Bill Cosby's public moralizing was his undoing

The judge who unsealed documents on Monday revealing Cosby's 2005 admission that he obtained quaaludes to give to young women before sex cited the comedian's public moralizing in deciding to release the testimony.

CVS Health quits U.S. Chamber over stance on smoking

CVS Health Corp. said Tuesday that it was resigning from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce after revelations that the chamber and its foreign affiliates were undertaking a global lobbying …

White House aims to give renters, lower-income people access to solar

The plan is a step in Obama’s vow to tackle climate change.

A decade after London terror bombings, warnings of a greater threat

Authorities are cautioning that the rise of ISIL has changed the calculus on terror.

Child is critically ill after swimming in Pope County lake

This is the northernmost reported case of Naegleria fowleri, which has previously killed two Minnesota children.


Soldiers arrive in Saskatchewan to battle raging wildfires

Canadian soldiers arrived Tuesday to help battle raging wildfires in the western province of Saskatchewan, where more than 10,000 people have been evacuated in recent days. The smoke has triggered air quality warnings across the U.S. West and Midwest.


Housing goes up in North Loop of Mpls. for less

Affordable Cameron apartments trade on North Loop’s pre-trendy roots.


Gallery: Athletes at the top of their game, late in life


As travelers carry less cash, will ATMs at airports go the way of phone booths?

MSP officials struggle to drum up interest from major financial companies to place ATMs in the airport.


Garnett agrees to two-year deal; Wolves sign first-round picks Towns, Jones

Wolves' signing of Kevin Garnett and Nemanja Bjelica can be finalized Thursday when NBA negotiating moratorium ends.


Subway guy Jared’s home raided amid child-porn charges against associate + Video

FBI agents and Indiana State Police raided the home of Subway restaurant spokesman Jared Fogle on Tuesday, removing electronics from the property and searching the house with a police dog.


With broadening reach, heroin deaths have quadrupled in past decade

Heroin addiction and the rate of fatal overdoses have increased rapidly over the past decade, touching parts of society that previously were relatively unscathed, the CDC reported Tuesday.


Drunk boaters flock to Lake Minnetonka, boosting 911 calls + Video

In the wake of a rowdy July 4 holiday weekend on Lake Minnetonka, some local leaders are worried that the big lake’s party scene is out of control.


NTSB: 2 killed when F-16, small plane crash; jet pilot safe

An F-16 fighter jet smashed into a small plane Tuesday over South Carolina, killing two people and raining down plane parts and debris over a wide swath of marshes and rice fields.


The Drive: Get the latest on the Twin Cities morning traffic


Teen dies after post-holiday shooting in downtown Minneapolis

One of the victims in a string of post-holiday shootings over the weekend in Minneapolis has died, police announced Tuesday. While authorities wouldn’t identify who was killed, a police report …


Williams gets past Azarenka at Wimbledon; Sharapova next

Erasing an early deficit, Williams got past Azarenka 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 with the help of 17 aces and a remarkable ratio of 46 winners to 12 unforced errors.


Minnesota bookstores will celebrate release of Harper Lee novel

That ticking noise you hear is the countdown to the release of the new Harper Lee novel, “Go Set a Watchman,” which will be in bookstores July 14.


Minnesota clubs prove that coloring isn't just for kids + Photo Gallery

Grown-ups trade high-tech screens for old-fashioned coloring books as a way to express themselves, relieve stress and socialize with others.