October 13, 2020

Delta's business fell a bit harder than expected this summer

The summer travel season was even worse than expected for Delta Air Lines, which lost $5.4 billion in the third quarter as people hunkered down […]
October 13, 2020

Signs of 'financial stress' emerge in survey of Twin Cities rent payers

September was a more difficult month for working-class and low-income renters in the Twin Cities. With federal assistance in limbo, 85% of people who lived […]
October 13, 2020

Possible safety issue spurs pause of COVID-19 antibody study

Independent monitors have paused enrollment in a study testing the COVID-19 antiviral drug remdesivir plus an experimental antibody therapy being developed by Eli Lilly that’s […]
October 13, 2020

Report: Social media influencers push voting misinformation

CHICAGO — Social media influencers, partisan news outlets and even President Donald Trump’s son are driving the spread of online misinformation swirling around the U.S. […]
October 13, 2020

Holiday shopping gets early start with October Prime Day

NEW YORK — Halloween is still weeks away, but retailers are hoping you’ll start your holiday shopping now. The big push is coming from Amazon, […]
October 13, 2020

Trump rally comes to Iowa as virus hospitalizations climb

Hospitalizations, virus spread and deaths continued at high levels Tuesday in Iowa on the eve of a campaign rally by President Donald Trump, where Gov. […]
October 13, 2020

NASA's new moonshot rules: No fighting or littering, please

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA’s new moonshot rules: No fighting and littering. And no trespassing at historic lunar landmarks like Apollo 11′s Tranquility Base. The […]
October 13, 2020

Facebook bans anti-vaccination ads but not antivax posts

OAKLAND, Calif. — Facebook says it will ban ads on its platform that discourage vaccinations — with an exception carved out for ads about government […]
October 13, 2020

Fastenal sales, profits rise as demand for safety gear at manufacturers remains strong

Soaring demand for masks, gloves and other safety gear offset declines in industrial parts to keep sales and profits rising at Fastenal Co. through summer […]
October 13, 2020

Wisconsin hits new daily records for virus cases, deaths

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin has hit a pair of grim coronavirus milestones, with record highs for positive cases and deaths reported Tuesday, the eve of […]