Dr. Jeremy Friese will become an executive with Olive after the AI company bought Verata Health, which Friese founded. (Provided photo)

Minneapolis-based Verata Health bought for $120M

The software business acquired by Olive, a pioneer in AI for health care.

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December 4, 2020
Will we get enough snow for a white Christmas?

California men declare they made of one the stainless-steel monoliths

December 7, 2020
February 4

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Nation
February 1

Biden pick for agriculture secretary to influence farm, hunger policy

Some lobby for expanding the role beyond the farm.
Business
February 1
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Medtronic CEO says hospitals able to handle elective surgeries even with COVID-19 surge

Its net income was down 64% but sales have been rebounding this quarter.
Nation
January 19

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The summary has "quotation marks" in it. "more than once"
Nation
January 19

Chorus Test NoIndex ON

The summary has "quotation marks" in it. "more than once"
Coronavirus
December 17, 2020
Variety
December 17, 2020
US cybersecurity agency warns of 'grave' threat from hack- UPDATE 12/17

US cybersecurity agency warns of 'grave' threat from hack- UPDATE 12/17

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Music
December 8, 2020

National Museum of African American Music to open next month

A new museum in Tennessee that focuses on African American music will open next month in Nashville.
TV & Media
December 8, 2020

Competitive CNN shows post-election surge in viewership

Since the presidential election, CNN has been on one of its best competitive rolls in almost two decades, enough that it is taking out newspaper ads touting its success.
National
December 8, 2020

San Francisco nixes cigarette smoking ban in apartments

An ordinance to ban cigarette smoking in San Francisco apartments failed to get a second vote from supervisors Tuesday, meaning the proposal is dead for now.
National
December 8, 2020

Publisher handcuffed while objecting to lack of court access

A North Carolina newspaper publisher was handcuffed and ordered out of a courtroom Tuesday as he objected to a decision to block reporters from attending a plea hearing for a white woman accused of driving her pickup truck at two 12-year-old Black girls.
Nation
December 8, 2020

Kentucky death row inmate convicted of murder dies at 75

A Kentucky inmate on death row for the 1983 rape and fatal stabbing of a 43-year-old woman has died under medical care, according to the state Department of Corrections.
Variety
December 8, 2020

Players walk off in powerful racism protest in Champs League

In a powerful protest against racism, players from Paris Saint-Germain and Istanbul Basaksehir walked off the field during a Champions League game on Tuesday and…
National
December 8, 2020
President-elect Joe Biden.

Biden vows to reopen most schools after 1st 100 days on job

Joe Biden pledged Tuesday to bring the coronavirus pandemic under enough control to open most of the nation's schools during his first 100 days as president — going much further on the issue than he has in the past, even while warning that the U.S. is facing a "dark winter."
National
December 8, 2020
President Donald Trump listens to a reporter's question after awarding the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor, to Olympic gold

House approves defense bill amid Trump veto threat

The Democratic-controlled House on Tuesday approved a wide-ranging defense policy bill, even as President Donald Trump renewed his threat to veto the bill unless lawmakers clamp down on social media companies he claims were biased against him during the election.
Variety
December 8, 2020

California's hospitals filling up as virus cases skyrocket

Some California hospitals are close to reaching their breaking point, prompting Gov. Gavin Newsom to bring in hundreds of hospital staff from outside the state and to prepare to re-start emergency hospitals that were created but barely used when the coronavirus surged last spring.
National
December 8, 2020

Cybersecurity firm FireEye says was hacked by nation state

Prominent U.S. cybersecurity firm FireEye said Tuesday that it was hacked by what could only be a government with "world-class capabilities," and the hackers stole tools the company uses to test the strength of customers' defenses.
National
December 8, 2020

Georgia secretary of state wins praise from Schwarzenegger

Georgia's secretary of state has received death threats over his handling of last month's election, but he's found a fan in Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Business
December 8, 2020

Test flight of SpaceX's Starship aborted at last second

The first high-altitude test flight of SpaceX's futuristic Starship was aborted at the last second in Texas on Tuesday.
National
December 8, 2020
The Bernie Beck gate at Fort Hood on June 3, 2016, in Fort Hood, Texas.

14 Fort Hood soldiers fired, suspended over violence at base

The Army on Tuesday said it has fired or suspended 14 officers and enlisted soldiers at Fort Hood, Texas, and ordered policy changes to address chronic failures of leadership that contributed to a widespread pattern of violence, including murder, sexual assault and harassment.