President Obama granted clemency to Chelsea Manning, allowing the transgender Army intelligence officer convicted of leaking more than 700,000 U.S. documents to go free nearly three decades early.
Effort to undo state's Sunday liquor ban has gained steam in recent years, but success not yet assured
In a sometimes contentious confirmation hearing, education secretary pick Betsy DeVos pledged that she would not seek to dismantle public schools amid questions by Democrats about her qualifications, political donations and long-time work advocating for charter schools and school choice.
The highly anticipated state-federal deal will provide $350 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and $150 million in state funds.
The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said repealing major provisions of the Affordable Care Act would cost 18 million people their insurance in the first year and could increase the number of uninsured Americans to 32 million in 10 years, while causing insurance premiums to double over that time.
As the state's largest private university takes the first steps in a major expansion, its neighbors in St. Paul hope for relief from traffic and housing woes.
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Twins closer Glen Perkins has been in Florida since Jan. 2 rehabbing from a torn labrum in his left shoulder. This is the last guaranteed season of the contract extension he signed in 2014.
Bruce Boudreau's deft touch with in-game adjustments and willingness to ride a hot hand demonstrate just how much coaching matters. On his list of attributes is that he doesn't play favorites.
Hours after stepping off a private plane for his first day on the job for the Gophers, Fleck began salvaging a recruiting class by poaching recruits that had verbally committed to his previous employer, Western Michigan.