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In this Jan. 24, 2021, file photo, a vial of the Pfizer vaccine for COVID-19 is shown at a one-day vaccination clinic set up in an Amazon.com facility in Seattle and operated by Virginia Mason Franciscan Health.

FDA panel reviewing Pfizer vaccines for children ages 5-11


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In this March 2021 photo provided by Pfizer, vials of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine are prepared for packaging at the company’s facility in Puurs, Belgium. Pfizer is about to seek U.S. authorization for a third dose of its COVID-19 vaccine, saying Thursday, July 8, 2021, that another shot within 12 months could dramatically boost immunity and maybe help ward off the latest worrisome coronavirus mutant.

Kids ages 5 to 11 could get approved for COVID-19 vaccine within 2 weeks

MDH takes over operations at Minneapolis nursing home to ensure resident safety

MDH: 22 newly-reported COVID-19 deaths, 3,010 new cases

This Dec. 23, 2020 file photo shows a vial of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine in the first round of staff vaccinations at a hospital in Denver.

Moderna says its low-dose COVID shot works for kids 6 to 11


Ed Sheeran has COVID, will do performances from home

Ed Sheeran has COVID, will do performances from home


Experts say colder weather may mean an uptick in COVID-19 cases this winter

Experts say colder weather may mean an uptick in COVID-19 cases this winter


Vaccine mandates create conflict with defiant workers
Minnesota to begin administering Moderna, Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 booster shots
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This Feb. 5, 2021, file photo shows the Pfizer logo displayed at the company's headquarters in New York. Kid-size doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine appear safe and nearly 91% effective at preventing symptomatic infections in 5- to 11-year-olds, according to study details released Friday, Oct. 22, as the U.S. considers opening vaccinations to that age group.

Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine more than 90% effective in kids


Minnesota student, 2 school staff members die of COVID-19
COVID-19 vaccine: CDC expands booster rollout, OKs mixing shots
St. Paul requiring COVID-19 vaccine for all city workers
MDH: 26 newly-reported COVID-19 deaths, 2,361 new cases

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FDA OKs mixing COVID vaccines; backs Moderna, J&J boosters

Expert panel takes up complicated COVID-19 booster questions

MDH: 32 newly-reported COVID-19 deaths, 1,858 new cases


White House details plans to vaccinate 28M children age 5-11


COVID cases connected to hearing loss, other ear issues


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UN: Greenhouse gas levels hit a new record, cuts fall short

In this Oct. 15, 2021 file photo, smoke rises from the Feyzin Total refinery chimneys, outside Lyon, central France. The World Meteorological Organization says greenhouse gas concentrations hit a new record high last year and continued to increase at a faster clip than the average rate in the last decade, despite a temporary blip downward amid coronavirus-linked lockdowns. The U.N. weather agency, releasing its flagship annual report on heat-trapping gases in the atmosphere on Monday Oct. 25, 2021, said concentrations of carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide are all above levels in the pre-industrial era pegged to before 1750, when human activities “started disrupting Earth’s natural equilibrium.”

Microsoft: Russian-backed hackers targeting cloud services

In this Jan. 28, 2020, file photo, a Microsoft computer is among items displayed at a Microsoft store in suburban Boston.

Sudan's military takes power in coup, arrests prime minister

In this frame taken from video people burn tires and block a street during a protest in Khartoum, Sudan, Monday, Oct. 25, 2021.

Pope: Don't send migrants back to Libya and 'inhumane' camps

Pope Francis delivers his blessing as he recites the Angelus noon prayer from the window of his studio overlooking St.Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021.

Israel set to OK 3,000 West Bank settler homes this week

In this Nov. 16, 2020 file photo, workers take a break before European Union officials visit the construction site for the Givat Hamatos Israeli settlement, in Jerusalem. A West Bank settlement watchdog group said Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021, that Israel is expected to move forward this week with thousands of new homes for Jewish settlers in the occupied territory. Hagit Ofran from the anti-settlement group Peace Now said a committee is set to meet Wednesday to approve 2,800 units deep in the West Bank, complicating any efforts to create a Palestinian state.

Facebook dithered in curbing divisive user content in India

In this Sept. 27, 2015, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, right, hugs Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi at Facebook in Menlo Park, Calif.. Facebook in India has been selective in curbing hate speech, misinformation and inflammatory posts, particularly anti-Muslim content, according to leaked documents obtained by The Associated Press, even as the internet giant's own employees cast doubt over the motivations and interests.

No. 5 Centennial's defense too much for Blaine

The No. 5 Centennial Cougars defeated the Blaine Bengals 26-14 on Thursday evening at Centennial High School.

Sweet, savory and some in between: Minnesota State Fair announces new foods

Sweet, savory and some in between: Minnesota State Fair announces new foods

GMA highlights Minnesota as part of its 'Rise and Shine' series

GMA highlights Minnesota as part of its 'Rise and Shine' series

Walz declares Fire Prevention Week, orders flags at half-staff

Walz declares Fire Prevention Week, orders flags at half-staff

Minneapolis nonprofit that empowers people with disabilities through employment set to host 2021 Ability Bash

Minneapolis nonprofit that empowers people with disabilities through employment set to host 2021 Ability Bash