December 11, 2020

Britain to end state support for fossil fuel sector exports

LONDON — Britain said Friday that it is ending state support for fossil fuel industry exports, and shifting government assistance to low-carbon and renewable energy […]
December 11, 2020

Post-pandemic, most Americans who can want to continue working from home, Pew study finds

Most Americans now teleworking from home want to keep doing so, with more than half saying they would work remotely after the pandemic, a new […]
December 11, 2020

Qumu, a Minneapolis tech firm that helps businesses do remote work, plans to closes its offices

Qumu Corp., a Minneapolis-based provider of videoconferencing tools and services, decided to close most of its offices after remote working became a staple for many […]
December 11, 2020

Meat companies seek better coordination on virus vaccine rollout

Perdue Farms is urging the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to coordinate states’ policies over who will receive COVID-19 vaccines first, warning that a […]
December 11, 2020

Minnesota attorney general sues East Grand Forks bar for defying indoor dining ban

The Minnesota attorney general took action Friday against an East Grand Forks bar that refused to close its doors this week, with its owner defiantly […]
December 11, 2020

Gov. Tim Walz delays COVID-19 business closure decision

Gov. Tim Walz said he needs more time to decide whether bars, restaurants, gyms and other gathering spots will remain closed after the restrictions expire […]
December 11, 2020

White House threatens FDA chief's job over vaccine approval

WASHINGTON — White House chief of staff Mark Meadows on Friday pressed Food and Drug Administration chief Stephen Hahn to grant an emergency use authorization […]
December 11, 2020

EXPLAINER: The real math behind “net zero” carbon emissions

More than 100 countries — responsible for about two-thirds of the world’s heat-trapping gases — have announced plans to cut their greenhouse gas emissions to […]
December 11, 2020

California governor taps new senior staff amid tough stretch

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Gov. Gavin Newsom is adding seasoned political operatives after recent departures to his inner circle as he enters the second half […]
December 11, 2020

Cuomo reinstates NYC indoor dining ban to limit virus spread

NEW YORK — Indoor dining at New York City restaurants will be banned again in an effort to halt the coronavirus resurgence, Gov. Andrew Cuomo […]