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Aerial rendering of the Obama Presidential Center.  DBOX for The Obama Foundation
Obama center faces pushback from future Chicago neighbors
27 min 58 sec ago
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt listens during a late-February 2018 legislative committee hearing. He says he does not plan to run for higher office. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Minnesotans look to Washington
39 min 4 sec ago
Trump signs $1.3 trillion spending bill despite veto threat on Twitter
2 hours 5 min ago
Wayne Huizenga in Boca Raton, Florida on Feb. 19, 2004. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Mike Fuentes.
Wayne Huizenga, empire-builder in videos and trash, dies at 80
3 hours 42 min ago
Sen. John McCain smiles during a hearing in Washington on Nov. 30, 2017. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer
Sen. McCain asks CIA director nominee Haspel to explain her record tied to torture
4 hours 1 min ago
FILE -- An Amtrak Acela Express train near Old Saybrook, Conn., May 15, 2015. Passengers on an Amtrak train were stuck on the tracks north of Manhattan without power or heat for several hours early on Feb.10 in below-freezing temperatures because of an “overhead power issue,” an Amtrak spokeswoman said. (Michael Appleton/The New York Times/Copyright 2018 / New York Times)
Amtrak's plan to end discounts for veterans is 'inexcusable,' Democratic senator says
4 hours 51 min ago
President Donald Trump is trailed by Vice President Mike Pence at the White House on Thursday, March 22, 2018. Trump threatened on Friday morning to veto a $1.3 trillion spending package just hours before the government was set to shut down for lack of funds, lashing out over its failure to fund his long-promised border wall. (Doug Mills/The New York Times) - XNYT3
Trump threatens to veto omnibus spending bill because it does not address DACA recipients
5 hours 5 min ago
The Capitol dome in Washington, March 21, 2018. (Erin Schaff/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Congress passes $1.3 trillion, 2,232-page budget with little time to spare
7 hours 51 min ago
March 22, 2018
Minn. down 1,300 jobs in Feb.; jobless rate still drops to 3.2 percent
17 hours 53 min ago
Minnesota's State Capitol in St. Paul   Forum News Service file photo
Minnesota students plan local rally Saturday at State Capitol
17 hours 57 min ago
Grand Forks City Hall (Herald photo/Sam Easter)
New mural law makes for colorful conversation at Grand Forks City Hall
18 hours 46 min ago
President Donald Trump attends a Greek Independence Day event at the White House in Washington, March 22, 2018. Shortly after the event, the White House said in a statement that Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, the national security adviser, would leave that post next month, to be replaced by John Bolton, who had been a United Nations ambassador in the George W. Bush administration. (Doug Mills/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Former Playboy model says Trump tried to pay her after being 'intimate'
18 hours 47 min ago
Visitors to the Minnesota Capitol building walk around 22 students who particpated in a "die in" Thursday, March 22, 2018, as a protest against lawmakers not considering gun control legislation. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Gun-control bills miss Minnesota legislative deadline
20 hours 31 min ago
Negotiations with Manitoba could end more than 15 years in court in fight over northern ND water project
21 hours 13 min ago
Minn. county takes farmland buffer strip law into own hands, finds huge success
21 hours 18 min ago