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A container ship sails towards Yangshan Deep Water Port in Shanghai on July 10, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Qilai Shen.
New round of US-China tariffs raise fears of an economic Cold War
1 hour 23 sec ago
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp and Rep. Kevin Cramer
North Dakota Senate debates edge closer: Politicians weigh in on impact of Heitkamp-Cramer appearances
3 hours 26 min ago
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh listens during his conformation hearing in the Senate Judiciary Committee on September 4, 2018, in Washington. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Melina Mara
Trump says Kavanaugh 'doesn't deserve' what is happening after sexual assault allegations
4 hours 35 min ago
The U.S. Capitol in Washington. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Aaron P. Bernstein.
Senate passes massive defense, health spending bill, punts border wall fight
4 hours 41 min ago
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh listens during his conformation hearing in the Senate Judiciary Committee on September 4, 2018, in Washington.  Washington Post photo by Melina Mara
Grassley says Monday's hearing will be limited to two witnesses: Kavanaugh and accuser
8 hours 1 min ago
September 17, 2018
A proposed building at Fifth Street and DeMers Avenue would include a Hugo's grocery store, an Alerus bank and apartments. Submitted image/JLG Architects
Downtown Hugo's building receives 15-year tax incentive
September 17, 2018 - 7:30pm
Supreme Court nomiinee Brett Kavanaugh at his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing in Washington on Sept. 4, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer.
Senate committee to hold public hearing with Kavanaugh, accuser after sexual assault allegation
September 17, 2018 - 6:58pm
Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, during the second day of his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sept. 5, 2018. "I thought he might inadvertently kill me," said the woman accusing Kavanaugh of sexual assault when the two were teenagers. He has denied the allegations. (Erin Schaff/Copyright 2018 The New York Times).
What the man accused of helping Kavanaugh assault a woman wrote about female sexuality
September 17, 2018 - 4:38pm
Oil derrick
North Dakota sales tax collections continue to increase
September 17, 2018 - 4:37pm
Grand Forks Street Department employees Chris Shawstad, left, and Jacob Thompson take a break from patching potholes on Cottonwood Street with an automated truck that the city acquired this year. Domino's Pizza donated $5,000 for the project.  Photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
Grand Forks puts 'Paving for Pizza' grant to work
September 17, 2018 - 4:10pm
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh at his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing in Washington on Sept. 4, 2018. Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer.
Trump defends Kavanaugh after sexual assault allegation
September 17, 2018 - 3:01pm
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Heitkamp calls for thorough investigation of Kavanaugh sexual misconduct allegations
September 17, 2018 - 11:41am
September 16, 2018
Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, during the second day of his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sept. 5, 2018. "I thought he might inadvertently kill me," said the woman accusing Kavanaugh of sexual assault when the two were teenagers. He has denied the allegations. (Erin Schaff/Copyright 2018 The New York Times).
Writer of confidential Brett Kavanaugh letter, speaks out about her allegation of sexual assault
September 16, 2018 - 4:03pm
Knife maker Douglas Stacie, left, thanks Doug Ritter, chairman of Knife Rights, during the Usual Suspect Gathering in Las Vegas last month. Ritter was treated like a celebrity at the event for his successes in repealing the nation's knife laws. Photo by Bridget Bennett for The Washington Post
Activists take a page from NRA to overturn knife limits
September 16, 2018 - 10:15am
North Dakota never ratified the 25th amendment. Why?
September 16, 2018 - 9:00am