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Tributes pour in for ex-national security adviser Brzezinski

Well before he won the presidency in 1977, Jimmy Carter was impressed by the views of foreign policy expert Zbigniew Brzezinski. That Carter immediately liked the Polish-born academic advising his campaign was a plus.

Carter national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies

FILE - In this July 9, 2014 file photo, former National Security Adviser Zbigniew K. Brzezinski testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing to examine Russia and developments in Ukraine. Brzezinski, the national security adviser to President Jimmy Carter, has died at age 89. His death was announced on social media Friday night, May 26, 2017, by his daughter, MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski.

Zbigniew Brzezinski, who helped topple economic barriers between the Soviet Union, China and the West as President Jimmy Carter's national security adviser, died Friday. He was 89.


A pair of red kangaroos box with each other Friday at the Minnesota Zoo's newest exhibit "Kangaroo Crossing."

Take a walk through the Australian Outback — at the Minnesota Zoo

Buckthorn-eating goats to debut in Minneapolis parks Tuesday
Minneapolis City Council asks staff to draft $15 minimum wage ordinance
More than the rooster is new at the revamped Sculpture Garden

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Twins shortstop Jorge Polanco struck out Friday in the ninth inning. He wasn’t alone. Rays starter Chris Archer struck out 11, and reliever Alex Colomé whiffed two.

Archer on target as Rays end Twins' winning streak at four

Zimmer: 'One eye or two, it really doesn't matter. I'm going to be back'
Gophers baseball keeps season alive with frantic rally against Hoosiers
United FC expects its home crowds to keep growing

Cajun BBQ is a popular flavor at the Beef Jerky Outlet store, which has opened in Twin Cities Premium Outlet Mall in Eagan.

Kangaroo or crickets? New jerky store opens in Eagan outlet mall

Target cuts nearly 40 jobs in restructuring of merchandising division
Best Buy is redesigning mobile phone departments in stores and online
Minnesota's solar energy subsidies look to be on their way out

British Prime Minister Theresa May spoke to the media in London on Tuesday, the day after the deadly terror attack following an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester.

Rash Report: Unity on Manchester, but British divisions define election

A workable Minnesota budget, but a flawed process
Hearts are with a family, minds set on justice after officer-involved shooting
Readers Write: Safe driving, federal budget and AmeriCorps, opioids, Islam, President Trump

Kim Jong Un's missile test strategy

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The high-end Conservatory on Nicollet Mall was completed in 1987 but lasted only 11 years.

Teardownapolis? Buildings in downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul don't last long

Shake Shack divulges burger secrets in its new cookbook
Minneapolis rapper Brother Ali's new album finds 'Beauty' at an ugly time
Mary Mack does comedy the Minnesota way in first of 3 nights at Acme

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 addressed the media Friday about the end of legislative session.

Dayton says he is undecided on signing all 10 budget bills

Clinton calls Trump's budget a mean-spirited 'con'
GOP holds onto Montana seat, yet both parties optimistic
With new law, Lyft, Uber set to return to Texas capital city

This image provided by the Virginia State Police shows law enforcement investigating the scene of a shooting early Saturday, May 27, 2017 in Richmond, Va.

Suspect arrested in fatal shooting of Virginia special agent

Police: Man hurling racial slurs kills 2, injures 1 on train in Oregon
Lobsterman shares his 2013 tale of 12 hours floating on his boots in new book
John Glenn's body rekindles scandal at military mortuary

FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017 file photo, British Airways planes are parked at Heathrow Airport.

Global computer outage grounds BA Heathrow, Gatwick flights

Greek, Turkish Cypriots link arms across border for peace
Small plane crashes near Mount Everest; 1 killed, 2 injured
The Latest: France's Macron urges Trump: Stay in Paris pact

Twins shortstop Jorge Polanco struck out Friday in the ninth inning. He wasn’t alone. Rays starter Chris Archer struck out 11, and reliever Alex Colomé whiffed two.

Archer on target as Rays end Twins' winning streak at four

Reusse: Twins' international signings have paid off, Nishioka notwithstanding
Twins pitching prospect Nick Burdi to have Tommy John surgery
Alexa: Take me out to the ball game and buy me some peanuts!

Nick Truesdell will try to stick around with the Vikings as a 6-6 tight end with 4.6 speed.

Truesdell raced beyond checkered past with hopes of catching on in NFL

Zimmer: 'One eye or two, it really doesn't matter. I'm going to be back'
Hartman: Elflein makes his mark at center, guard for Vikings
Lions reach 1-year agreement with RB Matt Asiata

FILE - In this May 2, 2016 file photo, Ben Stiller, left, and Christine Taylor arrive at The Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Benefit Gala, celebrating the opening of "Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology" in New York. Stiller and actress Christine Taylor released a joint statement Friday, May 26, 2017, announcing their breakup. They were married in May 2000 and have two children, who they said will remain their priority.

Ben Stiller and wife Christine Taylor announce separation

Ariana Grande vows Manchester benefit concert: 'We won't let hate win'
'Property Wars' star facing trial for wire fraud in Phoenix
Cop from Marion, Iowa, tops 19 others to win $1M on 'Survivor'

Rocker Chris Cornell remembered as 'voice of our generation'

Music's elite and Hollywood stars remembered Chris Cornell at a somber memorial service Friday that focused on the Soundgarden frontman's love of family and friends as much as it did on his musical achievements as one of rock's leading voices.


The Latest: Tom Morello, Josh Brolin eulogize Chris Cornell

The Latest on memorial services Friday for late Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell (all times local):


Denis Johnson, author of 'Jesus' Son,' dead at 67

Denis Johnson, the prize-winning fiction writer, poet and playwright best known for his surreal and transcendent story collection "Jesus' Son," has died at age 67.


Jared Martin, who played Dusty Farlow on 'Dallas,' dies

Jared Martin, who became a fan favorite with his portrayal of the charming cowboy Dusty Farlow on the 1980s soap opera "Dallas," has died. He was 75.


Lou Anne Kling, legendary farm advocate in Minnesota and nation, dies at 77

The activist, national farm advocacy educator and former U.S. Department of Agriculture manager died May 17.