Shooting at Idaho middle school injures 3; student captured


Arrested New Hampshire youth detention center worker was fired, rehired
This Jan. 28, 2020, file photo shows the Sununu Youth Services Center in Manchester, N.H. Documents obtained by The Associated Press show a New Hampshire man now charged with holding down a teenage boy during a rape at the youth detention center had been fired years earlier.

On social media, memories pop up from a pandemic still going
Lisa Phillips at her home Tuesday, April 20, 2021, in Phoenix. When the anniversary of the pandemic arrived, Phillips was not eager for a trip down memory lane. The Phoenix woman had developed symptoms and quarantined with a suspected case of COVID-19 last spring, lost her mother to the disease in July, and been hospitalized herself in November, overwhelmed by grief and isolation.

Biden ready to sell $2.3T infrastructure plan in Louisiana
President Joe Biden takes questions from reporters as he speaks about the American Rescue Plan, in the State Dining Room of the White House, Wednesday, May 5, 2021, in Washington.

Alabama trooper charged in child rape hid checkered FBI past
This photo provided by the Montgomery County, Ala. Detention Center shows Christopher Bauer after his Tuesday, April 27, 2021 arrest.

US backs waiving intellectual property rules on vaccines
In this April 28, 2021, file photo, U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai testifies during a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Biden administration is throwing its support behind efforts to waive intellectual property protections for COVID-19 vaccines in an effort to speed the end of the pandemic. Tai announced the government's position in May 5 statement, amid World Trade Organization talks over easing global trade rules to enable more countries to produce more of the life-saving vaccines.

 In this Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020, file photo, Jeannie Hovland, the deputy assistant secretary for Native American Affairs for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, poses with a Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women mask, in Anchorage, Alaska, while attending the opening of a Lady Justice Task Force cold case office in Anchorage, which will investigate missing and murdered Indigenous women. From the nation’s capitol to Indigenous communities across the American Southwest, top government officials, family members and advocates are gathering Wednesday, May 5, 2021, as part of a call to action to address the ongoing problem of violence against Indigenous women and children.

Families, advocates mark day of awareness for Native victims


60 years since 1st American in space: Tourists lining up
Four people killed when plane crashes into Mississippi home
Firing of Atlanta officer who shot Rayshard Brooks reversed
COVID's US toll projected to drop sharply by the end of July
University of Maryland entomologist Paula Shrewsbury displays a handful of cicada nymphs found in a shovel of dirt in a suburban backyard in Columbia, Md., Tuesday, April 13, 2021. This is not an invasion. The cicadas have been here the entire time, quietly feeding off tree roots underground, not asleep, just moving slowly waiting for their body clocks tell them it is time to come out and breed. They’ve been in America for millions of years, far longer than people.

Nature at its craziest: Trillions of cicadas about to emerge


Treasury warns of need to deal with national debt limit
US birth rate falls to lowest point in more than a century
Flood threats persist as storms continue to drench South
Judge orders Justice Dept. to release Trump obstruction memo

America's new normal: A degree hotter than two decades ago

Toddler rescued after crash expected to make full recovery

Biden aims for vaccinating 70% of adult Americans by July 4


US to reallocate COVID shots to states with greater interest


Military blocks promotion of South Dakota attorney general


Anti-Olympic petition gains tens of thousands of signatures
US unemployment claims fall to a pandemic low of 498,000
Facebook's oversight board: Watchdog or distraction?

Bloomington Public Schools board selects new superintendent


Allina workers reach deal to avoid strike

Man arrested in connection to fatal shooting in St. Paul's North End neighborhood

Fire weather watch issued for Thursday for majority of state

Feds charge Minnesota substitute teacher in sextortion case