Photos: Celebrating Santa Lucia at the Swedish Institute
Santa Lucia Day is a Scandinavian festival that takes place on one of the darkest days of winter. It was originally created to honor St. Lucia, one of the earliest Christian martyrs.
Photos: Vikings thump Eagles
The Vikings beat Philadelphia on Sunday 48-30 to snap a five-game winning streak by the Eagles.
Photos: Ukrainian opposition presses with massive rally
About 200,000 anti-government protesters converged on the central square of Ukraine's capital Sunday in a dramatic show of morale after nearly four weeks of daily protests, but the rally was shadowed by suggestions that their goal of closer ties with Europe may be imperiled.
Photos: Santas party in New York City at 'SantaCon' bar crawl
The annual SantaCon bar crawl occurs worldwide in more than 300 cities in 44 countries.
Photos: Snowstorm brings white Christmas to Bethlehem, and beyond
Here in Minnesota we're used to freezing temperatures and snowy roads in December. Snow plows stand ready. Winter coats are hanging by the door. But in the Middle East, full-blown winter is something rare.
The snow shouldn't last long thought -- temps in the region are forecasted to reach the 50s by next week.
Photos: Nelson Mandela, 1918 - 2013
Nelson Mandela,died on Thursday at the age of 95, a global symbol of sacrifice and reconciliation in a world often jarred by conflict and division.
Photos: Winter storm moves through Minnesota
A National Weather Service observer reported 26 inches of snow north of Two Harbors late Tuesday night. Duluth was buried under at least 16 inches. Forecasters say much of the region will see another 8 to 12 inches Wednesday.
Photos: At PolyMet, ramping up to mine copper
PolyMet Mining hopes to unlock copper in the rock of northeastern Minnesota. Their plans bring hope for economic development and fear of environmental damage to the region that used to be the hub of the iron ore industry in the state.
Photos: Scenes from the New York City train crash recovery
Federal authorities on Monday were beginning an exhaustive investigation into what caused a New York City commuter train rounding a riverside curve to derail, killing four people and injuring more than 60 others.
Adrian Peterson hits the 10,000 yard mark
Peterson passed the mark for Minnesota in the fourth quarter Sunday against Chicago in his 101st career game. Eric Dickerson got there in 91 games, and Jim Brown reached the milestone in 98 games.