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Tickets for Sanders' Minneapolis forum to be available at 4 p.m. Thursday

The surging Democratic presidential hopeful will speak at Patrick Henry High School on Friday evening.

Clinton struggles to regain her footing after New Hampshire

Her campaign rethinks its strategy and message.

Republican Chad Anderson beats Andrew Carlson in special House race

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Republican Chad Anderson defeated Andrew Carlson in a special House election in Bloomington Tuesday.

Howe and Lewis spar over abortion in Second District debate

Michael Brodkorb

John Howe and Jason Lewis sparred over abortion rights during a debate between the Republican candidates for Congress in Minnesota Second Congressional District.

The Latest: Nevada lawmaker talks to holdouts

The Latest on the standoff at a national wildlife refuge in Oregon (all times local):


In Illinois, Obama issues an appeal for political unity

President Barack Obama came here nine years ago to declare it was "time to turn the page" on cynical, special- interest politics. He returned Wednesday lamenting that the story hasn't changed.


Key events in the occupation of the Oregon wildlife refuge

Here is timeline of events in the armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon:— Jan. 2, 2016: A protest takes place in Burns,…


Here's how John Kasich plans to win the Republican nomination

Strategist says the Ohio governor will try to outlast the others.


FBI says it has surrounded last occupiers at Oregon refuge

The FBI said Wednesday it has moved to contain the last few occupiers of an Oregon wildlife refuge who were part of a protest that began more than a month ago over federal land policy.


U.S. Supreme Court imperils Paris climate agreement

By blocking power plant emissions limits, Supreme Court could cripple Paris accord.


FBI says it has surrounded last occupiers at Oregon refuge

The FBI surrounded the last four occupiers of a wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon on Wednesday night as the holdouts argued with a negotiator and yelled at law enforcement officers in armored vehicles to back off.


Lawsuit of man who questioned police shootings dismissed

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a former investigator for Chicago's Independent Police Review Authority, which investigates police shootings.


Friend of Texas man shot by police wants public's attention

The friend of an unarmed man fatally shot by a San Antonio officer said Wednesday he will try to keep a spotlight on a case that police are still investigating.


Timeline of events after fatal police shooting in Ferguson

A year and a half after a police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, the U.S. Justice Department has filed a civil rights lawsuit against the city. Here is a timeline of key events that followed the Aug. 9. 2014 shooting of Michael Brown:


Judge denies request to dismiss count in Islamic State case

A federal judge presiding over the case of five men accused of plotting to join the Islamic State group says he won't dismiss the most serious charge against them.


Trump, Sanders win big in N.H., riding voter frustration + Video

Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders rode a wave of voter frustration with American politics to commanding victories in Tuesday's New Hampshire primaries, adding crucial credibility to their upstart candidacies.


Dayton calls for 6 weeks paid parenting leave for state workers

Gov. Mark Dayton on Tuesday pushed for six weeks of paid leave for all new parents employed by the state, saying the bonding between newborns and parents "is just crucial."


New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie ends 2016 White House bid

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie dropped out of the race for the Republican nomination for president "without an ounce of regret" on Wednesday, a day after his disappointing sixth-place finish in New Hampshire's primary.


U.S., Japan postpone talks on Tokyo airport access

Delta, Minnesota leaders have said the plan could threaten MSP-Tokyo route.