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Tennis great Pancho Segura dies at 96; coached Jimmy Connors

Pancho Segura, who rose from poverty to win six U.S. Pro singles and doubles championships and was one of the world's top amateur tennis players in the 1940s and professionals in the 1950s, has died. He was 96.

"Cosby Show" actor Earle Hyman dies at 91

Earle Hyman, a veteran actor of stage and screen who was widely known for playing Russell Huxtable on "The Cosby Show," has died.

Pedestrians made their way through a St. Paul skyway, where many people who are homeless have looked to for shelter.

Emergency shelter opens in St. Paul as the number of homeless people climbs

Dog walker finds body in park south of Lake Nokomis; no ID yet
Last name of Minnesotan in NHL is punchline in 'Saturday Night Live' skit
Michael Jordan replaces fan's jersey he signed in '90s that was stolen years later in Wis.

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Vikings quarterback Case Keenum celebrated a long Adam Thielen touchdown with receiver Jarius Wright on Sunday.

Vikings ask 'why not us?' after shutting down Rams for convincing sixth straight win

Souhan: Overlooked no more, let's bust all myths about Thielen
Scoggins: Keenum is the QB; debate should be put to rest
Pistons go on big run to close out Wolves again

A staging area for pipes owned by Enbridge is behind a fence in Cloquet. The company has started building a stretch of Line 3 to Superior, Wis.

Pipeline opponents claim Enbridge skirted permit rules for storage yard

Recycling nonprofit is making an impact with local businesses
North Mankato's is among firms drawing seasonal help with shot at other jobs
In challenging times, Chicago's Magnificent Mile retail rents stay among North America's highest

House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, left, led applause for House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, center, with U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., during a news conference last week following House passage of the tax plan.

Pay heed to these irresponsible tax cuts' lasting costs

GOP tax plan could have harmful side effects for health consumers, Midwest health providers
Keep an eye on Illinois, a blue-state basket case
Readers Write: Hunting, the structure of Minneapolis city government, Minnesota government, Alabama's U.S. Senate election, PolyMet mitigation, gift to St. Thomas

Gretchen Carlson, the former Fox News anchor who sued network boss Roger Ailes for sexual harassment, at the home of her lawyer in Montclair, N.J., in 2016.

'It's an epidemic': Gretchen Carlson takes on sexual harassment crisis

Wilco's emotional three-night farewell adds to the Palace's luster
What will Olga Viso's legacy be? Her final year at the Walker was telling
Ticket prices becoming moving target at some Twin Cities theaters

How Trump looks on Franken

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Obituary: Entrepreneur Elliott Royce was a remarkable retiree

At age 96, Elliott Royce attended trampoline class three times per week. The hobby fit with his retirement routine of falling five times every morning…

Anderson: Webster is master of realistic wildlife art
Dennis Anderson

Bill Webster captured the true beauty of game birds.

Al Farmes' gone, but his legacy lives
Dennis Anderson

Al Farmes died Wednesday at 93, but the 'Save the Wetlands' program he helped create saved many prized habitats for posterity.

President Donald Trump signs a memorandum directing the Department of Health and Human Services to declare the opioid crisis a public health emergency, at the White House in Washington, Oct. 26, 2017.

White House: True cost of opioid epidemic tops $500 billion

Trump voices doubt about trophy hunting policy
Border agent dies after being injured in Texas
Bush administration alums rising in Trump's orbit

This aerial photo shows spills from TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone pipeline, Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, that leaked an estimated 210,000 gallons of oil onto agricultural land in northeastern South Dakota, near Amherst, S.D., the company and state regulators said Thursday, but state officials don't believe the leak polluted any surface water bodies or drinking water systems. Crews shut down the pipeline Thursday morning and activated emergency response procedures after a drop in pressure was detected resulting from the leak south of a pump station in Marshall County, TransCanada said in a statement. The cause was being investigated. (DroneBase via AP)

Nebraska to announce decision on Keystone XL pipeline

Students seek $55M in damages, say dorms had toxic mold
Toddler pulled from pond in a Florida development dies
TransCanada sends more crews to Keystone pipeline leak

European Union foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, center in green, visits the Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, Sunday, Nov.19, 2017. More than 600,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled Rakhine for neighboring Bangladesh since late August, when the military launched what it called "clearance operations" in response to insurgent attacks. (AP Photo)

Suu Kyi blames world conflicts partly on illegal immigration

Argentine navy pares back hopes of finding missing submarine
Asian shares fall in muted trading ahead of Thanksgiving
Zimbabwe president defies mounting pressure to leave office

Vikings quarterback Case Keenum celebrated a long Adam Thielen touchdown with receiver Jarius Wright on Sunday.

Vikings ask 'why not us?' after shutting down Rams for convincing sixth straight win

Scoggins: Keenum is the QB; debate should be put to rest
Souhan: Overlooked no more, let's bust all myths about Thielen
Craig: Vikings' biggest plays came from two unlikely sources

Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins (22) gets tangled up with Detroit guard Reggie Jackson (1) for a rebound during the first half.

Pistons go on big run to close out Wolves again

Wolves notes: Dieng embarks on another durability streak
NBA Insider: Barea helped lead relief effort for his native Puerto Rico
Gameday preview: Wolves at Charlotte

The Wild’s power play went 1-for-4 in a 3-1 loss to the Capitals on Saturday. The team is converting only 18 percent of its chances.

Wild's power-play efforts still seldom rewarded

Schenn scores in OT to lift Blues past Canucks
MacKinnon's OT goal caps Avs' rally over Red Wings
Wild's four-game winning streak ends with 3-1 loss to Capitals

On "Saturday Night Live," Sen. Al Franken was a focus of the Weekend Update segment.

'SNL Weekend Update' tears into alum Franken over sexual misconduct incidents

Spokeswoman: David Cassidy in hospital with multiple organ failure
An 'Incredibles' sequel is coming 14 years after the original
Love game: Serena Williams reportedly marries in New Orleans

Longtime country singer, songwriter Mel Tillis dies

Mel Tillis, the affable longtime country music star who wrote hits for Kenny Rogers, Ricky Skaggs and many others, and overcame a stutter to sing on dozens of his own singles, has died.

Reaction from the country music world on Mel Tillis' death

A look at reaction from the country music world on Mel Tillis, who died Sunday at age 85.

Neil Bibler, former Associated Press news editor, dies at 81

Neil Bibler, a news editor and reporter for The Associated Press during a 33-year career that included stints in several Western states before settling in Arizona, has died. He was 81.

Ann Wedgeworth, known for 'Three's Company' role, dies at 83

Actress Ann Wedgeworth, who gained fame on film and Broadway before taking on the role of a flirty divorcee on "Three's Company," has died at age 83.

AC/DC founding member Malcolm Young dead at 64

Malcolm Young, the rhythm guitarist and guiding force behind the bawdy hard rock band AC/DC who helped create such head-banging anthems as "Highway to Hell," ''Hells Bells" and "Back in Black," has died. He was 64.