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Associated Press, Author at Albert Lea Tribune

Elections & Campaigns

Trump, Biden go after each other on coronavirus, taxes

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden offered sharply different visions of how to handle the surging pandemic and fought over ... Read more

by Associated Press, Thursday, October 22, 2020 8:31 pm

News

FDA approves first COVID-19 drug: antiviral remdesivir

U.S. regulators on Thursday approved the first drug to treat COVID-19: remdesivir, an antiviral medicine given to hospitalized patients through an IV. The drug, which ... Read more

by Associated Press, Thursday, October 22, 2020 5:00 pm

Sports

Vikings trade DE Yannick Ngakoue to Ravens for draft picks

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Vikings traded defensive end Yannick Ngakoue to the Baltimore Ravens for draft picks on Thursday, less than two months after acquiring ... Read more

by Associated Press, Thursday, October 22, 2020 11:06 am

News

Zimmer, Vikings left to ponder where to turn in 1-5 season

EAGAN — Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer was assessing his team’s 40-23, Week 6 loss to the Atlanta Falcons with reporters on Monday when the ... Read more

by Associated Press, Thursday, October 22, 2020 11:01 am

Gophers/NCAA

Harbaugh, No. 18 Michigan face stiff test vs No. 21 Gophers

Here are things to watch during the opening week of play in the Big Ten Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 18 Michigan at No. ... Read more

by Associated Press, Thursday, October 22, 2020 10:59 am

Cops, Courts & Fires

GOP-led Senate panel advances Barrett despite Dems’ boycott

WASHINGTON — Senate Judiciary Committee Republicans powered past a Democratic boycott Thursday to advance Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court nomination to the full Senate, keeping ... Read more

by Associated Press, Thursday, October 22, 2020 10:11 am

Cops, Courts & Fires

Judge dismisses 1 charge against former officer in Floyd’s death

MINNEAPOLIS — A Minnesota judge has dismissed a third-degree murder charge filed against the former Minneapolis police officer who pressed his knee against George Floyd’s ... Read more

by Associated Press, Thursday, October 22, 2020 10:07 am

News

Barrett was trustee at private school with anti-gay policies

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett served for nearly three years on the board of private Christian schools that effectively barred admission to children of ... Read more

by Associated Press, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 4:13 pm

Elections & Campaigns

Poll: Many in U.S. distrust campaign info

In a presidential election year that has thrown the country’s divisions into stark relief, Americans can agree on this: Misinformation about government and politics is ... Read more

by Associated Press, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 8:57 am

Cops, Courts & Fires

AP review finds most arrested in protests aren’t leftist radicals

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump portrays the hundreds of people arrested nationwide in protests against racial injustice as violent urban left-wing radicals. But an Associated ... Read more

by Associated Press, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 11:57 am

News

Indiana man rescued from northern Minnesota wilderness

ELY — An Indiana man is safe and warm after rescuers found him cold, wet and alone in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness of ... Read more

by Associated Press, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 5:00 am

Elections & Campaigns

Some things to know about Minnesota’s atypical election

MINNEAPOLIS — After enduring months of bitter and polarizing political campaigning, Minnesotans eager for the finish line with next month’s election may have to wait ... Read more

by Associated Press, Monday, October 19, 2020 8:21 pm

Sports

Falcons respond to Quinn firing with 40-23 win vs. Vikings

MINNEAPOLIS — With a fresh start and little to lose, the Atlanta Falcons played like it from start to finish. The Minnesota Vikings made a ... Read more

by Associated Press, Sunday, October 18, 2020 9:19 pm

News

Longtime Minnesota sports columnist Sid Hartman dies at 100

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota sports columnist and radio personality Sid Hartman, an old-school home team booster who once ran the NBA’s Minneapolis Lakers and achieved nearly ... Read more

by Associated Press, Sunday, October 18, 2020 6:33 pm

Elections & Campaigns

Lewis’ hopes for Senate upset may turn on Trump’s fate

STILLWATER — Jason Lewis’ strategy for knocking off Democratic U.S. Sen. Tina Smith has been clear for over a year: For better or worse, the ... Read more

by Associated Press, Sunday, October 18, 2020 1:32 pm

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