Souhan: Missing-in-action Wild players need to reappear, and fast

Jim Souhan

The Wild needs more help from Thomas Vanek, Chris Stewart, Jason Pominville and Mikko Koivu

May 4th be with you: A guide to Star Wars' best and worst

Unless you’ve been stuck under a sandrock on the desert planet of Tatooine, you know that May 4 is Star Wars Day. So let’s celebrate like an all-nighter at the Mos Eisley Cantina!

Police: 4 dead, 1 hurt in shooting on Wisconsin bridge

Four people are dead and one person is injured after a man opened fire on a bridge in a small city in eastern Wisconsin in what police described as a random shooting.

Britain's new princess named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

Britain's newborn princess has been named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana — seen as a tribute to Prince William's parents and grandmother.

FBI searches Phoenix home in prophet cartoon contest shooting

Federal agents are searching an apartment in Phoenix in an investigation into a shooting outside a suburban Dallas venue hosting a provocative contest for Prophet Muhammad cartoons, the FBI confirmed Monday.


With rescue near, Boko Haram stoned Nigerian girls to death

Even with the crackle of gunfire signaling rescuers were near, the horrors did not end: Boko Haram fighters stoned captives to death, some girls and women were crushed by an armored car and three died when a land mine exploded as they walked to freedom.


Brief power failure for nearly 1,900 customers in St. Louis Park area

The power outage Monday morning in the St. Louis Park area was “ the result of a cut cable,” an Xcel spokeswoman said.


State Patrol to honor hero who fought fire, bent steel to save a life

Annual awards recognize those in uniform and the everyday citizens who go above and beyond on Minnesota’s roads.


Twin Cities shelters scramble to help homeless seniors

Adults 55 and older are Minnesota’s fastest-growing homeless population, according to a study. Baby boomers — especially women — are struggling to pay housing and medical bills, social service workers said.


Hollywood’s guard Is up after Periscope, Meerkat pirate ‘Fight of the Century’

Hollywood TV and movie executives will be keeping their guard up after Saturday’s massive pirating of the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao pay-per-view boxing match by people across the web, including …


3 jailed after couple found dead in torched Minn. farmhouse

The Hivelys should “be remembered for the loving, hardworking farm couple they were.”


Black Lives Matter advocate elected to lead Minneapolis NAACP

Nekima Levy-Pounds noted on her website that the chapter also elected an all-female cabinet.


At 91, Prof. John Fraser Hart teaches his last class at the U

“There are some people who should never be in front of a classroom; they really don’t enjoy what they’re doing,” the geography professor said. “While I’m having a wonderful time.”


GOP field grows: Carly Fiorina, Ben Carson to launch presidential bids

Former technology executive Carly Fiorina announced she's running for president, and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson was set to launch his bid as well on Monday, as the Republican field of hopefuls expands once more. Both Fiorina and Carson have the potential to help the GOP win over a more diverse group of supporters in 2016.


Lindsey Vonn reveals breakup with Tiger Woods

“We both lead incredibly hectic lives that force us to spend a majority of our time apart.”


Everest climbing season likely over in Nepal

Sherpas in Nepal have refused to rebuild a climbing route on Mount Everest that was destroyed by an earthquake-triggered avalanche more than a week ago, a decision likely to end this year's climbing season.


EPA faces struggle to regulate formaldehyde

After emergency trailers meant to shelter Hurricane Katrina victims caused a multitude of ailments, the EPA is on the verge of regulating the culprit. But several players are fighting …


Around the world in photos + Photo Gallery

The Star Tribune photo staff chooses the best photos from around the nation and the world each day. For a full-screen display, please select the first image. Tap the screen …


Edina schools seek $125M to modernize classrooms, instruction

District is asking voters to fund a proposal that calls for adding on to the high school and security and infrastructure improvements.