COVID-19 hospitalizations surge above 1,500 in Minnesota

Total hospitalizations of COVID and non-COVID patients in Minnesota stood at 7,598 on Monday. Hospital ICU workers have been under increasing pressure

Workforce shortage exacerbates pandemic pressure in latest COVID-19 wave.

Authorities: Student kills 3, wounds 6 at Michigan school

Police are shown in the parking lot of a Meijer store where Oxford High School students were being reunited with parents in Oxford, Mich.

A 15-year-old sophomore opened fire at his Michigan high school on Tuesday, killing three students and wounding six other people, including a teacher, authorities said.

Biden makes first Minnesota stop as president to highlight infrastructure law

President Joe Biden arrives at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport surrounded by local dignitaries Tuesday afternoon.

President Joe Biden speaks at Dakota County Technical College in Rosemount Tuesday afternoon.

Honeywell spins off Minnesota-grown quantum computing division into new company, Quantinuum

Honeywell’s quantum computing division, founded in Minnesota, is being spun off in a merger with a U.K. company. Next year the company, Quantinuum,

One of the world's most powerful quantum computers sits in Golden Valley, where Honeywell has spent more than a decade building what it considers the next big thing in technology.

Ex-Trump aide Meadows cooperating with House Jan. 6 panel

Mark Meadows, Donald Trump’s former chief of staff, is cooperating with a House panel investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.

Mark Meadows, Donald Trump's former chief of staff, is cooperating with a House panel investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, putting off for now the panel's threat to hold him in contempt, the committee's chairman said Tuesday.



A runner inside U.S. Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis in February 2018.

U.S. Bank Stadium to reopen in December to runners, in-line skaters

Civil rights trial for ex-cops in George Floyd killing on track for mid-January
St. Cloud breaks homicide record as mother charged in infant death
Biden makes first Minnesota stop as president to highlight infrastructure law

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Kill named New Mexico St. coach, will be U's opponent in 2022 opener

Kill named New Mexico St. coach, will be U's opponent in 2022 opener

Why Vikings goal-line offense kept failing in 4th quarter of 49ers loss
Mike Sanford Jr. out as Gophers offensive coordinator, won't coach in bowl game
A few reasons the Vikings once-vaunted run defense has gone bad

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UnitedHealth Group operates the nation’s largest health insurer, UnitedHealthcare, plus a fast-growing division for health care services called Optu

UnitedHealth Group forecasts 2022 revenue will hit $317 billion

Honeywell spins off Minnesota-grown quantum computing division into new company, Quantinuum
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Stocks sink as omicron, rate worries rattle Wall Street

So-called “moderate” Democrats like Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) are downsizing President Joe Biden’s progressive ambitions.

The damaging extremists among Democrats are the 'moderates'

Health care leaders must step up now
Omicron's mutations may (or may not) make all the difference
Counterpoint: Public schools must respect the public's right to know


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This owl is still slightly sleepy waking up after a procedure called imping to repair its tail feathers at the Raptor Center at the University of Minn

U's Raptor Center uses 'feather extensions' to help a hurt owl fly again

Ornament or crime? With painted woodwork, there is no middle ground
Review: James Taylor's got a friend in Jackson Browne in St. Paul
COVID spurs a QR code comeback. But are the loved and hated widgets here to stay?

Souhan: $100 million deal is a win for both Buxton and the Twins

The seven-year contract makes all kinds of sense for both sides. Next up: Find a few pitchers so the Twins can be competitive in 2022.

'They can't stop it': How old-school run games led to 3 state titles

Football Across Minnesota: Lakeville South, Hutchinson and Dassel-Cokato ran, ran and ran some more on their way to state titles. And get ready, Gophers fans, for roster comings and goings.

Souhan: Cousins fails to meet moment against 49ers; Vikings really need him now

Quarterback Kirk Cousins no longer has the comfort of relying on a good defense or a great running back. Now it's time to earn his big salary.



President Joe Biden arrives at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport surrounded by local dignitaries Tuesday afternoon.

Biden makes first Minnesota stop as president to highlight infrastructure law

Appeals court weighs Trump arguments to withhold records
Trump allies work to place supporters in key election posts across the country
Omar ends 'unproductive call' with GOP lawmaker who made anti-Muslim remarks

Emma Coronel Aispuro, wife of convicted Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman.

Wife of drug kingpin 'El Chapo' gets 3 years on US charges

'QAnon Shaman' appeals result of guilty plea in Jan. 6 riot
Charities fundraising for other nonprofits on GivingTuesday
Officer fired over Rittenhouse donation wants his job back

People wear face mask to protect against the coronavirus at the public transport station Friedrichstrasse in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021.

Omicron variant may have reached Europe earlier than thought

Myanmar court postpones verdict for ousted leader Suu Kyi
Barbados bids farewell to British monarchy, becomes republic
Man shot to death on beach at Mexico's Acapulco resort

Frances McDormand plays the role of Marge Gunderson, the local police chief in the move 1995/96 “Fargo” made by the Coen brothers (native sons of

Why do Minnesotans have accents?

Is there place in Minnesota where you can have your body frozen for the future?
Ask a question now: What are you curious about, Minnesota?
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The Nao Trinidad from Seville, Spain, is one of 12 ships that will be featured during the 2022 Festival of Sail Lake Superior in Two Harbors, Minn.

Tall Ships festival moves from Duluth to Two Harbors for 2022

Minnesota's river giants steadily returning after dams removed
Planned Minnesota high-grade nickel mine would be U.S. rarity
Duluth's snow emergency plan rankles residents

Dr. Mehmet Oz.

Celebrity surgeon Dr. Oz running for Senate in Pennsylvania

Rihanna's officially 'right excellent,' named Barbados hero
1st of 4 accusers takes stand at Ghislaine Maxwell trial
Black artist Josephine Baker honored at France's Pantheon

Karl Krause, left, and Lindsay Kruh looked at the Human Toll exhibit at the Hennepin History Museum recently.

When nation's freeways were built, Black communities paid the price

Photographer John Noltner continues his quest to find peace in America
A new kind of Native American dance troupe
Howard University student wants more Black girls and women to discover rugby, so she started a team