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The Latest: White House praises Lewis for comedy, charity

The Latest on the death of comedian and filmmaker Jerry Lewis (all times local):

Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host, dies at 91

Jerry Lewis, the manic, rubber-faced showman who jumped and hollered to fame in a lucrative partnership with Dean Martin, settled down to become a self-conscious screen auteur and found an even greater following as the tireless, teary host of the annual muscular dystrophy telethons, has died. He was 91.


Ladislas Mihigo, left, is among a growing number of Congolese arriving as refugees in Minnesota. Here he walked with some of his family around a block near their St. Paul home. For more photos, go to startribune.com/galleries.

Congolese seek a community in Minnesota

Bicyclist fatally hit in Mpls. was U researcher, avid runner, volunteer
Vintage farm truck survives 76 years, then is totaled by drunken driver
Hennepin County's latest service offering is … a pay phone?

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Twins left fielder Eddie Rosario was congratulated by Max Kepler and Brian Dozier, right, following his grand slam off Arizona’s Braden Shipley on Sunday at Target Field.

Nine-run first inning propels Twins to sweep of Diamondbacks

Vikings, in need of another quarterback, sign former Gophers QB Mitch Leidner
Lynx can't maintain momentum, fall to Liberty
Souhan: Pounds sneak up on injured Sano as Twins get back in race

Cirrus Aircraft's Vision jet customer at the new Duluth Vision Jet Finishing Facility. B&M designed and engineered the 68,000-square-foot office and manufacturing center expansion for Cirrus Aircraft, which needed more space to produce its new single-engine Vision jet.

Employee ownership is secret sauce at rapidly growing Burns & McDonnell

Target's Nicollet Mall store makeover gives glimpse into plan to retool stores
SBA head sees businesses held back by lack of loans, workers
Why remote working succeeds at some companies and not others

FILE - A Friday, Oct. 28, 2016, file photo of the Thufa hill in Reykjavik, Iceland. A recent CBS news report revealed that Down syndrome has been virtually eliminated in Iceland.

An awful way to eliminate Down syndrome

Be wary of changes in police governance in Minneapolis
Readers Write: Violence in society, payday loans, Enbridge pipeline, Lake Calhoun, the American flag
U.S. workforce participation rises, and women are leading the way

Jessica Metcalfe on the North Dakota prairie. When she started the blog “Beyond Buckskin,” she didn’t know it would become a force for Native American fashion.

Top American Indian stylemaker's home base: a tiny N.D. town, pop. 29

Kendrick Lamar proves he's worth the wait, and the hype
How Minnesota State Fair is winning the battle with casinos for grandstand acts
John Legend surprises kids at Fine Line in Minneapolis

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.


Emerson, Manitoba, Canada, Tues., Mar. 25, 2003--Trucks line up at the Canadian border near Emerson, Manitoba to cross into the United States at Pembina, N.D. For a time there were 60 trucks in line to cross the border. GENERAL INFORMATION: How does the war with Iraq affect the Minnesota-Canadian border.

Incentives offered for new agents at remote border crossings

Former health chiefs to Trump: Avoid new 'Obamacare' crisis
Congressional Democrats say Confederate statues are not educational tools
FCC's decision on 'net neutrality' looms; advocates push back

A sign alerts people to the Powerball jackpot for Saturday's drawing at Bodie's convenience store on 13th Street in Augusta, Ga., Friday afternoon Aug. 18, 2017.

No Powerball winner, jackpot swells to $650M

No bond for suspect in officers' fatal shooting in Fla.
Boston 'free speech rally' cut short after massive counterprotest
Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies at 84

Mourners gather at Las Ramblas, where a deadly van attack took place Thursday, in Barcelona, Spain, Aug. 19, 2017. Spain has a reputation as one of Europe�s most dogged counterterrorism operators, and officials are struggling to answer how a group of youths carried out a deadly attack. (Samuel Aranda/The New York Times)

Spanish town struggles to reconcile locals as extremist cell

Turkish political refugees flock to Germany, seeking safety
Police say 39 people detained over neo-Nazi march in Berlin
Congolese seek a community in Minnesota

Twins left fielder Eddie Rosario was congratulated by Max Kepler and Brian Dozier, right, following his grand slam off Arizona’s Braden Shipley on Sunday at Target Field.

Nine-run first inning propels Twins to sweep of Diamondbacks

Souhan: Pounds sneak up on injured Sano as Twins get back in race
Miguel Sano headed to disabled list because of stress reaction in left tibia
Miguel Sano headed to the disabled list

Former Gophers quarterback Mitch Leidner ran a drill at the NFL scouting combine in March at Indianapolis.

Vikings, in need of another quarterback, sign former Gophers QB Mitch Leidner

Keenum improves standing as Vikings' No. 2 quarterback
Dalvin Cook, Ifeadi Odenigbo stand out in Vikings' loss to Seahawks
Boldin abruptly retires 2 weeks after signing with Bills

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift's social media blank-out sparks frenzy of speculation

Leah Remini slams Tom Cruise as 'diabolical,' not a good person
Robin Thicke, model expecting baby on Alan Thicke's birthday
C.J.: Brenda Langton has a milliner for a daughter

Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host dies, at 91

Jerry Lewis, the manic, rubber-faced showman who jumped and hollered to fame in a lucrative partnership with Dean Martin, settled down to become a self-conscious screen auteur and found an even greater following as the tireless, teary host of the annual muscular dystrophy telethons, has died. He was 91.


Comedians, stars react to death of Jerry Lewis

Reaction to the death of comedy legend Jerry Lewis:


Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies at 84

Dick Gregory, the comedian and activist and who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84.


Trump won places drowning in despair. Can he save them?

One-hundred-fifty baskets of pink petunias hang from the light posts all over this city, watered regularly by residents trying to make their community feel alive again. A local artist spends his afternoons high in a bucket truck, painting a block-long mural of a little girl blowing bubbles, each circle the scene of an imagined, hopeful future.


Dorothy McNeill Tucker dies at 93, funded U women's sports research

The Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport remains the only research center of its kind.