July 16, 2021

UK govt plan to end virus orders queried as cases top 50,000

LONDON — The U.K. recorded more than 50,000 new coronavirus cases for the first time in six months Friday amid a warning from the British […]
July 16, 2021

Biden: Social media platforms 'killing people' with misinfo

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden said Friday that social media companies are “killing people” by failing to police misinformation on their platforms about COVID-19 vaccines. […]
July 16, 2021

AP: Few Arizona voter fraud cases undercut Trump's claims

PHOENIX — Arizona county election officials have identified fewer than 200 cases of potential voter fraud out of more than 3 million ballots cast in […]
July 16, 2021

Minneapolis' Spyhouse chain sold to Missouri specialty coffee collective

Spyhouse Coffee Roasters and its six store locations have been sold to FairWave, a newly formed collective of independent specialty coffee brands headquartered in Kansas […]
July 16, 2021

Stocks end a wobbly week lower, breaking 3-week win streak

Stocks ended a wobbly week broadly lower, with much of Friday’s loss attributable to weakness in big technology companies like Apple and Amazon. The S&P […]
July 16, 2021

Ford recalls more than 770,000 Explorer vehicles

Ford Motor is recalling about 774,696 Ford Explorers because of potential fractures in the rear suspension, A seized cross-axis ball joint may cause a fractured […]
July 16, 2021

Forced landing for Russian plane as engines fail; all safe

MOSCOW — A small Russian passenger plane with 18 people on board made an emergency landing Friday in Siberia after both engines failed, with the […]
July 16, 2021

Minnesota’s pandemic-driven bike boom is showing no signs of slowing down

“ With restaurants, bars, concerts and other public spaces closed, the pandemic drove people outdoors. Parks were swamped, Minneapolis and St. Paul closed streets to […]
July 16, 2021

US retail sales rose 0.6% in June, better than decline seen

Americans spent more last month on clothing, electronics and dining out as the economy opened up and pandemic-related restrictions were lifted. Retail sales rose a […]
July 16, 2021

US warns companies about doing business in Hong Kong

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration issued a blanket warning Friday to U.S. firms about the risks of doing business in Hong Kong as China continues […]