Twins summon top-line prospect Eddie Rosario to majors

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He replaces Oswaldo Arcia, who went on the disabled list with a hip injury.

'Tip creep' sneaking up on growing number of payment app users

New electronic tipping platforms are spreading quickly, and they have resulted in the phenomenon called “tip creep” in which the number and size of the tips have gone up.

Father, daughter, 11, among 3 killed by shooter on Wisconsin bridge

Police have revealed more about what may have motivated a gunman to shoot four strangers before killing himself on a recreational bridge in Menasha.

MNsure says its CEO Scott Leitz to step down, take new job

Scott Leitz's exit comes as lawmakers debate changes to the health exchange and Gov. Mark Dayton holds off naming new board members.

Tech CEO Goldberg died after collapsing in gym on vacation

David Goldberg, the SurveyMonkey CEO from Minneapolis who also was Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg's husband, was exercising at a Mexican resort when he collapsed Friday, a source said.


Boston Marathon bomber cries at federal death penalty trial

For the first time in court, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev dropped his blank, impassive demeanor and cried as his sobbing aunt briefly took the stand Monday in his federal death penalty trial.


Minnesota farm with 1.1 million hens, largest yet, gets bird flu

The overall toll of the disease on turkeys and chickens in Minnesota has passed 5 million.


Wild licks its wounds, vows to be better in Game 3

The Wild watched a lot of video Monday in an attempt to correct some glaring mistakes Tuesday at home


Reunited mother, daughter seeking court records

A woman who recently reunited with her 49-year-old daughter filed a petition Monday seeking court files and adoption records that might shed light on what exactly happened in 1965 at Homer G. Phillips Hospital in St. Louis, where the mother says she was told her newborn baby was dead.


Dayton to announce Minnesota bid to host NCAA football championship

At a press conference on Tuesday, Gov. Mark Dayton and business leaders will unveil a bid for Minnesota to host an upcoming NCAA championship football game.


Lawyer says Joni Mitchell may be released from hospital soon

Folk singer Joni Mitchell may be released from the hospital soon but still cannot confer with doctors about her medical care or long-term treatment, an attorney told a judge on Monday.


'Exceptional' NYPD officer dies from gunshot wound to head

A 25-year-old police officer shot in the head over the weekend while attempting to stop a man suspected of carrying a handgun died Monday from his injuries, the third New York City officer slain on duty in five months.


Dayton, DFL lawmakers blast GOP campaign spending provisions

Gov. Mark Dayton and DFL lawmakers are criticizing several campaign finance provisions backed by House Republicans, saying they would decrease scrutiny of spending to influence elections.


Airlines bring in more money from bag, reservations fees

U.S. airlines are earning billions, and they are collecting more in fees on checked bags and reservation changes. Whether airlines are making more or less profit than before depends on …


A name for Britain's new princess: Charlotte Elizabeth Diana + Video

It's a name that immediately evokes British royal history: Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.


Wisconsin Senate to vote on 70 mph speed limit bill

The state Senate is poised to vote on a bill that would clear the way for a 70 mph speed limit on at least some Wisconsin roads.


Vikings pick up fifth-year options for Kalil, Smith

The Vikings announced this afternoon that they have picked up the fifth-year options for both of their 2012 first-round draft picks, left tackle Matt Kalil and safety Harrison Smith. The …


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 …


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

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