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Powerful quake rocks Turkey and Syria, kills more than 2,300

AZMARIN, Syria — A powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked wide swaths of Turkey and Syria early Monday, toppling ...

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Juneteenth is now a holiday in Minnesota

By Brian Bakst June 19, known as Juneteenth, will be officially commemorated in Minnesota after Gov. Tim Walz ...

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Biden touts economy, infrastructure; may offer 2024 preview

PHILADELPHIA — President Joe Biden hasn’t announced a reelection campaign, but some of the themes likely to be ...

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Chinese balloon high over US stirs unease far below

BILLINGS, Mont.  — The Chinese balloon drifting high above the U.S. and first revealed over Montana has created ...

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EU prepares more Russia sanctions; Kremlin readies new offensive

KYIV, Ukraine — The European Union will unveil its 10th package of sanctions against Russia on Feb. 24 ...

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Jupiter’s moon count jumps to 92, most in solar system

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Astronomers have discovered 12 new moons around Jupiter, putting the total count at a ...

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Chinese balloon now over central US as Blinken cancels visit

WASHINGTON — A huge, high-altitude Chinese balloon sailed across the U.S. on Friday, drawing severe Pentagon accusations of ...

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Minnesota moves toward 100% carbon-free electricity by 2040

ST. PAUL — Minnesota utilities would be obligated to transition to 100% carbon-free electricity by 2040 to step ...

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House GOP votes to oust Democrat Omar from major committee

WASHINGTON — The Republican-led House voted after raucous debate Thursday to oust Democrat Ilhan Omar from the chamber’s ...

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Impassioned calls for police reform at Tyre Nichols’ funeral

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Tyre Nichols ‘ family and friends remembered him with songs of faith and emotional tributes ...

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Minnesota governor signs broad abortion rights bill into law

ST. PAUL — Gov. Tim Walz enshrined the right to abortion and other reproductive health care into Minnesota ...

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Durenberger, former US senator from Minnesota, dies at 88

ST. PAUL — Former U.S. Senator David Durenberger, a Minnesota Republican who espoused a progressive brand of politics ...

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US wage growth slowed in the final quarter of 2022

WASHINGTON — Pay and benefits for America’s workers grew at a healthy but more gradual pace in the ...

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Court upholds Minnesota ‘Clean Car Rule’ tied to California

ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Court of Appeals on Monday upheld the state’s “Clean Car Rule,” which ties ...

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Tyre Nichols’ brutal beating by police shown on video

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities released video footage Friday showing Tyre Nichols being beaten by five Memphis police ...

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