Medicare, Social Security face shaky fiscal futures

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The financial condition of the government's bedrock retirement programs for middle- and working-class Americans remains shaky, with Medicare pointed toward insolvency by 2026, according to a report Monday by the government's overseers of Medicare and Social Security.
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After criticism, Minneapolis eases proposed rules for neighborhood groups

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Wearing helmets, employees evacuate their building following an earthquake in Manila, Philippines Monday, April 22, 2019. A strong earthquake has shak
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Quake kills at least 11, 24 missing in northern Philippines

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North Korea's Kim to meet Putin at crucial diplomatic moment

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The 10th Avenue bridge, in front, shown in 2014. The bridge’s upcoming rehabilitation spurred discussions about moving the water pipe hanging from i
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The 10th Avenue bridge, in front, shown in 2014. The bridge’s upcoming rehabilitation spurred discussions about moving the water pipe hanging from it with one going under the riverbed.

Sub-Mississippi water tunnel a feat of modern engineering

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Minneapolis will employ a boring machine to drill a 5-foot corridor deep beneath the Mississippi River to keep one of the city's most important drinking water pipes safe from the elements.
Sara Jane Van Allen tends to the plants inside a Walipini, an underground greenhouse, in Minneapolis on Wednesday, January 20, 2016.
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Experimental sunken greenhouse in northeast Minneapolis will be removed, per city order

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The Vikings' Adam Thielen is a two-time Pro Bowler, a former second-team All-Pro and one of the league’s highest-paid receivers. He’s also a class
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Thielen as a Packer? It almost happened in the 2013 NFL draft

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Minneapolis boys' lacrosse coach Aron Lipkin has played and coached the sport for years, but this is his first navigating it as an openly gay man.
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Coming out brings freedom, complexity for gay Minneapolis lacrosse coach

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A new Minnesota law restricts drivers to hands-free or voice-activated cellphone technology, effective Aug. 1. One option is to use a Bluetooth earpie

Tips for Minnesota drivers on new 'hands-free' cellphone law

"One-touch functions" will still be allowed if the phone is accessed without holding it, typing or scrolling. Here are some options.
Marwin Gonzalez celebrated after his home run for the Astros against the Red Sox in Game 5 of the ALCS in 2018. He's back in Houston tonight as a memb
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Twins take their hot-hitting lineup to a ballpark that's bad luck for them

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