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Saudi rulers weigh blaming top official for Khashoggi killing

The plan to assign blame a high-ranking adviser to the crown prince, would be an extraordinary recognition of the backlash since the death of the Saudi dissident.

Trump praises Montana congressman who body-slammed reporter

Montana Rep. Greg Gianforte walks onto the stage before a crowd of thousands gathered at Minuteman Aviation Hangar to see President Donald Trump at a

President Donald Trump praised a Republican congressman for body-slamming a reporter last year, calling him a "tough cookie" and saying he thinks it might have helped him win election in Montana.

U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley pokes fun at herself at N.Y. charity

Keynote speaker Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley addresses the 73rd Annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner Thursday, Oct. 18, 2

Nikki Haley was introduced as the next president of the United States by comedian Jim Gaffigan at a white-tie gala in New York Thursday evening where the outgoing U.N. Ambassador poked fun at her own Indian heritage, her boss and the current political climate.

Greater Twin Cities United Way narrows focus of its grantmaking

Volunteer Megan Yoshida organizes school supplies for the The Greater Twin Cities United Way’s 6th Annual Action Day earlier this year. Photo by Sha

United Way will concentrate its grants on programs that address education success, household stability, and employment and income gaps. It will eliminate grantmaking categories for legal services and independent living.

Faith leaders denounce Wardlow mailers attacking Keith Ellison

Republican candidate for Attorney General Doug Wardlow.

GOP attorney general candidate's literature called anti-Islamic.



Todd Bol helped Eddye Watkins erect a Little Free Library on her yard in Minneapolis in October 2013.

Todd Bol, creator of the Little Free Library movement, dies at 62

Fernando and Yang vying for Hennepin County Commissioner in District 2
Prior Lake college freshman found dead in S.D. dorm died of heart defect
Charges: Mom's boyfriend fatally beat baby as toddler brother watched

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How can you tell if Mackensie Alexander has made a big play? Don’t worry, the third-year Vikings cornerback has ways of letting you know.

The better he plays, the more fun Vikings cornerback Alexander has

Yo-yo effect: Wild in the middle of two back-to-backs in one week
As home opener nears, Wolves try to market a team of uncertainty
Nearly two years later, Mike Zimmer has learned to live with eye issues

Scores, schedules, and stats
Sears gift cards are displayed at a store in Hackensack, N.J., Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. Sears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday, bucklin

What to do now if you're a Sears shopper with gift cards, extended warranties

Whistleblower case claims Target IT contractor misused retailer's data
Medtronic touts treatment to wean patients off pain pills
MEA weekend draws crowds to Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, pictured in 2015, disappeared Oct. 2 during a visit to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey.

Jamal Khashoggi: A journalist's ominous parting words on freedom in the Arab world

Editorial Board endorsement: Chutich, Jesson in state court races
An 'Exhausted Majority' retreats to self-censorship
Readers Write: The Ellisons' divorce records, 'How I'm voting,' Jamal Khashoggi, Mitch McConnell, Little Free Library creator Todd Bol


Sack cartoon: The Saudi situation
The Saudi situation

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Julian McFaul is Everyman, the lone human in “A Prelude to Faust” at Open Eye Figure Theatre. This is the theater’s fourth retelling of the old

Minneapolis theater returns to a signature piece, one last time

After 20 years in Eden Prairie, Campiello remodels, introduces new menu
Jamie Lee Curtis returns in best 'Halloween' film since the original
New Juicy Lucy pizza at Giordano's pays cheesy homage to classic burger

Hartman: Taylor says Wolves working to trade Butler, Thibodeau's job safe
Sid Hartman

Wolves owner Glen Taylor, in a wide-ranging interview, confirmed the team is working to trade Jimmy Butler even as he prepares to start the season with Minnesota.

Brooks: Karin Housley blew a chance when Facebook hot take re-emerged

We're three weeks from Election Day and Minnesota is running on outrage.

Scoggins: Butler's missing photo setting tone for new Wolves season
Chip Scoggins

The skyway connecting Marquette Avenue and 6th Street in downtown Minneapolis has five pillars decorated in a Timberwolves promotion. Only four of them feature members of the team.




“I’ve always found that if you listen to people you can find common ground,” Sen. Tina Smith tells volunteers.

Plain talk has always been key to Tina Smith's success

In tight race for Senate, Karin Housley sticks to convictions
Two Iowas? Candidates for governor try to claim both
Judges pick expert to help in redistricting of Virginia

After Hurricane Michael left Lorrainda Smith and husband Wilmer Capps homeless, she fed their 2-day-old son outside.

A stormy start: Homeless couple with newborn sought refuge in Walmart lot

'Honestly, it's not for everyone' says Nebraska's self-deprecating, new tourism campaign
Baltimore puts 230 desk officers on streets as murders mount
Conservatives mount a whisper campaign smearing Khashoggi in defense of Trump

Honduran migrant children bound for the U.S. border walk along a highway in Mazatenango, about 200 miles north west from Guatemala City, Guatemala, Th

Trump threatens drastic action as migrant caravan makes its way to U.S.

Audio contains gruesome details of Khashoggi killing, official says
Saudi rulers weigh blaming top official for Khashoggi killing
Conservatives mount a whisper campaign smearing Khashoggi in defense of Trump

How can you tell if Mackensie Alexander has made a big play? Don’t worry, the third-year Vikings cornerback has ways of letting you know.

The better he plays, the more fun Vikings cornerback Alexander has

Bowles has lengthy shared history with Zimmer, Vikings staff
Hartman: Vikings set to face a third rookie quarterback Sunday
Nearly two years later, Mike Zimmer has learned to live with eye issues

The Wild’s Zach Parise pestered Arizona goaltender Darcy Kuemper during the team’s 2-1 home victory on Tuesday.

Yo-yo effect: Wild in the middle of two back-to-backs in one week

Wild recalls Read from Iowa to replace injured Hendricks
Mind games: Dubnyk checks mental catalog to prepare for foes
Dubnyk vs. the NHL: How does he compare?

Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau argues a call during the first half of Wednesday night's season opener in San Antonio. The Wolves open the home sched

As home opener nears, Wolves try to market a team of uncertainty

We asked you for captions about this Jimmy Butler photo. You delivered
Riley tells Heat players he is 'pulling the plug' on Butler talks
Wiggins, Dieng among bright spots for Wolves in opener

Minnesota defensive back Antonio Shenault ran with the ball after an interception during the third quarter against Miami (Ohio). But in three Big Ten

Gophers defense is after the big prize — turnovers

Gophers volleyball hopes to build on 8-0 start in Big Ten
Murphy, McBrayer named Gophers men's basketball captains
Michigan vs. Michigan State meet in Big Ten football showdown

FILE - in this Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 file photo, Bette Midler attends the God's Love We Deliver Golden Heart Awards at Spring Studios in New York. Be

Bette Midler, Brooke Shields among 'Murphy Brown' guests

Breakfast Club helps former NFL players get healthy together
In campaign ad, Samuel L. Jackson scoops 'kitty treasure' for Angie Craig
Puppeteer who played Big Bird on 'Sesame Street' retiring

Above, Aboubacar Bangoura, 2, played the drums during a demonstration by Duniya Drum and Dance. Cat toys made from plastic Easter eggs, pasta shells a

Festival of Giving helps grow Twin Cities children's hearts and minds

Minnesota volleyball star achieving her dreams on and off the court
Ethnic studies teacher Nate Beulah creates a no-judgment classroom
Minn. police officers kick door open, revive newborn, help deliver twin