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US priest martyred in Guatemala beatified before thousands

Few religious pilgrimages lead down a dusty, unpaved Oklahoma road past grazing horses, metal barns and towering wind turbines in the distance.

Guatemalans travel to Oklahoma to honor 1st US martyr

Few religious pilgrimages lead down a dusty, unpaved Oklahoma road past grazing horses, metal barns and towering wind turbines in the distance.


After 9 months of detours, Hwy. 169 in Edina is set to reopen

New plans for Excelsior's Commons park close to completion
Anoka County hopes free shuttle will help attract, retain Northstar riders
Apartments evacuated after car crashes into Loring Park bar

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Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Kyle Gibson throws during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Gibson pitches Twins to victory over Detroit to pad wild-card lead

With Bradford out, Vikings' playoff aspirations burdened by history of QB turbulence
Wiggins is 'same guy' but vows to earn his big deal
Parise practices with Wild teammates but will 'be smart' going forward

Would turning the Twin Cities into a second Amazon company town be good for the region, when Amazon’s growth could come at the expense of a group of diversified and homegrown employers?

Schafer: Could Amazon steal the Twin Cities' top talent?

Renovations take off in Twin Cities, amid tight housing supply, cheap capital
Be careful with the phrase 'Super Bowl' in marketing; NFL has the trademark
Oct. 5 event aims to help investors be better stewards of assets

Chris Jacobz, left, and Johnnie Robinson played chess while waiting for dinner to be served at YouthLink in Minneapolis, which offers resources for homeless young people.

Giving Minnesota's homeless young people hope

Feds need to clarify whether they're offering Minnesota a devil's bargain
Sack cartoon: Traffic is a sticky situation
Readers Write: Vietnam War documentary and 'No Single Truth,' school choice, health care, bike lanes, gender bias, stereotypes

Traffic is a sticky situation

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A clergyman without a congregation, Mendel Alperowitz moved to a city on the prairie to serve as a kind of Pied Piper for the Jews who don’t have a spiritual home.

N.Y. transplant is S. Dakota's lone rabbi: 'You really see what God made here'

From 'Will & Grace' to 'Dallas': Why TV executives keep rebooting classic shows
Talking Volumes guest Jacqueline Woodson grew up in 'Another Brooklyn'
Lazy days await in Costa Rica's wild Osa Peninsula

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 speaks Friday at a campaign rally in Huntsville, Ala.

NFL chief, players' union angrily denounce Trump after he calls for firings

Mediation falls apart in GOP's veto battle with Gov. Dayton
Minnesota and Wisconsin among states targeted by Russian hackers
EPA removes waste at Texas toxic sites, won't say from where

Changing future: An area near Grand Teton and Yellowstone national parks is giving researchers an idea of how forests will react to more frequent wildfires.

After fires, 2 forests offer clues to Yellowstone's fate in a warming world

Note to Texas, Florida: Insurance fights over Sandy rage on
Trump travel ban expires Sunday; new ban may vary by country
Dam failing as scope of Puerto Rico's disaster becomes clear

People stand in the street Saturday after hearing an earthquake alarm in Mexico City, where buildings swayed during the aftershock.

New earthquake, magnitude 6.1, shakes jittery Mexico

German plane hijacked to Somalia in 1977 brought back home
Indian spiritual guru arrested for allegedly raping woman
Spain, Catalonia tussle over who controls the Mossos police

Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Kyle Gibson throws during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Gibson pitches Twins to victory over Detroit to pad wild-card lead

Molitor: Mauer will start every day the rest of the way for Twins
Postgame: Kepler is heating up for the Twins
Marlins luminaries Conine, Dawson, Perez part of sale purge

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford is out for Sunday's game against the Buccaneers with a knee injury. It's his second consecutive missed game.

With Bradford out, Vikings' playoff aspirations burdened by history of QB turbulence

Against the Bucs, Vikings QB Keenum has played some of his best football
Vikings mailbag: Waynes, Evans and a key matchup against the Bucs
Marc Buoniconti tells AP it's time to ban youth football

This combination photo shows Ryan Gosling at CinemaCon 2017 on March 27, 2017, in Las Vegas, left, and Jay Z performing at a campaign rally for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in Cleveland on Nov. 4, 2016. Gosling will host the 43rd season opener of "Saturday Night Live," on Sept. 30. Jay-Z will be the musical guest.

Ryan Gosling to host 'SNL' premiere with Jay-Z musical guest

Kiss members Gene Simmons, Ace Frehley reunite on stage
Spicer admits 'mistakes' as press secretary, but says he never lied
C.J.: Camille Williams is no fashion match for husband, KARE 11 co-anchor Cory Hepola

1980 GOP debate moderator who tried to silence Reagan dies

The former New Hampshire newspaper editor who prompted a testy "I am paying for this microphone" retort from Ronald Reagan in a 1980 presidential primary debate has died.


L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt dies at age 94

Liliane Bettencourt, the L'Oreal cosmetics heiress and the world's richest woman, has died at her home in a chic Parisian suburb. She was 94.


Albert Speer Jr, architect who tried to escape from shadow of his father's Nazi legacy, dies at 83

Speer, who died Sept. 15 at 83, never fully succeeded in escaping from the shadow of his father, Hitler's principal architect and armaments minister.


Baby whose mother chose giving birth over chemo now has died, too

A tiny preemie whose gravely ill mother had hoped to save her by shunning chemotherapy during pregnancy has died, a relative said Thursday.


Bernie Casey, pro football player turned actor, dies

Bernie Casey, a professional football player turned poet, painter and actor known for parts in films such as "Revenge of the Nerds" and "I'm Gonna Git You Sucka," has died. He was 78.