U.S. House holds raucous hearing on reparations for slavery

Lawmakers heard impassioned pleas from actor Danny Glover and others for Congress to address compensation for America's heritage of racism and Jim Crow laws.
Funeral directors Aaron Stromberg helped Verlin Stoll remove a body on a stretcher from an apartment complex. Stromberg was assisting Stoll on this ca

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Iran shot down a U.S. RQ-4 Global Hawk drone amid disputes about whether it happened in Iranian airspace.
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Iran shot down a U.S. RQ-4 Global Hawk drone amid disputes about whether it happened in Iranian airspace.

Iran shoots down US drone amid tensions over nuclear deal

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Iran's Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. surveillance drone on Thursday amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over the collapsing nuclear deal with world powers, American and Iranian officials said, though they disputed the circumstances of the incident.
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Minnesota fan doesn't need you to hold his beer while grabbing home run

For good measure, Austin Buysse of Minneota immediately guzzled the beer and spiked the cup like a football at the College World Series. Internet stardom has followed.
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The Wild's Jason Zucker posed on the red carpet before the NHL Awards on Wednesday in his hometown of Las Vegas.

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'Playing Politics' podcast: Trump kicks off 2020 (or is it 2016?) campaign

The president reprised several themes – and targets – as he began his reelection push. Hear the "Playing Politics" analysis from WCCO Radio's Chad Hartman and the Star Tribune Editorial Board's John Rash and D.J. Tice.

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