July 22, 2020

Construction of $76 million West Side Flats III apartments begins in St. Paul

Sherman Associates will soon break ground on two mixed-use riverfront apartments dubbed the West Side Flats Phase III in St. Paul, officials said Wednesday. The […]
July 22, 2020

Minnesota businesses see advantages in statewide mask policy

When asked to don a mask as they enter Cafe Latte in St. Paul, some customers have walked out in a huff. Others complied, says […]
July 22, 2020

White House scrambles on nursing homes as COVID-19 surges

WASHINGTON — Fearing another grim wave of nursing home deaths as COVID-19 cases rebound, President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced his administration will provide $5 […]
July 22, 2020

Animals, caretakers at Disney theme park getting TV show

ORLANDO, Fla. — The lions, kangaroos and elephants at Walt Disney World’s Animal Kingdom are ready for their closeups. A new television show about the […]
July 22, 2020

Nearly 1 in 4 VA employees report sex harassment, audit says

WASHINGTON — Nearly 1 in 4 employees at the Department of Veterans Affairs say they have been subjected to unwanted sexual comments and other harassment […]
July 22, 2020

Clint Eastwood sues CBD sellers over use of his name, image

LOS ANGELES — Clint Eastwood sued several companies that sell CBD supplements on Wednesday, alleging that they are falsely using his name and image to […]
July 22, 2020

AP EXPLAINS: A look at $60M bribery probe unfolding in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The arrest Tuesday of powerful Republican House Speaker Larry Householder and four associates in a $60 million federal bribery case has upended […]
July 22, 2020

Government defends imprisoning ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer was returned to prison because he refused to sign an agreement over terms of his home […]
July 22, 2020

Congress passes sprawling plan to boost conservation, parks

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan bill that would spend nearly $3 billion on conservation projects, outdoor recreation and maintenance of national parks and other public lands […]
July 22, 2020

Microsoft weathers pandemic, beats Wall Street expectations

REDMOND, Wash. — Microsoft said the coronavirus pandemic has increased demand for its flagship products, reporting quarterly earnings Wednesday that beat Wall Street expectations. The […]