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Trump 'won't be involved' in special counsel's Russia probe

President Donald Trump and Kirstjen Nielsen, the Homeland Security secretary, visit the Joint Interagency Task Force South, a federal narcotics interd

President Donald Trump said he "won't be involved" in the special counsel investigation into Russian election meddling Thursday, but added he may change his mind.

Accused serial rapist and killer went undetected working as cop

Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones, left, talks to reporters about the arrest Joesph James DeAngelo, seen in photo, on suspicion of committing a st

Joseph DeAngelo's six-year career as a cop came swiftly to an end after being busted for shoplifting a can of dog repellant and a hammer from a Pay N' Save store in a Sacramento suburb in 1979.

Olympic gold medalist Diggins heads to Congress to talk climate change

Jessie Diggins joined a group of Winter Olympic athletes who gathered on Capitol Hill Wednesday April 25 to discuss the impact of climate change.

"We are the canaries in the coal mine."

Body found in frozen pond near Minnesota River is ID'd; death suspicious

Elizabeth Perrault

The 500-pound chunk of ice was removed from pond to recover the 41-year-old woman.

Man found fatally shot in north Minneapolis street

Police tape lines the alley behind 1900 Newton Ave. N. near where police, shortly after 5 a.m., found a man lying in the street with a gunshot wound a

No arrests have been made.



Founders Shawn Hallett, a Shakopee school board member, left, and Kristin Koller both regularly staff Saber Nation Station.

School resource rooms offer bounty for underprivileged teens

Freight railroad files lawsuit over Southwest light-rail route
Same infected traveler exposed public to measles in Minnesota, Wis., Iowa
Body found in frozen pond near Minnesota River is ID'd; death suspicious

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Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns is cornered by Rockets guard James Harden and forward PJ Tucker during the first half of Game 5

Season over: Another third-quarter collapse buries Wolves in Game 5

Trading game: Stockpiling picks has been Vikings' winning draft strategy
Lost in a fog: Missed opportunities hurt Twins in latest loss to Yankees
Reusse: Next stop for former Nine-Man star Gibson could be NFL

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Candy is out in the open in the food hall of the CMX Market Cinema at Mall of America.

MOA movie theater will feature food hall; owner backs off pricey tickets

Craft brewers' preference for western barley leads Cargill to close N.D. malting plant
Boston Scientific beats estimates in first quarter, increases 2018 guidance
Health plan enrollment decline eases in Minnesota

Erin Maye Quade of Apple Valley holds a 24-hour sit-in on the House floor for stronger gun laws. Other DFL reps are joining her. She is here with Raym

Listen: Sit-in as Legislature stands pat on gun laws

Minnesota Legislature gets serious about sexual harassment
Sack cartoon: Trump and Macron
Readers Write: Gun policy and legislative sit-in, health care costs, Prince and the opioid crisis, panhandling


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Justin Vernon founded the Eaux Claires music fest.

Eaux neaux! Justin Vernon keeping Wisconsin music fest lineup a secret

Officers respond to a goat and dog taking a stroll on a Twin Cities highway
New Iron Range-inspired restaurant to open on Grand Avenue in St. Paul
'Avengers: Infinity War' delivers major achievement in superhero storytelling

Scoggins: Leipold should let new GM make big changes as needed
Chip Scoggins

The Wild isn't on the cusp of hoisting the Stanley Cup, so why prevent a general manager from making necessary changes, even if they are grand in scope?

Hartman: Wolves show ability to adjust in NBA playoffs
Sid Hartman

Saturday's Game 3 win displayed new resilience, especially by some of the team's youngest stars.

Souhan: Wolves making Rockets look like less than NBA's best team
Jim Souhan

The series is far more even than expected because the Wolves have hinted at what they could become and the Rockets haven't yet won a championship.




State Rep. Erin Maye Quade, of Apple Valley, second from right, holds a 24-hour sit-in on the Minnesota House floor for stronger gun laws, Tuesday, Ap

DFL Rep. Erin Maye Quade ends House floor sit-in, vows to continue pursuing gun control

Ronny Jackson withdraws from consideration for VA chief
Rep. Tom Emmer's cereal-crusted hotdish crunches D.C. cook-off competition
Mattis: Administration still weighing Iran nuke deal

Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones, left, talks to reporters about the arrest Joesph James DeAngelo, seen in photo, on suspicion of committing a st

Ex-policeman charged with decades-old serial killings

Sheriff to suspect in deputy killing: 'Turn yourself in'
Jury focuses on Cosby's star witness; his lawyers face heat
Fossil footprints show a human chasing an extinct giant sloth

Activists in Seoul rallied with signs reading, “We are a nation and our wish is unification,” while wearing cutouts of Moon Jae-in, left, and Kim

Korean summit is planned down to the inch

Dane convicted of killing, dismembering journalist on sub
Toronto van attack throws spotlight on anti-woman vitriol
'It's a scary scenario': Tropical islands face threat of rising seas

Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns is cornered by Rockets guard James Harden and forward PJ Tucker during the first half of Game 5

Season over: Another third-quarter collapse buries Wolves in Game 5

Game 5 seen as a test of growth for Timberwolves
Three quarters that got away from the Timberwolves
Crawford looks back at Timberwolves' breakthrough season

Nashville Predators assistant general manager Paul Fenton.

Predators' Fenton interviews for Wild GM position

Did Jake Guentzel learn to bleepin' trash talk like this at Hill-Murray?
Bruins advance with 7-4 win over Maple Leafs in Game 7
Amid bevy of head shots, NHL attempts to explain rationale

Minnesota Twins' Max Kepler (26) waits on second base during a pitching change by the New York Yankees during the seventh inning of a baseball game, W

Lost in a fog: Missed opportunities hurt Twins in latest loss to Yankees

Twins demote struggling Kinley, call up 6-foot-10 Slegers
Buxton's return more uncertain as sore toe gets further treatment
NFL draft arrives, and pressure is on teams to get top value

In this Tuesday, April 3, 2018, photo, John Cena, left, and Nikki Bella attend the LA Premiere of "Blockers" at the Regency Village Theatre in Los Ang

John Cena says he still loves ex-fiancee Nikki Bella

Hank Azaria willing to stop voicing Apu on 'The Simpsons'
Meek Mill: People going through same ordeal depending on him
Madonna loses battle to prevent auction of Tupac letter