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Weightless

Photos: Astronaut Karen Nyberg's view from space

Minnesota astronaut Karen Nyberg returned to Earth after 166 days on the International Space Station. Following her launch into space on May 28, the Vining native said she adapted very quickly. The adjustment upon her return was a different matter.

Humanitarian Efforts Continue Following Devastatin

Photos: Scale of Typhoon Haiyan's devastation comes into focus

Philippines President Benigno Aquino III said Sunday that he will stay in typhoon-battered Leyte province until he sees more progress in the aid effort following complaints from survivors that they have yet to receive proper help.

Batkid

Photos: Batkid saves San Francisco

A 5-year-old Northern California boy who has battled leukemia for years became a darling of social media and attracted thousands of fans at home and around the country -- including the president -- as he took on the persona of his favorite superhero. Here's some of hat that looked like.

Preparing the ice

Photos: Curlers compete in team trials for Sochi Olympics

Nine teams of curlers are in Fargo, N.D., this week competing for spots on the 2014 Winter Olympic team. Three women's teams and four men's teams are representing Minnesota in the competition.

Joe Mershon

Photos: Rethinking a Company Town

A gallery of scenes from International Falls.

Photos: The view from 4 World Trade Center

The first office tower to be completed on the original 16-acre World Trade Center site in lower Manhattan was official declared open on Wednesday. And what a view it offers.

All Saints' Episcopal Indian Mission

Photos: Ministry unites spiritual customs of indigenous communities with Christianity's traditions

All Saints' Episcopal Indian Mission in Minneapolis is a tiny church -- services average about 20 attendees - and one of just a handful of ministries in the country that unite the spiritual customs of indigenous communities with the religious traditions of Christianity.

WWII veteran

Photos: Remembering war veterans around the world

Today is a time set aside in many nations to commemorate the sacrifice made by service men and women in the two world wars and conflicts thereafter. In the US, we call it Veterans Day. Overseas its known as Remembrance Day.

PHILIPPINES-WEATHER-TYPHOON

Photos: Typhoon Haiyan devastation

The central Philippine city of Tacloban was in ruins Saturday, a day after being ravaged by one of the strongest typhoons on record, as horrified residents spoke of storm surges as high as trees and authorities said they were expecting a "very high number of fatalities."

The Nisbit sand mine

Photos: The Nisbit sand mining site

This 19-acre site is the only mine approved in the region since the debate over silica sand mining began a few years ago.

Redskins protest

Photos: Redskins' nickname draws throng of protesters to Metrodome

American Indians and their supporters turned out to protest in front of the Metrodome, calling the DC team's nickname racist and disrespectful, and demanding that it be changed.

Voting in Minneapolis

Photos: Minneapolis and St. Paul residents head to the polls

Minneapolis and St. Paul residents voted in mayoral and municipal elections on Tuesday.