Biden should reboot transatlantic ties

Strengthened U.S.-European relationship needed as a counterbalance to a rising China.

Minnesota Hockey's response to COVID 'pause' deserves praise

November 19
Youth sports leaders took the responsible high road in reaction to restrictions.

'This isn't a drill': Spread of virus requires action, sacrifice

November 18
It's packing a hard punch in Minnesota, and the governor's moves are necessary.
24 minutes ago

Early results show too many students are failing online

In St. Paul, nearly twice as many high school students as last year are behind in earning credits.
November 25
Earth as seen from the Apollo 11 lunar mission in July 1969. Amid today’s uncertainty, it’s important to look at the bigger picture and remember h

Just lucky, I guess

Gratefully contemplating the long odds against our existence
November 25
iStock Beautiful Autumn/Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving 2020: Staying mindful while being grateful

A painful year is nearing its end, and the holiday provides a chance to reflect on the journey.
November 24

At long last, let the presidential transition begin

GSA administrator is finally letting the transfer of power proceed as it should.
November 23

Biden builds a solid foreign policy team

Adversaries and allies alike will respect the seasoned group of appointees.
November 22

Handling the basics of urban policing

New St. Paul commission will look at new ways to handle nonemergency calls.
November 21

As COVID surges, many businesses are struggling to survive

Minnesota's COVID-related mitigation is needed, but lack of federal aid means states must step up.
November 20
Former state Rep. Nick Zerwas

From nagging cough to the ICU in under 30 hours

Former legislator's bout with COVID illustrates need for precautions, preparation.
November 17

A victory for courtroom access in George Floyd case

Judge's decision to allow livestream is a well-reasoned call for transparency in the pandemic.
November 16

No excuse for virus nondisclosure

Sadly, the Legislature apparently needs a rule mandating basic decency.
November 15

How the communication cookie crumbles

Girl Scouts' Amy Coney Barrett tweet — and the response to it — are revealing.
November 14

A painful but necessary step: Safety first on Thanksgiving

Prioritizing COVID prevention over typically large gatherings will help halt viral spread.
November 13

Here's what U.S. is losing as transition is delayed

While Trump refuses to give Biden access to briefings and funds, national security is at risk.
November 12

Mpls. City Council should OK police chief's request for funding

Violent crime has spiked, and the department has to get more officers on the streets.
November 11

A wary world watches U.S. election turmoil

Intransigence from Trump, GOP is "squandering" time needed to meet global challenges.
November 10
On Monday, Nov. 9, 2020, Pfizer said an early peek at its vaccine data suggests the shots may be 90% effective at preventing COVID-19. This May 4, 202

Vaccine news is promising but not a COVID 'cure'

Masking up, forgoing large gatherings is still key to controlling COVID's spread.
November 10
President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign event in the Villages, Fla., Oct. 23. Anna Moneymaker / The New York Times

Trump is recklessly blocking the transition

He has a right to pursue legal challenges, but the nation must be ready to move on.
November 8

Carjacking on the rise in the Twin Cities

City must address worrisome trends and focus on prevention and enforcement.
November 7
Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden spoke to supporters early Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020. Biden defeated President Donald T

Biden's unifying message, optimism won the presidency

Biden and Harris made history, and now they'll lead a country facing myriad challenges.
November 6

Trump challenges the vote without evidence

Slow-motion count was not due to wrongdoing: The system worked the way it should.
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