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Bolton replacing McMaster as Trump national security adviser

John Bolton, the former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, arrives at Trump Tower for a meeting with President-elect Donald Trump, Friday, Dec. 2,

Charging ahead with the dramatic remaking of his White House, President Donald Trump said he would replace national security adviser H.R. McMaster with the former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton.

Prior Lake-Savage school officials plead for end to Nerf Wars

Rampage, a toy gun that shoots foam darts, made by Nerf, in an undated handout photo. In light of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, foam-

A game in Prior Lake has become disruptive to student safety and learning, officials say

Missing elderly Paynesville couple found dead, authorities say

Winter storm warning area expands; Twin Cities not expecting the worst

Minneapolis and points west will get lots of snow, with St. Paul getting very little.

McDougal on CNN: Donald Trump 'always told me he loved me'

Parents said goodbye to students who gathered at the Northside Achievement Zone and board a bus for Washington on Wednesday to attend the March for Ou

Minn. students head off to D.C. march to make voices heard on guns

High water opens sinkholes, shifts foundations in south Mpls.
First-ever Somali exhibit at Minnesota History Center opens in June
McNally Smith College of Music assets up for sale in bankruptcy auction

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Logan Morrison, left, and Jake Odorizzi will be keys to the Twins’ success this season.

Odorozzi gets Opening Day start as Twins revamp their roster

Data show Vikings' Cousins strong-armed and dangerous
Aybar leaves Twins; team looking for another power bat for bench
Defending champ Apple Valley advances to 4A final against No. 1 Cretin-Derham Hall

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SPS Commerce employees hold their daily morning meeting at the company's downtown Minneapolis headquarters. (ELIZABETH FLORES/Star Tribune file photo)

SPS Commerce adds directors as part of agreement with activist investor group

Draft plan, including fourplex proposal, lays out path for Mpls. growth
Best Buy to stop selling Chinese firm's phones amid hacking concerns
Trump punishes China on trade; Minn. firms worry about fallout

Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced the charges against former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor in the shooting death of Justine Ru

Unlike former officer Noor, other agents of the state get away with murder

Scientist tapped to lead CDC does not inspire confidence
Sack cartoon: Sea levels and Easter Island
Readers Write: The gun debate, charges in police shooting

Sack cartoon: Sea levels and Easter Island
Sea levels and Easter Island

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Entrance to a downtown Minneapolis house that's been called "Tim Burton meets Lord of the Rings.”

Urban castle in downtown Mpls. back on market for $2.995M after brewery pulls out

Vote for your favorite Minnesota breweries in the Foamy Four
Lorde brings her literate pop to St. Paul: 'I have a robust prescription of beta blockers'
80-year-old Minnesota State Fair fixture has served its last pancake

Scoggins: NCAA tournament seeds don't mean what they used to
Chip Scoggins

At this point, nothing that happens with any of the remaining 16 teams should be shocking, regardless of what their seedings might suggest.

Hartman: Nanne says Gophers hockey job will draw top candidates
Sid Hartman

Ex-Gophers player and North Stars chief supports Don Lucia's decision to depart on his own terms.

Reusse: For Twins' Polanco, there can be life after PED suspension
Patrick Reusse

He did offer the traditional "I thought it was a dose of B-12'' angle that is popular when ballplayers are caught, but as long as there is no indignation over being treated unfairly, he will be fine.

Then-National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster, center, during a meeting with President Donald Trump and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabi

McMaster out, Bolton in as Trump's national security adviser

Gov. Dayton signs compromise giving $10 million to fix vehicle registration system
Trump tweets he's 'considering' veto of giant spending bill
Justice Dept. charges 9 Iranians in massive hacking scheme

A metal detector lies in the foreground as demonstrators protesting the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man gather outside Golden 1 Center before t

Protest over shooting of unarmed black man overtakes freeway

Miccosukee tribe seizes non-native dad's newborn in hospital
Video from Uber self-driving vehicle fatal crash shows pedestrian, driver
Austin bombing suspect's uncle says he was smart, kind

In this image taken from La Depeche Du Midi, police attend an incident in Trebes, southern France, Friday March 23, 2018. French counterterrorism pros

2 killed, dozen hurt in French supermarket hostage-taking

Spain charges 13 Catalan leaders with rebellion
Biggest patch of ocean garbage now twice size of Texas
Lone Nigerian captive refused to convert for Boko Haram

"Every game is crucial," Andrew Wiggins said of the final 10 games on the Wolves' schedule.

Jammed up: Final 10-game stretch will decide Wolves' playoff fate

Kings-Hawks play before small crowd when protest closes arena
The Timberwolves' stretch run
Wolves-New York gameday preview

Zach Parise, left, and Ryan Murphy celebrated Parise’s goal Monday against the Kings. The Wild have good reason to be confident.

Late surge gives Wild some timely momentum

Wild eager to resume playing in tight playoff race
Kopitar scores 4 times, Kings cruise to 7-1 win over Avs
Couture's OT goal sends Sharks past Golden Knights 2-1

Logan Morrison, left, and Jake Odorizzi will be keys to the Twins’ success this season.

Odorozzi gets Opening Day start as Twins revamp their roster

Say hi to your mom: TV viewers get a taste of Logan Morrison
Aybar leaves Twins; team looking for another power bat for bench
Yankees beat Twins; Hughes knocked out of starting rotation

With his iconic N.Y. Jets letterman's jacket beside him, actor Fred Savage from the award-winning TV series: "The Wonder Years" speaks in 2014.

Fred Savage denies abuse on set of 'The Grinder'

'N Sync to reunite to receive star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
Jimmy Kimmel brings Katie Couric to his colonoscopy
Chrissy Metz writes about struggles, triumph in new memoir