” to clinch a post-Brexit trade deal, with […]
December 18, 2020

Cargill idles Canadian beef plant due to COVID-19 outbreak

Cargill Inc. is temporarily closing an Ontario beef plant due to a new COVID-19 outbreak. Local health officials on Thursday said 82 out of the […]
December 18, 2020

County preps to distribute state COVID-19 relief funds

Close to half of the funds set aside by the Minnesota Legislature in a relief package passed by both chambers Monday night, Dec. 14, will […]
December 18, 2020

The Latest: Coronavirus vaccine provided to US Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — The justices on the U.S. Supreme Court are being provided with doses of the coronavirus vaccine. That is according to a letter by […]
December 18, 2020

Asia Today: Beds in short supply as SKorea sees another jump

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has reported 1,062 new cases of the coronavirus, its third straight day of over 1,000, as authorities in Seoul […]
December 18, 2020

Minnesota's top attorney sues bars that defied restrictions

MINNEAPOLIS — Two Minnesota bars are facing lawsuits from the state attorney general’s office and suspensions of their liquor licenses after serving customers indoors in […]