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Greene seat, 2 Democratic primaries among top US House races

May. 24, 2022 01:51 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the last anti-abortion Democrats in Congress is in a primary runoff in Texas to hold on to his seat. In suburban Atlanta, two Democratic congresswomen are vying for the same House seat after Georgia's Republican-dominated Legislature tinkered with their...

Kepler hits slam, Urshela and Twins walk off Tigers 5-4

May. 24, 2022 00:20 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Max Kepler hit an early grand slam, and Gio Urshela's infield single in the bottom of the ninth inning gave the Minnesota Twins a 5-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Monday night. Urshela hit a grounder toward Tigers shortstop Javier Báez, who couldn’t make...

2022 midterms: What to watch in Georgia, Texas, elsewhere

May. 24, 2022 00:07 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia takes center stage in Tuesday's primary elections as Gov. Brian Kemp and Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger try to fight back challengers endorsed by former President Donald Trump, who is seeking revenge for his 2020 election defeat in the state. U.S. Rep....

1st test in chase for open Minnesota seat in Congress

May. 23, 2022 23:49 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A slew of candidates hoping to win the Minnesota congressional seat vacated by the late Rep. Jim Hagedorn get their first test before voters on Tuesday. The winners of Republican and Democratic primaries will meet in August to determine who will finish the...

Connelly leaves Nuggets for similar role with Timberwolves

May. 23, 2022 19:47 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Tim Connelly is leaving his job as president of basketball operations of the Denver Nuggets for a similar role with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Connelly agreed to the deal on Monday, the Timberwolves announced. The 45-year-old Connelly steadily built...

Planned Parenthood to step in if North Dakota clinic closes

May. 23, 2022 18:52 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Planned Parenthood said Monday it will offer abortion services at its clinic in Moorhead, Minnesota, if North Dakota's only abortion clinic does not quickly relocate from Fargo should the U.S. Supreme Court overturn Roe v. Wade. Planned Parenthood said it...

Minnesota lawmakers get some hits, lots of misses in session

May. 23, 2022 17:13 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — There were a few hits but lots of misses as the divided Minnesota Legislature blew a deadline for passing a package of tax cuts and new spending using the state's massive budget surplus. Democratic Gov. Tim Walz met Monday afternoon with Republican Senate...

Minnesota mom charged with killing son; body found in trunk

May. 23, 2022 16:01 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A mother was charged Monday in the death of her 6-year-old son whose body was found in the trunk of her bloodied car in a Minneapolis suburb last week. Julissa Thaler, 28, of Spring Park, is charged with second-degree intentional murder in the death of Eli Hart....

USS Minneapolis-St. Paul commissioned for service

May. 23, 2022 08:29 AM EDT

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — The USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul has been activated for service in the U.S. Navy. A weekend commissioning ceremony was held in Duluth for the Freedom class-littoral combat ship. It measures nearly 400 feet (121.9 meters) and can travel at speeds greater than 40...

2022 midterms: What to watch in Georgia, Texas, elsewhere

May. 23, 2022 00:32 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia takes center stage in Tuesday's primary elections as Gov. Brian Kemp and Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger try to fight back challengers endorsed by former President Donald Trump, who is seeking revenge for his 2020 election defeat in the state. U.S. Rep....