October 7, 2020

Minnesota Supreme Court weighs whether new natural gas plant in Wisconsin needs further review

DULUTH – The Minnesota Supreme Court will decide if state regulators must pursue a lengthy environmental review for a natural gas plant proposed in Wisconsin […]
October 7, 2020

Legal squabbling marks campaign over proposed rent controls

LOS ANGELES — State regulators are investigating a claim by supporters of a ballot proposal to let cities expand rent control that opponents have accepted […]
October 7, 2020

Crews working to recover 3 dead in Houston building collapse

HOUSTON — Dozens of workers worked with structural engineers Tuesday to stabilize the collapsed portion of a Houston office building so it can be lifted […]
October 6, 2020

Former Medtronic CEO stepping down from company's board

Omar Ishrak has decided not to stand for re-election to Medtronic’s board of directors, which means the former CEO will separate from the medical device […]
October 6, 2020

Despite boost by Trump administration, coal industry continues to fade

PAGE, Ariz. – For decades, waves of electricity poured from this behemoth of a power plant on the high desert plateau of the Navajo reservation […]
October 6, 2020

Government probes Microsoft's effort to boost diversity

Microsoft says the U.S. Labor Department is scrutinizing its efforts to boost Black employment and leadership at the tech company. Microsoft disclosed in a blog […]
October 6, 2020

Shaq, Foxx set for online Black entrepreneurship special

LOS ANGELES — “Shark Tank” veteran Daymond John will host a live-streamed special aimed at bolstering Black entrepreneurship, with Shaquille O’Neal, Gabrielle Union and Jamie […]
October 6, 2020

Former Mayo Clinic employee improperly accessed 1,600-plus patient health records

Mayo Clinic is notifying more than 1,600 patients that a former employee inappropriately accessed their health records, but apparently did not retain any information gleaned […]
October 6, 2020

Supreme Court hears oral arguments on proposed natural gas power plant in Superior

In oral arguments held virtually Tuesday morning, the Duluth-based utility and the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission urged the court to reverse a December 2019 Court […]
October 6, 2020

'Saturday Night Live' has best season opener since 2016

NEW YORK — The big debate — the one between Alec Baldwin and Jim Carrey — was a winner in the ratings. “Saturday Night Live” […]