Family struggled to make sense of the loss of Birdell Beeks, who was driving with her grandchild. "I lost my second mom," a nephew said.
Mohamed Roble was weeks shy of his 11th birthday when the school bus he was on plummeted more than 30 feet as the bridge beneath gave way.
She intends to pursue full-time work as an advocate for racial and economic justice.
Unfortunately, we're off to a soggy start this holiday weekend. Have a plan b today as scads of showers and storms swirl through the Upper Midwest. The good news is that the weekend won't be a washout, weather improves a little tomorrow with only a few stray PM T-storms and perhaps even a little better on Memorial Day. Check the blog for more. -Todd Nelson
Pat Dean gets his second major-league start, and he's opposed by a perennial All-Star.
The Gophers' center was arrested on suspicion of rape earlier this month.
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Sharp partisan divides on nation's place in the world.
Fliers have endured a frustrating few months with record-long security lines at airports around the country.
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