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St. Paul senior living facility to require COVID-19 vaccines for all employees


Multiple Vikings players to miss practice after positive COVID-19 test
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) throws during a NFL training camp Friday, July 30, 2021, in Eagan, Minn.

Mask guidance divides parents heading into new school year
Joann Marcus of Fort Lauderdale, left, cheers as she listens to the Broward School Board's emergency meeting, Wednesday, July 28, 2021, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. A small but vocal group spoke vehemently against masks, saying their personal rights were being eroded and their children were suffering socially.

Public health officials work to vaccinate Minnesotans despite hesitancy in some counties
Olivia Edwards, left, 13, of Flourtown, Pa., looks through photos of her sister, Kate Edwards, 15, getting a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination at a Montgomery County, Pa.

Study: Vaccinated people can carry as much virus as others

Obstetrician groups recommend COVID vaccine during pregnancy
FILE - In this May 7, 2020 file photo, a pregnant woman waits in a food pantry line at St. Mary's Church in Waltham, Mass., for people in need of groceries due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Two obstetricians' groups--The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, are now recommending COVID-19 shots for all pregnant women, citing concerns over rising cases and low vaccination rates.

MDH: 5 new COVID-19 deaths, 702 new cases

MDH: 5 new COVID-19 deaths, 702 new cases


In this July 30, 2020 file photo, shoppers wear face masks as they leave a Walmart store in Vernon Hills, Ill. Walmart is reversing its mask policy, Friday, July 30, 2021, and will require vaccinated workers in its distribution centers and stores in areas to wear masks in areas with high infection rates of the virus.

Walmart mandates masks for all workers in some areas


Face mask requirements are posted at the various entrances at the Rose E. McCoy Auditorium where COVID-19 vaccinations are being offered on the Jackson State University campus in Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, July 27, 2021. The university has similar signage posted throughout the campus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced new recommendations that vaccinated people return to wearing masks indoors in parts of the U.S. where the coronavirus is surging and also recommended indoor masks for all teachers, staff, students and visitors to schools, regardless of vaccination status.

CDC team: 'War has changed' as delta variant emerges


Minnesota joins federal initiative offering $100 for COVID vaccinations
MDH: 3 new COVID-19 deaths, 551 new cases
Vaccinated or not, state health officials suggest mask wearing for those in school settings
Governments, businesses race to reimpose mask mandates
Should vaccinated people mask up with COVID-19 cases rising?

Should vaccinated people mask up with COVID-19 cases rising?


MDH: 4 new COVID-19 deaths, 625 new cases
14 Minnesota barbershops, salons participating in 'Shots at the Shop'
14 Minnesota counties fit the bill for new CDC masking guidance in areas with high infection rates
MDH: 3 new COVID-19 deaths, 1,032 new cases

CDC reverses course on indoor masks in some parts of US

Mayo Clinic to require COVID-19 vaccinations for all employees starting in September

California to require COVID-19 vaccination proof or weekly testing for state workers


NYC to require vaccines or weekly testing for city workers


With virus surge, US to keep travel restrictions for now


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Turkey evacuates panicked tourists by boat from wildfires

A woman tries to stop an advancing wildfire in Kacarlar village near the Mediterranean coastal town of Manavgat, Antalya, Turkey, Saturday, July 31, 2021.

UPDATE: 1 killed, 4 missing in German chemical blast; 31 injured

A dark cloud of smoke rises above the chemical park in Leverkusen, Germany, Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Firefighters from the site fire department are on duty.

With virus surge, US to keep travel restrictions for now

A passenger wears a face mask she travels on a Delta Airlines flight Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021, after taking off from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta.

Olympics Latest: Japan upsets China in table tennis

A crow perches on a light pole near the statue of the Olympics rings in Tokyo on Thursday, July 1, 2021.

French protestors reject virus passes, vaccine mandate

Thousands of protesters gather at Place Trocadero near the Eiffel Tower attend a demonstration in Paris, France, Saturday July 24, 2021, against the COVID-19 pass which grants vaccinated individuals greater ease of access to venues.

Tokyo Olympics begin with muted ceremony and empty stadium

Naomi Osaka climbs stairs to light the Olympic Cauldron during the opening ceremony in the Olympic Stadium at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 23, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.

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

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

Many feared dead after Florida beachfront condo collapses

This aerial photo shows part of the 12-story oceanfront Champlain Towers South Condo that collapsed early Thursday, June 24, 2021 in Surfside, Fla.

St. Paul police release video of Rep. John Thompson's traffic stop

St. Paul police release video of Rep. John Thompson's traffic stop

Heidi Pinkerton explains why we see the northern lights

Heidi Pinkerton explains why we see the northern lights

INTERVIEW: Legal analyst discusses Chauvin case, sentencing

INTERVIEW: Legal analyst discusses Chauvin case, sentencing