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Fantasy sports industry is on the verge of a big win at Minnesota Capitol

But it's not silencing critics who say it's still gambling.

Rowdy Trump protests portend explosive California primary

Hundreds of rowdy protesters broke through barricades and threw eggs at police Friday outside a hotel where Donald Trump addressed the state's Republican convention. Several Trump supporters said they were roughed up but no serious injuries were reported.

Former DFL lawmaker running to be Trump delegate to Republican National Convention

Michael Brodkorb

Former DFL legislator Steve Wenzel is running to delegate to the Republican National Convention from Minnesota as a supporter of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

Seven DFL state senators threaten to withhold votes for bonding bill over Southwest light-rail line

Hot Dish Politics

Seven DFL state senators said they would not support a bonding bill if there is no funding approved for the Southwest Light-Rail Transit project, a train that would run between downtown Minneapolis and Eden Prairie.

Supreme Court trying to find its way after Scalia

Two months, 31 arguments and 18 decisions since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, is the Supreme Court hopelessly deadlocked or coping as a party of eight?


Trump, Clinton angle for advantage in politics of gender

She has no stamina. She shouts. She's got nothing going for her but being a woman.


AP EXPLAINS: Why Aleppo is Syria's fiercest battleground

As a two-month-old cease-fire collapses and peace talks stall, the northern city of Aleppo is once again a main battlefield in Syria's devastating civil war.…


San Francisco chief releases racist texts, orders training

San Francisco's police chief said that he has ordered that all officers finish an anti-harassment class within the next month amid a racist texting scandal that has rocked the department already dogged by fatal shootings of unarmed minority suspects.


White House 2016: Clinton gears up for Trump in fall race

Waves of campaign staffers are being dispatched to battleground states. Advisers are starting to consider locations for a splashy convention rally in Philadelphia. An army of lawyers is scrutinizing more than two dozen possible vice presidential picks.


Congress heads out with no resolution on Zika, Puerto Rico

Congress accomplished relatively little in a short work period, missing deadlines on the budget and on helping Puerto Rico with its financial crisis as lawmakers began a weeklong break.


Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:


Pennsylvania GOP delegates voice strong support for Trump

A solid majority of Pennsylvania Republicans elected this week as delegates to the GOP's presidential nominating convention in Cleveland say they intend to vote for the candidate who won a thumping primary victory in their state — Donald Trump.


Trump making case to GOP insiders amid chaotic rally scene

Donald Trump took his outsider campaign to the inner sanctum of California's Republican party, making his case directly to the GOP's state party convention even as angry demonstrators shadowed him outside in a possible harbinger of the controversy he will bring as the nominating process shifts toward the nation's most populous and diverse state.


Rowdy Trump protests portend explosive California primary

Hundreds of rowdy protesters broke through barricades and threw eggs at police outside a hotel where Donald Trump addressed the state's Republican convention. Several Trump supporters said they were roughed up but no serious injuries were reported.


16 blamed for mistakes in deadly US attack on Afghan clinic

Human error, violations of combat rules and untimely equipment failures led to the mistaken U.S. aerial attack on a charity-run hospital in Afghanistan last fall that killed 42 people, a senior American general said. Investigators called the attack a "disproportional response to a threat that didn't exist."


Glensheen seeks $26 million for urgent repairs

Glensheen director said most urgent repair needs would cost $8 million.


Pot limits for Colorado tourists could be on the way out

Colorado's tourists would be able to buy as much marijuana as residents, if a bill moving through the state Legislature passes.


President Obama celebrates jazz at the White House

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are celebrating International Jazz Day a day early with a concert at the White House.


Gov. Mark Dayton, Speaker Kurt Daudt renew call for transportation funding

But not much closer; taxes and the Southwest LRT make final consensus difficult.