Education Secretary Arne Duncan stepping down Sidestepping a nomination fight in Congress, President Obama has tapped John King Jr., a senior official at the Education Department, to run the department in an acting capacity for the remainder of his administration. | Education
Meet the man behind Black Lives Matter St. Paul The man at the center of this weekend's Twin Cities Marathon protest says he's on a quest for racial equality. Black Lives Matter St. Paul leader Rashad Turner brings a lifetime of experience in the city — both good and bad — to his fight.
Children's Theatre swings into 'The Jungle Book' The Children's Theatre has taken on the challenge of mounting a new production of a beloved children's classic, while trying to avoid the Disney influence, not terrify little kids, and use only five actors. | Arts
Where to see fall colors this weekend The fall color season is off to a late start but with temperatures dipping into the 30s and 40s, pockets of Minnesota are turning yellow, red and orange.