Minnesota Senate Republicans want to dismantle Minneapolis Public Schools and create six smaller school districts in an attempt to close one of the state's largest achievement gaps. The plan …
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A small plane has crash-landed on a golf course near the Santa Monica Municipal Airport, critically injuring the pilot, who was actor Harrison Ford, according to several news outlets.
A teenager was charged Thursday by the Hennepin County attorney’s office with shooting his father in the face at their Minnetonka home, severely wounding him.
Because the juvenile is younger …
The suicide rate for girls and young women in the U.S. continues to rise, at a pace far faster than for young males, health officials said Thursday.
Complaints prompt Metro Transit to post reminders.
A BNSF Railway freight train containing 103 cars loaded with crude oil has derailed near the northern Illinois city of Galena.
A southwest Florida man put his dead neighbor in the bed of his pickup truck and drove — bloody and agitated — to his lawyer's office, where he said he had killed the man in self-defense.
It took just one juror to spare the life of convicted murderer Jodi Arias on Thursday — and the woman had to survive an attempt by her colleagues to boot her from the jury before she could do it.
The aide at the Maplewood facility was banned from “any position allowing direct contact with, access to, persons receiving services” from state-licensed care programs, according to investigators.
The son of Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek pleaded guilty Thursday to fourth-degree drunken driving.
As part of the plea, charges of refusing to submit to a chemical test and …
Think Kelly Clarkson is fat? She doesn’t care. She shrugged off insults from British TV personality Katie Hopkins, who asked, "Did she eat all of her backing singers?" The indifferent singer replied: "I’m awesome."
Mixed signals from the Supreme Court have states on edge about the future of health insurance subsidies for millions of Americans. And a summer decision from the justices leaves little time for backup planning.
In the late 1980s, support for gay marriage was essentially unheard of in America. Just a quarter century later, it's now favored by clear majority of Americans.
A Delta jetliner landing at LaGuardia Airport in a driving snowstorm on Thursday skidded off a runway and crashed through a chain-link fence, its nose coming to rest on a berm at the edge of an icy bay.
Hitmakers Hall & Oates have sued Early Bird Foods over the company’s Haulin’ Oats granola, which has clearly left a bad taste in the musicians’ mouths.
It's not too early to get camp plans in place. To avoid waiting lists and last-minute scrambles, check out the numerous ideas in our annual Summer Camp Guide. Kids can learn how to program robots, play chess, speak Chinese or dance hip-hop style, among other enrichment options.
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