Submarine hunt sends Cold War chill across Baltic

Sweden's biggest submarine hunt since the dying days of the Soviet Union has put countries around the Baltic Sea on edge.

Breast cancer survivors find new strength in exercise

With supervision, breast cancer survivors can exercise without fear of developing a potentially debilitating side effect of surgery and radiation.

MSP airport workers seek $15-an-hour minimum wage

Group presents case to Metropolitan Airports Commission, then protests outside airport.

Police: Driver purposely hits woman on Hennepin; victim critically hurt, in coma

Witnesses told police that the driver “veered toward” the victim even as she tried to get out of harm’s way.

A year later, cleanup still going for ND oil spill

One year after a pipeline rupture flooded a wheat field in northwestern North Dakota with more than 20,000 barrels of crude, Tesoro Corp. is still working around the clock cleaning up the oil spill — one of the largest to happen onshore in U.S. history.

Car ends up 'completely submerged' in Mora Lake; 2-year-old seriously hurt

The car was heading north on Hwy. 65 in Mora, when it ran off the road to the right along a slight curve, the State Patrol said.

US agency warns car owners to get air bags fixed

A potential safety crisis over defective air bags widened Monday as the U.S. government issued an urgent plea to more than 4.7 million people to get their cars fixed.

Police: Indiana suspect hints at more killings

Police investigating the slayings of seven northwestern Indiana women whose bodies were found over the weekend said Monday it could be the work of a serial killer, and that the suspect has indicated there could be more victims going back 20 years.

Frankenstein-shaped pumpkin is a real monster

By using a plastic mold — and lots of ingenuity — a farmer has come up with a way to grow pumpkins in eerie shapes.

Charges: Inside job lets thieves pick new cars 'at very low price' from Minn. rail yard

The defendant told authorities that his trip to the informal rail yard showroom occurred early last week, when he and five others were driven there in a pickup, the charges read.

Minnesota man arrested with marijuana on Amtrak

A Minneapolis man faces felony drug charges in Montana after a search of the luggage he checked on an Amtrak train turned up more than 31 pounds of marijuana and pot products, officials said.

Warming Earth heading for hottest year on record

Earth is on pace to tie or even break the mark for the hottest year on record, federal meteorologists say.

Carver County farmer dies after being 'buried alive' in ditch

As the farmer stood in a ditch, a worker pushed in dirt and accidentally buried the man.

Strib Biz Live: Stocks drift; IBM shifts gear; 3Q results roll on

Ikea makes push for growth

Ikea, whose stadium-sized furniture stores draw shoppers from miles around, is making an online push.

Live Chat Replay: Answering your questions about Ebola

9 arrested in child sex trafficking sting

Nine people have been arrested in a child sex trafficking sting in the Eau Claire area, according to authorities.

Remains under Pine County home appear to be from historical burial site

A crew from Hamline University was surveying the site, along the eastern shore of Pokegama Lake in the 15000 block of Sunset Trail, and conducting an anthropological dig.

Senser will be freed today after completing work-release portion

Less than 2½ years after being sentenced for criminal vehicular homicide in the death of a Minneapolis chef, Amy Senser will be on supervised release — able to go home, but not allowed to drive.