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Mother of Californian man shot by police says he was having breakdown
4-year-old Minnesota boy's leg partially severed by riding mower
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New London grad sinks putt heard around the world at Ryder Cup
Volleyball: Cardinals down Tech for eighth-straight win
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Meander weekend features celebration of art, community
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Brad Pitt expresses sadness over divorce filing
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Citizens getting caught up in Minnesota River cleanup
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Eugene Robinson: Clinton delivers a Trump beat-down
Ed Downey letter: Baker's broadband plan flawed
Nancy Chamberlain letter: Sawatzky will work for Kandiyohi County
EJ Dionne: Clinton moves the election in her direction
Patrick Foley: Social Security not an investment
Timothy Huber pleads guilty to second-degree murder in 2011 shooting death of teacher
May 7, 2014
Cartoon by Chris Britt
May 7, 2014 - 4:00am
May 6, 2014
White House issues dire warning on climate change, issues call for action (with video)
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration on Tuesday released an updated report on how climate change requires urgent action to counter impacts that...
May 6, 2014 - 11:01am
April 10, 2014
Video: Louisiana GOP chair calls on congressman to resign following kissing incident
WASHINGTON - A Republican U.S. congressman from Louisiana who was caught on video kissing a married staffer should resign and is an embarrassment...
April 10, 2014 - 2:25pm
April 7, 2014
Senate votes to extend jobless benefits, faces divided House
WASHINGTON — The Democratic-led U.S. Senate passed a bill on Monday to restore expired jobless benefits for 2.4 million Americans who have been out of work for at least six months. President Barack Obama responded by urging the Republican-led House of Representatives to give the...
April 7, 2014 - 11:20pm
March 24, 2014
More than 100 missing persons reports filed after Washington State mudslide
OLYMPIA, Washington (Reuters) - More than 100 missing persons reports have been filed with various entities in Washington state in the aftermath...
March 24, 2014 - 12:15pm
March 18, 2014
Authorities arrest 14 in porn website involving 251 children
WASHINGTON - Authorities have arrested 14 men in a secret, members-only child pornography website that involved 251 children, mostly boys, in the United States and five other countries, U.S. officials said on Tuesday. Some of the men assumed female online personas to connect...
March 18, 2014 - 1:32pm
February 7, 2014
Jobs data improves, but weak exports may hurt growth
WASHINGTON — The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, in a boost to the labor market outlook and the broader economy.
February 7, 2014 - 9:37am
January 17, 2014
Pres. Obama bans spying on leaders of U.S. allies, scales back NSA program
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama announced a ban on U.S. eavesdropping on the leaders of close friends and allies on Friday, and rein in the vast collection of Americans' phone data in a series of reforms triggered by Edward Snowden's revelations. In a major speech, Obama took...
January 17, 2014 - 10:51am
January 13, 2014
U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear Arizona abortion appeal
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to review an appeals court ruling that said an Arizona law banning abortions starting at 20 weeks of gestation is unconstitutional, meaning the restrictive state law is struck down. The high court's decision not to hear...
January 13, 2014 - 10:42am
Sources say more retailers are victims of cyber attacks
BOSTON/WASHINGTON — Target Corp. and Neiman Marcus are not the only U.S. retailers whose networks were breached over the holiday shopping season...
January 13, 2014 - 8:00am
January 2, 2014
Jihad Jane: Despite cooperation, U.S. seeks 'decades' in prison
By John Shiffman Reuters WASHINGTON - The Pennsylvania woman who called herself Jihad Jane and a teenage accomplice from Maryland...
January 2, 2014 - 5:00am
January 1, 2014
U.S. justice grants exemption in contraception mandate challenge
Roman Catholic Church-affiliated organizations on Tuesday obtained last-minute court injunctions that give them temporary exemptions from a part of the Obamacare healthcare law that requires employers to provide insurance policies covering contraception. U.S. Supreme Court Justice...
January 1, 2014 - 7:00am
November 25, 2013
Wild winter this year? Not likely, NOAA forecasts
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The weather forecast for this winter is mostly a shrug of the shoulders. For most of the nation, the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration predicts equal chances for unusual warmth, cold, snow, rain and even average weather. That's because of an absence...
November 25, 2013 - 10:45am
October 17, 2013
Most in Washington are hopeful deal will lead to better results down road
ST. PAUL — U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer summed up the past few weeks of federal political debates, including a 16-day government shutdown, like many...
October 17, 2013 - 11:42pm
October 16, 2013
Senator: Deal to avoid default and open government
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate leaders announced last-minute agreement Wednesday to avert a threatened Treasury default and reopen the government...
October 16, 2013 - 11:47am