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Guard troops sat for hours awaiting Pentagon approval to defend Capitol
A hearing co-chaired by Sen. Amy Klobuchar focused on the delay in deploying troops.
Businesses' requests far outweigh $242 million Minnesota relief package
State and county officials have distributed the bulk of the aid approved in December.
Minnesota farmers prepare for new direction from Washington
A new year brings new reasons for optimism for Minnesota's farmers, fueled by a booming export market with China and forecasts for a strong 2021 harvest. But the new administration has farmers wondering what's in store.
To stop domestic terror threat, Walz looks to little-known team
The governor wants to turn the Fusion Center into a round-the-clock operation. Watchdogs worry about privacy violations of more surveillance.
Three women media workers shot dead in eastern Afghanistan
Three women who worked for a local radio and TV station in eastern Afghanistan were gunned down Tuesday in separate attacks, the news editor of the privately owned station said.
Trumps were vaccinated in January before leaving White House, adviser says
Before leaving the White House on Jan. 20, then-President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine earlier…
Support grows for raw cannabis, smoking in state pot program
Bills moving through the Minnesota Legislature would allow patients 21 and older to purchase the raw, plant form of cannabis and smoke it.
UN experts urge independent probe into Navalny's poisoning
Two top U.N. human rights experts urged an international probe into the poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and called Monday for his immediate release from prison.
Biden hails House passage of $1.9 trillion virus relief bill
"We have no time to waste," Biden said at the White House after the House passage early Saturday.
Minnesota House delegation splits on LGBTQ rights bill
The measure's fate is uncertain in the U.S. Senate.
Minnesota legislation aims to stop price gougers during a crisis
When devastating winter storms hit Texas this month, the price gougers moved in.Hundreds of thousands of people were without power, heat or water, so the…
What Minnesota would get out of the COVID-19 relief bill
The House Oversight Committee released a spreadsheet Friday showing that the COVID relief package will provide Minnesota with $4.722 billion. Of that amount, $2.597 billion…
Biden in Texas: 'Nothing partisan' about virus, storm
The president wrapped up his daylong visit to storm-battered Texas with calls for unity and bipartisanship outside a FEMA vaccination center.
Minnesota's projected budget shortfall flips to $1.6B surplus
News sets the stage for months of budget negotiations at the State Capitol and adds fuel to a political fight over taxes.
At conservative gathering, just one litmus test: Loyalty to Trump
Donald Trump is "raring to go" at this weekend's Conservative Political Action Conference.
Conspiracy theories and lies drive rift within GOP
A faction of local, county and state Republican officials is pushing lies, misinformation and conspiracy theories that echo those that helped inspire the violent U.S. Capitol siege.
Minnesota bill targets Apple and Google's smartphone app fees
The legislation is part of a new push in state legislatures to chip away at the power of Big Tech.
Biden marks 50 million COVID shots since taking office
"The more people get vaccinated, the faster we're going to beat this pandemic," the president said,
U.S. House votes to pass Equality Act
It's a top priority of President Joe Biden, though the legislation to enshrine LGBTQ protections in the nation's labor and civil rights laws faces an uphill battle in the Senate.
U.S. targets Iranian militants in Syria
The Pentagon said the strikes were retaliation for a rocket attack in Iraq earlier this month that killed one civilian contractor and wounded a U.S. service member and other coalition troops.
Democrats who lost in conservative districts might have helped Biden
Republicans talk unity in Georgia but censure Kemp, others
7 p.m. curfew in effect for much of Twin Cities by order of Gov. Walz
Automatic expungement proposal attracts bipartisan support
Historic class of women shaping Minnesota policy, budgets
Biden: U.S. shootings 'a national embarrassment'
Biden pushes health initiatives in budget proposal
Biden announces actions to tackle gun 'epidemic'
Gov. Kemp: Major League Baseball 'caved to fear' over voting bill
Biden introduces 'big, bold' infrastructure plan
Biden pledges 200M shots in first 100 days
Congressional tour of Texas border facility
Texas law enforcement adds to US border response
Psaki: Children fleeing violence 'is not a crisis'
Fencing around U.S. Capitol removed as threats ease
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