World
September 9, 2019

Putin's political party suffers setbacks in Moscow election

Results in city council vote were seen as test for national elections in 2021.
Science
September 6, 2019
FILE - This undated file photo shows a shadowy shape that some people say is a the Loch Ness monster in Scotland. On Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, scientis

The Loch Ness Monster is still a mystery, but scientists have a new theory

A team of scientists said that a large eel could be behind all the speculation.
World
September 6, 2019
DNA hints the Loch Ness 'monster' might be an eel

DNA hints the Loch Ness 'monster' might be an eel

A scientist who collected DNA from Scotland's Loch Ness suggests the lake's fabled monster might be a giant eel.
Business
September 6, 2019
Target has told suppliers to pick up the cost of China tariffs.

Target tells suppliers to pick up cost of China trade tariffs

The pointed memo to hundreds of national-brand vendors highlights the ripple effect of the Trump administration's ongoing trade war with China.
Local
September 6, 2019
A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter flew overhead as residents waited to be evacuated from Treasure Cay, the Bahamas, on Thursday.

Bahamian students come together at St. John's, St. Ben's

Amid their studies in Minnesota, their thoughts are with loved ones at home in the Bahamas.
World
September 5, 2019
People sit under broken palm trees outside the Leonard M. Thompson International Airport after the passing of Hurricane Dorian in Marsh Harbour, Abaco

'It was scary, so scary': Tales of survival emerge from the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian

Thousands in Bahamas are left homeless by the storm system.
Local
September 5, 2019
Patrik Jordan Mathews

Search underway for Canadian army reservist suspected of links to neo-Nazi group

His vehicle was found abandoned just north of the Minnesota-Manitoba border.
World
September 4, 2019
Rescue effort underway in flooded Bahamas

Rescue effort underway in flooded Bahamas

Bahamians rescued victims of Hurricane Dorian with jet skis and a bulldozer as the U.S. Coast Guard, Britain's Royal Navy and a handful of aid groups tried to get food and medicine to survivors and take the most desperate people to safety.
Local
September 3, 2019
Red Cross volunteer Dennis Cadman packs a pallet of snacks for delivery to Trinity On The Hill United Methodist Church, Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019 in Augu

How Minnesotans can help those affected by Hurricane Dorian

Minnesota groups also are mobilizing to get aid in the hands of those hurting because of the massive storm.
World
September 3, 2019
Dorian slams Bahamas, down to Category 3 Hurricane

Dorian slams Bahamas, down to Category 3 Hurricane

Hurricane Dorian came to a catastrophic daylong halt over the northwest Bahamas, flooding the islands of Abaco and Grand Bahama with walls of water that lapped into the second floors of buildings, trapped people in attics and drowned the Grand Bahama airport under 6 feet of water.
Business
August 31, 2019
The sign at the entrance of a Cargill soybean crushing facility in Nantong, China, shown in 2008. The gricultural business giant has invested about $7

Get out of China? Minnesota companies aren't keen on idea

Trump's words have left Minnesota firms guessing.
Local
August 30, 2019
Fire consumes the Amazon rainforest in Altamira, Brazil, on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019. Fires across the Brazilian Amazon have sparked an international ou

How can Minnesotans help the Amazon rainforest amid fires? Local nonprofits offer some ideas

Events thousands of miles away can prompt action close to home, leaders of Twin Cities groups say.
World
August 30, 2019
A volunteer took a break from firefighting in Bolivia, which has seen more than 1 million acres of forest destroyed this year.

Trouble in the Amazon extends beyond Brazil

Bolivia, Peru have seen faster growth in fires.
World
August 27, 2019
Fire consumes an area near Porto Velho, Brazil, Friday, Aug. 23, 2019. Brazilian state experts have reported a record of nearly 77,000 wildfires acros

The Latest: Macron calls Amazon an issue for whole planet

The Latest on the summit of leaders from the Group of Seven democracies (all times local):
Nation
August 26, 2019
Donald Trump hit a ceremonial tee shot off the first tee at Trump National Doral in 2014. Trump says his Florida golf resort could host next G-7 summi

Ethics outcry as Trump touts 'magnificent' Doral for next G7

President Donald Trump was in full sales mode Monday, doing everything but pass out brochures as he touted the features that would make the Doral golf resort the ideal place for the next G-7 Summit — close to the airport, plenty of hotel rooms, separate buildings for every delegation, even top facilities for the media.
World
August 26, 2019
From the left, French President Emmanuel Macron, Egyptian President and Chairman of the African Union Abdel Fattah al-Sissi, Chile's President Sebasti

One empty chair at G-7 climate change meeting: Trump's

U.S. President Donald Trump skipped a discussion on climate with other world leaders at the Group of Seven summit in France — then claimed to "know more about the environment than anyone."
World
August 26, 2019

Macron tries to arrange a Trump meeting with Iranian leader

U.S. President Donald Trump said Monday there's a "really good chance" he could meet with Iran's leader on their nuclear impasse after a surprise intervention by the French president during the G-7 summit to try to bring Washington and Tehran together after decades of conflict.
World
August 26, 2019

UK's Johnson gets Trump backing as he eyes Brexit endgame

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson won the sympathy of U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday after the American leader suggested that the European Union would drive a hard bargain and that it would be "tough" to get a Brexit deal.
World
August 26, 2019
Aerial video shows huge fires in Amazon

Aerial video shows huge fires in Amazon

Aerial images captured by Greenpeace show how fires continued to sweep across the Brazilian Amazon region over the weekend.
World
August 25, 2019

Abe is Japan's longest-serving prime minister since WWII

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe became Japan's longest-serving prime minister since World War II on Saturday, surpassing Eisaku Sato's 2,798 days in office. Saturday was his…