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Trump files lawsuit challenging Wisconsin election results

Trump files lawsuit challenging Wisconsin election results

MADISON, Wis.

CDC to shorten COVID-19 quarantine to 10 days, 7 with test

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is set to shorten the recommended length of quarantine after exposure to someone who is positive for COVID-19, as the virus rages across the nation.
US: Mountain pine tree that feeds grizzlies is threatened

US: Mountain pine tree that feeds grizzlies is threatened

BILLINGS, Mont. — Climate change, voracious beetles and disease are imperiling the long-term survival of a high-elevation pine tree that’s a key source of food for some grizzly bears and found across the West, U.S. officials said Tuesday.

Enbridge starts construction on Line 3 in Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS — Enbridge Energy began construction on its Line 3 crude oil pipeline replacement in Minnesota on Tuesday, a day after state regulators approved the final permit for the $2.

Baby goat missing from old 'Big Fish' movie set in Alabama

MILLBROOK, Ala. — The owners of an outdoor recreation destination in Alabama fear a days-old baby goat has been stolen from a free-ranging herd near a former movie set and tourist attraction.
Salesforce buying work-chat service Slack for $27.7 billion

Salesforce buying work-chat service Slack for $27.7 billion

SAN RAMON, Calif. — Business software pioneer Salesforce.com is buying work-chatting service Slack for $27.7 billion in a deal aimed at giving the two companies a better shot at competing against longtime industry powerhouse Microsoft.
'All my love, Elliot': Actor Page comes out as transgender

'All my love, Elliot': Actor Page comes out as transgender

NEW YORK — Oscar-nominated actor Elliot Page, the star of “Juno," “Inception” and “The Umbrella Academy,” came out as transgender Tuesday in an announcement greeted as a watershed moment for the trans community in Hollywood. “I love that I am trans.
Nestle, Cargill at high court in child labour case

Nestle, Cargill at high court in child labour case

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court seemed concerned Tuesday about the impact of siding with food giants Nestle and Cargill and ending a lawsuit that claims they knowingly bought cocoa beans from farms in Africa that used child slave labour .
UN: Pandemic to fan surge in humanitarian needs in 2021

UN: Pandemic to fan surge in humanitarian needs in 2021

GENEVA — The U.N. humanitarian office says needs for assistance have ballooned to unprecedented levels this year because of COVID-19, projecting that a staggering 235 million people will require help in 2021.
Cosby's sex assault conviction goes before high-level court

Cosby's sex assault conviction goes before high-level court

PHILADELPHIA — Pennsylvania's highest court questioned Tuesday whether Bill Cosby's alleged history of intoxicating and sexually assaulting young women amounted to a signature crime pattern, given studies that show as many as half of all sexual assau