Black Lives Matter protests. The Jacob Wetterling case. State and national politics as an election year looms. Threats of terrorism.

These are just a few of many major news stories that the Star Tribune has been covering in recent months. Each story presents reporters and editors with a range of challenges in the newspaper and digitally.

On Tuesday at noon, editor Rene Sanchez will spend an hour answering questions from readers about Star Tribune coverage of local and national issues and events during a live chat:

The chat is open now and you can leave questions ahead of time, then return at noon. To ask a question, click the "make a comment" button. You do not need to log-in.