UnitedHealth Group studies COVID-19 risks with sickle cell

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President Donald Trump, seen Friday, signed four executive orders on Saturday, Aug. 8, at his private golf club in Bedminster, N.J.
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President Donald Trump, seen Friday, signed four executive orders on Saturday, Aug. 8, at his private golf club in Bedminster, N.J.

Trump allows some unemployment pay, defers payroll tax

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Seizing the power of his podium and his pen, President Donald Trump on Saturday bypassed the nation's lawmakers as he claimed the authority to defer payroll taxes and replace an expired unemployment benefit with a lower amount after negotiations with Congress on a new coronavirus rescue package collapsed.

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Young cannibis plants in a growing room Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019, at Leafline Labs in Cottage Grove.

Why is recreational marijuana not legal in Minnesota?

Since 2012, 11 states and the District of Columbia have legalized marijuana for recreational use ­— that includes other Midwestern states like Michigan and Illinois. But not Minnesota.
Bikers ride through downtown Sturgis, S.D., on Friday, Aug. 7, 2020. Organizers of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally expect 250,000 people to visit the tow

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Edmund Burke wrote about the French Revolution, but his warnings against tear-it-all-down theories still matter today.

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