The debate over Michelle Fischbach's ability to serve was not the only dramatic scene unfolding in St. Paul as the Legislature convened for the first time this year.
President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he has signed a memo directing the Justice Department to propose regulations to "ban all devices" like the rapid-fire bump stocks involved in last year's Las Vegas massacre.
Today was scheduled to be the opening of the long-awaited trial over the decades-long contamination of groundwater in Washington County.
The Russians are going to try it again. Even President Donald Trump's intelligence chiefs say so. But with congressional primaries just two weeks away, the U.S. has done little to aggressively combat the kinds of Russian election meddling that was recently unmasked in federal court.
Last week's deadly Florida high school shooting and a Vermont teenager's arrest in what officials consider a near-miss on a high school shooting are giving a boost to gun control efforts in the state Legislature following years of the otherwise liberal state's steadfast refusal to regulate gun ownership.
President Donald Trump says he's been "much tougher" on Russia than his predecessor — but his evidence remains scant at best.
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Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills rose in Tuesday's auction to their highest levels in more than nine years.
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He told a crowd Thursday that he's planning a visit to Minnesota. But the Super Bowl Host Committee there has been "nothing to indicate that he is" coming.
The Dayton administration, after a critical 2016 audit, points to gains in minority contracting and employment by state government.
Democratic lawmakers on a House investigative panel are asking the credit-monitoring company Equifax Inc. to provide free credit monitoring and identity theft protection for at least three years.
A special election in a Kentucky House district on Tuesday turned into a referendum of sorts on the #metoo movement as voters decide who will replace a former Republican lawmaker and pastor who killed himself in December after facing allegations of sexual assault.
A mistrial was declared on Tuesday in the New York City racketeering trial of a notorious Philadelphia mob boss who had insisted he quit his life of crime after a lengthy prison term.
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Lawyers for a Wisconsin inmate featured in the "Making a Murderer" series on Netflix asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to review a federal appeals court decision that held his confession was voluntary.
Author Stephen King on Tuesday called a Maine congressman an "NRA sweetheart" for receiving thousands of dollars from the gun rights advocacy group.
Wisconsin Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel on Tuesday said he's open to allowing teachers and others to be armed in schools. The remarks came six days after a shooting left 17 dead at a high school in Florida.
A proposal to make California's drought-era water restrictions permanent could allow the state to chip away at long-held water rights in an unprecedented power grab, representatives from water districts and other users told regulators Tuesday.
Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel's effort to analyze untested sexual assault evidence kits has produced its first criminal charges.
The bulk of Gov. Scott Walker's welfare overhaul package, including increasing work requirements for food stamp recipients and imposing them on parents for the first time, won final legislative approval on Tuesday.