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House Speaker Kurt Daudt and two other Minnesota state representatives are in Turkey this week, where international tension is flaring over the country's downing of a Russian warplane.
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A state judicial panel has recommended Department of Human Services Commissioner Lucinda Jesson and three others to Gov. Mark Dayton as he looks to fill two vacancies on the Minnesota Court of Appeals.
Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton will hold a campaign event in Minneapolis on Dec. 15.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton says Venezuela's voters should have the final say in their country's presidential elections.
California's top oil regulator is resigning after 17 months on the job, a newspaper reports.
The United States is criticizing China's imprisonment of a media freedom activist who was sentenced to six years after the late addition of charges that his attorneys were not given a chance to defend against.
New House Speaker. New look: facial hair.
A family from Syria prepared to settle in northern New Jersey Monday, two weeks after Gov. Chris Christie told President Barack Obama that the state wouldn't accept any more Syrian refugees.
Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills soared in Monday's auction to their highest levels since March 2009, as investors expect that the Federal Reserve will soon start raising interest rates.
San Francisco Bay officials are considering what they say are the toughest emission rules in the nation for oil refineries.
Nervous mayors and county officials are piping up about the Illinois budget crisis, with one city even threatening to turn off the lights at a state garage because of an unpaid electric bill.
The organization guiding a Native Hawaiian election is extending voting by three weeks after a U.S. Supreme Court justice temporarily blocked vote counting.
A federal appeals court has rejected a Virginia death row inmate's appeal of his murder-for-hire conviction.
The State Department says it will release on Monday approximately 7,800 pages of Hillary Clinton's emails, largely sent or received in 2012 or 2013.
A jury has been selected for the trial of a white police officer in Delaware accused of assaulting a black suspect in 2013 by kicking him in the head.
Sen. Marco Rubio said Monday that radical jihadists are using the Syrian refugee crisis as cover to send terrorists to the West and that it's impossible for the United States to vet some migrants from the region.
A federal judge has temporarily blocked Missouri's health department from revoking the abortion license held by a Planned Parenthood clinic in Columbia.
As secretary of state, Hillary Clinton opened her office to dozens of influential Democratic party fundraisers, former Clinton administration and campaign loyalists, and corporate donors to her family's global charity, according to State Department calendars obtained by The Associated Press.