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El Chapo is hauled off to US jail that has held terrorists

U.S. attorney Robert Capers announced charges against Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman on Friday in Brooklyn.

In a scene U.S. authorities had dreamed of for decades, Mexican drug lord and escape artist Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was hauled into an American courtroom Friday and then taken away to an ultra-secure jail that has held some of the world's most dangerous terrorists and mobsters.

Freeze-dried food and 1 bathroom: 6 simulate Mars in dome

In this photo provided by the University of Hawaii, Lucie Poulet, right, uses a geotechnical tool while Annie Caraccio records the data during a previous study outside the domed structure that will house six researchers for eight months in an environment meant to simulate an expedition to Mars, on Mauna Loa on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Crammed into a dome with one bathroom, six scientists will spend eight months munching on mostly freeze-dried foods — with a rare treat of Spam — and have only their small sleeping quarters to retreat to for solace.


Rain from Thursday night into Friday morning made the ice on Lake Minnetonka unusable for playing Hockey Friday during the North American Pond Hockey Championship.

Minnesota's outdoor ice rinks feeling the heat

Tens of thousands march in St. Paul with message for Trump
'I felt like I was going to die,' one of five shot at Clark protest testifies
Snelling busway gets strong start; don't count on extension soon

Gophers guard Nate Mason had his shot blocked by Penn State’s Mike Watkins, part of a 52-50 loss and a pair of defeats that interrupted a run of Gophers success.

Richard Pitino's Gophers want to make season and rivalry statement vs. Wisconsin

Transplanted Staal boys loving Wild, and Minnesota winter
Tyus Jones once again plays key role late in Wolves victory
Kloos' overtime goal extends U's winning streak to seven

Mary Dodds and Maggie Mortensen, co-founders of North Aire Market, worked on making soup in their Shakopee test kitchen.

QVC serves up prime-time spot for Shakopee soup ladies Sunday

Twin Cities housing market expected to tighten more in 2017
Best Buy's Joly says he isn't leaving after report says he is top prospect for another job
Target's ex-grocery chief lands new gig at Supervalu

Donald Trump, surrounded by his family, was administered the oath of office Friday by Chief Justice John Roberts as the 45th president in Washington.

For President Trump, a missed opportunity to unify

Rash Report: Europe on alert for Kremlin's election meddling
Sack cartoon: Trump — a flow chart
Readers Write (Jan. 21): President Donald Trump

Trump — a flow chart

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Country superstar Eric Church performed at Target Center on Friday in Minneapolis.

Review: Eric Church shows who's the Boss at Target Center

The forgotten architects behind the Foshay and other iconic Mpls. buildings
New Bob Dylan musical takes place in Duluth during Great Depression, will premiere in London
What's bedtime like for Syrian refugee children? See the haunting photos at American Swedish Institute

Ex-WCCO Radio guy gets national TV face time with a Weiner
C.J.

Former WCCO-AMer Jeff McKinney shot to international fame Tuesday after he inadvertently photo-bombed Anthony Weiner's latest sexting news conference.

Alexander: Webcam not showing intruders
Steve Alexander

QI have a Web camera set up in my condo in Winter Haven, Fla., so that I can tell if anyone enters it when I'm at home in Colliers, W.Va. The camera is supposed to send photos to my e-mail address whenever the Web camera is activated by motion. But I'm not getting the e-mail alerts, even though I know people have entered my Florida condo. The camera is a Cisco Model No. WVC80N. What can I do?

No ordinary opening day
Mark Craig

THE ANTHEM Coaches, players and local first responders will hold field-length American flags for the playing of the national anthem. 'TAPS' PERFORMED The ceremonies will…


President Donald Trump delivers his inaugural address after being sworn in as the 45th president of the United States during the 58th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017.

World jittery about Trump's 'America first' inaugural speech

Trump's team takes charge
Trump takes charge, assertive but untested 45th US president
Trump White House ringed by 'swamp' denizens despite pledge

Women rally at Capitol Hill as they make their voices heard on the first full day of Donald Trump's presidency, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017 in Washington.

Hundreds of thousands of women protest against Trump

El Chapo is hauled off to US jail that has held terrorists
Freeze-dried food and 1 bathroom: 6 simulate Mars in dome
4 dead after tornado rips through south Mississippi

This frame from video shows Italian firefighters extracting a woman alive from under snow and debris of an hotel that was hit by an avalanche on Wednesday, in Rigopiano, central Italy, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. (Italian Firefighters/ANSA via AP)

Rescuers search for avalanche survivors, fear more slides

Turkey: Erdogan buoyed by vote for powerful presidency
AP Interview: New Gambia leader says Jammeh leaving in hours
Rescue teams pull 2 bodies from Iran building rubble

Gophers guard Nate Mason had his shot blocked by Penn State’s Mike Watkins, part of a 52-50 loss and a pair of defeats that interrupted a run of Gophers success.

Richard Pitino's Gophers want to make season and rivalry statement vs. Wisconsin

Kloos' overtime goal extends U's winning streak to seven
Souhan: Right moves give Badgers undeniable dominance over Gophers
Gard's Badgers once again built for Big Ten dominance

The Staal brothers — Parker, 7, and Levi, 5 — took advantage of a Minnesota day on a backyard rink, with uncle Geoff Lindberg and grandfather Arthur Vandenbroeke joining in.

Transplanted Staal boys loving Wild, and Minnesota winter

Late Niederreiter goal lifts Wild over lowly Coyotes
Souhan: Wild's Boudreau does what's needed to win — egos be darned
Wild-Anaheim game preview

Aaron Rodgers' father opens up on family rift

'NCIS: Los Angeles' star Miguel Ferrer dies at 61
Adele to perform at the Grammy Awards next month
C.J.: Smooth jazz's Jeff Lorber is cool about borrowing by Ashanti and Ja Rule

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Maggie Roche of The Roches sister vocal trio dies at 65

Maggie Roche, the folk-rock singer-songwriter who since the mid-1970s had performed and recorded as a trio and in pairs with her two sisters, has died.


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National Park Service tweeting again after suspension

The Interior Department began tweeting again Saturday, a day after an employee shared tweets that appeared unsympathetic to President Donald Trump and prompted a temporary, department-wide freeze on tweeting from its official accounts.