September 22, 2020

Grand Forks schools, UND partner with company developing a COVID-detection device

SafetySpect Inc., a California-based company, is developing the Contamination and Sanitation Inspection and Disinfection (CSI-D) device, which scans surfaces to find respiratory droplets and other […]
September 22, 2020

Milwaukee mayor's budget proposal cuts 120 police officers

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett would reduce the city’s police force by 120 positions in his proposed 2021 budget. Barrett is presenting the $1.5 […]
September 22, 2020

Mall titan Brookfield to cut 20% of workforce in retail arm

NEW YORK — Brookfield Properties, one of the nation’s largest mall operators, is cutting 20% of its workforce in its retail division, as the pandemic […]
September 22, 2020

Techies, investors, await news of Tesla battery potential

DETROIT — Tesla is expected to announce a breakthrough in electric vehicle battery chemistry on Tuesday that could bring down the cost of the vehicles […]
September 22, 2020

AP FACT CHECK: GOP ads twist deal for Ariz. Dem's ex-company

Republicans in an Arizona U.S. Senate race are distorting the details of a development deal for a high-altitude balloon company co-founded by Mark Kelly, the […]
September 22, 2020

Census takers head to homeless shelters, outdoor camps

LOS ANGELES — Starting this week, census takers are grabbing reflective vests, face masks, bug spray and flashlights and heading out at night in groups […]
September 22, 2020

US homes sales rise 2.4% in August

SILVER SPRING, Md. — Sales of existing homes rose 2.4% in August to its highest level since 2006 as the housing market recovers from a […]
September 22, 2020

House to vote on temporary funding bill to avert shutdown

WASHINGTON — The House is on track Tuesday to pass a government-wide temporary funding bill to keep federal agencies fully up and running into December […]
September 22, 2020

Huffington teams with book publisher on wellness guides

NEW YORK — A “behavior change” company founded by Arianna Huffington is teaming with Hachette Book Group on a series of wellness guides. The first […]
September 22, 2020

AP-NORC poll: Dim view of economy stable as election nears

WASHINGTON — Most Americans view the nation’s economic situation as bleak, but a rising percentage also see signs of stability six weeks before Election Day […]