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3 suspected IS suicide bombers kill dozens at Istanbul airport

Passengers embrace each other as they wait outside Istanbul's Ataturk airport, early Wednesday, June 29, 2016 following their evacuation after a blast. Suspected Islamic State group extremists have hit the international terminal of Istanbul's Ataturk airport, killing dozens of people and wounding many others, Turkish officials said Tuesday. Turkish authorities have banned distribution of images relating to the Ataturk airport attack within Turkey. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel) TURKEY OUT

A suicide attack at Istanbul's busy Ataturk Airport Tuesday killed 41 and wounded more than 140 as Turkish officials blamed the carnage at the international terminal on three suspected Islamic State group militants.

Ex-Gopher Plummer headed to Rio Olympics in 100-meter backstroke

Former Gopher David Plummer touched the wall .02 seconds behind the 100 backstroke winner, but it was plenty good enough to secure his trip to Rio.

The former Gopher swam the 100-meter backstroke in 52.28 seconds in Tuesday's finals at the U.S. Olympic trials.

Calif. voters to decide whether to legalize recreational marijuana

A woman exhales while smoking marijuana during the annual 420 marijuana rally on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Canada, Wednesday, April 20, 2016. Cannabis possession is illegal in most countries under a 1925 treaty called the International Opium Convention. But just like the U.S., some nations either flout the treaty or don't enforce it. Legalization supporters consider pot possession either legal or tolerated in Argentina, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, the Czech Republic, India, Jamaica, Jordan, Mexico, Portugal, Spain, Uruguay, Germany and the Netherlands. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

Initiative proponents turned in more than enough signatures to place the question on the November ballot.

Boy pulled from pool Sunday in Shorewood dies

Toyota recalls 1.43 million vehicles for defective air bags

Toyota is recalling 1.43 million vehicles globally for defective air bags, although it is not part of the massive recalls of Takata air bags, the Japanese automaker said Wednesday.

The 1951 Terrace Theatre in Robbinsdale features modern lines, brick columns, slanted lobby windows and a glassy tower.

Robbinsdale's dilemma: Save Terrace Theatre or open new grocery store

In honoring Paul Bunyan Day, no one stands taller than Minnesota
St. Paul sings 'Hello' to Minneapolis in Adele parody video
At annual convention, Hennepin County a model for how jailed mentally ill are treated
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Pat Summitt died Tuesday.

Scoggins: Summitt was a treasure to Tennessee and beyond

Two recent defeats don't concern Lynx too much
Souhan: Buddy Ryan's abrupt, unapologetic manner will be missed
Trophy tales: The best of a bunch of walleye
Scores, schedules and stats
In Minnesota, construction projects are being delayed because it is so hard to find workers. Construction unemployment in the state is just 2.1%, the lowest since 2004.

Minnesota construction unemployment nears rock bottom

Ikea to stop selling dresser linked to death of Minn. child
Clear Channel takes over advertising at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Xcel scores well in energy report card by nonprofit Ceres

$15-an-hour minimum wage: First Minneapolis, then statewide

What we've learned from the Benghazi investigations
Sack cartoon: Brexit, second thoughts
Readers Write (June 29): Twin Cities transit, guns, civil disobedience, soccer

Brexit, second thoughts

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College application essay has become a write of passage

Harder than registering to vote? Obama tries to ID everyone killed in 'Thrones'
Married Tucson TV reporters charged after infant ingests cocaine
Disabled Minnesotans find fun place to socialize, 'shake their booties'

Jon Tevlin
Tevlin: Charter amendments give voice to the public, which is sometimes wrong

Such a referendum is direct democracy in action, in which sub groups of society push to change an inept or crooked status quo by end-running it. Or, it's tyranny of the masses, depending on your view of representative democracy and how well it works.

Chip Scoggins
Scoggins: Lynx coach Reeve still pushing hard for equity, respect

Cheryl Reeve passionately advocates for greater media coverage of women sports, better pay in the workplace and more willingness from "decision-makers" to ignore traditional stereotypes.

C.J.: Alert the TSA, Ruth Pointer may be armed with a sassy T-shirt

Ruth Pointer now owns perfect attire for standing in line for the third degree from TSA agents. The “original Pointer sister” performed Saturday at…

Britain's Prince Harry embraces Relebohile 'Mutsu' Potsane as he meets members of the Basotho Youth Choir during their rehearsals at the Brit School ahead of a performance at the Sentebale Concert, in Croydon, England, Monday, June 27, 2016. Prince Harry has stayed in touch with "Mutsu" since they first met during his first visit to Lesotho in 2004, when Mutsu was four years old.

Prince Harry takes up mom Diana's fight against AIDS

Man pleads guilty in robbery of 'Idol's' Scotty McCreery
J.K. Rowling to host a special screening of her next film
Jon Bon Jovi surprises cancer-stricken fan with guitar, kiss

Max Kepler hit the third of the Twins' back-to-back-to-back home runs in the sixth inning against New York at Yankee Stadium on Sunday.

Kepler challenged by Reggie Jackson while at Yankee Stadium

Shoulder surgery to end Phil Hughes' season
Tulo homers in Blue Jays' first win at Colorado
Tuesday's Twins-White Sox game recap

House Benghazi Committee Chairman Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C. listens as Democratic presidential candidate, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton testifies before the committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015.

Final Benghazi report: No 'smoking gun' pointing to Clinton

Warren: Clinton can be trusted to fight Donald Trump
Former TV judge Joe Brown can't to practice law in Tennessee
Biden hosting cancer summit to try to accelerate research

FILE - In this June 15, 2014 file photograph, flowers top the memorial marker for Michael Schwerner, James Chaney and Andrew Goodman, civil rights workers who were killed in the "Mississippi Burning" case of 1964, outside the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church in Philadelphia, Miss., following a commemorative service in their honor. With additional criminal charges ruled out in the 1964 killings of the three civil rights workers, the community and state are left with harder ways to pursue justice in the case. Relatives of Chaney, Goodman and Schwerner said their deaths should prompt reflection about racism across Mississippi and the United States. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)

Justice quest goes on after 'Freedom Summer' court cases end

Florida sees first newborn with Zika-related microcephaly
Alaska hikers rescued on trip to bus made famous by 'Into the Wild'
Horseback rider on NYC bridge is raising awareness of hunger

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, right, and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto spoke in Ottawa, Canada, on Tuesday. President Obama will join them Wednesday.

50% clean energy by 2025: U.S., Mexico, Canada to make ambitious pledges

Taunts, threats surge in days following British referendum
Retired pope thanks reigning pope for his focus on mercy
China replaces top internet regulator and censor with deputy

Walter Hampton of St. Paul played a piano outside the IDS Center earlier this month.

For one month, Minneapolis pianos drew out our thirst for making music

I soured on Twin Cities Pride, but I'll be back for this year's festival
How my dad's reserve prepared me for life with Minnesota men
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