CHINA EXTENDS ANTI-DUMPING TARIFF ON INDIAN OPTICAL FIBER

China's Commerce Ministry said Thursday it has extended punitive tariffs on Indian optical fiber products for five years.

EPA EXPECTED TO UNDO METHANE LEAK RULE FOR OIL, GAS INDUSTRY

President Donald Trump's administration is expected to undo Obama-era rules designed to limit greenhouse gas emissions from oil and...

 
 
 

BIDEN, HARRIS LASH TRUMP AT DEBUT OF HISTORIC VP CHOICE

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris pushed past their one-time political rivalry to deliver an aggressive attack on the character and performance...

BIDEN RAISES $26M IN 24 HOURS AFTER VP ANNOUNCEMENT

Joe Biden raised $26 million in the 24 hours after he named Kamala Harris as his running mate, doubling his previous one-day record...

 
 
 

'ONE OF US': SOUTH ASIANS CELEBRATE HARRIS AS VP CHOICE

Two words summed up Tamani Jayasinghe's exuberance for the first Indian American and Black woman to run for vice president: "Kamala...

IOWA FARMERS ASSESS LOSSES AFTER STORM FLATTENED CORNFIELDS

Farmers across a wide swath of Iowa are dealing with the heartbreaking aftermath of a rare wind storm that turned what was looking...

 
 
 

BOB WOODWARD'S NEW TRUMP BOOK, 'RAGE,' DUE OUT NEXT MONTH

Veteran Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward's new book about President Donald Trump is titled "Rage" and will be released Sept. 15,...

MINNESOTA REPUBLICANS ASSAIL WALZ PANDEMIC POWERS, OUST LABOR COMMISSIONER

The move represented a sharp and unexpected rebuke to the DFL governor during the Legislature's third special session.

 
 
 

NATIVE AMERICAN MAN SEEKS FURTHER DELAY OF FEDERAL EXECUTION

Attorneys for the only Native American on federal death row are asking a judge to delay his upcoming execution while they argue that...

MAPLE GROVE MANUFACTURER NORTECH SYSTEMS CLOSING PLANT NEAR BRAINERD, AFFECTING 60 TO 70 JOBS

Maple Grove-based company will shift production to other Minnesota facilities.

 
 
 

MIXED FEELINGS ABOUT HARRIS FROM MINNESOTA PROGRESSIVES

Progressives tepid on ex-prosecutor; other Dems applaud historic ticket.

POLICE: RENTAL TRUCK REAR-ENDS SCHOOL BUS, 1 DEAD, 8 INJURED

A box truck crashed into the back of a school bus Wednesday that was stopped to unload students in rural Georgia, leaving the truck's...

 
 
 

JUDGE INVALIDATES TRUMP ROLLBACK OF LAW PROTECTING BIRDS

A U.S. judge in New York has invalidated rule changes put in place by the Trump administration that scaled back a century-old law protecting...

GENERAL MILLS SETS GOALS TO ELEVATE BLACK MANAGERS, EXECUTIVES

The food company's plan reflects a larger reckoning in Corporate America over the lack of diverse representation in upper managements.

 
 
 

MINNESOTA REPUBLICANS ASSAIL WALZ PANDEMIC POWERS, OUST LABOR COMMISSIONER

GOP legislators oust Labor chief, continue to fight Walz's executive powersBy Jessie Van Berkel jessie.vanberkel startribune.com

UNITED PLANS MORE FLORIDA FLIGHTS, BUT VIRUS GETS FINAL SAY

United Airlines said Wednesday it plans to add up to 28 daily flights to Florida this winter, but the airline is prepared to reverse...

 
 
 

ACTORS BACK AT DISNEY WORLD AFTER DEAL REACHED WITH UNION

Walt Disney World and the union for its actors and singers reached an agreement on Wednesday that will allow them to return to work,...

FLORIDA SHERIFF BANS MASKS FOR DEPUTIES WITH SOME EXCEPTIONS

A central Florida sheriff says his deputies won't be allowed to wear face masks except under some conditions, and neither will visitors...

 
 
 

MISSOURI BILL TARGETING BLACK PROSECUTOR SPURS BACKLASH

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson's contested call to give the attorney general the power to prosecute homicides in St. Louis has spurred backlash...

THE BEST-KEPT SECRET IN TOWN? AN AT-HOME WORKOUT PROVIDER TAKES OFF IN THE PANDEMIC

Usage of the fitness and wellness coaching service of Wellbeats skyrocketed, but this was not some sort of accident.

 
 
 



US says Iran briefly seizes oil tanker near strategic Strait of Hormuz

US says Iran briefly seizes oil tanker near strategic Strait of Hormuz

The Iranian navy boarded and briefly seized a Liberian-flagged oil tanker near the strategic Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions between Tehran and the United States, a... Read more ...

Let it flow: Trump administration eases showerhead rules

Let it flow: Trump administration eases showerhead rules

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration wants to change the definition of a showerhead to let more water flow, addressing a pet peeve of the president who complains he isn't... Read more ...

‘Her story is America's story': Biden and Harris present united front at...

‘Her story is America's story': Biden and Harris present united front at first event together

In their first public appearance as running mates, Joe Biden lauded Kamala Harris on Wednesday as the child of “America's story” who fought for the working class and was ready... Read more ...

Authorities in North Carolina capture man accused of shooting 5-year-old boy...

Authorities in North Carolina capture man accused of shooting 5-year-old boy to death

A 5-year-old boy, Cannon Hinnant, was shot in the head while playing outside his father's home, according to his family. Read more ...

Teen awaits life-changing burn surgery after GoFundMe raises $150K cost...

Teen awaits life-changing burn surgery after GoFundMe raises $150K cost insurance wouldn't cover

This critical surgery to open Brian's airway and save his voice has been made possible by the generosity of people touched by his story. Read more ...

Radical or moderate? President Trump paints Democratic ticket as both

Radical or moderate? President Trump paints Democratic ticket as both

President Donald Trump's campaign is struggling to define Sen. Kamala Harris, Democrat Joe Biden's newly announced running mate, alternating between claims she is too moderate... Read more ...

LIVE: President Trump holds news conference

LIVE: President Trump holds news conference

President Donald Trump is holding a news conference at the White House. Read more ...

Joe Biden, VP pick Kamala Harris make first public appearance as running mates

Joe Biden, VP pick Kamala Harris make first public appearance as running mates

Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris made their first public appearance as running mates on Wednesday at an event in Delaware where they bashed the Trump administration and... Read more ...

NH Primary Source: Doug, Stella Scamman endorse Mayberry for 1st District...

NH Primary Source: Doug, Stella Scamman endorse Mayberry for 1st District U.S. House seat

Republican Matt Mayberry has received the endorsements of influential GOP leaders Doug and Stella Scamman in his bid for the 1st District U.S. House seat. Read more ...

Marion County sheriff forbids masks for deputies, visitors of Marion County...

Marion County sheriff forbids masks for deputies, visitors of Marion County Sheriff's Office

The sheriff of Marion County is telling his deputies and visitors to the Marion County Sheriff's Office that they are forbidden from wearing face masks. Read more ...