Editorial
July 14

American Indians see change coming

Two important decisions herald change for the better.
Editorial
July 13
Roger Stone leaves federal court in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 12, 2019.

Trump's shameful Stone clemency

The prosecution was indeed "righteous," and the president's clemency was in fact "historic corruption."
Editorial
July 12

Residency rules won't cure policing ills

Incentives are fine, but a mandate would hurt efforts to strengthen, diversify departments.
Editorial
July 10
RICHARD TSONG-TAATARII • Star Tribune “We’re going to be coexisting with this virus for some time,” said Andy Slavitt, who ran the federal Cen

A data-driven reality check on returning to normal

Rapid rise in COVID-19 cases in the Sun Belt should temper expectations on reopening.
Editorial
July 10
Maya Moore

Maya Moore is a hero on (and in) the court

Lynx star's social justice assist exemplifies athletes as living up to being role models.
Editorial
July 10
Members of the media set up outside the U.S. Supreme Court building on Thursday, July 9, 2020.

Trump's taxes? A little less shrouded.

Supreme Court doesn't let him off the hook, but election-wise, time is in his favor.
Editorial
July 8
Edina is one of the cities requiring face masks to be worn in public places to mitigate transmission of the coronavirus. The city’s order went into

Minnesota needs a mask mandate

Walz should act now: The coronavirus doesn't respect political borders.
Editorial
July 8

Religion gets a legal boost

The Supreme Court, in this term, has been friendly to religious prerogative.
Editorial
July 7

When art gives voice to grief, rage

In Minneapolis, intersection is a gathering place to mourn George Floyd's death.
Editorial
July 6

Don't dismiss risk of air travel in the pandemic

Despite assurances that all is well, overconfidence isn't helpful as the pandemic rages on.
Editorial
July 4

Mail-in voting can keep all of us safer

Pandemic poses special challenges, and absentee voting is a time-tested alternative.
Editorial
July 3

From the archives: The Fourth is for the courageous

What if the Founding Fathers, as challenges mounted, said the fight couldn't be won?
Editorial
July 3

State faces prospect of legal setback on insulin program

Big Pharma's legal challenge is likely to succeed. Walz, Legislature will need stopgap solution.
Editorial
July 2

U.S. economy right now: Top of the parabola?

The bounce looks like a classic false rebound, but let's hope this time can be different — and that everybody tries to help.
Editorial
July 2

This July 4th calls for national soul-searching

Instead, Trump's plans for an event at Mount Rushmore are causing even more division.
Editorial
July 1

Security for hire: The implications of that $63,000 surcharge

Three Minneapolis City Council members get publicly funded private protection in the face of threats. Understandable but illuminating.
Editorial
July 1

Moving in the right direction to reinvent policing in Minneapolis

Chief, mayor and business groups offer needed reforms in city's approach to public safety.
Editorial
June 30

Cause for sorrow in Hong Kong

China is no longer subtle about breaching "one country, two systems."
Editorial
June 30

Keep ACA protections against million-dollar medical bills

Pandemic is a new reason not to bring back lifetime limits on medical coverage.
Editorial
June 29

Two rulings, one change

Supreme Court decides in favor of abortion access but dings consumer protection.
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