'Your story will be written': Ilhan Omar's stormy rise
In the span of a few short years, the Minnesota congresswoman has gone from a behind-the-scenes activist in Minneapolis politics to a polarizing figure known around the world.
After 2 years of waiting, Americans will see Mueller report
The Justice Department on Thursday is expected to release a redacted version of the special counsel's report on Russian election interference and the Trump campaign, opening up months, if not years, of fights over what the document means in a deeply divided country.
Man fatally shot by law enforcement in Coon Rapids
Authorities say a Coon Rapids officer was conducting a traffic stop at about 1:30 a.m. Thursday, when a male suspect fled on foot and fired shots at the officer. A statement from the sheriff's office says the suspect posed a threat to law enforcement and was shot.
Testimony at Noor trial highlights tensions between police, prosecutors
The Minneapolis police officers who responded to the fatal shooting of Justine Ruszczyk have been facing some tough questions in the trial of the former police officer who pulled the trigger.
Art Hounds: Globally infused banjo tunes on 'Intermodal Blues'
Plus, Art Hounds recommend an ice-skating performance inspired by black social dances and an Earth Day singalong with Dan Chouinard.
Keillor's bookstore sold to a St. Paul native
Common Good Books in St. Paul has a new owner and a new name, "Next Chapter Booksellers."
Some polls show parents' growing fears of dangers at school
Polls consistently capture growing fears among American parents that their children face imminent danger whenever they go to school.
Appeal to census lawsuit ruling adds uncertainty to citizenship question's fate
The Census Bureau is counting on the Supreme Court to resolve the legal battle by June so that 2020 census forms can be printed. But an appeal in a Maryland lawsuit could complicate that timeline.
How to make high school more interesting? Here's an idea
Programs are developing ways to help students get hands-on experience and a better shot at jobs or internships after school.
Bus carrying Germans crashes, kills 29 on Portugal's Madeira
A tour bus carrying German tourists crashed on Portugal's Madeira Island on Wednesday, killing 29 people and injuring 28 others, local authorities said.
North Korea test-fires a new tactical guided weapon
The Korean Central News Agency says Chairman Kim Jong Un observed the firing of the weapon Wednesday by the Academy of Defense Science.
AG Barr orders immigration judges to stop releasing asylum-seekers on bail
The ruling by the attorney general is the latest step by the Trump administration designed to discourage asylum-seekers from coming to the U.S.
Fumblerooski? Vikings out $72K in luxury box scam
A San Francisco man wanted in several states for financial fraud swindled the Minnesota Vikings, writing bad checks to rent luxury suites for two games last fall at U.S. Bank Stadium, the Hennepin County Attorney's Office said Wednesday.
Arbitrator orders police officer reinstated after firing
Officer Phillip Lombardi was sacked in 2018 after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor assault.
Is Duluth the best option for climate refugees?
The number of global climate refugees is expected to increase in the next few decades as some areas become too hot and drought or rain events grow more extreme and frequent. Duluth is considered among the most "climate-proof" cities in the U.S.
After Boeing crashes, more people want help taming fear of flying
If you're scared of flying, the news of two recent airline crashes might have you in jitters. Instructors who help people overcome that fear say enrollments have doubled since the incidents.
Winter storm left costly damage in southern Minnesota
The electricity is back on for nearly all of the thousands of Minnesotans who lost power after last week's late winter storm. Now, work is beginning to tally up the costs of the blizzard that pummeled much of the state with ice, snow and wind.
Appetites: Midwesterners know what a proper ham is
Ham is the traditional centerpiece for the Easter dinner. If you're celebrating the holiday, chef and cookbook author Amy Thielen wants you to celebrate with the right kind.
Scientists restore some function in the brains of dead pigs
The cells regained a startling amount of function, but the brains didn't have activity linked with consciousness. Ethicists see challenges to assumptions about the irreversible nature of brain death.
Fox News to host town hall meeting with Amy Klobuchar
Sen. Amy Klobuchar agreed on Wednesday to become the second Democratic presidential candidate to hold a town hall meeting on Fox News Channel, and others are soon to follow.