Rash Report: Politics increasingly defining states' images

Rash Report: Politics increasingly defining states' images

The potential impact on Alabama's reputation may have spurred some Republicans to say "no Moore."

What Minnesota can do now to regain leadership on climate change

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What Minnesota can do now to regain leadership on climate change
As delegates to a global summit in Germany, we saw firsthand how other states and cities are stepping up their efforts.

Don't let crucial anti-terrorism tool die

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Don't let crucial anti-terrorism tool die
Congress must reauthorize provision to allow the FBI to connect the dots in gathering intelligence about possible threats to the U.S.
Editorial
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ISIS is losing on the battlefield, but it's not dead yet

Suicide bombings are becoming a greater threat to U.S. cities.
GARRISON KEILLOR
December 14

Garrison Keillor: A few thoughts, in limerick, from a Mayo Clinic O.R.

When you come to the hospital, you come back to basics.
Editorial
December 14

Five years after Newtown, little has changed on gun laws

If anything, the NRA has become more emboldened.
Douglas J. Feith
December 14

Jerusalem: Recognizing the capital could help bring peace

But first, how we got here and what it will take for Palestinian leaders to compromise.
Mary Christine Bader
December 14

Jerusalem: With Trump declaration, 100 years of meddling

The president bookended the 1917 Balfour Declaration, a testament to imperialism.
Ramesh Ponnuru
December 14

In the Trump-Media War, both sides are losing

Credibility on all sides is in a state of collapse.
Steven F. Hayward
December 13

The high cost of our failing wind policies

Why Minnesota's electricity costs are above the U.S. average and emissions are rising.
David Von Drehle
December 13

In Alabama, we just may have hit bottom and started back up

Democrat Doug Jones' victory over Roy Moore is not about Doug Jones. It's about rejecting what Donald Trump and Steve Bannon have been peddling.
Barbara Nylen
December 13

Counterpoint: Hey, L.A., you can have our bike lanes

Reader sending "advice" may want to ride an ambulance down our vehicle-clogged Minneapolis streets.
Marc A. Thiessen
December 13
Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Doug Jones speaks to reporters af...

Steve Bannon works a wonder: electing a Democrat in Alabama

The magic formula? Force conservative Christians to choose between a pro-abortion radical and a child molester.
Clara Jeon
December 12

Concerted call for Franken's resignation was proper response to system needing change

"Due process?" Women are tired of seeing things go in favor of the accused.
Brent Olson
December 12

Advice to the important people, from those who also matter

Here's what's up with the ones who get form letters back when they write to their congressperson.
Robin Abcarian
December 12

It's Trump's turn for a reckoning

His accusers are back, and this time they're demanding that Congress do something.
Editorial
December 12

Collins, McCain and Murkowski made a puzzling call on tax bill

It's odd that they backed measure repealing key Obamacare mandate.
Robert L. Walker
December 12

Yes, the Senate can investigate Roy Moore if he's elected

Even for actions preceding his time in the office. Even if voters knew.
Editorial
December 11

Arctic protection pact is a minor miracle of cooperation

A rare coalition of countries has agreed to prohibit coastal fishing.
Cass R. Sunstein
December 11

How to nudge people to give more to charity

A largely untried idea is to make increased contributions automatic, as with efforts to boost retirement savings. It could clear a hurdle in human nature.
Jessica Narum
December 11

Spread the word to end the word — the r-word

You know the one — the one that's deeply offensive toward people with intellectual disabilities and their families, and that uses their existence as an insult.
Arne Carlson
December 11

Arne Carlson: From personal to political, rue the rush to judgment

Whenever in history we've abandoned due process, we've damaged ourselves.
Elaine Ou
December 11

No, Bitcoin mining won't melt the polar ice caps

Yes, the data farms required to possess this electronic currency consume a lot of energy. But in the full context, Bitcoin is positively green.
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