Nov. 25, 2015
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
A bit of good news for all Minnesotans. The New York Times has revised its infamous state-by-state breakdown of popular Thanksgiving foods. Sort of.
- Minnesota students, activists speak out and walk out over Ferguson ruling
From Minneapolis high school halls to Duluth City Hall, Minnesotans protested the Missouri grand jury's decision. | Brown family attorney blasts grand jury's decision | Federal Ferguson investigation will remain independent, Holder insists
- Feds charge two Minnesotans with trying to aid ISIS
Two young Minnesotans face federal conspiracy charges tied to their alleged efforts to provide "material support" to the radical group Islamic State, also known as ISIS. | Suspicions, speculation grow as FBI's Minnesota terror probe churns
- 8 Minnesota breweries to be thankful for
A guide to the best craft brews according to some of the biggest beer geeks in the state.
- St. Paul archdiocese sues insurance companies
Archbishop John Nienstedt says in a statement that he hopes the lawsuit will encourage the insurance companies to cooperate in reaching an equitable settlement with the victims and survivors. | Investigation: Betrayed by Silence
- Father, daughter identified in Rochester shooting
Police say Bradley James Higgins killed his 9-year-old daughter Mackenzie Higgins during a weekend visit before turning the gun on himself.
- Demolition OK'd for 19th-century buildings in downtown St. Paul
The move could clear the way for a major redevelopment of St. Paul's riverfront.
- Mean on social: Is positivity a bad strategy?
Listen to a chat with writer and columnist Clive Thompson about social media content and how to get attention online. | The Daily Circuit
- As hackers hit customers, retailers keep quiet about security
As the holiday buying season approaches, retailers remain open to the same attack -- called a "point of sale" attack -- that hit Target and Home Depot, security experts say.
- New balance of power makes Republicans and Democrats wary
When voters gave Republicans control of the Minnesota House, they set up potential conflict between the GOP and Gov. Mark Dayton and a DFL-controlled Senate.
- 'Foxcatcher' tells the true story of money, murder and the Olympics
Director Bennett Miller, who also made the films "Capote" and "Moneyball," examines two odd characters in his latest project. | Arts
- Honda says it failed to report more than 1,700 deaths, injuries
The automaker blames an error in its databases for the omissions. Meanwhile, the company could face a fine of up to $35 million as a result of the under-reporting.
- The economics of Thanksgiving 2014
Looking to avoid those awkward conversations around the diner table? Here's a handy list of conversation changers.
- As Ebola pingpongs in Liberia, cases disappear into the jungle
A woman is thought to be spreading the deadly virus in a remote village. Health workers track her down only to arrive too late. | Ebola
- Want a calorie count with that? FDA issues new rules for restaurants
New rules, which take effect a year from now, will require all chain restaurants and similar eating establishments to post calorie labels.
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