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Poll: If Hillary Clinton becomes president, what title will Bill have?

Should Hillary Clinton become the president, Bill Clinton would become the first male White House spouse. This poses a pressing question for Americans: what would we call him?

'What makes you happy?' Malala will respond to kids' questions at Mpls. speech

Malala Yousafzai

Nobel Peace Prize winner's Minneapolis appearance will include queries by three young Minnesotans.

Risqué business: MPR's Kerri Miller hosts sexy new podcast

Kerri Miller's new podcast "SmartSex" is a departure from the news, politics and literature beats she commands on Minnesota Public Radio.

MPR host Kerri Miller branches out to tackle a titillating subject in her new podcast.

'Star Wars' producers admit guilt in Harrison Ford's on-set injury

The producers of "Star Wars" pleaded guilty to two criminal charges on Tuesday in a case surrounding Harrison Ford's on-set injury while filming "The Force Awakens."

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Could the Mississippi River actually begin in South Dakota?

Questioning whether the Mississippi begins in Lake Itasca may be blasphemy – or good geology.

Voyageurs National Park is Minnesota’s gift to America

Voyageurs National Park holds surprising treasures of ancient geology, human history and natural splendor for adventurous vacationers.

Boy George and Culture Club still charm with dance-happy pop-soul at Myth

Culture Club triumphed Sunday in its first local concert since 2000.

Review: Duran Duran turns up the grooves after Chic turned it on early

REVIEW: The '80s hitmakers followed their openers' funky lead Saturday in St. Paul.

Word of the week: Gymbership

Minnesota writer who helped kill Superman brings him back to life

Dan Jurgens wrote and drew one of the biggest moments in the history of comic books back in 1992, "The Death of Superman."

Two sodas a day raises cancer risk, study finds

Here's one more reason to consider cutting back on the soda: drinking too many sugary drinks on a daily basis has been linked to gallbladder cancer.

‘Mystery Science Theater 3000’ reboot to premiere on Netflix

Joel Hodgson, the creator of the original "Mystery Science Theater 3000," began a Kickstarter campaign to relaunch the show last year.

Capturing a complicated Otello, more brawn than brains

REVIEW: The summer series' finale presents Verdi's opera version of the Shakespeare play.

Summer serial: A young Mpls. teacher is pulled to small town Minnesota

It’s 1949 and Allen Post, fresh out of college, is leaving the Twin Cities for his first teaching job in the small town of Stone Lake, Minnesota. He is about to learn some of the most important lessons of his life.

Hax: Invite alcoholic to a boozy party?

Ask Amy: My partner and I have a baby boy and live together. We are nearly 40

Americans losing their height advantage


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Vikings celebrate Minnesota artists at U.S. Bank Stadium art party

Minnesota artists, Viking's owners, veteran players and fans partied Monday night at U.S. Bank Stadium's unveiling of its 300-piece art collection.

Gail Rosenblum
No 'plus one'? How to handle flying solo at a wedding

Close friend's wedding brings up painful feelings after divorce.


The tallest and shortest people in the world

standing tall — or not Tallest men The Netherlands, with an average height of about 6 feet. Followed by Belgium, Estonia, Latvia, Denmark, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia,…


Vikings celebrate Minnesota artists at U.S. Bank Stadium art party

Minnesota artists, Viking's owners, veteran players and fans partied Monday night at U.S. Bank Stadium's unveiling of its 300-piece art collection.


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TV psychic Miss Cleo, famous for her 'Call me now!' ads in '90s, dies at 53

Miss Cleo, the psychic who rose to fame in the '90s with a series of television ads, died Tuesday at 53.


Loring Lore walking tours: Sold out

Columnist James Lileks will host guided tours of Loring Park this summer.


Dave Eggers sends family on madcap trip in 'Heroes of the Frontier'

FICTION: In Dave Eggers' new novel, a mom and two children flee their Ohio home.


Neal Justin's TV picks for July 27 – "Ozzy and Jack's World Detour," John Oliver, "Viper Queens"

No strings attachedJohn Legend already had 10 Grammys and an Academy Award to his name (theme song from "Selma"). Can an Emmy be far behind?…


No 'plus one'? How to handle flying solo at a wedding

Close friend's wedding brings up painful feelings after divorce.


Classical this week: Campaign songs, women's music by Vox Nova and Northfield's Vintage Band Fest

The music of politicsTired of Election 2016 yet? For a lighter take on the presidential pitches and party conventions, "Tippecanoe and Gershwin Too!" could be…


Top TV picks for July 26: 'MADtv,' 'The Bachelorette: The Men Tell All,' 'Born This Way'

Bachelor party"The Bachelorette: The Men Tell All" reunites booted contestants, assuring the network an extra night of decent ratings and a choir of hisses…


STYLE CALENDAR

New women's, men's and children's clothing and home items are on sale through Aug. 7 during the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale at the Mall of America.…


Review: 'Love and Ruin: Writing From the Atavist,' edited by Evan Ratliff

NONFICTION: Ten long-form "tales of obsession, danger and heartbreak," originally published online, are repackaged as a book.


Drake dazzles in a 'Bling'-blazing set at St. Paul's Xcel Center

Despite a late start, Drake stakes a strong claim to hip-hop's throne.


Hax: Mother and daughter could both use Al-Anon

Dear Carolyn: My adult brother is in rehab for the second time in two years. My mother is understandably upset and wants to talk about…


The end of the VCR? WHO. CARES. But maybe you should

News from Japan: The last company to make VCRs is shutting down production. If you know what a VCR is, you don't care, but if…


The Monday Briefing: This party will be the bees' knees

PICK OF THE WEEK: It's time to get down to bees-ness at the Pollinator Party, a gathering to pay homage to all things…


TV picks for July 25: 'Santa Claus: The Movie,' 'Rizzoli & Isles,' 'Killer Instinct With Chris Hansen'

Christmas in JulyLast week, I bemoaned the fact that TV seems to be getting in the holiday spirit way too early. Now comes an airing…


Review: 'Swallowed by the Cold,' by Jensen Beach

FICTION: Stories reflect a world of detached folks who ache for empathy in contemporary Sweden.


Review: 'Home Field,' by Hannah Gersen

FICTION: In a Clinton-era small town, a football coach and his three children struggle to go on in this tender debut.


Rosenblum: How all of us (even Playboy Playmates) can stop 'fat shaming'

To single out Dani Mathers for "fat shaming" is absurd.