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Johns Hopkins Health System pays $190M in Pelvis Exam pix Settlement

A "rogue" gynecologist who used tiny cameras to secretly record videos and photos of his patients has forced one of the world's top medical centers to pay $190 million to 8,000 women and girls...

  • A DC-10 air tanker drops fire retardant over a wildfire as smoke rises and billows behind Saturday, July 19, 2014, near Carlton, Wash. No Letup as Washington State Wildfire Grows

    With no letup from high temperatures and wind, a massive wildfire in north-central Washington is growing, marking a week since flames began to consume homes, farms and scenic hillsides. New estimates from flyovers on Saturday put the lightning-caused fire at 360 square miles. The fire measured at 260 square miles on Friday...

  • HIV Diagnosis Rate Fell by Third in US over Decade

    The rate of HIV infections diagnosed in the United States each year fell by one-third over the past decade, a government study finds. Experts celebrated it as hopeful news that the AIDS epidemic may be slowing in the U.S. "It's encouraging," said Patrick Sullivan, an Emory University AIDS researcher...

  • FBI Issues Warning about Air Conditioner Coolant

    As the U.S. tries to phase out a polluting refrigerant that is used in millions of air conditioners across the country, unapproved coolant is popping up on the market - with potentially dangerous consequences...

  • A bus wreckage and rescue vehicles stand next to the highway near Dresden, eastern Germany, Saturday, July 19, 2014. Police: 9 Dead, 43 Injured in Bus Crash in Germany

    Several buses crashed Saturday on a German highway near the eastern city of Dresden, leaving nine people dead and 43 injured, police said. The crash, which happened about 2 a.m. Saturday, involved a Polish bus, a Ukrainian bus and a Polish minibus, said Dresden police...

  • Policemen and people examine the scene of a burnt-out bus and trucks after an explosion following a traffic accident. Highway Collision in China Kills 38

    A truck loaded with flammable liquid collided with a bus on a highway in southern China on Saturday, killing at least 38 people. The state-run Xinhua News Agency said the truck rear-ended the bus around 3 a.m. on the Hukun Expressway in Hunan province...

Excessive Heat Warning

MN AREAS AFFECTED: Anoka; Carver; Dakota; Hennepin; Ramsey; Scott; Washington
Expires: 7/22/2014 7:00 AM

Minneapolis/St. Paul

Broken Clouds
87° | 64°
  • Feels like: 89° F
  • Wind: SW 7mph
  • Humidity: 82%
  • Wed Mix of sun and clouds
    80° | 60°
  • Thu Mix of sun and clouds
    80° | 62°
  • Fri Scattered thunderstorms possible
    78° | 64°
  • Sat Partly cloudy, chance of a thunderstorm
    82° | 64°