The hawalas that Somalis depend on to send money to relatives are losing their banking connection.
Updated: December 29, 2011, - 08:47 PM
Tibetan Buddhists see the extraordinary in this Columbia Heights boy -- a reincarnated guru.
Updated: December 18, 2011, - 09:00 AM
Minnesota's Somali community is in the forefront of the effort to ward off starvation amid civil strife in far-off Somalia.
Updated: November 24, 2011, - 09:20 PM
Somali-American Barkhad Abdirahman is one of many locals planning to show up for Saturday's open call for African-born men, women and children to audition for a role in "Capt. Phillips," a Tom Hanks film about pirates.
Updated: November 04, 2011, - 05:13 PM
The killer, thought to be a Minnesota native, left a farewell message encouraging young Muslims to fight unbelievers wherever you find them.
Updated: November 01, 2011, - 01:30 PM
Robert Karimi is a man on a food mission.
Updated: October 28, 2011, - 07:07 PM
Amina Farah Ali, recently convicted on terrorism charges, has been eating meals in her cell in protest.
Updated: October 27, 2011, - 11:03 PM
Amina Farah Ali and Hawo Mohamed Hassan were immediately taken into custody, joining other Minnesota Somalis convicted in a wide-ranging federal investigation into alleged recruitment and fundraising for Al-Shabab.
Updated: October 20, 2011, - 11:14 PM
Supporters of the Somali women charged in the case rallied at the courthouse.
Updated: October 18, 2011, - 06:23 AM