Rep. Ilhan Omar plays a voicemail containing a death threat during a news conference on Tuesday.

Omar cites increase in threats since Republican lawmaker's anti-Muslim remarks

Democratic U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar shared a threatening voicemail during a news conference Tuesday.

Man found dead in air duct in northwest Minnesota home

November 30
The 40-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene, the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office said. His name was not released.

Former Marshall principal filed civil rights lawsuit against district

November 30
Longtime middle school principal claims uproar over LGBTQ flag led to suspension, reassignment.
Nation
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Outside Supreme Court, crowd amplifies abortion arguments

Hundreds of abortion debate partisans crowded the plaza in front of the Supreme Court on Wednesday, intermingling and trading chants as justices heard the highly anticipated arguments inside.
Local
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6th juror seated for Potter trial in Daunte Wright's death

Prosecutors and attorneys for the suburban Minneapolis police officer charged in Daunte Wright's shooting death seated two more jurors for her trial Wednesday, including a woman who said she owns a handgun and a stun gun.
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Former Brooklyn Center police Officer Kimberly Potter, middle, is flanked by defense attorney Earl Gray, left, and defense attorney Paul Engh during j

6 jurors are now seated in Kim Potter manslaughter trial

The former Brooklyn Center officer intends to testify about her actions resulting in the shooting of Daunte Wright.
Nation
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Rev. Patrick Mahoney speaks at an anti-abortion rally outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021, as activists begin to arrive

Abortion rights at stake in divided Supreme Court arguments

The Supreme Court's three liberal justices suggested Wednesday that it would severely damage the court's legitimacy if it agrees to reverse the decades-old abortion decisions that declared a nationwide right to end pregnancies.
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Police nab Cottage Grove bank robbery suspect who tried to flee on foot

The suspect is being held in the Washington County jail with charges pending.
Nation
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South Dakota man pleads not guilty to killing 3, wounding 2

A South Dakota man has pleaded not guilty to fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend, her father and another woman and wounding his ex-girlfriend's mother and a young child.
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Science report: US should make less plastic to save oceans

America needs to rethink and reduce the way it generates plastics because so much of the material is littering the oceans and other waters, the National Academy of Sciences says in a new report.
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Mason Nadolney got his second COVID-19 vaccine shot during a mobile vaccine event at Chanhassen High School in July.

What you need to know about COVID variants, Minnesota mask requirements and more

Advice is evolving along with the coronavirus. Here's the latest from staff and news service reports.
Local
8:53am

Watch live: Jury selection in Kimberly Potter trial

The Star Tribune will livestream the entire Kimberly Potter trial.
Nation
8:35am
People listen to lead pastor Craig McGlassion of the Lake Orion campus of Kensington Church offer words of comfort to the hundreds that showed up duri

Student kills 3, wounds 8 at Oxford High School in Michigan

A 15-year-old sophomore opened fire at his Michigan high school, killing three students, including a 16-year-old boy who died in a deputy's patrol car on the way to a hospital, authorities said.
Local
6:10am

Editorial Roundup: Minnesota

Minneapolis Star Tribune. November 29, 2021.
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Editorial Roundup: Wisconsin

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The first day of jury selection began Tuesday before the prosecution and defense in the trial of Kimberly Potter.

Four jurors chosen in first day of ex-officer Potter's trial

The former Brooklyn Center officer's defense said Tuesday that she will testify.
Business
1:47am

For sale: Rome villa restored by Texas princess auctioned

A villa in the heart of Rome that features the only known ceiling painted by Caravaggio is being put up for auction by court order after the home was restored by its last occupants: a Texas-born princess and her late husband, a member of one of Rome's aristocratic families.
Nation
November 30
A parent hugs a child as others come to pick up students from the Meijer store in Oxford, Michigan following an active shooter situation at Oxford Hig

Authorities: Student kills 3, wounds 8 at Michigan school

A 15-year-old sophomore opened fire at his Michigan high school on Tuesday, killing three students, including a 16-year-old boy who died in a deputy's patrol car on the way to a hospital, authorities said. Eight other people were wounded, some critically.
Nation
November 30

Councilman Andre Dickens wins Atlanta mayor race over Moore

City Council member Andre Dickens won a runoff election Tuesday to become Atlanta's next mayor, riding a surge of support that powered him past the council's current president, Felicia Moore, after finishing second to her in November.
Local
November 30

ASU students to protest Rittenhouse as a possible student

Arizona State University students angered that Kyle Rittenhouse had been a fellow classmate and could enroll again are channeling their outrage into protest.
Business
November 30

Oil pipeline planned even as California moves away from gas

A proposal to replace an oil pipeline that was shut down in 2015 after causing California's worst coastal spill in 25 years is inching though a government review, even as the state moves toward banning gas-powered vehicles and oil drilling.
Business
November 30

In shadow of Texas gas drilling sites, health fears escalate

At a playground outside a North Texas day care center, giggling preschoolers chase each other into a playhouse. Toddlers scoot by on tricycles. A boy cries as a teacher helps him negotiate over a toy.
Nation
November 30
Ghislaine Maxwell.

1st of 4 accusers takes stand at Ghislaine Maxwell trial

The first of four women described as key accusers in the indictment against British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell testified Tuesday that Maxwell was often in the room when the witness, then just 14, had sexual interactions with the financier Jeffrey Epstein.