MPR News Staff
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson Wednesday sued a Florida-based company saying it baits student borrowers with promises of loan forgiveness, charges exorbitant fees and misrepresents what it can do.
Minnesota groups are spreading awareness of the millions of dangerous unexploded bombs in Laos.
Mohammad Zafar started a mile-a-day running club for the holy month of Ramadan, a time when Muslims abstain from food and drink from sunup to sundown.
The Supreme Court's decision Friday allowing same-sex marriage nationwide likely won't change hearts and minds in Minnesota, which legalized gay marriage in 2013 after an intense political battle.
Macalester professor Duchess Harris discussed the historical and political context of President Obama's eulogy for Reverend Clementa Pinckney.
"Jane Eyre" gets a 21st century makeover in Patricia Park's modern retelling. Arctic explorer Ann Bancroft joined The Thread Book Club to discuss the twist.
Gov. Mark Dayton said he's willing to delay a trade trip to attend an Aug. 10 meeting with a federal judge on the Minnesota Sex Offender Program but changes will be difficult.
It's not every day a baseball player enters the "3,000 hit club." But when he does, Dr. Fan will be there.
Think all dinosaurs went extinct 65 million years ago? Think again, says paleontologist Kristi Curry Rogers.
Janet Jackson announced this week that her new song "No Sleep" will be part of a new album expected to be released in the fall.
The North Star Bicycle Festival took over the streets of Uptown Friday night for the fourth stage of the racing series.
Minnesota officials in May warned of a jump in motorcycle deaths, including four deaths in four days. In early June it happened again -- four motorcyclists dying in as many days in Minnesota.
Officials will test banded ducks and geese this summer and hunter-killed ducks in the fall. A Cooper's hawk found western Minnesota remains the only wild bird found with avian influenza.
The state's jobless rate remains far lower than the U.S., but national job growth the past year is outpacing Minnesota.
Wednesday night was Twin phenom Byron Buxton's first game at Target Field — and fans got to hear his walk-up music for the first time. Buxton picked a song that came out 35 years before he was born, but seems appropriate for a player who runs fast like The Flash.