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26 patients die after upgrading Abbott blood pump at home

The deaths occurred after patients tried to perform routine maintenance on their HeartMate II blood pump, made by the former St. Jude Medical. A "recall" notice urges that the upgrades be done in a clinic or hospital.

Fairview hospital at U sued over alleged sexual assault of disabled teen

Lawsuit claims disabled minor was sexually assaulted twice in 30 minutes by an adult patient.

Crystal police officer shoots man wielding gun at Bassett Creek Park

BCA authorities investigate the scene of an officer-involved shooting in Bassett Creek Park in Crystal.

The man refused orders to drop his weapon, city officials said. His condition is not immediately known.

Despite all-night session, legislators miss another deadline

Sen. David Tomassoni, DFL-Chisholm, had a big stretch at 6:59 a.m. as the Senate reached its planned special session adjournment deadline with major bills still unresolved.

Minnesota lawmakers are scrambling to pass a budget in a special session, but they failed to finish their work by their agreed-upon 7 a.m. deadline today.

Minn. public colleges eye tuition hikes, program cuts, as state funding falls

Facing shortfall in state funds, U and Minnesota State schools look for ways to balance their budgets.



St. Paul officials are considering closing the public skyways earlier as part of an effort to improve safety downtown.

St. Paul city leaders announce plan to tighten skyway security

Crystal police officer shoots man wielding gun at Bassett Creek Park
Journalists protest University of Minnesota news leak investigation
Fairview hospital at U sued over alleged sexual assault of disabled teen

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Minnesota Twins outfielders Eddie Rosario, from left, Byron Buxton and Max Kepler celebrate after a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles in Baltimore, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Minnesota won 4-3.

Twins hang on to beat Baltimore 4-3, finish three-game sweep

Why has Santana been so dominant? Here are five explanations
Vikings' Floyd back in his comfort zone — on and off the field
Michigan recruit splats Gophers in paintball video announcing his decision

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This photo combination of images shows the 10 highest paid women CEOs in 2016, according to a study carried out by executive compensation data firm Equilar and The Associated Press. Top row, from left: IBM CEO Virginia Rometty; Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer; PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi; General Motors CEO Mary Barra, and General Dynamics CEO Phebe Novakovic. Bottom row, from left: Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson; Mondelez International CEO Irene Rosenfeld; Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good; Mylan CEO Heather Bresch; and Reynolds American CEO Susan Cameron.

Women CEOs earn big pay, but few of them have the top job

Americans are eating more organic food than ever, survey finds
St. Paul-based Summit Brewing to stop distribution in 6 states
From cowboys to robots: Truckers way of automation

Listen: Legislative session goes up to – and over – the last minute

After Manchester, renew worldwide focus on counterterrorism
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Shop for Kindness is a Mall of America pop-up store featuring 14 cause-related brands that support philanthropic efforts worldwide. Find it on Level 1 of the mall’s north wing until Sept. 10.

Can Mall of America's new Kindness store change shopping for good?

Planned Parenthood's new challenge: How to manage all those volunteers?
New Cirque du Soleil show — all about ice — coming to Target Center
A trip to Hades with Minnesota artist Samantha Russell

Planned Parenthood's new challenge: How to manage all those volunteers?
Gail Rosenblum

After the election, Planned Parenthood got an affirming boost that, six months out, shows no signs of waning.

Souhan: Zimmer would help Vikings by ditching workaholic thing
Jim Souhan

What's most important for Mike Zimmer and the Vikings is for him to make it through the 2017 season with good health and a healthy attitude. The time to start is now.

MCCD, other growing nonprofit lender-advisers stimulate many tiny businesses
Neal St. Anthony

Nonprofit lender-advisers are helping small businesses get their feet underneath them.




Rosemount High School football coach Jeff Erdmann.

Rosemount football coach announces DFL candidacy for Jason Lewis' seat

Despite all-night session, legislators miss another deadline
$4.1 trillion Trump budget plan would reshape aid to Minnesota
Grand jury indicts man in fatal shooting of judge

Bill Cosby pauses in the courtyard of the Allegheny County Courthouse as one of his attorneys makes a statement to the media, as they arrive for the third day of jury selection in his sexual assault case, Wednesday, May 24, 2017, in Pittsburgh. The case is set for trial June 5 in suburban Philadelphia.

Jury of 12 on Bill Cosby sex assault case includes 2 blacks

Just one alcoholic drink a day increases breast-cancer risk, study says
11 people seated on Cosby jury; defense sees race bias
How a dubious Russian document influenced the FBI's handling of the Clinton probe

Police activity at an address in Elsmore Road, in connection with the concert blast at the Manchester Arena, in Manchester, England, Wednesday May 24, 2017. ??British police say officers investigating the Manchester Arena concert blast have arrested a fifth suspect, and are assessing a package the suspect was carrying. Greater Manchester Police said the suspect was detained in Wigan, a town to the west of Manchester. ( Joe Giddens/PA via AP)

Raids, arrests as on-edge UK seeks 'network' of attackers

The tragedy of Everest's normal: 10 dead this climbing season, so far
Duterte declares martial rule in besieged south Philippines
Trump, Francis: After clashing, a search for common ground

Minnesota Twins outfielders Eddie Rosario, from left, Byron Buxton and Max Kepler celebrate after a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles in Baltimore, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Minnesota won 4-3.

Twins hang on to beat Baltimore 4-3, finish three-game sweep

Why has Santana been so dominant? Here are five explanations
Sano on what's ahead: 'More RBIs, more team wins. I can feel it.'
Goins' slam 1 of 4 HRs for Blue Jays in 8-4 win over Brewers

Michael Floyd talked with the media after the Vikings first organized full-team practice of the offseason at Winter Park Wednesday May 23, 2017 in Eden Prairie, MN. ] JERRY HOLT ï jerry.holt@startribune.com

Vikings' Floyd back in his comfort zone — on and off the field

Souhan: Zimmer would help Vikings by ditching workaholic thing
Vikings GM gives updates on Bridgewater, Zimmer
Vikings surprise: Bridgewater throws passes during team workout

FILE - In this Monday, May 22, 2017 file photo, actor Tom Cruise arrives for the Australian premiere of his movie "The Mummy," in Sydney. The 54-year-old actor says the long-discussed sequel to "Top Gun" is a sure thing and should start shooting soon. Cruise was appearing on the Australian morning news show "Sunrise" on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, when the anchors asked about it.

Tom Cruise reveals 'Top Gun 2' to start filming soon

'Justice League' director Zack Snyder quits film after daughter's suicide
11 people seated on Cosby jury; defense sees race bias
C.J.: St. Bonifacius native gets a diploma and a little Oprah time at college graduation