Minnesota hometown of medalist Diggins plans royal welcome
Jessie Diggins, who grew up in Afton and is a graduate of Stillwater Area High School, is in for a warm welcome when she comes back from the Winter Olympics.
Caller told FBI Florida shooting suspect 'going to explode'
The Associated Press on Friday obtained a transcript of the Jan. 5 tip to the FBI's call center. The FBI acknowledged it failed to investigate the tip about 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz.
Rick Gates pleads guilty and begins cooperating with Mueller's Russia investigation
The business partner of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has reached a deal with the special counsel's office. Manafort, however, continues to maintain his innocence.
Whistleblower: State didn't get enough money in 3M deal on water pollution
Fardin Oliaei did the original research on the 3M chemicals that contaminated water in the east metro. With Minnesota's lawsuit in the case settled, she reflects on the trials of the past 17 years.
Minnesota schools say they're taking all threats seriously
A flurry of threats against schools have confronted Minnesota administrators in the days following the mass shooting that killed 17 people at a Parkland, Florida, high school.
Car-wash play steers away from upper-class audiences
As ever, Ten Thousand Things aimed this piece at people from all walks of life.
University of Minnesota delays child care center closure
The closing of a University of Minnesota-run child care center will be postponed while alternatives are considered.
The enduring lyricism of W.E.B. Du Bois' 'The Souls Of Black Folk'
The collection of essays about black American life has been republished for Du Bois' 150th birthday anniversary -- and still has plenty to say to those encountering it.
Mother arrested in Mpls. abuse case of twin daughters with disabilities
A 48-year-old Minneapolis woman was arrested early Friday on charges related to the abuse of her twin daughters, according to jail records.
White House locked down after vehicle strikes barrier
The U.S. Secret Service tweets that the vehicle "did not breach the security barrier of the White House complex." No shots were fired during the incident, the Secret Service says.
One by one, companies cut ties with the NRA
Advocates for stricter gun laws have coalesced under the hashtag #boycottNRA, and several companies appear to have heeded the call a little more than a week after the Parkland, Fla., school shooting.
Second judge says Trump can't keep stalling clean-air rules
U.S. District Judge William Orrick of the Northern District of California ordered the Interior Department to reinstate the Obama-era regulation aimed at restricting harmful methane emissions.
Trump reiterates position on arming teachers as Australian leader stays out of debate
Australia's prime minister said "we certainly don't presume to provide policy or political advice on that matter here" when asked about his own country's tight gun control laws.
Florida governor calls for raising age limit for gun purchases from 18 to 21
Instead of broader gun control, Gov. Rick Scott called for keeping guns away from mentally ill or violent people. He announced funds for "school hardening" and police officers in every school.
Landlord battles haunt Twin Cities low-income renters
Past problems with a landlord don't die easily. They can make it nearly impossible for some to find affordable housing quickly. That's especially true for would-be renters in a tight rental market with "UDs" on their record.
New poll: People feel better about economy, not country
A majority in a new poll, 52 percent, say they think the country's direction has worsened over the last year, and only 28 percent are optimistic that things will get better in the year to come.
U.N. Security Council to try again for Syria cease-fire resolution
A draft resolution calling for a 30-day humanitarian cease-fire for emergency aid deliveries and medical evacuations has so far been stalled by threat of a Russian veto.
FBI probe docs list range of payments to top NCAA players
The latest details of payments to players in the federal investigation that has been lurking in the shadows since first rocking college basketball last fall threatens the sport's' basic foundation with the breadth of alleged corruption.
The language of 'Black Panther'? It's real. Give it a try.
Much of what is seen in "Black Panther" is fictional, including the country where the movie is based. But in Wakanda, they do speak a language that is very much real, with distinctive click sounds that had some cast members struggling to speak it.