September 30, 2020

Judge drops suit alleging racist efforts to oust prosecutor

A federal judge on Wednesday tossed out a federal rights lawsuit filed by St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner and blasted her claims that she […]
September 30, 2020

Moderna, Synnex rise; Micron, Enerpac Tool Group fall

NEW YORK — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Wednesday: Moderna Inc., up 23 cents to $70.75 The biotechnology company released additional encouraging data […]
September 30, 2020

Expanded Medicaid begins in Nebraska after years of dispute

OMAHA, Neb. — Nebraska will officially offer expanded Medicaid coverage to low-income people starting Thursday after years of wrangling over it in the Legislature, a […]
September 30, 2020

Google unveils latest Pixel phone, rolls out new TV service

SAN RAMON, Calif. — Google will try to make a bigger splash in the smartphone market with a cheaper high-end model while it also aims […]
September 30, 2020

Court upholds decision to prevent Wyoming coal merger

GILLETTE, Wyo. — A federal court said it would uphold a Federal Trade Commission decision to block a proposed merger between two leading Wyoming coal […]
September 30, 2020

A lesson from Trump taxes: An underfunded IRS is outmatched

WASHINGTON — Revelations of President Donald Trump’s near-zero federal income tax payments have underscored the ability of wealthy individuals with high-priced lawyers to outmatch an […]
September 30, 2020

Faith group deletes mentions of Barrett from its website

WASHINGTON — A religious organization tied to Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, sought to erase all mentions and photos of her from […]
September 30, 2020

Pelosi and Mnuchin plan last-ditch meeting on virus relief

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin planned to meet face to face for the first time in more than a […]
September 30, 2020

North Dakota tries ad campaign, not mask rule, to stem virus

FARGO, N.D. — COVID-19 can’t hurt me because I’m young and healthy. I’m so over it. Nobody tells me what to do. Executives at a […]
September 30, 2020

US imposes sanctions on Cuba's Raul Castro's son-in-law

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is targeting the son-in-law of retired Cuban leader Raul Castro with sanctions as it steps up its campaign against the […]