Angry local Somalis allege racial profiling, harassment at airports

Despite security clearances from the FBI and the U.S. Secret Service, Somali youth leader Mohamed Farah from Minneapolis says he cannot board a plane at the Twin Cities airport without being stopped and double-screened by agents of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).

30,000 marchers in Moscow mourn slain Putin foe

For the tens of thousands bearing flowers and tying black ribbons to railings in honor of slain Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, the solemn march through the Moscow drizzle on Sunday was a time for silence, not slogans.

Police: Anoka Co. burglar hits unlocked homes, returns; yep, still unlocked

Charges say he hit one home ‘several times.’ Residents were home many of the times.

KG says 'love you all,' giving fans 1,000 free tickets for Monday game

“Love you all, and thanks for the love. Enjoy the game on me,” Garnett says.

Scott Walker: Immigration 'view has changed,' no long backs amnesty

Gov. Scott Walker once envisioned a world where the 11 million immigrants living in the country illegally could embark on a path to citizenship.


Venezuela frees 4 North Dakota missionaries after several days

Four North Dakota missionaries were released by Venezuelan authorities Saturday after being detained and questioned for several days, a pastor at their church said. Bruce Dick, lead pastor at Bethel …


William Shatner will miss Leonard Nimoy’s funeral

William Shatner will not be in attendance at “Star Trek” co-star Leonard Nimoy‘s funeral on Sunday, the actor shared Saturday morning. “I am currently in FL as I agreed to …


Emails suggest 'Jihadi John' had suicidal thoughts

Newly published emails suggest the man who became known as "Jihadi John" had suicidal thoughts before leaving Britain for Syria.


Major league baseball's 1st black Latino star Minoso dies

Minnie Minoso, the seemingly ageless Cuban slugger who broke into the majors just two years after Jackie Robinson and turned into the game's first black Latino star, has died, a medical examiner in Illinois said Sunday.


Sued, weight-loss program agrees to refund over "Eat All You Want" slogan

A Salt Lake City-based company has agreed to pay refunds to consumers who purchased its weight-loss tablets to settle a class-action lawsuit that claimed its advertising slogan, "Eat All You Want & Still Lose Weight," was deceptive.


Jarvis Johnson's story: Life, death and basketball + Photo Gallery

Jarvis Johnson drives toward his dream, with a defibrillator in his chest and against doctors’ advice, of a fourth state championship and a maroon and gold jersey.


Publicly funded Iron Range board is deep into DFL politics, policy

An obscure state agency loaned $625,000 to a call center that raises money for Democratic candidates.


In St. Paul schools, credit card spending tightly tracked

District has strict accounting for credit card use, but questionable spending still gets missed.


Twin Cities suburbs aim to increase lure of split-levels

Aging suburbs eager to stay competitive in a housing market where tastes are shifting back to the central city are trying to revive the reputation of the split-level — and in doing so, of suburban life itself.


Reward posted: Who left puppy to die in burning N. Minn. trash bin? + Video

The puppy, which also was malnourished, faces two to four months of treatment for his burns.


Ordway ushers in its new concert hall with glittering gala

St. Paul’s “world-class” 1,100-seat concert hall opened to high praise Saturday with a gala and inaugural concert by local arts partners.


Target CEO Brian Cornell is set to reveal new direction

As the Minneapolis-based retailer’s first outsider CEO, Cornell has spent his first seven months making connections and seeking inspiration far beyond the headquarters on Nicollet Mall. This wider worldview is a big change for a retailer whose executives have acknowledged as becoming too insular in recent years.


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.