August 30, 2020

Postal chief DeJoy has long leveraged connections, dollars

WASHINGTON — During its search for a new postmaster general, the U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors was presented with 53 candidates screened by an […]
August 30, 2020

Voting groups scramble to reach college students in pandemic

RALEIGH, N.C. — Chase Gaines wishes he could get more young people in North Carolina to answer their front doors and take his GOP flyer. […]
August 30, 2020

Fad or future? Telehealth expansion eyed beyond pandemic

WASHINGTON — Telehealth is a bit of American ingenuity that seems to have paid off in the coronavirus pandemic. Medicare temporarily waived restrictions predating the […]
August 30, 2020

The Latest: India sees new record jump, eases restrictions

NEW DELHI — India has registered a record new 78,761 coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, the worst single-day spike in the world, as […]
August 30, 2020

Classical agency Columbia Artists says it will shut down

NEW YORK — Columbia Artists Management Inc., one of the leading agencies representing classical music performers, says it is shutting down. A statement emailed Saturday […]
August 30, 2020

Front-line workers deal with fears, unhappy customers

Each workday for the past five months, ICU nurse Kelly Anaas has run the same painstaking drill: Drive to Abbott-Northwestern Hospital. Grab work shoes from […]
August 29, 2020

Four young entrepreneurs Kickstart their 'doghouse' game

But four college students used those setbacks to devise their own business model, create a product to sell and set up a campaign to fund […]
August 29, 2020

Minnesota reports 1,032 new coronavirus infections, 4 deaths

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota is reporting more than 1,000 new positive COVID-19 tests and four additional deaths. Health officials reported 1,032 positive tests on Saturday, bringing […]
August 29, 2020

Nurses on NY's front lines call for minimum staffing ratios

ALBANY, N.Y. — Nurses on the front lines of New York’s COVID-19 pandemic are calling for the state to enact minimum staffing standards ahead of […]
August 29, 2020

Zuckerberg says Facebook erred in not removing militia post

WASHINGTON — Facebook made a mistake in not removing a militia group’s page earlier this week that called for armed civilians to enter Kenosha, Wisconsin, […]