December 21, 2020

Embracing the light and hope of Christmas in new ways

Seeking tradition this Advent season, I sent a message to Holmes United Methodist church in rural Reynolds, N.D., asking if they would be hosting their […]
December 21, 2020

The Latest: CVS Health expands COVID-19 vaccination program

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has expanded its COVID-19 vaccination program for residents and staff of long-term care facilities into 12 states. The drugstore chain […]
December 21, 2020

Cut off: Britain hit with travel bans over new virus strain

LONDON — Trucks waiting to get out of Britain backed up for miles and people were stranded at airports Monday as countries around the world […]
December 21, 2020

The Latest: France closes borders to UK, plans vaccinations

PARIS — A croaky-voiced French President Emmanuel Macron held a cabinet meeting Monday via video, in which he indicated the French could enforce “systematic tests” […]
December 21, 2020

Cut off: UK facing travel bans on fears of new virus strain

LONDON — Trucks waiting to get out of Britain backed up for miles and people were stranded at airports Monday as countries around the world […]
December 21, 2020

How the coronavirus pandemic altered the workplace in 2020, possibly for good

His first day was April 1, 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic was taking hold and many businesses were sending employees home to work to keep […]
December 21, 2020

The Latest: South Africa says new strain driving resurgence

JOHANNESBURG — South Africa has announced that a new variant of the COVID-19 virus is driving the country’s resurgence of the disease, with higher numbers […]
December 21, 2020

High-flying Tesla joins S&P 500; skeptics say buyer beware

DETROIT — In the middle of last year, Tesla’s losses were piling up, sales weren’t enough to cover expenses and big debt payments loomed. The […]
December 21, 2020

China criticizes US corporate auditing penalties

BEIJING — China’s government on Monday called on Washington not to enforce a measure that might expel Chinese companies from U.S. stock exchanges if they […]
December 21, 2020

Federal money provided a lifeline for farmers facing 'a trifecta of challenges,' but what does the future hold?

“I remember watching my phone because I usually keep an eye on some of the overnight markets, if I wake up during calving. That was […]