What's next for downtown St. Paul? Downtown St. Paul will look quite different next year, and that's not just because its sole department store will be gone. By 2014, Macy's will have disappeared, but downtown will see a new grocery store, light-rail trains, and the beginnings of a new ballpark. Yet some wonder if all these changes will truly revitalize the downtown's core.6:20 a.m.
Minneapolis mops up water main break Crews are still on the scene Friday morning of a water main break in downtown Minneapolis. They're using heavy equipment to remove an excavator that tipped into the rushing flood of water from a 36-inch water main.7:20 a.m.
2 Million Displaced Syrians Are Living 'Rough'
Syrian rebels control large sections of the country but President Assad has kept his grip on the capital Damascus. Those displaced by the uprising that began nearly two years ago have fled to rebel-held areas.
Countdown To Super Bowl: Playoffs Set To Begin
David Greene talks to ex-quarterback Joe Theismann about the upcoming NFL playoffs in what has been a spectacular year for quarterbacks. Theismann was a Super Bowl champion with the Washington Redskins.
Outspoken Alan Grayson Gets Another Chance In Congress
The Florida Democrat known for his biting comments targeting Republicans was among the House freshmen sworn in this week. He started serving in Congress four years ago but lost a bid for re-election. Now he's back and shows no signs of softening his tone.
2012 Was A Very Good Year For The Car Industry
Last year was the third straight year of double-digit growth for the auto industry. Chrysler had the biggest increase for an American company with a 21 percent increase over the previous year.
Google Avoids Antitrust Charges
Google has agreed to change some of its business practices, in an agreement made with the Federal Trade Commission that will end the U.S. agency's antitrust probe of the search and technology company.
California Law Addresses Social Media Privacy
California has a new law in affect this year that bars employers from forcing employees to hand over their social media passwords. Some companies have been asking for these passwords to keep tabs on employees.
Feline Lovers Dig Cat Cafe
An entrepreneur in London is raising money online to open a coffee shop in the city that's feline friendly. Cat cafes are already popular in some Asian cities, where many landlords don't allow pets.
Jobless Rate Steady In December At 7.8 Percent
U.S. employers continued to add jobs at a modest but steady pace last month. Despite worries about the fiscal cliff, the unemployment rate stood at 7.8 percent. There were no big surprises in Friday's report from the Labor Department.