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Former judge John Weyrens remembered as compassionate, fair

Philip Roth: a generation's defining voice

In the self-imposed retirement of his final years, Philip Roth remained curious and removed from the world he had shocked and had shocked him in return.


Khadeja Woods played in the water with her daughter London Brooks, 2, at North Commons Park pool in Minneapolis in 2017.

Minneapolis and St. Paul rank as top two park systems in the country

Student, 18, charged in severe beating of Mpls. school staffer
Memorial Day weekend summery sizzle on way to Twin Cities
Mpls. finds McDonald's staff underpaid at Lake St. location

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Tigers shortstop Niko Goodrum was greeted by DH Victor Martinez at home plate after hitting a two-run homer during the top of the fourth inning

Twins end homestand with offensive dud vs. Tigers

Will Diggs command even more money if he clicks with Cousins?
The Jordan Brand, Minneapolis in discussion for permanent Maya Moore "Wings'' billboard
Zimmer: It's important Vikings stand for the national anthem

Medtronic reported progress in a trial of a treatment for high blood pressure called "renal denervation."

Medtronic reports promising reports with new blood-pressure therapy

Sun Country remodeling eliminates first class, adds slimmer seats
Target sees strong sales, but profit falls short of expectations in Q1
Fed gives stocks a boost; technology and retailers rally

Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed the Republican tax bill at Bruce Vento Elementary in St. Paul and called attention to his own bid to pressure Republicans to a

Listen: Will Dayton's vetoes frame 2018 campaign?

Mosaic's departure is a wake-up call for Minnesota
Minnesota Legislature's inaction on elder care triggers nursing home flashbacks
Counterpoint: Most elder care in Minnesota is good, and helpful improvements can't be rushed

Sack cartoon: If Trump and Kim shake hands
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Anissa Wallingford, shown in this photo illustration, will be traveling to Europe with her family instead of having a graduation party.

More Minnesota high school seniors opting for travel instead of a graduation party

Hai Hai in NE. Mpls. delights with Asian dishes you 'can't find anywhere else'
A local's take on Up North weekenders: 'It really felt like an invasion'
Twin Cities actor wins prestigious Obie award in New York

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.


Gov. Mark Dayton announces that he made good on a vow to veto the Republican tax and omnibus budget bills Wednesday.

Gov. Dayton vetoes major work of session

N.Y. Sen. Gillibrand says she couldn't stay silent about Franken conduct
Trump praises Fox News' Tomi Lahren after Mpls. confrontation
Defense chief tells Air Force graduates to be ready for war

The U.S. Postal Service will soon be releasing a set of seasonally themed scratch-and-sniff stamps.

Stamps to have eau de Popsicle, other scents

Parents go to court to boot 30-year-old son from their N.Y. home
Workers plugging energy wells as lava flows nearby
Condemned to life in prison for murder as a teen, man walks free 20 years later

President Donald Trump meets with South Korean President Moon Jae-In in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Washington.

Trump, Moon try to keep NKorea summit on track amid doubts

Venezuelan president expels top US diplomat amid tensions
Australian archbishop steps down after cover-up conviction
Sleeping in on weekends could be good for you, study suggests

Tigers shortstop Niko Goodrum was greeted by DH Victor Martinez at home plate after hitting a two-run homer during the top of the fourth inning

Twins end homestand with offensive dud vs. Tigers

Twins' roster might remain in flux for a few days
Twins get 2016 NL home run king Carter in minor-league deal
A's slugger Khris Davis on disabled list with hurt groin

Minnesota United midfielder Collin Martin, going over Sporting Kansas City midfielder Roger Espinoza on Sunday, could pair with Maximiano for Saturday

Injuries make youthful new midfield possible for Minnesota United's next match

5 ways Unai Emery can improve Arsenal
Argentina goalkeeper Romero out of World Cup with injury
Hard road to World Cup dream for young Russian players

Maya was just like Mike, even if it was only for a day

Maya was just like Mike, even if it was only for a day

The Jordan Brand, Minneapolis in discussion for permanent Maya Moore "Wings'' billboard
Gameday preview: Dallas at Lynx
'Dumb basketball.' Lynx get their title rings, then lose at the buzzer

This image released by ABC shows, co-hosts, from left, Michael Strahan, Robin Roberts and George Stephanopoulos in the set of "Good Morning America,"

'Good Morning America' to expand; 'The Chew' canceled

Julia Louis-Dreyfus to receive Mark Twain Prize
Danica Patrick to host ESPYs in July
Prince Harry, Meghan at first royal event as newlyweds

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

Correction: Obit-Clint Walker story

In a May 22 obituary of Clint Walker, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Walker was 91 years old when he died. He was 90.


Militant Cuban exile Luis Posada Carriles has died

Former CIA operative and militant Cuban exile Luis Posada Carriles, who was accused of organizing a string of 1997 Havana hotel bombings and a 1976 Cuban airline bombing that killed 73 people, has died. He was 90.


Philip Roth, fearless and celebrated author, dies at 85

Philip Roth, the prize-winning novelist and fearless narrator of sex, death, assimilation and fate, from the comic madness of "Portnoy's Complaint" to the elegiac lyricism of "American Pastoral," died Tuesday night at age 85.


Philip Roth, fearless and celebrated author, dies at 85

Philip Roth, the prize-winning novelist and fearless narrator of sex, death, assimilation and fate, from the comic madness of "Portnoy's Complaint" to the elegiac lyricism of "American Pastoral," died Tuesday night at age 85.


'Greatest love story' began with arranged marriage at Mall of America, ended too soon

Colon cancer claims David Weinlick, whose friends picked the bride for the 1998 wedding at the Mall of America.