August 1, 2020

Trump says he'll act to ban TikTok in US as soon as Saturday

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE — President Donald Trump says he will take action as soon as Saturday to ban Chinese-owned video app TikTok from the […]
August 1, 2020

Airbnb shutters party houses in NJ amid COVID-19 clusters

TRENTON, N.J. — Airbnb said Friday it’s cracking down on party houses throughout New Jersey, suspending or removing altogether 35 listings, after state health officials […]
August 1, 2020

Stimulus checks aside, little agreement in Congress over new stimulus plan

WASHINGTON – As time expires on elements of the first coronavirus relief package, the triple threat of mass evictions, lost unemployment benefits and cratering gross […]
July 31, 2020

Fitch lowers its outlook on US credit rating to 'negative'

WASHINGTON — Fitch has lowered the outlook for its U.S. government credit rating to “negative” from “stable” due to soaring budget deficits, but the agency […]
July 31, 2020

US sinks another $2.1 billion into a potential vaccine

LONDON — Pharma giants GlaxoSmithKline and Sanofi Pasteur have announced they will supply 100 million doses of an experimental COVID-19 vaccine to the United States […]
July 31, 2020

Gay officer who settled suit will resign from diversity unit

CLAYTON, Mo. — A gay St. Louis County police lieutenant who settled a discrimination lawsuit against the police department for $10.25 million said Friday he […]
July 31, 2020

Facing backlash, Duluth Pack co-owner says protesters missed point of Ivanka Trump visit

But the Duluth-based company’s co-owner Tom Sega said the purpose of the officials’ visit — to highlight the Pledge to America’s Workers — was missed […]
July 31, 2020

James Murdoch resigns from news publisher News Corp's board

News Corp founder Rupert Murdoch’s son James is resigning from the family-controlled publisher’s board over content appearing in its newspapers, which include the Wall Street […]
July 31, 2020

'Where's all that money coming from?' July was a hot month for Twin Cities homebuilders

After a floundering start to the summer homebuying season, record-low mortgage rates helped make July one of the best in several years for homebuilders in […]
July 31, 2020

Tech giants lead gains as S&P 500 closes 4th winning month

NEW YORK — Big Tech continues to steamroll through the pandemic, and strong gains for some of the market’s most influential companies on Friday helped […]