November 3, 2020

Nation by nation, the world watches Election Day in the US

For four years, the world’s nations have watched as a very different American president engages with the international community — or doesn’t. Longtime alliances have […]
November 3, 2020

China tightens restrictions on Australian exports

CANBERRA, Australia — China has stepped up trade restrictions against Australia, suspending imports of some timber and barley, the agriculture minister said Tuesday, amid tension […]
November 3, 2020

The Latest: Sri Lanka postpones school reopening for virus

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Authorities in Sri Lanka have extended the school holidays for two more weeks, postponing the opening of classes amid a surge […]
November 3, 2020

Huge voter turnout expected despite virus, political rancor

The scourge of a global pandemic produced an election season like no other in the U.S., persuading record numbers of Americans to cast their ballots […]
November 3, 2020

Trump seeks Minnesota breakthrough; Smith eyes Senate return

MINNEAPOLIS — Voters in Minnesota are deciding whether to make President Donald Trump the first Republican to carry the state since Richard Nixon in 1972 […]
November 3, 2020

Last evacuation from Southeast Texas train derailment lifted

MAURICEVILLE, Texas — The last evacuation order has been lifted from the Southeast Texas vicinity of a freight train derailment that occurred last week, officials […]
November 3, 2020

2 dead in Delaware after wind tips lift 120 feet in air

BETHANY BEACH, Del. — Two men in Delaware died Monday after a strong wind tipped over a lift that was holding them about 120 feet […]
November 3, 2020

Businesses in Minnesota, around U.S. make it easier for employees to vote

Brandon Charboneau first got cranked on politics when he ran for class president in the fifth grade. The sales consultant at All Energy Solar, who […]
November 2, 2020

Pilots say FAA proposal for Boeing Max training needs work

WASHINGTON — U.S. pilot unions say the Federal Aviation Administration should improve its proposal for training pilots how to handle a nose-down pitch of the […]
November 2, 2020

Regis profit, sales are down again, as hair salons still hurt by pandemic

As Regis Corp. continues selling its company-owned hair salons, the overall business continues to be hampered by the corona­virus pandemic. The Minneapolis-based company on Monday […]