State health officials turn to vaccine 'ethics guide' it created decade ago to decide who gets first COVID-19 shots


MAP: Data for K-12 schools by COVID-19 case rate

Charitable gambling takes a hit with bars, restaurants closed

Drug maker begins applying for vaccine approval
This September 2020 photo provided by Johnson & Johnson shows a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine being developed by the company.

US panel: 1st vaccines to health care workers, nursing homes
This May 4, 2020, file photo provided by the University of Maryland School of Medicine, shows the first patient enrolled in Pfizer's COVID-19 coronavirus vaccine clinical trial at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore.

MDH COVID-19 briefing: State health officials discuss phases of vaccine distribution

FILE - This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. On Tuesday, April 21, 2020, U.S. health regulators OK'd the first coronavirus test that allows people to collect their own sample at home, a new approach that could help expand testing options in most states. The sample will still have to be shipped for processing back to LabCorp, which operates diagnostic labs throughout the U.S.

COVID-19 in Wisconsin: Record-high 107 new deaths, 4,078 new cases


Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks at a bi-weekly news conference outside Rideau cottage on the COVID-19 pandemic in Ottawa, Ontario, Friday, Nov. 27, 2020.

Canada: US border measures to last until virus under control


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In this March 16, 2020, file photo, pharmacist Michael Witte holds a tray with a syringe containing a shot that will be used in the first-stage safety study clinical trial of a potential vaccine for COVID-19 at the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle.

US panel to decide who should get the first COVID-19 shots


MDH: 3,570 new COVID-19 cases, 22 new deaths in latest report
At tiny rural hospitals, weary doctors treat friends, family
European regulator could OK 1st COVID-19 vaccine on Dec. 29
Is shopping in stores safe during the pandemic?
Minnesota's economic outlook shows improvement in latest projection, large deficit still ahead

Minnesota's economic outlook shows improvement in latest projection, large deficit still ahead


Minnesota to release 'materially better' budget forecast
Trump science adviser Scott Atlas leaving White House job
Ghost kitchens: Local restaurant owners trying new concepts to make ends meet
MDH COVID-19 briefing: Christmas family gatherings likely to face restrictions

Popular antidepressant shows promise as COVID-19 treatment

COVID-19 in Wisconsin: 6 new deaths, 2,534 new cases

Gophers football game vs. Northwestern canceled due to ongoing growth in COVID-19 cases

Moderna asking US, European regulators to OK its virus shots


15 new COVID-19 deaths, 5,801 new cases reported by MDH


Beware of COVID-19 scams as vaccine approaches FDA approval


Canada: US border measures to last until virus under control

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks at a bi-weekly news conference outside Rideau cottage on the COVID-19 pandemic in Ottawa, Ontario, Friday, Nov. 27, 2020.

Azerbaijan fully reclaims lands around Nagorno-Karabakh

Azerbaijani soldiers wave national flags as they celebrate the transfer of the Lachin region to Azerbaijan's control, as part of a peace deal that required Armenian forces to cede the Azerbaijani territories they held outside Nagorno-Karabakh, in Aghjabadi, Azerbaijan, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020.

UPDATE: 4 killed, 15 injured after German man drives car into crowd

A square is blocked by the police in Trier, Germany, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020.

China says probe sent to retrieve lunar rocks lands on moon

Flames and exhaust trail behind a Long March-5 rocket carrying the Chang'e 5 lunar mission after it lifted off at the Wenchang Space Launch Center in Wenchang in southern China's Hainan Province, early Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020.

Sweden: Mother suspected of locking up her son for 28 years

Police at the scene of an apartment where a woman is suspected of locking up her son, in Haninge, south of Stockholm, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020.

Dozens of bandits seize Brazilian city, loot bank

Military police officers carry a bag filled with money left behind by armed bank robbers, in Criciuma, Santa Catarina state, Brazil, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020.

PHOTOS: 29-vehicle crash on I-94 in Monticello

PHOTOS: 29-vehicle crash on I-94 in Monticello

AP PHOTOS: The wait continues for a result in US election

People urging that all votes be counted demonstrate outside the Pennsylvania Convention Center where votes are being counted, Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, in Philadelphia, following Tuesday's election.

Why We Give: Brett Hoffland on The Sanneh Foundation

Why We Give: Brett Hoffland on The Sanneh Foundation

Amid pandemic, Hmong New Year offers time for reflection

Amid pandemic, Hmong New Year offers time for reflection

100 Kind Deeds Day

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