October 22, 2020

Housing boom: Sales of million-dollar homes double

Sales of previously owned homes jumped more than 20 percent in September from a year earlier, but sales of homes costing more than $1 million […]
October 21, 2020

Walz hails building plan ‘done because of hard work’

Gov. Tim Walz signed a massive public works bill into law Wednesday that he said will improve Minnesota’s infrastructure and ensure construction crews are kept […]
October 21, 2020

Google lawsuit marks end of Washington's love affair with Big Tech

The Justice Department alleges Google has an illegal monopoly in search, setting up the biggest confrontation with a tech giant in more than 20 years. […]
October 21, 2020

Pandemic relief faces uncertainty in postelection session

Negotiations on a COVID-19 relief bill are inching forward, but it’s clear the window for action before the Nov. 3 election is closing and the […]
October 21, 2020

Oil has big risk, big pay. Green energy touts stability

Left: Luminalt employee Pam Quan installs solar panels on the roof of a home in San Francisco in 2018. Right: An oilfield worker fills his […]
October 21, 2020

Even the most successful women pay a big price in pandemic

Joyce Chen, an associate professor of development economics at Ohio State University, has had to put her research on hold this year to oversee her […]
October 20, 2020

It pays to be an apprentice: 63% more

Students in the Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education program are able to earn competitive high wages, a new study found. Jim Young | AFP via […]
October 20, 2020

Living in harm's way: Why most flood risk is not disclosed

Most Americans receive little or no information about flood risk before they buy a house, leading millions to put their safety, belongings and financial security […]
October 19, 2020

Judge puts Wisconsin capacity limit order back into effect

A Wisconsin judge on Monday reimposed an order from Gov. Tony Evers’ administration limiting the number of people who can gather in bars, restaurants and […]
October 18, 2020

August's Iowa derecho was most costly thunderstorm event in modern U.S. history

The powerful derecho that swept through the Midwest in August, focusing its destruction on central Iowa, is officially the most costly thunderstorm event in recorded […]