Editorial
October 30, 2019
President Donald Trump

The White House is interfering with the impeachment probe

Prohibiting testimony denies Congress the ability to act as an equal branch of government.
Editorial
October 28, 2019

Death of Baghdadi is a major milestone in anti-ISIS fight

Special credit goes to U.S. Special Forces, intelligence agencies, and allied Syrian Kurds.
Editorial
October 25, 2019
Hennepin County Sheriff David Hutchinson, who as a candidate spoke against encryption of police radio and 911 calls, says he “was unaware of the lon

Hennepin County's encryption of police radio traffic and 911 calls is a blow to openness

Sheriff's move to encrypt radio traffic and 911 calls should be reconsidered.
Editorial
October 25, 2019

Support grows for state action on vaping

Stronger safeguards are needed to protect young Minnesotans from risks of e-cig use.
Editorial
October 25, 2019

Despite court fight, consumers can shop like normal for health coverage

ACA is in legal jeopardy again, but its aid, protections remain in place for open enrollment.
Editorial
October 24, 2019
St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter commented on the double shooting in his city Sunday night.

Keeping St. Paul safe

Gun violence is a citywide problem, but University Avenue is a key concern.
Editorial
October 24, 2019

Get insulin legislation passed before Thanksgiving

Patience is wearing thin as Minnesotans continue to struggle with the cost of lifesaving drug.
Editorial
October 24, 2019
William Taylor, the top U.S. diplomat to Ukraine, called it “crazy” that the United States would condition the release of security assistance to U

William Taylor's testimony is credible and critical

Diplomat revealed what Trump is willing to do while putting his interests above the nation's.
Editorial
October 22, 2019
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau waves to the crowd as he takes the stage in Montreal on Oct. 22.

Trudeau triumphs in Canada, but he's diminished

He'll continue to lead Minnesota's largest trading partner despite damage suffered from scandals.
Editorial
October 22, 2019
In this frame grab from video provided by Hawar News, ANHA, the Kurdish news agency, residents who were angry over a U.S. withdrawal from Syria hurled

You've got to love foreign policy

Its effects ripple more broadly than voters might believe.
Editorial
October 21, 2019

Sound new effort on U building names

University president Joan Gabel is rightly seeking a clearer, more consistent policy on renamings.
Editorial
October 18, 2019
The Sherburne County sheriff had asked for the public's help in finding Ethan Haus, age 6, after he went missing on Tuesday afternoon.

Tech to the rescue after boy goes missing

People are justly concerned about how it's developed and used, but here's a reason to be grateful.
Editorial
October 18, 2019
Amy Klobuchar during her first campaign appearance as a presidential candidate in February.

Voters should give Klobuchar a look

Pragmatic ideas and unifying tone could be a winning formula, and a way of governing.
Editorial
October 18, 2019

Teens are struggling with mental health, suicide. We need to find out why.

Twin reports confirm the problem, highlight need for action, understanding.
Editorial
October 17, 2019
Anne Cammack holds a barred owl in the woods of the nature center.

Good news on the eventual fate of Warner Nature Center

McNeely family says closing is needed to chart a new course and improve the 900-acre gem.
Editorial
October 16, 2019
U.S. Rep. Katie Porter, D-Calif., is urging federal officials to improve oversight and accountability at the nation’s 58 nonprofit organ procurement

Too many Americans die while waiting for 'gift of life'

Innovation, oversight is needed to make more organs available for critically ill patients.
Editorial
October 15, 2019

Focus on meaningful consequences for repeat offenders in Minneapolis

A small number of juveniles are going back to the streets and causing too many problems.
Editorial
October 14, 2019

Trump parody video: Yeah, and the movie …

One can't really neglect the point that the "Kingsman" scene was also abhorrent.
Editorial
October 14, 2019
This March 7, 2016, file photo shows the Trump National Doral clubhouse in Doral, Fla. A graphically violent parody video, shown at a meeting of Presi

Violent parody video is a new low in today's political environment

Trump needs to do more than have White House staff issue impersonal condemnation.
Editorial
October 11, 2019

Gathering boosts Minnesota's reputation for health and wellness leadership

Summit in Minneapolis reflects Minnesota's world-class status in wellness industries.
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