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US says attack on Saudi oil site was an Iranian 'act of war'

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, meets with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on Wednesday, Sept 18,

The Saudis displayed missile and drone wreckage and cited other evidence they said shows the raid on Saudi Arabia's oil installations was "unquestionably sponsored by Iran."

St. Louis Park man thought to have joined ISIS found in Syrian prison

Abdelhamid Al-Madioum, 22, disappeared in 2015 while on a family vacation. He claims that the FBI interrogated him in a Syrian prison.

Rep. Omar says false Trump tweet puts her life 'at risk'

U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar holds a town hall in South Minneapolis in late August.

President spread false claim that she "partied" on 9/11 anniversary.

Violent weeks in St. Paul heighten divisions over size of police force

St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter talks to Carl Roith (left), a Frogtown resident who came to City Hall Wednesday to advocate for more police.

An uptick in fatal shootings comes as city leaders decide whether to cut police officer positions.

Man charged with attempted murder for lighting woman on fire in Minneapolis

The woman drove herself to the hospital after the flames were extinguished.



St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter talks to Carl Roith (left), a Frogtown resident who came to City Hall Wednesday to advocate for more police.

Violent weeks in St. Paul heighten divisions over size of police force

Man charged with attempted murder for lighting woman on fire in Minneapolis
St. Louis Park man thought to have joined ISIS found in Syrian prison
DWI arrest follows crash of 2 off-road vehicles on Wisconsin road that killed Twin Cities man

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Twins playoff rotation idea: Berrios, bullpen, Odorizzi, bullpen, Berrios

Twins playoff rotation idea: Berrios, bullpen, Odorizzi, bullpen, Berrios

No Kepler, Cron or Gonzalez as Odorizzi and Twins face White Sox
Remember him? Carlson has been rock solid since leaving Vikings
Another border-crosser: East Ridge's Carlson chooses Badgers over U

Scores, schedules, and stats
Canada Goose, the upscale outerwear company, is opening its first store in Minnesota at the Mall of America. This is the view from the cold room that

Canada Goose to open a Mall of America store, with a room set at -13F

Twin Cities housing market sees more discounts; median sale price hits $286,800
Schafer: Northrup King's success with artist community shows that capitalism works
Eden Prairie's C.H. Robinson pledges to spend $1B over five years on technology

U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., questioned Judge Brett Kavanaugh, then President Donald Trump’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, during confir

Democratic calls to impeach Brett Kavanaugh are irresponsible

Get the facts first on Iran and Saudi Arabia
Sack cartoon: Regard for the planet
Readers Write: Presidential campaigns, Mpls. development, Saudi oil attack, Mayo-Google partnership, Russia


Sack cartoon: Regard for the planet
Regard for the planet

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Creamy Sausage, Tortellini, Spinach and Basil Soup

Some tips to make weeknight dinners a breeze

Yellow Tree Theatre's 'Curious Incident' punches for the heart
Twin Cities teen to host Slimesota, a Minnesota festival for slime lovers
There's a lot to celebrate as Minnesota Orchestra cellist Tony Ross turns 60

Schafer: Northrup King's success with artist community shows that capitalism works

You have to wonder, once again, exactly what's wrong with trying to make money or why a nonprofit has to step in.

Souhan: Champion St. Paul Saints get their minute in the sun

The social media response turned a joke about having a one-block, one-minute parade into an event, which is just how things happen in Saints World.

Scoggins: Two games in, Cousins plays himself into a corner

In Green Bay, Kirk Cousins had a chance to alter the narrative attached to his Vikings tenure, that he wilts in big games. Instead, he reinforced that line of thinking.




Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz, left, and his economic development commissioner, Steve Grove, right, meet with reporters in the governor’s office at the st

International offices pitch Minnesota amid trade turbulence

Trump names hostage envoy O'Brien national security adviser
White House upgrade: First lady's done a lot with the place
Saudis couldn't stop oil attack, even with top US defenses

This Sept. 17, 2019, photo shows refreshed wall fabric in the Red Room of the White House in Washington. Sunlight streaming into the Red Room had left

First lady Melania Trump has done a lot to spruce up White House

No severe impacts from Imelda as it moves through Texas
Guantanamo Bay costs U.S. $13 million per prisoner
Merriam-Webster adds singular 'they' to dictionary, along with "deep state" and "dad joke"

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, meets with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on Wednesday, Sept 18,

US says attack on Saudi oil site was an Iranian 'act of war'

Israeli vote leaves Netanyahu's political future in doubt
UK's Boris Johnson confronted by angry parent at hospital
Paris tests new bubble-shaped water taxi

Twins third baseman Miguel Sano carried teammate Ronald Torreyes, left, after Torreyes was hit by a pitch in the 12th inning to force in the winning r

Night of big rallies: Twins win in 12 innings on bases-loaded hit (by pitch)

Twins playoff rotation idea: Berrios, bullpen, Odorizzi, bullpen, Berrios
Twins wild win: Lots of things to note in game of 400 pitches
No Kepler, Cron or Gonzalez as Odorizzi and Twins face White Sox

Daniel Carlson missed a 35-yard field goal attempt in overtime as the Vikings tied the Packers on Sept. 16, 2018 in Green Bay.

Remember him? Carlson has been rock solid since leaving Vikings

NFL in black and white: Game officials under the microscope
Cousins' issues, Cook's path and a deeper look at that nullified TD
Zimmer on Cousins: 'We have the utmost confidence in him'

No love for Gophers in preseason men's basketball predictions

No love for Gophers in preseason men's basketball predictions

Eastview's Crowl commits to Wisconsin; Prior Lake's Garcia announces finalists
Pitino settles with Louisville, ready for 'new chapter'
Goalie Shepard leads four UMD players on preseason All-NCHC team

New University students cheered before the Convocation, the official welcome ceremony for incoming freshmen, at Mariucci Arena, Thursday, August 29, 2

Why is it so much harder for U students to graduate debt free compared to the '60s?

How did Minnesota become one of the most racially inequitable states?
What's the best place, time to see the northern lights in Minnesota?
Nearly $60M flowed into State Fair coffers last year. Where did it go?

FILE - In this April 30, 2017, file photo, "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek speaks at the 44th annual Daytime Emmy Awards in Pasadena, Calif. Trebek has r

'Jeopardy!' host Trebek says he's resumed chemotherapy

'SNL' rescinds cast member invitation over YouTube video
Ocasek's wife says he died while recuperating from surgery
Correction: US-Obit-Ocasek story

Taylor Tinkham, 29, stood next to a chalk drawing she made as part of her CeMental Breaks, a movement she hopes will catch on across the state.

Chalk art creations popping up on Mpls. sidewalks encourage mental health breaks

Minnesota's largest community foundation helps give former inmates a second chance
Minneapolis time-management guru turns procrastinators into goal-setters
Improv troupe for actors with Down syndrome inspires confidence