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Respond aggressively to growing North Korea threat

Obama should sign sanctions bill, ramp up regional security, diplomacy.

Sack cartoon: Lookin' for love in all the wrong places

   

Iowa and the Super Bowl: Kicking off 2016's biggest games

John Rash

There are telling similarities — and a key difference — between mega events.

Looking for a presidential parallel? Think 1968

Lori Sturdevant

Sanders-Clinton is not unlike McCarthy-Humphrey — and look how that turned out.

Readers Write (Feb. 12): Police Chief Janeé Harteau, police shootings, Nicollet Mall, the 2016 campaign

A second term for Harteau? Not so fast.


Editorial counterpoint: Minneapolis is moving the right direction on drive-throughs

Editorial was too pro-car and ignored the reality of safety concerns for pedestrians.


It's time for action on Minnesota's pollinators

Despite Big Chemical's influence, Friday's Pollinator Summit could bring real action on protection.


Why did SCOTUS press pause on Clean Power Plan?

It could be to thwart Obama, but there are more charitable interpretations.


Stop turning to grand juries when cops kill

Local NAACP calls for a special prosecutor in the Jamar Clark case.


The message from New Hampshire: No more status quo

Trump, Sanders win without big-money PACs or detailed proposals.


After N.H., rethinking the Trump phenomenon

Surprisingly, exit polls show his support is hard to categorize.


Sack cartoon: The joke's on …


Readers Write (Feb. 11): The 2016 campaign, Jamar Clark case, the lottery

A voter's lament about the options.


To save Iron Range, level power playing field

Northern Minnesota businesses shouldn't have to subsidize residential electric rates.


Thousands of children have disappeared in Europe's refugee flood

They've fallen through the cracks, and some are victims of the sex trade.


Chief Harteau has earned a second term in Minneapolis

On the strength of her record, police chief should keep the job.


There are qualities we'll miss about President Obama

Things we've taken for granted. Things that are easier to see in comparison with the current crop of candidates.


Sack cartoon: The joke's on …


Don't buy the hype: Republicans have a diverse party

The Iowa caucus taught us that. On the other hand, the Democratic Party's standard-bearers teach us something else.