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Delta hiring 40 people to help speed up TSA lines at MSP

Delta Air Lines will hire staff to help speed up security lines at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.

The airline is spending $3 million to $4 million to hire temporary staff at its 32 largest U.S. hubs.

Minn. farmers warned not to plant Monsanto's latest Roundup soybeans

Roundup Ready soy bean seeds.

The E.U. has not approved the biotech seeds; the uncertainty could present export problems for U.S. farmers and grain producers.

UnitedHealth Group's past and future in PBMs

Inside Track

The sale of a pharmaceutical benefit manager business helped fuel growth 20 years ago. And that old PBM is now owned by a rival.

MNsure system costs loom at Hennepin County

Inside Track

If the state's largest county winds up expanding staff to handle cases within the MNsure system, it won't be the first time.

Cliffs Natural and Minnesota Power sign $31 million power agreement

Power agreement set through 2031


Goldman Sachs downgrades General Mills to "sell"

Analyst sees more risk at General Mills as its market share falls and the possibility of costly acquisitions rises.


US stocks surge with tech stocks taking the lead

U.S. stocks are on pace for their biggest gain since March as technology companies like Apple and Microsoft climb. Homebuilder stocks rose sharply after the government reported that sales of new homes reached an eight-year high last month. Rising interest rates sent bank stocks higher.


Washington, California sue over pelvic mesh implants

Washington state and California are suing Johnson & Johnson, saying for more than a decade the company misrepresented the risks of vaginal mesh implants it sold.


Judge fines Arkansas funeral home in corpse-stacking case

A judge has handed down a $50,000 fine to a central Arkansas funeral home where bodies were found stacked on top of each other in unrefrigerated areas.


Spotify's Top 10 most viral tracks

The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened…


UCLA agrees to 15-year deal with Under Armour

UCLA and Under Armour have agreed to a long-term athletic shoe and apparel deal that a person with direct knowledge of the contract told The Associated Press will pay the school $280 million over 15 years.


Travel experts have tips for booking summer travel

Travel experts have tips for booking summer travel:— Sign up for fare alerts from the airlines and fare-tracking websites. Some of those sales end quickly,…


Spotify's Top 10 most streamed tracks

The following list represents the most streamed tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened…


The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Audible.com best-sellers for week ending May 20:Fiction1. The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman, narrated by the author (HarperAudio)2. The Fireman…


Rescue farm overwhelmed by 50 goats, seeks the public's help

An animal rescue farm in Massachusetts is experiencing a goat overload and is seeking the public's help.


Fares are cheap; airlines don't want them to stay that way

Enjoy lower airfares while you can. Airlines are taking steps to push prices higher by next year.


The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks-US

iBook charts for week ending May 22, 2016 (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher ):iBooks US Bestseller List - Paid Books1.Me Before You…


NYC proposes rules to put the brakes on sleepy taxi drivers

Cabbies will have to pull over after driving 12 hours in any 24-hour period under rules proposed by New York City's Taxi and Limousine Commission.


The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

App Store Official Charts for the week ending May 22, 2016:Top Paid iPhone Apps:App StoreTop Paid iPhone Apps:1.Minecraft: Pocket Edition, Mojang2.Heads Up!, Warner Bros.3.Facetune, Lightricks…