Minn. attorney general, lawmakers look to crack down on wage theft

Attorney General Keith Ellison is creating a new labor division to address economic crimes.
The cruise ship Viking Sky as it drifts after sending a Mayday signal because of engine failure in windy conditions near Hustadvika, off the west coas

Cruise ship off Norway issues mayday; begins evacuations


US-allied Syrian force declares victory over Islamic State

Attorney General William Barr leaves his home in McLean, Va., on Saturday morning, March 23, 2019. Special counsel Robert Mueller closed his long and
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Attorney General William Barr left his home in McLean, Va., this morning.

Key findings coming on Mueller report — but not quite yet

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Attorney General William Barr spent Saturday reviewing the special counsel's confidential report on the Trump-Russia investigation, but Barr's "principal conclusions" summary for Congress was not coming for at least another day.
Minnesota's Jordan Murphy shoots over Louisville's Jordan Nwora (33) during the second half of a first round game in the NCAA Tournament

Gophers, Spartans have made big strides since February meeting

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Out of about 300 Target stores around the country slated for an end-to-end makeover in the year ahead, 14 of them are in Minnesota.

Target will do end-to-end makeovers of 14 Minnesota stores in 2019

Remodels spiff up aisles and backroom operations to meet modern shopping trends.
Bees from a hive in Hamburg, Minn.

Inside the hive mind: Bees can do basic math, new study finds

 Curious Minnesota
The skyways in downtown Minneapolis, Minn., on Friday, May 8, 2015. ] RENEE JONES SCHNEIDER ¥

Were Minneapolis' skyways first created to combat the cold – or something else?

Love them or hate them, the skyways' dual origin stories might surprise you.