July 26, 2020

The Latest: 2nd case in Vietnam shuts bars, parks in Da Nang

HANOI, Vietnam — Vietnam on Sunday reimposed restrictions in one of its most popular beach destinations after a second person tested positive for COVID-19, the […]
July 26, 2020

Car drives through crowd, protester shot in Colorado

AURORA, Colo. — A car drove through a crowd and a protester was shot in the suburban Denver suburb of Aurora during demonstrations against racial […]
July 26, 2020

'What are they waiting for?' Owners of riot-damaged businesses lament aid delays

Two months after the death of George Floyd, construction crews are few and far between in the riot-torn neighborhoods of Minneapolis and St. Paul. A […]
July 26, 2020

Mnuchin: Virus aid package soon, $1,200 checks by August

WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Saturday that Republicans were set to roll out the next COVID-19 aid package Monday and assured there was […]
July 26, 2020

Brooten, Minn., divided and devastated after alleged pulltab swindle

BROOTEN, MINN. – An alleged swindle of gambling proceeds that were the main source of charitable donations for Brooten has divided and devastated the small […]
July 25, 2020

Laid-off Minnesotans face a financial cliff with end of extra $600 payments

With three children suddenly home all day after schools closed in mid-March, Donia Caldwell took a furlough from her job as an overnight security guard […]
July 25, 2020

Sinclair pulls show where Fauci conspiracy theory is aired

NEW YORK — The Sinclair Broadcast Group said Saturday it is pulling from the air an edition of its “America This Week” program that discusses […]
July 25, 2020

California man charged with smuggling mosaic from Syria

LOS ANGELES — A Southern California man has been charged with smuggling an ancient mosaic that authorities believe was looted from war-torn Syria and falsely […]
July 25, 2020

Minnesota suburbs turn to expanded patios to boost restaurants' business

Suburbs are helping restaurants stay afloat with steps usually seen in more urban settings: allowing eateries to carve out patios on sidewalks and even streets […]
July 25, 2020

Hedge fund to pay $312M for McClatchy newspaper chain

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Hedge fund Chatham Asset Management says it will pay $312 million to buy newspaper publisher McClatchy, former owner of the Star Tribune, […]