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FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2021 file photo, people wearing face masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus try out the latest iPhone 13 handsets at an Apple Store in Beijing. Amazon’s audiobook service Audible and phone apps for reading the holy books of Islam and Christianity have disappeared from the Apple store in mainland China, in the latest examples of the country’s tightening rules for internet firms. Audible said in a statement Friday, Oct. 15, that it removed its app from the Apple store in mainland China last month “due to permit requirements.”

China crackdown on Apple store hits holy book apps, Audible


Cher sues heirs of Sonny Bono over song and record revenue
FILE - In this Jan. 21, 1966 file photo, Sonny, right, and Cher sing during a taping of

Resilient shoppers push retail sales up 0.7% in September
A young customer looks at a Halloween mask at a Party City store, Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021, in Miami. Americans continued to spend at a solid clip in September despite rising prices and snarled global supply chains that are limiting the flow of goods. Retail sales rose a seasonally adjusted 0.7% in September from the month before, the U.S. Commerce Department said Friday, Oct. 15.

Jungle Theater welcomes back performances with interactive play

Boeing pilot involved in Max testing is indicted in Texas
In this Monday, March 1, 2021 file photo, The first Alaska Airlines passenger flight on a Boeing 737-9 Max airplane takes off on a flight to San Diego from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle. A Boeing pilot involved in testing the 737 Max jetliner was indicted Thursday, Oct. 14,2021 by a federal grand jury on charges of deceiving safety regulators who were evaluating the plane, which was later involved in two deadly crashes.

UnitedHealth boosts outlook, again, after big Q3 numbers
This July 12, 2019 file photo shows the UnitedHealthcare headquarters in Minneapolis.

A now hiring sign sits on a display in a clothing store Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021, in Sioux Falls, S.D. The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell to its lowest level since the pandemic began, a sign the job market is still improving even as hiring has slowed in the past two months.

US unemployment claims fall to lowest level since pandemic


Gas prices around the US surge to 7-year high
International Falls prepares to welcome back Canadian travelers ahead of border reopening
Inflation rises 5.4% from year ago, matching 13-year high
Bemidji offers incentives to draw remote workers up north
A sign in the parking lot of Mariano's grocery store advertises the availability of jobs Friday, Oct. 8, 2021, in Chicago. One reason America’s employers are having trouble filling jobs was starkly illustrated in a report Tuesday, Oct. 12: Americans are quitting in droves.

Americans quit their jobs at a record pace in August


Customs dispute jeopardizes US fish stick, filet supply
Instacart CEO says online grocery shopping has room to grow
Minnetonka Moccasin issues apology for appropriation of Native American cultures
Southwest cancels hundreds more flights, denies sickout

EXPLAINER: Could Facebook sue whistleblower Frances Haugen?

Trump hotel lost $70M during presidency, got help from bank

US jobless claims fall to 326,000, first drop in four weeks


Mall of America to welcome 9 new brands to Community Commons


Facebook blames outage on error during routine maintenance


Actors of Indian descent proud to lead Broadway's 'Aladdin'
Arizona family welcomes 14-pound 'miracle' baby
NASA's asteroid hunter Lucy soars into sky with diamonds

15-year-old boy expected to live after being shot in leg in north Minneapolis


Vaccination remains CDC's top COVID-19 safety recommendation ahead of holiday travel

Walz's office responds to request for National Guard, State Patrol in Minneapolis

Sheriff: Suspect kills self after double homicide in St. Louis County

Heavy police presence at Plymouth theater after shots fired reports