Greg LeMond moves forward after '12 years of hell'

Greg LeMond lost his star status and his livelihood after taking a stand against doping. Now the champion cyclist has regained his rank and is rebuilding his life.

Bison are welcomed home on the range

Plains Indians tribes are adopting wild bison herds, hoping to revive the fading culture of their ancestors while also helping rescue an animal whose history is so deeply intertwined with their own.

Northbound I-35W near downtown Minneapolis reopens after semi rollover

The northbound freeway was closed for hours, backing up traffic into south Minneapolis on Saturday morning. The semi driver was injured.

Man shot, wounded on Metro Transit bus in north Minneapolis

An verbal altercation between two men turned violent on a Metro Transit bus in north Minneapolis late Saturday morning, police said. A man was shot by an unknown suspect who …

What's with all the political visits to Minnesota? Turnout

In an election that has attracted little national heat, it sure has attracted national political stars. This month alone, former President Clinton, First Lady Michelle Obama, former Secretary of State …


Ditch-mapping mission by drone has FAA's OK

Tim Briggs said he’s the first commercial drone operator in Minnesota to get permission from the Federal Aviation Administration.


US to recognize same-sex marriage in 6 more states

The federal government is recognizing gay marriage in six more states and extending federal benefits to those couples, Attorney General Eric Holder announced Saturday.


Teacher tried to stop Washington state shooting

A newly hired teacher confronted a gunman and was being hailed as a hero on Saturday after a deadly shooting rampage in the cafeteria of a Washington state high school.


Cream vocalist and bassist Jack Bruce dies at 71

Jack Bruce was part Mississippi Delta and part Carnaby Street. In his glorious heyday as bassist and lead vocalist of 1960s power trio Cream he helped create a sound that combined American blues and psychedelia to thrill audiences throughout the world.


St. Paul cops spin memories in new oral history

The voice of retired St. Paul police Capt. Ted Fahey is raspy but clear as he flashes back four decades. He had just been hired as a patrolman in …


Local widow of Ebola victim still waiting for survivor's benefits

Decontee Sawyer of Coon Rapids is feeling financial pinch as she is stymied in her effort to seek survivor’s benefits.


Maddon suddenly an appealing option for Twins manager + Video

The longtime Tampa Bay manager left his job and is interested in talking to the Twins about their vacancy.


MCTC culinary arts program is on the chopping block

Minneapolis Community and Technical College Culinary program is on the verge of closing because grads find only low-paid jobs, raising concerns about student loan repayment.


Weekend traffic: I-494 reduced to single lane in Plymouth, Maple Grove

It will be an early start as a portion of I-494 in Plymouth and Maple Grove go down to a single lane at 6 p.m. Friday.


Twin Cities suburbs diversify; City Councils remain white

Leadership in metro cities doesn’t mirror diversity.


Fire at Wild's offseason retreat almost turned tragic + Video

Owner Craig Leipold’s cabin went ablaze early on Aug. 24 with 15 members of the Wild's hockey operations staff and business executive team on site for an offseason retreat.


Rochester police plan to target at-risk teens raises concerns

Rochester police are proposing the use of predictive analytics to identify at-risk teens, but community members have worries.


Correction: US-United States-Iraq-US Death story

In a story Oct. 24 about the death of a U.S. service member in the fight against the Islamic State group, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the soldier who died in a noncombat-related incident was the first death in the military operation. A Marine who ejected from a plane over the Persian Gulf earlier in October and was presumed lost at sea was the first death, although that soldier isn't on the Defense Department's public list of deaths because the official paperwork hasn't been completed.


Review: Black Keys not too 'Blue' to still rock hard + Photo Gallery

Review: Ohio’s little-band-that-could put on another big Target Center show with fresh-faced opener Jake Bugg.