"We are in an unrelenting spike," said Gov. Tim Walz, who called the app "another tool in our toolbox to slow the spread of COVID." While the technology has existed for months, Minnesota leaders hesitated to use it because of privacy concerns.
The federal government recognized President-elect Joe Biden as the "apparent winner" of the Nov. 3 election on Monday, formally starting the transition of power after President Donald Trump spent weeks testing the boundaries of American democracy.
01:02Two people died and multiple others were injured in a stabbing Sunday night at a church in San Jose, California, where homeless people had been brought to shelter from the cold weather, police said.