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Richard N. Goodwin, White House speech writer, dead at 86

Richard N. Goodwin, an aide, speechwriter and liberal force for the Kennedys and Lyndon Johnson who helped craft such historic addresses as Robert Kennedy's "ripples of hope" and LBJ's speeches on civil rights and "The Great Society," died Sunday evening at age 86.

Bernard Lewis, prolific Mideast scholar, dies at 101


Adrienne Frank was fired amid treatment for oral cancer. Said a legal expert, “12 weeks is not a lot for people with a lot of cancers.”

As more cancer patients survive, workplace protections fall short

St. Paul's population grew more than any Twin Cities locality last year
Charges: 3rd provocation was deadly for firefighter beaten outside Minn. bar
Mental illness defense wins acquittal for St. Paul man who killed girlfriend

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Minnesota Twins first baseman Logan Morrison (99) hits a two-run RBI against the Milwaukee Brewers in the eighth inning of a baseball game Sunday, May

No homer? No problem. Morrison's mammoth single gives Twins win

Trade Karl-Anthony Towns? Let's talk this through
What to watch in Vikings OTAs: Kirk Cousins leads the list
'Dumb basketball.' Lynx get their title rings, then lose at the buzzer

“I grew up with this,” said Randy’s Booth CEO Bert Kissoondath. His father, Randy, founded the custom furniture shop.

Restaurant furniture maker Randy's Booth Co. finds second-generation success

More marketing dollars and scrutiny focused on social influencers
As more cancer patients survive, workplace protections fall short
NASA shipper Orbital ATK launches space station supplies

Counterpoint: Yes, 'The Price is Right' for higher education – and it's not at all unfair

Counterpoint: Yes, 'The Price is Right' for higher education – and it's not at all unfair

'First-in-the-nation' gathering will empower young American Indians
Showing 'respect' won't help Democrats win over whites who vote Republican
Readers Write: 'Joggers' vs. runners, abortion and the University of Minnesota Medical School, gun violence, Trump and immigration, self-driving cars vs. light rail

Sack cartoon: If Trump and Kim shake hands
If Trump and Kim shake hands

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Author and architect's compound includes three cabins, a shed with apartment and a tram.

Secluded compound on St. Croix River with 125-foot tram hits market for $826K

Why 'Fox & Friends' is must-see TV for President Trump
Come sail away at this fun northern Minnesota resort on Lake Vermilion
Minnesota widower rebuilds from grief, one birdhouse at a time

Obituary: Entrepreneur Elliott Royce was a remarkable retiree

At age 96, Elliott Royce attended trampoline class three times per week. The hobby fit with his retirement routine of falling five times every morning…

Anderson: Webster is master of realistic wildlife art
Dennis Anderson

Bill Webster captured the true beauty of game birds.

Al Farmes' gone, but his legacy lives
Dennis Anderson

Al Farmes died Wednesday at 93, but the 'Save the Wetlands' program he helped create saved many prized habitats for posterity.


Vile, appalling disgusting, debacle, badly mismanaged, beholden to special interests, just some of the ways Gov. Mark Dayton described actions by by t

Dayton veto threat hangs over legislative session's final bills

At Yale's graduation, Clinton ribs Trump with Russian cap
NRA links school violence to Ritalin but experts deny link
UConn president to step down in summer 2019

In this 2017 photo provided by Franky Jackson, members of the Lightning Stick Society lacrosse team pose with their 2017 Dakota Premier Lacrosse Leagu

Native American lacrosse teams kicked out of S.D. league amid racial tension

Toxic cloud caused by Hawaii volcano lava emerges over ocean
A crisis intensifies: Addiction lands more women behind bars
NYPD probing sex allegations against Mario Batali

In this photo taken Monday, May 14, 2018, members of a Red Cross team don protective clothing before heading out to look for suspected victims of Ebol

Nurse dead in Congo as Ebola vaccination campaign starts

In North Korea nuke site closure, spectacle trumps substance
US relations under Trump dominate Mexico presidential debate
Desperate Venezuelans can't muster much enthusiasm for election

Minnesota Twins first baseman Logan Morrison (99) hits a two-run RBI against the Milwaukee Brewers in the eighth inning of a baseball game Sunday, May

No homer? No problem. Morrison's mammoth single gives Twins win

Rodney's streak is turnaround he promised after rocky start
With Mauer out, Morrison looks forward to more time at first
Twins-Detroit series preview

Loons defender Jerome Thiesson (3) defended against Sporting KC’s Johnny Russell during Sunday’s game at TCF Bank Stadium.

Sellout crowd sees Loons hold on for 1-1 tie with Kansas City

Mounting injuries become a concern for Loons
United's new playmaker Quintero on the crowd and team chemistry
Coach Adrian Heath on Loons' 1-1 draw with Kansas City

Lindsay Whalen tried to distance herself from the L.A. scene as the Sparks’ Chelsea Gray (12) celebrated her game-winning shot with teammates.

'Dumb basketball.' Lynx get their title rings, then lose at the buzzer

Souhan: Coach Whalen reminds us she remains an outstanding player
Awkward (and amusing): Lynx play championship ring ceremony video during Sparks workout
Gray's shot lifts Sparks past Lynx 77-76 in finals rematch

Britain's Prince Harry, left, and Meghan Markle wave from a carriage after their wedding ceremony at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle in Windsor,

Britain basks in royal wedding afterglow; grave gets bouquet

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend reveal name of newborn son
School victims honored at Billboard Awards; Janet, BTS shine
'Shoplifters' wins Palme d'Or, grand prize to Spike Lee

North High student Maryama Yusuf said“I don’t really like to talk in front of people,” but spoke with power as she presented research she did on

In Ms. Bell's North High classroom, sociology is a way to break stereotypes

What University of Minnesota students did at summer camp: help kids dealing with cancer
First he stopped a Tennessee gunman, then he set up fund for victims
He searched for his Japanese birth mother. He found her and the restaurant she named after him

Madison barbershop to expand to fight health disparities

A man recently came in to the Men's Health and Education Center on Madison's west side and received a blood pressure screening. His blood pressure was so high that he needed medical attention, but he didn't have health insurance. He mentioned he'd been suffering from mouth pain for over four years.


Patricia Morison, Broadway and Hollywood star, dies at 103

Patricia Morison, who originated the role of an overemotional diva in the Broadway musical "Kiss Me, Kate," starred on stage opposite Yul Brynner in "The King and I" and appeared in films alongside Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn, died Sunday at age 103.


Pastor, caregiver Ethel Johnson-Lee, who opened her home to those in need, dies at 92

In her late 50s, she graduated from the University of Minnesota despite never having attended high school.


Reggie Lucas, who worked with Miles Davis and Madonna, dies

Reggie Lucas, the Grammy-winning musician who played with Miles Davis in the 1970s and produced the bulk of Madonna's debut album, has died. He was 65.


Ronald Libertus, advocate and expert in American Indian art, dies at 79

While it can often be difficult to sum up a person’s life and work in a few phrases, it is especially so for Ronald L.…