December 1, 2020

Minnesotans in Congress hope for last-minute COVID relief deal

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan push in the U.S. Senate for a COVID-19 relief package faces unclear prospects in the waning days of the current Congress, […]
December 1, 2020

Nestle, Cargill at high court in child labor case

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court seemed concerned Tuesday about the impact of siding with food giants Nestle and Cargill and ending a lawsuit that claims […]
December 1, 2020

NTSB: Pickup driver's drug use critical in death of 7 bikers

A pickup driver’s drug use was the reason he crashed last year into an oncoming group of motorcyclists in New Hampshire, leading to the death […]
December 1, 2020

The Latest: Yellen warns quick action needed on virus impact

WASHINGTON — The Latest on President-elect Joe Biden (all times local): 1:35 p.m. Treasury Secretary nominee Janet Yellen is describing the economic crisis brought on […]
December 1, 2020

Another lawsuit filed to try to stop Enbridge's Line 3 replacement project

Less than a day after state regulators gave the final approval for Enbridge to start building its contentious replacement for its Line 3 pipeline across […]
December 1, 2020

UnitedHealth executive returns after COVID-19 vaccine work

UnitedHealth Group welcomed top executive Andrew Witty back to the company Tuesday after he spent more than seven months working with the World Health Organization […]
December 1, 2020

Watchdog: US nuclear dump facing space, staffing challenges

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The federal government’s only underground nuclear waste dump could run out of room if the number of drums shipped to the New […]
December 1, 2020

Minnesota considers new lease on defaulted mining project in Nashwauk

The state of Minnesota could issue a new lease for the defaulted Mesabi Metallics taconite project in Nashwauk under an amendment proposal the governor’s executive […]
December 1, 2020

November market stays hot for Twin Cities homebuilders

A fall rebound continues for Twin Cities area homebuilders. During November, 736 building permits were issued to build 1,558 units across the metro, according to […]
December 1, 2020

Mnuchin defends shut down of Fed emergency loan programs

WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is defending his decision to close down a number of emergency Federal Reserve loan programs at a time when […]