Dozens of young children practicing football at a Minneapolis park were spared when bullets began to fly over their heads from a rolling gun battle last month. One shaken mother recounted the event in a Facebook post that has been widely viewed.
The European Union is opening an investigation into Google’s plan to buy fitness tracking device maker Fitbit. The EU says the deal could entrench Google’s position in the online ad market.
More Americans signed contracts to buy homes in June as the housing market appears to be recovering from a devastating spring freeze due to coronavirus.
U.S. consumer confidence had a sharp drop in July, according to the Conference Board. The weakness came from a drop in the expectations index, which measures consumers’ views about the short-term outlook.
Target is joining Walmart in closing its stores on Thanksgiving Day. The move comes as stores are rethinking the Black Friday in-store door busters as they try to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
Face coverings will be required beginning August 1 at the few remaining McDonald's locations that are not already covered by state and municipal mask requirements. That includes several restaurants in northern Wisconsin.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits began to rise last week for the first time in nearly four months. The $600 weekly federal aid payment for the jobless is set to expire at the end of this week.