October 29, 2020

Australia's pandemic travel ban brings family heartbreak

CANBERRA, Australia — Astrid Magenau wasn’t able to keep a promise to hold her father’s hand at his deathbed in Germany because of Australia’s extraordinary […]
October 29, 2020

FBI warns ransomware assault threatens US healthcare system

BOSTON — Federal agencies warned that cybercriminals are unleashing a major ransomware assault against the U.S. healthcare system. Independent security experts say it has already […]
October 29, 2020

Feds release details about deadly skydiving crash in Hawaii

HONOLULU — Federal officials released documents Wednesday that provide details about one of the deadliest civil aviation accidents of the past decade, including testimony from […]
October 28, 2020

St. Paul tees up tax incentives for development around Allianz Field

St. Paul officials are poised to offer tax incentives for development around Allianz Field, a site that’s expected to add hundreds of millions of dollars […]
October 28, 2020

Three years in, work on Superior Street in Duluth will now go four

DULUTH – Superior Street reconstruction will enter a fourth year next summer as weather will prevent the $31.5 million project from finishing on time this […]
October 28, 2020

Why the PPP bailout worked for some small businesses and not others

A congressional staff report this month on the Paycheck Protection Program didn’t have much good to say about the Treasury Department’s execution of it. The […]
October 28, 2020

Environmental group says expanded pipeline capacity makes Line 3 unnecessary

In filings Tuesday, Honor the Earth asked the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission to investigate increases in oil moved along the mainline system over the last […]
October 28, 2020

Porn star Ron Jeremy pleads not guilty to new rape charges

Adult film star Ron Jeremy pleaded not guilty Wednesday to new charges of rape and sexual assault involving six victims, including a teenage girl, prosecutors […]
October 28, 2020

US Senate candidate Lewis out of hospital after 2-night stay

MINNEAPOLIS — Republican U.S. Senate candidate Jason Lewis of Minnesota was released from a hospital Wednesday afternoon following a two-night stay for emergency internal hernia […]
October 28, 2020

Red coating contaminates SpaceX rockets, delays crew launch

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX’s second astronaut flight is off until mid-November because red lacquer dripped into tiny vent holes in two rocket engines that […]