Thousands of Minnesota workers get a minimum wage raise today Labor and other advocacy groups began pushing for a higher minimum wage last year, when Democrats took control of the Minnesota legislature. But it took them until this year to pass a bill because of disagreements over how much to boost the wage floor.7:20 a.m.
Number of cops killed in US is on the rise Charges are expected today in the shooting death of 49-year-old Mendota Heights police officer Scott Patrick. The incident comes as police departments nationwide are grappling with a recent uptick in gun violence against officers.7:25 a.m.
Metropolitan Opera Postpones Lockout
Contracts for 15 of the Met's unions were set to expire at midnight. Shortly after the deadline, Met management announced they'd postpone a lockout until at least Sunday.