'Crisis averted,' Biden says in address on debt ceiling

President Joe Biden celebrated a ''crisis averted" in his first speech to the nation from the Oval Office Friday evening, ready to sign a budget agreement that eliminates the potential for an unprecedented government default that he said would have been catastrophic for the U.S. and global economies.

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Intern and new hire Hans Sarkinen, a Hennepin Technical College graduate, on Friday adjusts a robot head on a machine that packages gummy bear candies

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Portions of I-94, 35W in Twin Cities metro to close this weekend

Tracy Dettling, holding a photo of her late daughter Heather Mayer, stands in the remains of a garden Mayer planted for her years ago at home in Nerst
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Tracy Dettling, holding a photo of her late daughter Heather Mayer, stands in the remains of a garden Mayer planted for her years ago at home in Nerstrand, Minn.

After her daughter died in a chain used for sexual roleplay, a mother set out to find justice

Police found Heather Mayer dead in her boyfriend's basement. The circumstances of her death remain a mystery. But as her mother began digging for the truth, more women came forward with allegations of assault in the Twin Cities bondage community.
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Students at St. Paul's Newman School send a capsule of their history into the future

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