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Today in History: May 27, the Golden Gate Bridge opens

May. 27, 2024 00:06 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, May 27, the 148th day of 2024. There are 218 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 27, 1937, the newly completed Golden Gate Bridge connecting San Francisco and Marin County, California, was...

Today in History: May 26, Obama nominates Sotomayor to Supreme Court

May. 26, 2024 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, May 26, the 147th day of 2024. There are 219 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 26, 2009, President Barack Obama nominated federal appeals judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court. ...

Today in History: May 25, police kill George Floyd

May. 25, 2024 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, May 25, the 146th day of 2024. There are 220 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 25, 2020, George Floyd, a Black man, was killed when a white Minneapolis police officer pressed his knee on...

Target sales decline to start the year, but it sees improvement

May. 22, 2024 10:07 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Target on Wednesday posted a decline in quarterly revenue as still higher prices on essentials cut into shopper spending. The Minneapolis retailer also delivered profit results that were below analyst expectations and issued a muted profit outlook. It posted its...

Editorial Roundup: Minnesota

May. 22, 2024 07:19 AM EDT

Minneapolis Star Tribune. May 21, 2024. Editorial: Minnesota’s legislative session: All that acrimony, so little action Leaders should work to fix a broken political process, starting with a special session on a bonding bill. The 2024 legislative...

Target: Fiscal Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 22, 2024 06:40 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Target Corp. (TGT) on Wednesday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $942 million. The Minneapolis-based company said it had profit of $2.03 per share. The results did not meet Wall Street expectations. The average...

Lawsuit says ex-Officer Chauvin kneeled on woman's neck, just as he did when he killed George Floyd

May. 21, 2024 23:19 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A former employee sued the city of Minneapolis on Tuesday, alleging ex-police Officer Derek Chauvin hauled her from her minivan and pinned her to the ground with his knee in January 2020, just as he did four months later when he killed George Floyd. Patty Day,...

Uber and Lyft say they won't leave Minnesota after all — and drivers are getting a raise

May. 20, 2024 19:14 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft said Monday they will keep operating in Minnesota now that state lawmakers have passed a measure that will increase driver pay, but at a lower rate than approved by Minneapolis officials earlier this year. Although the new...

Minnesota Uber and Lyft driver pay package beats deadline to win approval in Legislature

May. 20, 2024 16:16 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A plan to boost pay for Uber and Lyft drivers in Minnesota that lawmakers believe would prevent the companies from leaving the market advanced in the state Legislature on Sunday before the midnight deadline. The House passed the compensation bill but the...

Editorial Roundup: Texas

May. 20, 2024 14:19 PM EDT

Austin American Statesman. May 17, 2024. Editorial: A small Texas town prudently says no to expanding state’s abortion ban It was the latest effort by an anti-abortion pastor to expand restrictions on reproductive rights Last Thursday, the city...