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Published: Tue, 24 Oct 2017 01:09:35 -0500


Judge: Trump's health care cuts don't pose immediate threat

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 20:46:04 -0500

A federal judge on Monday hammered an attorney for California over the state's push for a court order immediately reinstating "Obamacare" subsidies cut off by the Trump administration, saying California and other states had protected consumers from the loss of the funding.(image)

A timeline -- and questions -- about the Niger firefight that killed U.S. troops

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:06:37 -0500

Amid growing political fallout, the Department of Defense is putting forward a timeline for the deadly confrontation with militants in Niger that killed four U.S. soldiers.(image)

Windy has arrived; colder is coming

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:02:19 -0500

A cold front slid eastward across Minnesota early on Monday. It will combine with another weather system to develop a powerful storm over the Great Lakes during the next 36 hours. Winds wrapping into the backside of that storm will bring us an extended period of very strong winds from the northwest. Sustained winds of…(image)

At Como Zoo, endangered gorilla population gets one baby larger

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:24:45 -0500

A newborn western lowland gorilla and her mom are doing well after the birth last Wednesday.(image)

At a hearing for Bowe Bergdahl, the focus is on President Trump

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:47:00 -0500

The military judge handling the case of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl suggested that recent comments by President Trump could raise questions about the fairness of the legal proceedings.(image)

Is sharing caring? What parents should consider about children's online privacy

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 16:33:00 -0500

Whether you're tech savvy or a digital novice, make sure you've considered these issues of privacy and access before you posts photos of your kids.(image)

St. Cloud swimmers break barriers for Muslim girls in sports

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 16:09:22 -0500

Two St. Cloud high school swimmers are getting statewide attention for challenging traditions in a sport many Muslim girls have shied away from.(image)

Plans unveiled for Dayton's building in downtown Mpls.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 15:47:50 -0500

Developers plan to turn the space into a community hub.(image)

EPA blocks scientists from speaking on climate change report

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 15:07:43 -0500

The scientists were scheduled to discuss a report on the health of Narragansett Bay, New England's largest estuary. The EPA didn't explain why the scientists were told not to speak.(image)

Sun Country trots out carry-on baggage fee

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:58:42 -0500

Twin Cities based Sun Country Airlines has announced a new schedule of baggage fees the company calls "Bundle and Go."(image)

Meet the country’s newest Medal of Honor recipient

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:27:02 -0500

When you hear Gary Rose tell his story, you wonder what took the U.S. so long.(image)

DNR expects kills to jump during 2017 MN deer hunting season

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:01:48 -0500

Three years of "conservative" deer hunting regulations together with three relatively mild winters will mean lots of deer to hunt this fall in Minnesota, state conservation officials said Monday.(image)

Comey fesses up, claims ownership of suspected Twitter account

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:19:00 -0500

Former FBI Director James Comey publicly claimed ownership of a Twitter account Monday and signaled that he is about to rejoin a national conversation.(image)

Khizr Khan says his faith in America is stronger than ever

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 03:53:00 -0500

The Gold Star father who made headlines last year after he spoke at the Democratic National Convention has a new memoir, "An American Family," about growing up in Pakistan and coming to America.(image)

Are you ready to pay for carry-on?

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 13:17:39 -0500

Unless there's a future announcement involving a significant reduction in fares, it's hard to see how Sun Country Airlines' new baggage fee policy does much more than encourage people not to fly Sun Country anymore.(image)

Italian runner wins Venice Marathon after all the favorites take a wrong turn

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 10:38:00 -0500

In a bizarre twist, the city's own Eyob Ghebrehiwet Faniel won after leading racers followed an errant motorcycle. In the process, Faniel became the first local to win the marathon in 22 years.(image)

Politics on display as Letterman receives Mark Twain Prize

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:45:45 -0500

Several of the comedians honoring Letterman took shots at President Donald Trump and the general state of the country.(image)

Task force for stalled diversion project holds first meeting

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:23:54 -0500

A task force made up of representatives from Minnesota and North Dakota is meeting to talk about the stalled Red River diversion project around the flood-prone Fargo-Moorhead area.(image)

Trump tweets that 401(k) tax incentives 'safe' in tax plan

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:14:06 -0500

"This has always been a great and popular middle class tax break that works, and it stays!" Trump tweeted.(image)

Political Junkie on Gold Star families, Bush's speech and tax reform

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 11:53:56 -0500

The Political Junkie talked Gold Star families, former President George W. Bush's recent speech and tax reform.(image)