July 23, 2020

Michigan newspaper chain will stop publishing mug shots

DETROIT — A chain of eight Michigan newspapers will stop publishing mug shots of people charged with crimes except in extraordinary cases as it seeks […]
July 23, 2020

Ex-utility exec pleads guilty to $1B fraud in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Nearly three years after leading a failed project to build two nuclear reactors in South Carolina, an executive in charge of the […]
July 23, 2020

North Dakota governor blasts party's anti-LGBTQ resolution

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota’s Republican governor on Thursday blasted an anti-LGBTQ resolution that was passed by hundreds of delegates at his party’s recent state […]
July 23, 2020

Coronavirus impact saps AT&T revenue; 3M sign-ups at HBO Max

AT&T Inc. on Thursday said the coronavirus sapped $2.8 billion from its revenue, mostly in its WarnerMedia TV and film division. Its satellite TV business, […]
July 23, 2020

Monitor calls on US to stop detaining migrant kids in hotels

HOUSTON — A court-appointed monitor for immigrant youth called on the U.S. government to stop detaining children as young as 1 in hotels before expelling […]
July 23, 2020

Russian cargo ship launched to International Space Station

An uncrewed Russian cargo ship lifted off Thursday to deliver a load of supplies to the International Space Station. The Progress MS-15 was launched on […]
July 23, 2020

US long-term mortgage rates rise; 30-year at 3.01%

WASHINGTON — Average rates on long-term mortgages rose this week for the first time since June 25, after weeks of marking new record lows. Mortgage […]
July 23, 2020

TCF Financial announces $1 billion loan drive to minority-owned small businesses

TCF Financial stepped up its commitment to minorities in the wake of the George Floyd killing and related demonstrations. CEO Craig Dahl, who merged TCF […]
July 23, 2020

Trump administration's $21M contract for Pepcid as a COVID remedy under scrutiny

As the coronavirus began its deadly march through the world, two well-respected American doctors identified a possible but seemingly unlikely remedy: Pepcid, the heartburn medication […]
July 23, 2020

Work begins on USS Beloit at Marinette shipyard

MARINETTE, Wis. — Construction of a new Navy combat ship named for the City of Beloit is underway in Marinette. The ceremonial keel laying took […]