The central Philippine city of Tacloban was in ruins Saturday, a day after being ravaged by one of the strongest typhoons on record, as horrified residents spoke of storm surges as high as trees and authorities said they were expecting a "very high number of fatalities."
This 19-acre site is the only mine approved in the region since the debate over silica sand mining began a few years ago.
American Indians and their supporters turned out to protest in front of the Metrodome, calling the DC team's nickname racist and disrespectful, and demanding that it be changed.
Minneapolis and St. Paul residents voted in mayoral and municipal elections on Tuesday.
The Europe storm death toll has risen to 15. But in Portgugal near the fishing village of Nazare, Brazilian Carlos Burle surfed a wave that could be the biggest wave ever ridden.
St. Paul's Palace Theatre was built in 1916 as a vaudeville theater and later became a movie theater. The City of St. Paul plans to spend $12 million to refurbish the long-vacant space as a contemporary music venue.
According to data compiled by the Department of Veterans Affairs, approximately 18 to 22 veterans die from suicide every day in the United States. Dozens of veterans embarked Oct. 25, 2013, on a 23-mile walk to raise awareness about military suicides. The march began at the VFW on Lakeshore Drive South in Richfield, went through the State Capitol in St. Paul before ending at the VFW in Uptown Minneapolis.
The Seward neighborhood in Minneapolis has long been known for its diversity, its progressive politics, and the co-op and cafe that bear its name. But it's increasingly becoming known for a place to get a great bite to eat.
The asylums are long gone, but the unknown graves remain in Hastings and around Minnesota. Advocates for the mentally ill have pressed to find the cemeteries and identify the dead.
Minnesota took a beating on Monday Night Football in East Rutherford, N.J., falling to the New York Giants 23-7 as Josh Freeman marked his first start at quarterback for the Vikings. Here are some highlights from the game.
Southeast Minnesota's high, sandy river bluffs make for some beautiful trout fishing, but that beauty comes at a cost: When it rains, the bluffs routinely send tons of sediment sliding into the cold-water streams, threatening the ecosystem. Severe flooding this summer worsened the erosion, challenging conservationists to find a remedy that wouldn't break the bank. They decided to try walls of trees. Here's what that effort looks like on Riceford Creek, near Spring Grove.
A national gallery once existed in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia. But years of war led to its destruction. The new Twin Cities museum aims to fill the void.