June 9, 2021

US drops Trump order targeting TikTok, plans its own review

WASHINGTON — The White House dropped Trump-era executive orders that attempted to ban the popular apps TikTok and WeChat and will conduct its own review […]
June 9, 2021

Minnesota cannabis firm expands in psychedelic medicines, sets new revenue target

Vireo Health International, a producer of cannabis products based in Minneapolis, renamed itself Goodness Growth Holdings and said Wednesday it will begin research in psychedelic […]
June 9, 2021

Census releases guidelines for controversial privacy tool

ORLANDO, Fla. — Hold onto your calculators, statisticians! After three years of fierce debates, conflicting academic papers and a lawsuit, the U.S. Census Bureau on […]
June 9, 2021

Oklahoma prison inmates to begin receiving computer tablets

OKLAHOMA CITY — Inmates at an Oklahoma prison began receiving special computer tablets this week, as part of a Department of Corrections plan to provide […]
June 9, 2021

US stock indexes are mixed, while 'meme' stocks swing again

Stocks were mixed Wednesday, as modest gains from health care and big technology companies offset declines in banks and other parts of the market. Stocks […]
June 9, 2021

Judge appoints ex-judge to oversee Giuliani devices' review

NEW YORK — A former federal judge was formally appointed Wednesday to ensure attorney-client privilege is protected in the examination of multiple electronic devices seized […]
June 9, 2021

The Latest: France reopens border, indoor restaurants, cafes

PARIS — France’s government spokesman says the coronavirus situation in France “clearly improved” and the country on Wednesday reopened indoor spaces in restaurants and cafes […]
June 9, 2021

The Latest: Sudan billionaire urges more vaccines for Africa

KAMPALA, Uganda — Billionaire philanthropist Mo Ibrahim is criticizing vaccine hoarding by wealthy nations, urging the international community to “walk the talk” as Africa desperately […]
June 9, 2021

Chicago developer plans 1 million sq. ft. distribution center in Dayton, Minnesota

Chicago developer Clayco will build a 1 million square foot speculative distribution center in Dayton, Minnesota, company officials announced Tuesday. The new Cubes at French […]
June 9, 2021

The Latest: Japan's Suga sets vaccine goal as Olympics near

TOKYO — Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga says he is aiming to have everyone in the country vaccinated by November, a target he set with […]