Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine works in kids ages 5 to 11

FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2020, file photo, a droplet falls from a syringe after a person was injected with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at a hospital in

Pfizer said Monday its COVID-19 vaccine works for children ages 5 to 11 and that it will seek U.S. authorization for this age group soon — a key step toward beginning vaccinations for youngsters.

US easing foreign travel restrictions; vaccinations required

President Joe Biden leaves St. Edmund Roman Catholic Church in Rehoboth Beach, Del., after attending a Mass, Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021. Biden is spendi

President Joe Biden will ease foreign travel restrictions to the U.S. beginning in November, allowing foreigners into the country if they have proof of vaccination and a negative COVID-19 test, the White House said Monday.

Mother of two slain sons continues grieving, as cases remain unsolved

Candice Lynch is tormented by the idea that her son’s alleged killers are carrying on with their lives as if nothing happened.

In both cases police made arrests, but prosecutors dropped the charges.

Seven suspected opioid doses, two fatal, hit St. Paul over weekend

Synthetic opioids are the suspected culprit in the overdoses.

Bicyclist struck, killed in Carver County was St. Louis Park nordic ski coach

He was hit by a vehicle on Aug. 31 and died more than a week later.

Barker’s Island beach in Superior, Wis., was closed last week due to a potentially toxic algae bloom in a warmer Lake Superior.

Hot summer causes algae blooms to become more common on Lake Superior

Strong support for Mpls. rent control proposal, poll finds
11 people wounded after 7 weekend shootings in Minneapolis
Seven suspected opioid doses, two fatal, hit St. Paul over weekend

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The Arizona Cardinals celebrated after Minnesota Vikings kicker Greg Joseph (1) missed a 37-yard field goal attempt on the final play of the game.

Kicked away: Missed field goal on final play sends Vikings to defeat in Arizona

Missed kick, missed call: Paul Allen owns up for botched 'It's good!'
Gophers trip to Colorado could be glimpse of sweeter schedules
Land of 10,000 missed kicks? That's how it feels for Vikings

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In this file photo, Shipt worker Gina Moorman loads grocery to her car after she finishes shopping for a customer at Meijer in Detroit.

Shipt offers free trials for Visa credit card holders

Pandemic-inspired retirement may be short-lived for many
Retiring Target chief information officer talks tech during pandemic

Minnesota State Police officers approach a crowd of protesters in Minneapolis on May 30, 2020. The Minnesota State Patrol purged e-mails and texts mes

Answers needed on State Patrol riot records

I wish I could help more vaccine-hesitant Black people believe ...
The one consistent thing is hypocrisy
Readers Write: Line 3, immigration enforcement, traffic stops, school bus drivers

Sack cartoon: Zombie on the hunt
Zombie on the hunt

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10 hottest movies to see this fall, from 'Dune' to a new Bond film

'The Crown' and 'Ted Lasso' come up big at Emmys
Weisman Art Museum hires Mexican cultural leader as its new leader
Twin Cities fall arts preview: We're diving back in

Neal: Cousins put Vikings in position to win. Don't put the loss on him

Kirk Cousins played with precision Sunday, and even scrambled like Kyler Murray a few times. He isn't the problem in the Vikings' 0-2 start.

Golden Valley-based Chromatic 3D Materials closes in on a $5 million capital infusion

The company, a maker of industrial molds from 3-D printers, is a supplier to makers of medical devices and other industrial components.

Reusse: Old Vikings mourn their pals, and badly want one more victory

There's one more injustice out there, Paul Krause says. While they deal with aging and the deaths of friends, they gather with good memories, good food, good times ... and one very specific Hall of Fame hope.

The American flag flies in front of the U.S. Capitol dome on September 10, 2021, in Washington, D.C.

Senate parliamentarian deals blow to Dems' immigration push

One stunning afternoon: Setbacks imperil Biden's reset
Sen. Amy Klobuchar, other Democrats push new voting rights bill
Soon-to-be Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Jeremy Miller known as a "fixer"

A photo of Gabby Petito, included in a Facebook post about her disappearance by the North Port Police Department in Florida, the lead agency in the mi

Body found in Wyoming believed to be Gabrielle Petito

California firefighters scramble to protect sequoia groves
COVID hospital bills arrive as insurers restore patient costs
Delta variant detected in 99% of U.S. cases, according to CDC

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau speaks during the federal election French-language leaders debate, Wednesday, Sept 8, 2021, in Gatineau, Quebec.

Canadians vote in pandemic election that could cost Trudeau

'Hotel Rwanda' hero sentenced to 25 years on terror charges
Parents in China laud rule limiting video game time for kids
NKorea slams US over submarine deal, warns countermeasures

After days of high winds, thousands of plastic bags from the Waste Management landfill in Elk River were trapped on the landfill’s perimeter fence i

Twin Cities area is recycling more than ever. Why hasn't landfilling declined?

Listen: Why are there so many new 5G cell antennas in some neighborhoods?
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Did political shenanigans derail an effort to move Minnesota's capital?

ALEX KORMANN •  The St. Louis County Board approved a new remote work policy Tuesday.

Amid growing COVID worry, St. Louis County approves remote work option

Budget woes looming in Duluth as city health costs balloon
Minnesota's extreme drought brings a muted fall color palette
14 towers and overlooks for eye-popping autumn views in Minnesota and beyond

In this video grab issued Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021, by the Television Academy, Cedric the Entertainer speaks at the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards at L.A. L

Emmys: 'Crown,' 'Lasso,' 'Queen's Gambit,' streaming triumph

Emmys: O-T Fagbenle rocks Nigerian look, Porter wears wings
Emmys: Jean Smart pays tribute to late husband in speech
Emmys Latest: Sudeikis celebrates "big team win" for "Lasso"

Once a kid in this St. Louis Park cooking program, now she's its head chef and manager

Once a kid in this St. Louis Park cooking program, now she's its head chef and manager

St. Paul Lowertown Brewery will fund music education and instruments for disadvantaged youth
Inspired Conversations: Race & Equity features Marisa Miakonda Cummings, president of the Minnesota Indian Women's Resource Center
A sanctuary takes shape, framed around migrants