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Special election set Aug. 22
Lawmakers advance two anti-abortion bills, but Dayton says he'll veto them
Tribal members, SD dance family among 15 charged in dealing in eagle, migratory bird trafficking
Brainerd family says final goodbyes to man who was missing for more than 2 years
Man whose boat crashed on Minnesota river found alive
Local Roundup: Halvorson repeats
RU Game: Hanson, Rudie commit to D-I schools
Vote for the WCT Game of the Week
Local Roundup: Willmar softball team drops pair to Tech
Dozier's three-run double provides Twins with 3-2 win
'Flip or Flop' stars returning for multiple episodes of HGTV show amid divorce
Elton John recovering from 'potentially deadly' bacterial infection
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Carrie Fisher won't appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
Intestinal diseases increasing in Canadian children
Younger hot flashes may signal heart risk later
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Iris M. Hanson-Cain
Dennis R. Erdman
Minnesota Opinion: Now is not the time to sit out, play politics
George Will: The 'Oh, never mind' president
Susan Estrich: The Amazon 1-Star System
Letter: U of M proud of local partnerships
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
August 29, 2013
Assad says Syria will defend itself: state media
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- Syria's state news agency has quoted President Bashar Assad as saying Syria will defend itself against any aggression.
August 29, 2013 - 7:25am
August 28, 2013
Obama embodies King's dream and his struggle
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama won't need to mention race - a subject he doesn't talk a lot about in public - when he stands at the Lincoln Memorial on the anniversary of the March on Washington.
August 28, 2013 - 7:29am
U.S. still defining objectives of strike on Syria
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration is still defining the central objectives of a potential military strike on Syria and considering possible Syrian government reprisals, even as U.S. intelligence agencies prepare additional evidence to show the Bashar Assad government's responsibility...
August 28, 2013 - 7:03am
August 7, 2013
In rebuke, Obama cancels Moscow summit with Putin
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- In a rare diplomatic rebuke, President Barack Obama on Wednesday canceled his Moscow summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
August 7, 2013 - 8:31am
July 24, 2013
Obama to try to focus public attention on economy
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Seeking to focus public attention on the problem he was sent to the White House to solve, President Barack Obama is making...
July 24, 2013 - 8:11am
July 15, 2013
For Obama's climate plan, devil is in the details
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Frustrated by a recalcitrant Congress, President Barack Obama has vowed to take climate change into his own hands. Now he has to deliver.
July 15, 2013 - 8:00am
George HW Bush to visit White House
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A commitment to volunteerism is bringing together presidents past and present.
July 15, 2013 - 6:30am
July 12, 2013
Letter: The Obamacare train wreck
It has recently come to light that President Obama is wanting to delay implementing the employer mandate that employers with over 50 employers must provide health insurance by 2014, but will now start in 2015. Why is this being done? It takes about two seconds to figure out that...
July 12, 2013 - 12:00am
July 2, 2013
Obama admin delays major requirement of health law
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a major concession to business groups, the Obama administration Tuesday unexpectedly announced a one-year delay, until after the 2014 elections, in a central requirement of the new health care law that many companies provide coverage for their workers or face...
July 2, 2013 - 11:11pm
July 1, 2013
Obama, Bush to join together in Africa
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (AP) — A world away from America's political battles and the house they've both inhabited, President Barack Obama and former President George W. Bush are preparing to join together in Tanzania to honor Americans killed in an embassy bombing nearly 15 years...
July 1, 2013 - 7:34am
June 25, 2013
Power plant limits at center of Obama climate plan
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Taking climate change efforts into his own hands, President Barack Obama is proposing sweeping steps to limit heat-trapping pollution from coal-fired power plants and to boost renewable energy production on federal property.
June 25, 2013 - 7:05am
June 21, 2013
Obama to meet with privacy, civil liberties board
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is holding his first meeting with a privacy and civil liberties board Friday as he seeks to make good on his pledge to have a public discussion about secretive government surveillance programs.
June 21, 2013 - 7:00am
June 19, 2013
Obama: `Lives have been saved' by NSA programs
BERLIN (AP) -- Trying to tamp down concerns about government over-reach, President Barack Obama on Wednesday defended U.S. Internet and phone surveillance programs as narrowly targeted efforts that have saved lives and thwarted at least 50 terror threats.
June 19, 2013 - 6:57am
May 30, 2013
AP sources: Obama to name ex-Bush aide to head FBI
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is prepared to nominate James Comey, a former Bush administration official with bipartisan credentials, as the next FBI director. In a possible warning sign, the top Republican on the Senate committee that would review the nomination said...
May 30, 2013 - 6:46am
May 28, 2013
Obama, NJ's Christie together again in mutual aid
POINT PLEASANT BEACH, N.J. (AP) -- President Barack Obama casually tossed a football as Gov. Chris Christie won a stuffed bear in an arcade Tuesday...
May 28, 2013 - 12:38pm