Trump aide says 'we're not going to control the pandemic'

White House chief of staff Mark Meadows glances as he responds to reporters questions outside the West Wing on the North Lawn of the White House, Sund

The coronavirus has reached into the heart of the White House once more, less than a week before Election Day, as it scorches the nation and the president's top aide says "we're not going to control the pandemic." Officials on Sunday scoffed at the notion of dialing back in-person campaigning despite positive tests from several aides to Vice President Mike Pence, who leads the White House coronavirus task force.

Senate aims to put Barrett closer to a final vote on Monday

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) leaves the Senate floor at the Capitol in Washington on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. The Senate held a rare

Senators were poised on Sunday to remove a key hurdle to Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation as Republicans push for a final vote Monday, just over a week before the presidential election.

Minn. families linked by police violence say it's time for change

Amity Dimock took a moment as she touched her son Kobe Dimock-Heisler’s urn in her home.

Since the police killing of George Floyd, this group, known in activist circles as "the families," has emerged as an influential voice in the movement to remake policing in Minnesota.

International students in Minnesota feel anxiety as Trump administration proposes shortening visas

“I personally feel that this is some sort of attack on the international students.” Ratul Biswas, University of Minnesota student from India who h

The fate of the proposed rule will hinge on the November presidential election results.

Congressional candidates sticking to the center in Second District race

Democratic U.S. Rep. Angie Craig, left, and challenger, Republican Tyler Kistner.

The race between U.S. Rep. Angie Craig and newcomer Tyler Kistner was shaping up as a heated but fairly typical swing district battle until September, when it veered into unfamiliar territory.



“I personally feel that this is some sort of attack on the international students.” Ratul Biswas, University of Minnesota student from India who h

International students in Minnesota feel anxiety as Trump administration proposes shortening visas

Gunfire from 'unknown location' hits 9-year-old boy in St. Cloud
Woman, 80, with Alzheimer's who 'doesn't drive' takes car in Mora and is missing
Brooks: A runner with heart gets back in the race after a year of healing

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Michigan running back Hassan Haskins celebrated a second-quarter touchdown against the Gophers.

Gophers shut down in 49-24 season-opening loss to Michigan

Scoggins: For starters, Gophers' defense, special teams weren't remotely capable
Sid Hartman was networking before anybody coined the term
Tank for Trevor? Vikings primed to join crowded race for No. 1 pick

Scores, schedules, and stats
With more people working from home and few companies hiring, many downtown dwellers are rethinking their options. But others are moving in.

Minneapolis, St. Paul housing exodus more myth than reality

Minnesota's biggest companies open their wallets to political candidates, and risk
Arctic Wolf will move its headquarters to Eden Prairie from Silicon Valley
Schafer: Virtual conference Remo relies on good old-fashioned art of storytelling

A man is handed a sticker from a volunteer after dropping off his ballot for the 2020 General Election on Oct. 23, in West Chester, Pa.

November 2020 will be a time of testing. Is America ready? Are you?

With COVID gathering strength, don't let guard down
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Readers Write: The judicial branch, race in Minnesota, the pandemic response


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A new island top lightens the kitchen.

Basic builder home in Woodbury now makes personal style statement

Minnesotans adjust holiday plans: 'This is not a typical year'
Somali chef Hawa Hassan tells stories of East African cuisine through the experts: grandmothers
8 years after building his green dream home, Don Shelby strives to go even greener

Arctic Wolf will move its headquarters to Eden Prairie from Silicon Valley

With the move, the cybersecurity firm expects to grow from 200 to 350 workers in Eden Prairie next year.

Reusse: Fleck, Gophers fired up for Michigan (writes new senior scribe)

Certain obligations are placed on a sportswriter when he becomes the senior scribe in the Twin Cities, like knowing Fleck and his Gophers will be more than ready for Michigan.

Souhan: Did a playoff victory actually doom the Vikings' future?

Who deserves the blame for the Vikings' 1-5 record and seemingly dismal future? Here's a nomination for an unlikely candidate.




Democratic U.S. Rep. Angie Craig, left, and challenger, Republican Tyler Kistner.

Congressional candidates sticking to the center in Second District race

Senate aims to put Barrett closer to a final vote on Monday
Minnesota schools seek voter-approved funding on crowded ballots
Foreign students show less zeal for US since Trump took over

FILE - In this April 15, 2019, file photo, a vendor makes change for a marijuana customer at a cannabis marketplace in Los Angeles. Voters in four sta

Election could stoke US marijuana market, sway Congress

Wisconsin GOP's voting restrictions impact Black residents
Student pilot among crew that died in Navy crash in Alabama
'All talk, no action' defense likely in Michigan kidnap case

FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2020, file photo, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Lahore, Paki

UN: Nuclear weapons ban treaty to enter into force

Refugees wait in a squalid camp across the Texas border, hoping to be granted asylum
Attack in Kabul kills 18; al-Qaida leader killed in Ghazni
Indigenous Colombians protest a new wave of brutality

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Why do so many Twin Cities mall names end in 'dale'?

Do the Twin Cities really get their drinking water from the Mississippi River?
If Duluth is such a great outdoors city, where are all the bike lanes?
Did German POWs really work on Minnesota farms during World War II?

President Donald Trump visited Duluth on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020.

Trump campaign broke agreement to follow virus guidelines at Duluth rally

Notion of gold rush in northern Minnesota hits setback
Massive Minnesota drug bust includes 35 arrests from Rochester to Iron Range
Job seekers drop out in Duluth leaving smallest workforce in decades

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Jerry Jeff Walker, Texas singer and songwriter, dies at 78

'Brian's Song,' 'Roots,' 'Purple Rain' writer dies at 83
Art exhibit in Chadwick Boseman's hometown honors legacy
Arlo Guthrie, citing health, says he's retired from touring

According to 2019 data, lettuce heads are doing slightly better against lettuce leaves than in 2017 and 2018. Meanwhile, cabbage consumption is up dur

Americans turn over a new leaf, in the produce aisle

Iowa reaches settlement on ethanol plant closure
Tariffs create mixed bag for U.S. farmers, builders
World Food Day aims to intensify the battle against hunger

Chris Montana, was riding high as the owner of DuNord, the first black-owned craft distillery in the country. When the pandemic hit, he pitoved his op

These Minnesotans' ordinary acts of kindness have made life a little easier during COVID

Facing hardship during COVID, these Minnesotans find comfort in levity
Meet Minnesota's front-line scientists, researchers working behind the scenes to fight COVID
On the front lines of COVID, Minnesota's first responders leap in despite unknown