Urban farms a tricky row to hoe for Minneapolis City Council Robert Woods can eat the vegetables he grows, give them away to his neighbors, or lend the land to his non-profit. But he can't sell his vegetables to make a profit. This week, the Minneapolis City Council may change rules that govern his endeavors, and others like his.5:35 a.m.
Mondale remembers 'relentlessly curious' Cowles Former Vice President Walter Mondale fondly recalled newspaper publisher and philanthropist John Cowles Jr., who died on Saturday, as a relentlessly curious man who "really helped change the attractiveness of Minnesota to the world."8:40 a.m.
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Is A Baby Conceived After Dad's Death A 'Survivor'?
Two eras clash on Monday at the U.S. Supreme Court, when a law written in 1939 is applied to in vitro fertilization. At issue is whether children conceived through in vitro fertilization after the death of a parent are eligible for Social Security survivors benefits.
Florida Challenges Medicaid Spending 'By Force'
When the Supreme Court hears arguments over President Obama's health care law next week, one item on the table will be a program that has been in place for nearly 50 years: Medicaid. The program is already a sore issue in Florida, which is one of the states fighting the health care law.
Greek Bailout Fuels Rise Of Extreme Politics
There has been a rise in popularity in Greece of extreme leftist and ultra-right parties who are strongly opposed to the painful austerity measures that have been imposed as part of the international bailout.
'Damn Good Advice' From One Of The Real 'Mad Men'
Pioneering ad man George Lois is here to help you "unleash your creative potential." In his new book, Lois shares his secrets for making a catchy commercial that will stick in your head. The No. 1 rule? Be outrageous.
Jesse Jackson Jr. Makes Final Push To Win Primary
It's not only GOP voters who have a stake in Tuesday's Illinois primary. This year Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. faces a primary challenge from former Rep. Debbie Halvorson. Will an ethics investigation and Halvorson's own record be enough to unseat Jackson, who has served his district since 1995?
911 Tapes Raise Questions In Fla. Teen's Shooting
Police in Florida have released recordings of 911 calls from the night Trayvon Martin was killed. The unarmed black teenager was visiting his father outside Orlando when he was shot by a white neighborhood watch volunteer. George Zimmerman says it was self-defense, but Martin's relatives say the 911 tapes paint a very different picture. They want federal authorities to take over the investigation.
Afghanistan Shooting Suspect Held In Kansas Prison
Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, the alleged shooter in last week's attacks on Afghan civilians, has been transferred to a military prison at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. A complicated picture of his life — in the Army and back home near Tacoma, Wash. — is still emerging.