The Minnesota Court of Appeals has ruled that a suburban school district violated the rights of a transgender student who identified as male when it kept him from using the boys’ locker room. His parents say it violated his rights to equal protection.
President-elect Joe Biden has chosen former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to serve as treasury secretary, a pivotal role in which she would help shape and direct his economic policies.
Major retail chains in the Northland will be closed this Thanksgiving, but several will still keep the Black Friday tradition alive with earlier openings. National chains had already been pulling back from the trend of earlier Black Friday sales before the pandemic hit.
The U.S. is making General Motors recall nearly 6 million trucks and SUVs with Takata air bag inflators. The recall will cost the automaker an estimated $1.2 billion.
More than half of bankers surveyed in rural parts of 10 Plains and Midwestern states are projecting a drop in holiday retail sales this year. The survey indicated a shrinking economy for the first time since April.
Twitter is launching tweets that disappear in 24 hours called “Fleets” globally, echoing social media sites like Snapchat, Facebook and Instagram that already have disappearing posts.
The CEO of Twitter says the service flagged some 300,000 tweets as part of efforts to combat disinformation in the period around the 2020 election between President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden.