democratic national convention

Clinton becomes first woman nominated by major party

6:50am
On a night awash in history, Hillary Clinton triumphantly became the first woman to lead a major American political party toward the White House, breaking through a barrier that painfully eluded her eight years ago.
Plan to reconnect Cedar-Riverside, downtown Mpls. hits roadblock

Plan to reconnect Cedar-Riverside, downtown Mpls. hits roadblock

Judge: Reagan shooter can leave hospital to live in Virginia
John Hinckley Jr., shown arriving at a Washington, D.C. courthouse in 2003, shot then-President Ronald Reagan outside a D.C. hotel in 1981.

Judge: Reagan shooter can leave hospital to live in Virginia

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The man who attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan will be allowed to leave a Washington mental hospital and live full-time in Virginia, a judge has ruled.
James Bond actor Roger Moore 'heartbroken' over death of stepdaughter

James Bond actor Roger Moore 'heartbroken' over death of stepdaughter

6:59am
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Cartoonist Steve Sack's look through the many political conventions past

Political conventions can be exciting, boring, tediously predictable and full of surprises. Steve Sack has cartooned through 18 of them.
Duluth bear enjoys an afternoon snack, a dip in the pool

Duluth bear enjoys an afternoon snack, a dip in the pool

7:55am
Get back to work! Working past 'retirement age' is beneficial

Get back to work! Working past 'retirement age' is beneficial

The 'Puckett homer' seat – the real one – unveiled at Target Field

The 'Puckett homer' seat – the real one – unveiled at Target Field

6:44am
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Democratic National Convention: A trade-deal critic watches the proceedings …

I wish the TV talking heads and stage presence Sarah Silverman had gotten two messages: One — TPP opposition matters. And two — don't squeeze the Bern.

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