September 8, 2020

Hopes muted as EU and UK talk again about post-Brexit ties

LONDON — The U.K.’s chief negotiator in post-Brexit trade talks called for “more realism” from the European Union ahead of the start Tuesday of another […]
September 8, 2020

As California burns, the winds arrive and the lights go out

SHAVER LAKE, Calif. — New wildfires ravaged bone-dry California during a scorching Labor Day weekend that saw a dramatic airlift of more than 200 people […]
September 8, 2020

Trump: Pentagon leaders want war to keep contractors 'happy'

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Monday that top Defense Department leaders want to keep waging wars in order to keep defense contractors “happy.” Trump […]
September 8, 2020

Ramsey County judge holds court above his garage, awaits reopening of eviction cases

Since last spring, Ramsey County District Judge Thomas Gilligan Jr. has walked out of his home every morning, court robe in hand, to start work […]
September 8, 2020

Twin Cities sees guns, ammunition shortage amid crises

As anxiety surges over COVID-19, civil unrest and an increasingly fractious presidential race, ammunition is proving to be in short supply across Minnesota and around […]
September 7, 2020

Trump open to inquiry into DeJoy and campaign contributions

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says he’s open to an investigation of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy following published reports that former employees of DeJoy, a […]
September 7, 2020

Samsung wins $6.6 billion contract from Verizon to create 5G

Samsung Electronics Co. will develop 5G network infrastructure for Verizon Communications under a $6.65 billion deal announced Monday. The contract runs through 2025, according to […]
September 7, 2020

COVID-19 vaccine latest flashpoint in White House campaign

WASHINGTON — The prospect of a vaccine to shield Americans from coronavirus infection emerged Monday as a point of contention in the White House race […]
September 7, 2020

'Mighty mice' stay musclebound in space, boon for astronauts

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Bulked-up, mutant “mighty mice” held onto their muscle during a monthlong stay at the International Space Station, returning to Earth with […]
September 7, 2020

PAC challenging SC's Graham over offshore drilling stance

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Offshore drilling, an issue that has created some bipartisan unity in South Carolina among opponents who argue such expansion would mar the […]