October 8, 2020

Pelosi 'at the table' even after Trump scrapped virus talks

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday she’s “at the table” and ready to negotiate a coronavirus aid package even after President Donald Trump […]
October 8, 2020

Great Lakes' ore trade 'feeling the pinch' of COVID-19, falling 30% off normal pace

Shipments of taconite iron ore fell 33.1% in September compared to the same month last year, and 30% off the rolling five-year average, the Lake […]
October 8, 2020

Drive-thru dominates even as dine-in restrictions ease

Even with cities like New York relaxing rules for dining in, sales figures from chains like McDonalds and Domino’s Pizza on Thursday suggest that most […]
October 8, 2020

West Virginia site chosen for high-speed travel facility

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Virgin Hyperloop One will build a certification center in West Virginia for the high-speed transportation concept that uses enclosed pods to zip […]
October 8, 2020

Antibody drugs are no cure but seem promising for COVID-19

WASHINGTON — They’re not cures and it’s not likely that everyone will be able to get them as President Donald Trump has suggested. But experimental […]
October 8, 2020

Tensions rise as virus cases surge in Wisconsin, Dakotas

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A surge of coronavirus cases in Wisconsin and the Dakotas is forcing a scramble for hospital beds and raising political tensions, […]
October 8, 2020

Waymo removing backup drivers from its autonomous vehicles

NEW YORK — Waymo is allowing the general public to hitch a ride in its driverless autonomous vehicles in Phoenix, expanding a service it had […]
October 8, 2020

Milwaukee won't adhere to state order limiting businesses

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee health officials say the city will enforce its own coronavirus orders for bars and restaurants, which doesn’t necessarily limit the businesses to […]
October 8, 2020

Family health insurance costs surpass $21,000

The average premium for family coverage in employer health plans is up about 4% this year to more than $21,000 — and employers are picking […]
October 8, 2020

US to hit all of Iran's financial sector with sanctions

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is poised to announce that it will blacklist Iran’s entire financial sector, dealing another blow to an economy that is […]