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Corrections officer killed by inmate at Stillwater prison

At the Department of Corrections in St. Paul, Commissioner Tom Roy confirmed the death of Joseph Gomm from an assault Wednesday by an inmate at the st

The officer was identified as Joseph Gomm, who had been on the job for 16 years. The attack prompted a lockdown of all state prisons.

Hennepin judge fines BNSF $4.6M for injury lawsuit misconduct

The Burlington Northern Santa Fe Northtown Railroad Yard in Fridley, shown in December 2009.

Railworker suffers neurological damage after oil leakage at Fridley yard.

U.S. Rep. Jason Lewis made disparaging comments about women on radio show

Trump's diagnosis for his critics: 'Trump Derangement Syndrome'

President Donald Trump speaks during his meeting with members of his cabinet in Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 18, 201

President Donald Trump and his supporters have a new buzz phrase to diagnose his critics: "Trump Derangement Syndrome."

Hogs roam highway near Mankato after semi overturns

Two hogs wander at the crash site near Mankato on Wednesday, July 18, 2018.

The animals blocked traffic for a spell on the highway, according to authorities.



The Burlington Northern Santa Fe Northtown Railroad Yard in Fridley, shown in December 2009.

Hennepin judge fines BNSF $4.6M for injury lawsuit misconduct

Super Bowl bid shows Minnesota agreed to NFL's requests
Pact with railroad approved to move Southwest light rail forward
7 new rides to make State Fair midway that much mightier

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Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) listens to instructions from quarterback coach Kevin Stefanski during practice at the NFL football team

Kirk Cousins: Is he the missing piece for the Vikings' Super Bowl run?

Fowles dominates as Lynx bounce back with 89-65 win over Fever
Amid offseason of rumors, Towns sidesteps instead of squashes
X Games moves skateboard vert qualifier to Wednesday night

Scores, schedules, and stats
U.S. Bancorp's second-quarter profit rose 17 percent in the second quarter.

Good times are rolling at U.S. Bancorp, with just one bit of caution

Hy-Vee recalls pasta salad linked to illnesses in Minnesota, four other states
Report: Great Lakes shipping contributes $1.4 billion to Minnesota economy
EU fines Google a record $5 billion over mobile practices

U.S. President Donald Trump, left, listens to Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palac

Listen: Despite walk back, Trump firestorm burns on

Minneapolis City Council bid for more oversight of police is wrongheaded
Sack cartoon: Trump and Putin, the aftermath
Readers Write: Vaccination, trampoline safety, family leave, University of Minnesota athletics, U.S. intelligence, emoluments clause


Sack cartoon: Trump and Putin, the aftermath
Trump and Putin, the aftermath

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North Loop's Hewing Hotel opening its coveted rooftop lounge to the public

North Loop's Hewing Hotel opening its coveted rooftop lounge to the public

5 Twin Cities restaurants you should try right now
Elite, Minnesota-born Foss Swim School is rapidly expanding, despite the cost
World-famous origami maverick coming to Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

Kevin Kling presents a breezy 'Summer' at Children's Theatre

This two-man show sparkles with his usual folksy brilliance.

Scoggins: U can't ignore sports when looking for Kaler's replacement
Chip Scoggins

How will the next president view athletics in relation to the overall mission of the university? That should be an important component of the vetting process.

Souhan: Try for playoffs or move on to 2019? Twins can do both
Jim Souhan

As they showed last year, they are capable of contending even by subtracting from the team they have.




President Donald Trump sought to clarify his comments about Russia during a meeting with members of Congress at the White House on Tuesday.

Trump talks tougher, now says he warned Putin on meddling

U.S. Rep. Jason Lewis made disparaging comments about women on radio show
Trump's diagnosis for his critics: 'Trump Derangement Syndrome'
FBI Director Wray says Russia continues to sow discord in US

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg makes the keynote address at F8, Facebook's developer conference, Tuesday, May 1, 2018, in San Jose, Calif.

Zuckerberg: Holocaust deniers won't be banned from Facebook

Florida mayor apologizes for fight over 'Starry Night' home
Journalist Ida B. Wells to be honored with monument in Chicago
Tennessee zipper company finds itself in crosshairs of buy-American laws

Members of the rescued soccer team attend a press conference discussing their experience being trapped in the cave in Chiang Rai, northern Thailand, W

Thai boys recount cave rescue: Voices in dark, then 'hello'

Trump administration moves to shrink grounds for asylum
EU fines Google a record $5 billion over mobile practices
Obama delivers veiled rebuke to Trump in Mandela address

Alex Bregman of the Astros hit a solo home run during the All-Star game on Tuesday night. It was one of 10 hit in the game, a record.

Power of 10: Teams combine for record HRs in AL's All-Star Game win

Brewers' All-Star Hader takes responsibility for racist, homophobic tweets
Sano expected to rejoin Twins' minor-league team in a few days
AP Source: Orioles trade All-Star Machado to Dodgers

Heath upset with Loons' play on corner kicks (and things he won't discuss)

Heath upset with Loons' play on corner kicks (and things he won't discuss)

Iceland coach steps down after 7 years in charge
Winners and losers of the World Cup in Russia
Loons double down on game-day squad against New England

Sylvia Fowles scored two of her 30 points Wednesday afternoon at Target Center.

Fowles dominates as Lynx bounce back with 89-65 win over Fever

Moore among three Lynx named WNBA All-Stars, declines captain's role
Lynx consistently excel on the boards, despite general inconsistent play
Lynx getting their money's worth from Larkins

Thirteen-year-old hot dog entrepreneur Jaequan Faulkner served up a hot dog meals to Yvonne Ross and her son Drameris Ross, 7, at his hot dog stand, M

Teen's hot dog stand serves up food, inspiration, with Mpls. inspectors' blessing

Twin Cities Adaptive Cycling helps people with disabilities learn to ride
How Twin Cities knitters are creating breast prostheses with yarn
Tree Trust adds half million trees to Twin Cities canopy with training program

Tesla CEO Elon Musk

Elon Musk apologizes for calling cave rescue diver a pedophile

Papa John's founder: Stepping down as chairman a "mistake"
San Francisco bans tour buses from 'Full House' residence
Rock icon Cliff Richard wins UK High Court privacy case