U.S.'S JOHN KERRY IN CHINA FOR TALKS AHEAD OF CLIMATE SUMMIT

U.S. climate envoy John Kerry is in talks in China on Thursday ahead of President Joe Biden's climate summit of world leaders.

TWIN CITIES-BASED COLDWELL BANKER SNAPS UP NORTHERN MINNESOTA AGENCY

The deal comes as remote workers hunt for properties outside the metro.

 
 
 

WATER GREMLIN PAYS NEW $325,000 POLLUTION PENALTY

The company's main hazardous waste is lead from die-casting and coating operations.

EXPLAINER: CHARMED BY MADOFF, SEC LATER TIGHTENED ITS RULES

Until Bernie Madoff's scheme came crashing down and the biggest Ponzi scheme in Wall Street's history came to light, he appeared as...

 
 
 

CHIP AND JOANNA GAINES MAKING ANOTHER MARK ON WACO

Latest move is creating a new headquarters in downtown Waco, Texas.

LAWMAKERS DISAGREE OVER INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDING IN MINNESOTA, WASHINGTON

Legislators say the state's bonding negotiations cannot be tied to the American Jobs Plan.

 
 
 

MINNESOTA FIRMS HAVE RAISED $287M IN VENTURE CAPITAL THIS YEAR

If the pattern of higher deals continues, Minnesota companies could surpass last year's record of $1.86 billion in total capital investments

POLICE CHIEF REPRIMANDS OFFICER OVER BREONNA TAYLOR EMAIL

Louisville's police chief has reprimanded the sergeant who was shot during the raid on Breonna Taylor's apartment for an email he sent...

 
 
 

EPIC DROUGHT MEANS WATER CRISIS ON OREGON-CALIFORNIA BORDER

Hundreds of farmers who rely on a massive irrigation project that spans the Oregon-California border learned Wednesday they will get...

REPORT: MEXICO'S COVID-19 POLICIES COST HUGE NUMBER OF LIVES

Mexico's unwillingness to spend money, do more testing, change course or react to new scientific evidence contributed to the country...

 
 
 

GROUPS TAKE AIM AT NEW MEXICO DRILLING PLAN AMID US REVIEW

Environmentalists and Native American activists on Wednesday renewed their demands for more meaningful talks with Indigenous leaders...

LAWMAKERS CLASH OVER INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDING IN MINNESOTA, WASHINGTON

Legislators say the state's bonding negotiations cannot be tied to the American Jobs Plan.

 
 
 

MOST US STOCKS RISE, INDEXES END MIXED AS EARNINGS KICK OFF

Most U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday, but indexes petered out to a mixed finish as momentum weakened following an encouraging start to...

MINNESOTA FIRMS RAISED $287M IN VENTURE CAPITAL SO FAR THIS YEAR

If the pattern of higher deals continues, Minnesota companies could surpass last year's record of $1.86 billion in total capital investments

 
 
 

MODERNA, VALERO RISE; STITCH FIX, DISCOVERY FALL

Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Wednesday:

HOW MAJOR US STOCK INDEXES FARED WEDNESDAY

Most U.S. stocks rose Wednesday following an encouraging start to what's expected to be a thunderous earnings reporting season, but...

 
 
 

EXPLOSION HEARD NEAR INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IN NORTHERN IRAQ

An explosion was heard Wednesday near a northern Iraqi airport that is close to a base hosting U.S. troops, a statement from the Kurdish...

NEW TREASURY OFFICE TO OVERSEE BILLIONS IN VIRUS RELIEF HELP

The Treasury Department has created a new office to supervise the disbursement of the billions of dollars in relief money authorized...

 
 
 

IRAN'S SUPREME LEADER: VIENNA OFFERS 'NOT WORTH LOOKING AT'

Iran's supreme leader on Wednesday dismissed initial offers at talks in Vienna to save Tehran's tattered nuclear deal as "not worth...

MOST US STOCKS RISE AFTER STRONG START TO EARNINGS SEASON

Most U.S. stocks are rising Wednesday after fat profit reports from big banks kicked off what's expected to be a thunderous earnings...

 
 
 



Democrats to unveil bill to expand US Supreme Court by four justices

Democrats to unveil bill to expand US Supreme Court by four justices

WASHINGTON - Congressional Democrats plan to introduce legislation on Thursday to expand the U.S. Supreme Court by four justices, a proposal aimed at breaking the conservative... Read more ...

US poised to announce sanctions on Russia in response to SolarWinds hack

US poised to announce sanctions on Russia in response to SolarWinds hack

In response to a massive hacking campaign that breached vital federal agencies, and believed to have been aimed at stealing government information, the Biden administration is... Read more ...

Tokyo Games: Officials say cancelation, no fans still option

Tokyo Games: Officials say cancelation, no fans still option

TOKYO - Two top officials of Japan's ruling LDP party on Thursday said radical changes could be coming to the Tokyo Olympics. One went as far to suggest they still could be... Read more ...

Luca Doncic's 3-pointer at buzzer leads Mavericks past Grizzlies

Luca Doncic's 3-pointer at buzzer leads Mavericks past Grizzlies

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Luka Doncic hit a leaning, lunging 3-pointer as time expired to give the Dallas Mavericks a 114-113 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night... Read more ...

Rep. Matt Gaetz's Woes Deepen As New Report Details Associate's Shady Venmo...

Rep. Matt Gaetz's Woes Deepen As New Report Details Associate's Shady Venmo Payments

Joel Greenberg made more than 150 payments to dozens of women, including a minor, The Daily Beast reported. Read more ...

White Sox's Carlos Rodon completes no-hitter after losing perfect game in...

White Sox's Carlos Rodon completes no-hitter after losing perfect game in 9th to HBP

Carlos Rodon is all the way back after elbow and shoulder issues the past two years. Read more ...

White Sox LHP Rodón loses perfect game on HBP in 9th

White Sox LHP Rodón loses perfect game on HBP in 9th

CHICAGO - Chicago White Sox left-hander Carlos Rodón has lost his bid for a perfect game when he hit Cleveland's Roberto Pérez in the foot with a pitch with one out in the... Read more ...

Ennis, Carter Jr. come up big as Magic beat Bulls 115-106

Ennis, Carter Jr. come up big as Magic beat Bulls 115-106

CHICAGO - James Ennis scored 22 points, Wendell Carter Jr. added 19 points and 12 rebounds, and the Orlando Magic snapped a six-game losing streak by beating the Chicago Bulls... Read more ...

US set to sanction a dozen Russian individuals, 24 entities for influencing...

US set to sanction a dozen Russian individuals, 24 entities for influencing the 2020 election, SolarWinds hack

Summary List Placement The US government is set to impose sanctions on around a dozen Russian government and intelligence officials, as well as 20 entities linked to Russian... Read more ...

Polanco hits early HR off Musgrove, Pirates beat Padres 5-1

Polanco hits early HR off Musgrove, Pirates beat Padres 5-1

Polanco hit a solo shot into the right-field stands in the second inning. That ended a 32-inning scoreless streak by Musgrove that dated to last season when he was still with... Read more ...