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Sleepy teens suffer in the classroom

St. Paul school board should stick with later start times for grades 9-12.

Sack cartoon: Military recruiting under Trump


Military recruiting under Trump

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The new generation gap in Minnesota: It's a formative thing
Lori Sturdevant

Here's how it might play out in the upcoming elections.

Of Harvey Weinstein, Hugh Hefner and sexual revolutions as ambiguous things
D.J. Tice

Considering male wrongdoing in the context of this era's permissive society.


Sleepy teens suffer in the classroom

Regents should ensure U goes easy on out-of-state tuition hikes
One-two punch from feds punishes Minnesota for health care innovation
Pushing pedals in the fight against cancer

Entrance to the campus of the University of Minnesota.

How test scores can block black students from the University of Minnesota

Really, NFL, this is a protest? Stop killing the players with kindness
Soldiers who lost their lives in Niger should be honored
The Marxist tactics of Trumpism

Crews took down pedestrian barricades along the Nicollet Mall last Friday in downtown Minneapolis.

Readers Write: Nicollet Mall, charter schools, tax reform and charitable giving, state employee contracts, St. Cloud and refugee resettlement, Little Blue Libraries

Readers Write: Puerto Rico and the island territories, sexual misconduct, Vikings game, University of Minnesota
Readers Write: Football and injuries, football and politics
Readers Write: Bid for Amazon's 'HQ2,' changing lake name, moderate politics

Soldiers who lost their lives in Niger should be honored

Instead, Trump has managed to trivialize their deaths.


Readers Write: Nicollet Mall, charter schools, tax reform and charitable giving, state employee contracts, St. Cloud and refugee resettlement, Little Blue Libraries

The mall doesn't need PR, it just needs …


Really, NFL, this is a protest? Stop killing the players with kindness

A lesson from the civil rights era: If owners punished a few stars, it might move the goalposts.


The Marxist tactics of Trumpism

To enflame the divisions within free societies is an old Communist ploy. The Russians (and the Donald) both use it today.


Don't expect Middle East calm after fall of Raqqa

It's a victory over ISIS, the army, but terror threat persists.


We must weed out Minnesota's lousy charter schools

Choice and competition should help close the gap. But something's not working.


Editorial counterpoint: Incomplete, inaccurate data sank state employee contracts

Why our legislative subcommittee rejected the contracts for public unions. "Just trusting" the state budget agency isn't good enough.