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After a week of walkbacks, Trump returns to Russia doubting

FILE - In this Friday, July 8, 2016, file photo, Carter Page, then adviser to U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, speaks at the gradu

Capping a week of drama, back tracking, a double negative and blistering statements from allies about his attitude toward Russian election interference, President Donald Trump on Sunday was back to referring to "a big hoax."

Man firing into Toronto cafes shoots 14 people, killing 1

A police officer escorts a civilian away from the scene of a shooting, Sunday, July 22, 2018, in Toronto.

A man firing a handgun into restaurants and cafes as he walked along a Toronto street shot 14 people, killing one of them, before dying after an exchange of gunfire with police late Sunday, police said.

Across the state, indigenous food movement takes root

Waate Aubid of East Lake, Minn., harvested pattypan squash at the Dream of Wild Health’s farm in Hugo. “You get to eat healthy, you don’t get ch

Tribes embrace gardens and traditional foods to combat health crisis.

Best Buy relegating CDs to bargain bins as sales dwindle

Justine Damond's family to file suit over her shooting by Minneapolis cop

John Ruszczyk, front, is accompanied by his wife Maryan Heffernan, second left, his son Jason Ruszczyk, left, and his wife Katarina after making a sta

Civil rights suit in shooting could lead to huge payout.



John Ruszczyk, front, is accompanied by his wife Maryan Heffernan, second left, his son Jason Ruszczyk, left, and his wife Katarina after making a sta

Justine Damond's family to file suit over her shooting by Minneapolis cop

East metro schools to boost mental health help for preteens
Lakeville man pleads guilty to hauling THC-laced gummies into Minnesota
Wells Fargo pledges to give away $400 million this year

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Tony Sparano, a two-time NFL head coach who had been the Vikings offensive line coach since 2016, died Sunday morning at the age of 56, the team said.

'Passionate and driven' Vikings offensive line coach Sparano dies

Twins' second half starts miserably with sweep by Royals
High-scoring Minnesota United routs LAFC 5-1
Molinari wins British Open, first Italian golfer to capture a major

Scores, schedules, and stats
Andy Olson, a Sharrett’s employee, restocked newly delivered wine. While the store sells more wine on Sundays, it hasn’t offset the extra cost of

A year after Sunday sales, jury still out on benefits for Minn. liquor store owners

Wells Fargo pledges to give away $400 million this year
Best Buy relegating CDs to bargain bins as sales dwindle
If you value your work, take a vacation

A lab at the erstwhile Cubist Pharmaceuticals (now owned by Merck) in 2010. As recent developments involving another drug manufacturer (Novartis) show

A troubling exit: Drug company ends antibiotics research

Higher minimum wage in Minnesota hurts those it's supposed to help
U.S. Supreme Court nominations: Why candidates like Kavanaugh won't — and shouldn't — speak frankly at hearings
Readers Write: Recycling, St. Paul's workforce, nonprofit sector, ruling on sex-offender, University of Minnesota athletics, choral music



Arcane Kitchen’s Lucas Ballweber searched for an open parking spot one recent morning near the food-truck mecca of 6th Street and 2nd Avenue S. in d

Minneapolis food trucks fight it out for prime parking: 'It can get crazy'

His party crashed, Luke Bryan dazzles even with fewer fireworks of his own
Minnesota Orchestra previews South Africa tour: 'Music became a weapon against apartheid'
Revenge, humor, irreverence: These obituaries get the last word

Reusse: Outside indications pointed to Cousins being a phoney, but ...
Patrick Reusse

New Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins arrived as a perceived self-promoter, but one phone call changed all that.

Reusse: Dozier has been a bargain for Twins from the beginning
Patrick Reusse

The Twins have gotten a bargain on Brian Dozier since signing him for $30,000 in July 2009. Now, a playoff contender is likely to get the same in July 2018 by trading for him.

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

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




FILE - In this Tuesday, April 18, 2017, file photo, a conference worker passes a demo booth at Facebook's annual F8 developer conference, in San Jose,

Fake social media posts exploding, with global reach

Private messaging apps increasingly used for public business
Defense bill would curb Cabinet control of nuclear agency
Senate set to confirm Wilkie for Veterans Affairs secretary

Gov. Eric Greitens left the civil courts building in St. Louis, Mo., on May 14 after speaking with reporters after a felony invasion-of-privacy case a

Private messaging apps increasingly used for public business

Questioning real-world learning at ultra-Orthodox schools
Aldrin skips Space Center gala amid feud with his children
Privately, President Trump vents frustration over North Korea

Britain's Prince George poses for a picture following the christening of his brother Prince Louis, at Clarence House in London. Britain's Prince Willi

And now he is 5: Britain's Prince George marks birthday

Syrian White Helmets evacuated to Jordan through Israel
Privately, President Trump vents frustration over North Korea
Gays on strike in Israel over exclusion from surrogacy law

The Royals' Drew Butera slid into home ahead of the tag of Twins catcher Mitch Garver after hitting a three-run, inside-the-park home run during the s

Twins' second half starts miserably with sweep by Royals

Santana makes long-awaited 2018 Twins debut Wednesday at Toronto
Lance Lynn struggles, Twins fall to Royals again
Harper, Nationals have hole to dig out of

Minnesota United forward Darwin Quintero went on the attack and was fouled by LAFC's Jordan Harvey. Quintero scored a goal and had two assists in the

High-scoring Minnesota United routs LAFC 5-1

Postgame: Loons winger Romario Ibarra makes his debut
Loons outside back Thiesson happy about vigorous workout
MN United's Heath on beating LAFC and Quintero's play

Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore (23)

Moore scores 38, Lynx pick up key victory at Phoenix

Moore scores 38, Lynx beat Mercury 80-75
WNBA All-Star week schedule
Broken up: Lynx on different sides as All-Star captains pick teams

Sean Sherman, the 2018 James Beard award-winning Sioux Chef, showed Tajah Tempest, center, and Saba Andualem how to roll up meatballs at Urban Roots i

From garden to table, Urban Roots teaches teens to grow, cook and love their food

On one soccer-loving block in Minneapolis, Monday nights are a kick
Teen's hot dog stand serves up food, inspiration, with Mpls. inspectors' blessing
Twin Cities Adaptive Cycling helps people with disabilities learn to ride

In this Sunday, June 26, 2016 photo Nicole Maines poses at her home in Portland, Maine. Maines, a transgender activist who won a discrimination lawsui

Activist to star as TV's first transgender superhero

Husband of celebrity chef Paula Deen wins Hemingway contest
Emmett Till's Minnesota cousin says 'we want justice'
Elon Musk apologizes for calling cave rescue diver a pedophile