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A day after Judge David Doty overturned Adrian Peterson’s suspension and sent the matter back to the NFL — which quickly appealed to the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals …

Urban giants are pyramids of the prairie

Once abandoned, the utilitarian grain elevators dotting the Twin Cities landscape are difficult to retrofit. But tearing them all down seems wrong.

Leonard Nimoy, famous as Mr. Spock on 'Star Trek,' dies

In 1975, Leonard Nimoy published an autobiography with the defiant title, "I Am Not Spock" — an attempt to show the world he had many more facets than the pointy-eared character that had come to define him.

Outside review after 2005 suicide faults U on research ethics

Safeguards for human subjects are inadequate, according to a review that spun off from the 2005 suicide of Dan Markingson.

Couple sentenced for prostituting 15-year-old in St. Paul home

Despite pleas for leniency, judge sentenced Kauser Yusuf to 7½ years and Johnathan Edwards to 26.


Congress tries 1-week bill to keep Homeland Security open

On a day of high drama, the Republican-controlled Congress struggled into the night Friday to pass emergency legislation to keep the Homeland Security Department in full funding for one week and avert a partial shutdown threatened for midnight.


Deal allows bridge, not tunnel, at Kenilworth for SW light-rail line

Agreement drops Park Board's bridge opposition for greater voice in Southwest and other LRT work.


U of M picks Mortenson to build new Athletics Village

The University of Minnesota has selected M.A. Mortenson to build its new Athletics Village, which will offer upgraded facilities for basketball and football, as well as academic resources for …


Foreign tourists posing nude at temples infuriate Cambodians

Cambodia's most popular tourist attraction — the complex of ancient temples that includes Angkor Wat — is suffering from a form of overexposure: At least five foreign visitors have been arrested and deported this year for taking nude photos at the sacred sites.


Gunman kills 7, commits suicide, in house-to-house rampage

A man who authorities say may have been unhinged by the death of his ailing mother killed seven people and then took his own life in a house-to-house shooting rampage that wiped out a swath of this tiny town in the Missouri Ozarks.


Opus updates plans for 32-story residential tower in downtown Minneapolis

The developer is pitching a first phase that calls for a 32 story residential tower with ground-level retail.


Get a sneak peek of the Apostle Islands ice caves + Photo Gallery + Video

The caves, which open to the public Saturday, were on display in a preview. Going? Share your photos with us!


Burger Friday: Brothers Deli serves up a side of Mpls. history

A well-embellished burger -- served with a side of Minneapolis dining history -- is one of many reasons to become a regular at the skyway-level Brothers Deli in downtown …


Man acquitted of felony charge in shooting on Mpls. bus

A Hennepin County District Court jury has acquitted a man of felony charges in the shooting of a Metro Transit bus passenger last year that resulted in the man’s …


Police chase ends on St. Paul high school football field

Two men led police on a wild chase Thursday night that ended on a St. Paul high school football field. Police were told a wanted felon, possibly carrying a gun, …


'Cavalier' guilty plea to ex-girlfriend's murder ends with 36-year sentence

Kevin S. Evans has been convicted twice of murder.


Speed limits to rise to 60 mph on 340 miles of Minn. highways

Drivers on some two-lane highways in western and northern Minnesota will soon be able to drive 60 miles per hour, legally. The speed limit on 340 miles of highways …


2015 Minnesota Summer Camp Guide

It's not too early to get camp plans in place. To avoid waiting lists and last-minute scrambles, check out the numerous ideas in our annual Summer Camp Guide. Kids can learn how to program robots, play chess, speak Chinese or dance hip-hop style, among other enrichment options.


Look up your school's unvaccinated kindergartner rate + Video

Search for your school or district to see what percent of last year's kindergartners were not vaccinated due to a legal exemption.