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Insults flying, Pelosi hits Trump's fitness, he fires back

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., meets with reporters at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, May 23, 2019. Pelosi openly questioned Presi

She's calling for an "intervention" to save the nation from him. He says she's "crazy."

Riess charged with murdering her husband in Blooming Prairie home

Lois Riess

The woman nicknamed Losing Streak Lois also faces a capital murder charge in Florida after a woman she allegedly befriended was found dead.

Minnesotans kick off busy summer travel season this weekend

Travelers made their way through Terminal 1 at the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport, Thursday ahead of Memorial Day weekend.

Most will motor to their Memorial Day destination, but gas prices remain relatively high.

US charges WikiLeaks founder with publishing classified info

FILE - In this May 1, 2019, file photo, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange puts his fist up as he is taken from court in London. The Justice Department

In a case with significant First Amendment implications, the U.S. filed new charges Thursday against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange that accuse him of violating the Espionage Act by publishing thousands of secret and classified documents, including the identities of confidential sources for American armed forces and diplomats.

Trade impasse: Trump pledges $16B to farmers; markets slump

FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2018, file photo, Mike Starkey offloads soybeans from his combine as he harvests his crops in Brownsburg, Ind. For months, th

President Donald Trump rolled out another $16 billion in aid for farmers hurt by his trade policies, and financial markets shook Thursday on the growing realization that the U.S. and China are far from settling a bitter, year-long trade dispute.



Multiple road construction projects could slow traffic over the Memorial Day holiday weekend. ANTHONY SOUFFLÉ • anthony.souffle@startribune.com

Weekend traffic: Expect congestion as holiday travel combines with Minnesota road work

Decades after Pearl Harbor, a Minnesota sailor's remains are coming home
University of St. Thomas students develop Brussels sprouts trimmer for Hmong farmers
Flood damage closes Fort Snelling State Park until July

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Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns (32) hit a basket over Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons (25) in the second half.

Towns misses out on All-NBA selection, $32 million in raises

Gameview: Follow today's Twins-Angels game from Anaheim
If the MIAC is kicking out St. Thomas, why not St. John's as well?
Reeve unhappy with recent Lynx practices, meets with Augustus

Scores, schedules, and stats
Quinn Nystrom, a Minnesotan who traveled to Canada to buy lower-cost insulin, showed her dad Bob Nystrom insulin outside Shoppers Drug Market pharmacy

Schafer: It's time to do something about runaway insulin prices

Tariffs loom over Best Buy, but have yet to take much of a bite
African swine flu ripples through pork industry, denting Hormel's profits
Medtronic beats profit expectations despite declining heart device sales

Minnesota Republican legislators’ group photo for 2019 was taken on a rooftop overlook at the State Capitol. Colleagues made sure that Rep. Rod Hami

Spiral stairs, muscle power, photo op: A reminder that the State Capitol is filled with 'good people'

Democrats, about that rural vote? Show up and listen. Be honest about what you can deliver.
Key to your understanding of the biodiversity crisis: The trees near your home
Minnesota Legislature has failed school girls, #TimesUp movement



Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever are studious girls looking to get wild in “Booksmart.”

Olivia Wilde's hyped high school comedy 'Booksmart' is ingenious

Midwest's other indie-rap king rejoins his 'hip-hop family' at Soundset
Soul Asylum's 'Runaway Train' remade by younger singers to find missing youths again
Live-action remake of Disney's 'Aladdin' keeps the magic alive

Schafer: It's time to do something about runaway insulin prices
Lee Schafer

Minnesota venture capitalist Andy Slavitt often goes to Washington, D.C., to talk healthcare policy, informed by his experience as a senior health policy official in…

Scoggins: Hiring Saunders shows value (and power) of Karl-Anthony Towns
Chip Scoggins

Superstars run the NBA. They force trades. They make pacts to form super teams. They wield considerable power and influence, on and off the court.

Souhan: PGA champ Koepka will likely bring best-in-world label to Blaine
Jim Souhan

Brooks Koepka chafes at some criticisms and invents others — "In my own head," he said — to inspire himself. He'll be bringing a power game, fist pumps and more to the 3M Open in July.




Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., meets with reporters at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, May 23, 2019. Pelosi openly questioned Presi

Insults flying, Pelosi hits Trump's fitness, he fires back

Klobuchar rallies at new presidential campaign headquarters in Minneapolis
Energy measures go nowhere in Minnesota legislative session
APNewsBreak: Police won't fight California use-of-force bill

This still image taken from video provided by Chris Higgins shows a tornado in Carl Junction, Mo., on Wednesday, May 22, 2019.

3 dead, state capital battered as storms rake Missouri

American who joined the Taliban is released from prison
US charges WikiLeaks founder with publishing classified info
Officials: Last slave ship from Africa ID'd on Alabama coast

In this photo provided by the Max Planck Institute a wild chimpanzee eats a tortoise, whose hard shell was cracked against tree trunks before scooping

Chimpanzees spotted cracking open tortoises for meat

Botswana lifts ban on elephant hunting, to some anger
Modi surges to victory in India on Hindu-first platform
Half-billion voters could usher in change in E.U. elections

Newly named Timberwolves coach Ryan Saunders took questions from the media following Tuesday's news conference.

Hartman: Wolves owner Taylor a big booster for hiring Saunders as coach

Wolves sever ties with three assistant coaches, others on staff
Listen: What can we expect from the Ryan Saunders coaching era?
Towns misses out on All-NBA selection, $32 million in raises

Wild missed out on wide open playoffs at worst possible time

Wild missed out on wide open playoffs at worst possible time

Bruins hoping to win Stanley Cup, join Boston's title parade
Blues beat Sharks, march on to Stanley Cup Final
Wild hires Mike Modano as executive adviser

Fleck's rule: 'You commit to me, you can't go see another place'

Fleck's rule: 'You commit to me, you can't go see another place'

Motzko ready for fresh look at U hockey: 'We have the right pieces'
Lackney, Gophers shut down Indiana in Big Ten baseball tournament
Gophers - and all other higher seeds - lose in Big Ten baseball tournament

In this Wednesday, April 19, 2017, file photo, chef Mario Batali attends an awards event in New York.

Celebrity chef Mario Batali facing assault charge in Boston

Daniel Craig to undergo minor ankle surgery for Bond injury
Handwritten wills shake up Aretha Franklin's estate
Rihanna feels the pressure as she makes fashion history

The Kindness Club with Matt Greenhoe, top left, and Ashley Justen, right.

Elk River fifth-graders combat bullying by adding kindness to the curriculum

Students at Apple Valley's School of Environmental Studies have won the gold — for green
A quest to collect stories of kindness has driven her to 39 states (and counting)
For California fire survivors, handwritten recipes offer bittersweet taste of home