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After Manchester, renew worldwide focus on counterterrorism

People gathered ahead of a vigil in Manchester, England, on Tuesday, the day after a terror attack following an Ariana Grande concert in Britain’s second-largest city. Twenty-two people were killed, including an 8-year-old girl, and 59 were injured.

Although many questions remain, bombing was the evil act of a coward.

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Are visionary Republicans history in our state?
Lori Sturdevant

A post-Watergate Minnesota GOP chairman has this advice: If there's chaos in Washington, keep it there. Put on an orderly show in St. Paul.

Star Tribune Globe to spin again as world news comes full circle
John Rash

International news events echo the original unveiling of the globe in 1951.


People gathered ahead of a vigil in Manchester, England, on Tuesday, the day after a terror attack following an Ariana Grande concert in Britain’s second-largest city. Twenty-two people were killed, including an 8-year-old girl, and 59 were injured.

After Manchester, renew worldwide focus on counterterrorism

How NAFTA can be improved for the digital economy to help U.S.
Allow Minnesotans to review final budget deal
Minnesota doesn't need to loosen "Stand Your Ground" law

Internet voting and paperless machines have got to go

High court has curbed life-without-parole for juveniles, but state case may open new door
Tesla is winning Wall Street race, but don't bet against American ingenuity
Surge of profanity in public political discourse speaks badly for America

Ringmaster Johnathan Lee Iverson opened the final show of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus on Sunday in Uniondale, N.Y. The circus was shutting down after 145 years in operation.

Readers Write: Circuses, entertaining and otherwise; Manchester attack; Trump presidency, Trump budget, Minneapolis mayoral race, Edina rent hike

Readers Write: Aging issues and the death of Roger Ailes, the exchange of ideas, the professionalism of teachers, the responsibilities of voters
Readers Write: Bike lanes, Rep. Erik Paulsen's health care vote, women's issues, speech on campuses, U.S. Postal Service, renaming Lake Calhoun
Readers Write: Passenger rail in Minnesota, post-incarceration, teacher licensure, the Trump presidency

Surge of profanity in public political discourse speaks badly for America

The left is using it more as it strives to punch up its message, but the right goes there, too. In the end, it's just a sad substitute for thinking.


Tesla is winning Wall Street race, but don't bet against American ingenuity

If GM can compete with its Chevy Bolt EV, there's hope for Ford.


Garrison Keillor: Don't drain the swamp, declutter it

Too many soulless stiffs is what's wrong with Washington. Some (the statues) can be removed more easily than others.


Readers Write: Circuses, entertaining and otherwise; Manchester attack; Trump presidency, Trump budget, Minneapolis mayoral race, Edina rent hike

One circus gone, others eternal.


No free passes: Everyone must own the problem of opioid addiction if we're to turn this crisis around

Every year now, more people die in Minnesota from opioid-related overdoses than in car accidents. I'm asking for your immediate help.


To Arabs, Trump is just America without its mask

Melania's dress? Avoid a rude thumbs-up? What's "rude" is U.S. failure to support Arab people's aspirations.


Trump needs to outline a strategy for Afghanistan

It's essential to reach a negotiated settlement with the Taliban.