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In Croatia, Dayton finds tributes to a predecessor

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Gov. Mark Dayton is in the midst of a visit to Croatia to mark the 20th anniversary of a partnership between the Minnesota National Guard and the Croatian military.

Legislators look at lowering hunting age in Minnesota

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"I certainly went out hunting younger than 11 and I took my daughter out pheasant hunting when she was about 8," said Rep. Bob Gunther, R-Fairmont, a sponsor of the measure.

Q&A: Puerto Rico's unfolding default crisis

Puerto Rico is in uncharted territory after a historic default. A federal oversight board is getting ready to oversee the island's finances amid a dire economic crisis.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

Trump and Clinton looking for different things in a VP

Donald Trump wants a running mate who has what he lacks — political experience. Hillary Clinton is putting a premium on diversity as she searches for a No. 2.

Tesla driver's death on 'Autopilot' triggers probe, dilemma

The first American death involving a car in self-driving mode presents a dilemma: How aggressively to embrace the potentially life-saving technology after a fatal crash. The driver's history of speeding further complicates the question.

Lynch meeting latest episode to strain Clinton trust

An impromptu meeting between Bill Clinton and the nation's top cop could further undermine Hillary Clinton's efforts to convince voters to place their trust in her, highlighting perhaps her biggest vulnerability.


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Ellison talks with mother about gun control

With gun control advocates crammed behind him, U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison asked his mother why she left him a message last week telling him to get to the House floor for Democrats' sit-in to push for tougher laws on firearms.

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In Croatia, Dayton finds tributes to a predecessor

Gov. Mark Dayton is in the midst of a visit to Croatia to mark the 20th anniversary of a partnership between the Minnesota National Guard and the Croatian military.


Rare coin dealers' lobbying paid off at Legislature

It's a case study in how influence works at Capitol.


Attorney General Loretta Lynch regrets chat with Bill Clinton

Attorney general won't veto e-mail case decision.


With 2 weeks to go, Cleveland convention still unorganized

With just more than two weeks until the Republican National Convention opens in Cleveland, Donald Trump's preparations for what is usually a polished and highly…


Ellison talks with mother about gun control

With gun control advocates crammed behind him, U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison asked his mother why she left him a message last week telling him to get to the House floor for Democrats' sit-in to push for tougher laws on firearms.


Chris Christie, Newt Gingrich are top VP candidates for Donald Trump

A number of senators — including Jeff Sessions (Alabama) and Bob Corker (Tennessee) — are also being reviewed as viable picks, although the extent to which they are being vetted is unclear.


Sunscreen doesn't work as well as it says: What to do?

Something to consider as you head to the beach or pool over the July Fourth weekend: That sunscreen in your bag may not protect your skin as much as you think.


Trump takes some detours during trade speech

Trade event was type he had avoided in primary.


Former Minn. Gov. Arne Carlson on a list of GOP's Hillary Clinton backers

Richard Armitage, Henry Paulson, Brent Scowcroft. Three big-name former George W. Bush administration officials in the past two weeks have announced that they are supporting…


Christie emerges as Trump power player

He is pleading with fundraisers as he crafts Trump government.


Clinton, Trump share tough trade stance on China

Economic populism marks both candidates' views.