Turkey to reveal details of probe into Khashoggi's killing

This image taken from CCTV video obtained by the Turkish broadcaster TRT World and made available on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, purportedly shows Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi (circled in red) entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2, 2018. CCTV | TRT World via AP

In a sign of growing pressure on Saudi Arabia, Turkey said it will announce details of its investigation into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Tuesday.

Walz leads, but Minnesota governor's race has tightened

Rep. Tim Walz maintains a lead over Jeff Johnson in the latest MPR News | Star Tribune Minnesota Poll. William Lager | MPR News

With about two weeks until Election Day, a new MPR News/Star Tribune Minnesota Poll shows Tim Walz up by 6 points in the race to be Minnesota's next governor, but Jeff Johnson has gained ground since September.

Growing caravan of migrants resumes march toward U.S.

Members of a migrant caravan walk into the interior of Mexico after crossing the Guatemalan border on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018 near Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico. John Moore | Getty Images

A ragged caravan of Honduran migrants streamed through southern Mexico on Sunday heading toward the United States, after making an end-run around Mexican agents who briefly blocked them at the Guatemalan border.

Matthew Shepard to be laid to rest, 20 years after his death

Shepard, who was violently attacked and left for dead in Laramie, Wyo., because he was gay, will be interred at the National Cathedral. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Bishop Gene Robinson about Shepard's life and death.

Trump sticks to Trump country as he pushes for GOP wins in midterms

The president goes to places where he can make the biggest impact for Republicans, which has largely meant avoiding suburban swing districts and focusing his attention on places he won in 2016.

Community gathering planned as search continues for Jayme Closs

Barron County (Wis.) Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald speaks on Wednesday Oct. 17, 2018, during a news conference about 13-year-old Jayme Closs, who has been missing since her parents were found dead in their home early Monday near Barron, Wis. Jerry Holt | Star Tribune via AP

A community gathering will be held in Barron, Wis., on Monday, a week after the disappearance of 13-year-old Jayme Closs.

Minnesota Zoo's Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular is a walk through time

The Jack-O'-Lantern Spectacular at the Minnesota Zoo takes visitors on a lit path in the woods. This is the first year for the event, which the zoo hopes to make an annual showcase. Carina Lofgren for MPR News

More than 5,000 carved and intricately etched pumpkins await visitors to the Minnesota Zoo's first Jack-O'-Lantern Spectacular. Head carver offers home artists tips on creating jack-o'-lanterns.

Vikings beat Jets, Thielen extends 100-yard receiving streak

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen (19) dives past New York Jets defenders Darryl Roberts (27) and Jordan Jenkins (48) during the first half of a game Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, in East Rutherford, N.J. Howard Simmons | AP

Kirk Cousins threw two touchdown passes, Latavius Murray ran for two scores, and the Minnesota Vikings pulled away in the second half to beat the New York Jets on Sunday for their third straight victory.

Voter guides: Where the candidates stand on major issues

Signs mark parking spots that are reserved for voters outside the Ramsey County Elections Plato Building in St. Paul, Minn. on Aug. 13, 2018. Lacey Young | MPR News

A look at the issues at stake in the 2018 midterm elections in Minnesota.

Sears is fading, but its mail-order homes endure

In the early 1900s, Sears sold thousands of homes around the U.S. through its mail-order catalogs. Many of those houses are still around, and their owners are saddened by the retailer's bankruptcy.

Congo rebels kill 15, threaten Ebola containment efforts again

In this photo taken Friday, Oct 5, 2018, Congolese soldiers patrol in an area where civilians were killed by Allied Democratic Forces rebels in Beni, Eastern Congo. Al-hadji Kudra Maliro | AP

Congolese rebels killed 15 civilians and abducted a dozen children in an attack at the center of the latest deadly Ebola outbreak, Congo's military said Sunday, as the violence again forced the suspension of crucial virus containment efforts.

Hurricane Willa grows rapidly off Mexico's Pacific coast

A newly formed hurricane rapidly gained force off Mexico's Pacific coast on Sunday, and forecasters said it could reach Category 4 status before hitting land by midweek.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus to be honored for career achievement in comedy

Julia Louis-Dreyfus poses for a portrait at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto. One of the best-known comedic actresses of her generation, Louis-Dreyfus is receiving the Mark Twain Award for lifetime achievement in comedy. Chris Pizzello | Invision | AP 2013

Julia Louis-Dreyfus is one of the best-known comedic actresses of her generation, and now she's being recognized with the Mark Twain Award for lifetime achievement in comedy.

At one Minnesota hill, ski season is underway

Temperatures dropped into the upper teens and low 20s across much of Minnesota on Sunday morning — and for the crew at Wild Mountain ski area, that provided an opportunity to start making snow.

She's mom to a headstrong teen -- who happens to be Joan of Arc

In "Mother of the Maid," Glenn Close returns to the New York stage to portray a 15th-century peasant woman with a remarkable adolescent daughter she loves -- and can't protect.

Who follows Speaker Ryan? Battle for power looms in GOP

House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, center, talks with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California, left, while House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana speaks during a news conference in Washington in September 2018. Jacquelyn Martin | AP

Win or lose in the race for the majority, House Republicans are at risk of plunging into a messy leadership battle after the November election, with the party lacking a clear heir apparent to take the place of House Speaker Paul Ryan.

As border restrictions tighten, some experts see migrant caravans growing in size

As border restrictions have tightened, the journey for migrants has become more expensive and dangerous, said Elizabeth Oglesby, a professor of Latin American studies. She says migrants have begun banding together in caravans for protection.

Viral obituary of an opioid addict: 'She's just one face' of the epidemic

An obit for a young mother who died after struggling with addiction gained national attention last week. Her sister wants to remind readers: "So many people with addiction don't resemble the photo."

'It will be years' before life at Florida air force base returns to normal

Home to 11,000 airmen and their families, the base sustained catastrophic damage when Hurricane Michael swept across northern Florida earlier this month. Residents don't know if they will ever go back.

Trump says U.S. will pull out of intermediate-range nuke pact

President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 in Elko, Nev. Alex Goodlett | AP

President Trump said Saturday he will pull the United States from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty because Russia has violated the agreement, but he provided no details on the violations.

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