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Christian Benteke scores twice, adds assist to lead DC United to 3-2 victory over Minnesota United

Jul. 17, 2024 23:31 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Christian Benteke scored the first and last goals of the match and picked up an assist in between to rally D.C. United to a 3-2 victory over Minnesota United on Wednesday night. Benteke scored in the 14th minute to give DC United (6-11-8) a 1-0 lead and found...

Prominent Democrat Schiff calls for Biden to withdraw, but party aims to nominate before convention

Jul. 17, 2024 21:45 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — California Rep. Adam Schiff on Wednesday became the highest-profile Democrat to call for President Joe Biden to drop his reelection bid, even as the party pushed ahead with plans for a virtual vote to formally make Biden its nominee in the first week of August. ...

NVE: Fiscal Q1 Earnings Snapshot

Jul. 17, 2024 16:31 PM EDT

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — NVE Corp. (NVEC) on Wednesday reported profit of $4.1 million in its fiscal first quarter. The Eden Prairie, Minnesota-based company said it had net income of 85 cents per share. The nanotechnology company...

Takeaways from AP story on dangerous heat threats to greenhouse workers

Jul. 17, 2024 09:36 AM EDT

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Many farms, from vertical farming startups to traditional specialty crop growers, are marketing greenhouses as a way to shelter crops from climate extremes. But overlooked are the experiences of workers inside, who may swelter under high heat and humidity. The...

Minnesota's ban on gun carry permits for young adults is unconstitutional, appeals court rules

Jul. 16, 2024 16:19 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota's law that bans people ages 18 to 20 from getting permits to carry guns in public is unconstitutional, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday, affirming a lower court decision that concluded the Second Amendment guarantees the rights of young adults to bear arms for...

UnitedHealth sticks to 2024 outlook despite strong quarter with costs from massive cyberattack high

Jul. 16, 2024 10:45 AM EDT

UnitedHealth topped second-quarter forecasts but remains cautious about the year as it continues to eat costs from a massive cyberattack and deals with rising medical expenses. The health care giant on Tuesday said it was sticking with an earnings forecast for 2024 it first laid out...

UnitedHealth: Q2 Earnings Snapshot

Jul. 16, 2024 06:07 AM EDT

MINNETONKA, Minn. (AP) — MINNETONKA, Minn. (AP) — UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH) on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $4.22 billion. On a per-share basis, the Minnetonka, Minnesota-based company said it had net income of $4.54. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and...

Kelsey Mitchell drops 21, Aliyah Boston and Caitlin Clark score 17 each as Fever top Lynx 81-74

Jul. 15, 2024 10:36 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kelsey Mitchell scored 21 points, and Aliyah Boston and Caitlin Clark finished with 17 points each to help the Indiana Fever beat the Minnesota Lynx 81-74 on Sunday. Boston grabbed a career-best 16 rebounds and blocked four shots for the Fever. NaLyssa Smith...

Today in History: July 15, discovery of the Rosetta Stone

Jul. 15, 2024 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, July 15, the 197th day of 2024. There are 169 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 15, 1799, the Rosetta Stone, a key to deciphering ancient Egyptian scripts, was found at Fort Julien in the...

Minnesota United snaps six-match losing streak in 1-1 draw with Dynamo

Jul. 13, 2024 23:43 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Robin Lod scored midway through the second half, but Houston's Sebastián Ferreira answered with a late goal to help the Houston Dynamo earn a 1-1 draw with Minnesota United on Saturday night. Minnesota United (8-9-6) didn't get the victory but picked up a point to...