July 13, 2020

Ope! 1,000-foot ship scrapes Duluth Ship Canal's north pier

DULUTH — A 1,000-foot ship loaded with iron ore pellets collided with the Duluth Ship Canal’s north pier Monday morning, July 13. At about 7:13 […]
July 13, 2020

California shuts bars, indoor dining and most gyms, churches

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Gov. Gavin Newsom has extended the closure of bars and indoor dining statewide and has ordered gyms, churches and hair salons […]
July 13, 2020

Minneapolis business groups buy into police reform but not dismantlement

Key Minneapolis-area business associations support the proposed police reforms of Mayor Jacob Frey and Police Chief Medaria Arradondo. At the same time, the groups’ spokesman, […]
July 13, 2020

Ope! 1,000-foot ship scrapes Duluth Ship Canal's north pier

A 1,000-foot ship loaded with iron ore pellets collided with the Duluth Ship Canal’s north pier Monday morning. At about 7:13 a.m., the Presque Isle, […]
July 13, 2020

New this week: 'Psych,' The Chicks album, '30 Rock' reunited

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES — “We […]
July 13, 2020

US budget deficit hits all-time high of $864 billion in June

WASHINGTON — The federal government incurred the biggest monthly budget deficit in history in June as spending on programs to combat the coronavirus recession exploded […]
July 13, 2020

Subways sparkle, but does cleaning decrease COVID-19 risk?

NEW YORK — Mass transit systems around the world have taken unprecedented — and expensive — steps to curb the spread of the coronavirus, including […]
July 13, 2020

US to reject nearly all Chinese claims in South China Sea

WASHINGTON — U.S. officials say the Trump administration is poised to escalate its actions against China by stepping squarely into one of the most sensitive […]
July 13, 2020

Judge: Women can get abortion pill without doctor visits

SILVER SPRING, Md. — A federal judge agreed Monday to suspend a rule that requires women during the COVID-19 pandemic to visit a hospital, clinic […]
July 13, 2020

The number of concentrated-poverty neighborhoods in the Twin Cities has doubled since 1980

MinnPost photo by Peter Callaghan In Hennepin and Ramsey counties, 40 percent of neighborhoods experiencing high poverty are newly poor, meaning they had poverty rates […]