New polling from the Pew Research Center shows strong negative attitudes among Americans toward China, with almost nine out of 10 adults seeing the country as a competitor or enemy, rather than a partner.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) is introducing a bill related to metal levels standards in baby food. A House subcommittee report found dangerously high levels of arsenic, lead, cadmium and mercury in some brands of baby food.
Minnesota Health officials are recommending a pause on youth sports in Carver County. Since late January, the county has recorded at least 68 cases of the COVID-19 variant first identified in the United Kingdom.
With the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine in the Northland now, efforts are underway to get more and more priority groups vaccinated. Local hospitals are urging those 65 and older who haven't been vaccinated to schedule an appointment soon.
U.S. employers added a surprisingly robust 379,000 jobs last month, a sign the economy is strengthening as virus cases drop, vaccinations ramp up, Americans spend more and states ease business restrictions.
Biden says the U.S. expects to have enough coronavirus vaccines for all adult Americans by the end of May. His administration announced that drugmaker Merck & Co. will help produce rival Johnson & Johnson’s newly approved shot.
FBI Director Chris Wray says the Jan. 6 siege on the Capitol was not organized by people posing as Trump supporters. During a Senate committee hearing, Wray also defended the bureau’s handing of intelligence indicating that there might be violence on that day.
The Democrat-controlled House has passed legislation to create about 1.5 million acres of new wilderness. Republicans said the wilderness designations would hurt local economies and make the land more susceptible to forest fires.
The American Birkebeiner Ski Race is being stretched out over five days this year because of coronavirus safety protocols. No spectators are allowed and organizers are expecting less than half as many skiers as last year.