November 23, 2020

Conservative attorneys attack Dane County ban on gatherings

MADISON, Wis. — A conservative law firm asked the state Supreme Court on Monday to immediately block Dane County’s ban on indoor gatherings and indoor […]
November 23, 2020

Toy safety group releases annual list of top 10 'worst' toys

BOSTON — Cute plastic animals with tiny accessories that pose a choking hazard, Black Panther-inspired claws with the potential to cause facial or eye injuries, […]
November 23, 2020

Employers start sending workers shopping for health coverage

Instead of offering one or more options, some companies are turning health insurance shopping over to employees. A federal rule change last year stoked this […]
November 23, 2020

Twin Ports restaurants get creative with Thanksgiving flavors

It’s called a bacon cheeseburger pizza, and the pickles are optional, but are they really? Pickles on pizza probably wasn’t invented here, but it feels […]
November 23, 2020

GM to recall 7M vehicles globally to replace Takata air bags

DETROIT — The U.S. is making General Motors recall and repair nearly 6 million big pickup trucks and SUVs equipped with potentially dangerous Takata air […]
November 23, 2020

Pandemic has taken a bite out of seafood trade, consumption

PORTLAND, Maine — The coronavirus pandemic has hurt the U.S. seafood industry due to a precipitous fall in imports and exports and a drop in […]
November 23, 2020

Son, father farm to feed neighbors during lockdown in India

The garden that Sijo Zachariah and his father planted was a desperate measure in response to the pandemic. But it became so much more: sustenance […]
November 23, 2020

Tourists few, NY gift shops struggle but don't lose (heart)

NEW YORK — In souvenir shops from Times Square to the World Trade Center, shelves full of T-shirts and trinkets still (heart) New York. But […]
November 23, 2020

Alibaba chairman says China's antitrust rules 'necessary'

HONG KONG — The chairman and CEO of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group praised Chinese regulators Monday in a possible attempt to repair ties after the […]
November 23, 2020

The Latest: China tests millions amid new virus flare-ups

BEIJING — Chinese authorities are testing millions of people, imposing lockdowns and shutting down schools after multiple locally transmitted coronavirus cases were discovered in three […]