News & Features Archive

Friday, February 9, 2018

Spokesman Raj Shah confirms speechwriter David Sorensen resigned Friday after the White House learned of the allegations against him. (02/09/2018)
Citing national security concerns, the White House on Friday formally notified the House intelligence committee that President Donald Trump is "unable" to declassify a memo drafted by Democrats that counters GOP allegations about abuse of government surveillance powers in the FBI's Russia probe. (02/09/2018)
On two separate occasions in the last five months, Tnuza Hassan's family reported her missing to law enforcement, according to a memorandum in support of her detention filed Friday evening by federal prosecutors. (02/09/2018)
Brand's departure will leave a key vacancy in the succession of people who are tasked with overseeing the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Former University of Minnesota and NBA player Trent Tucker has resigned as director of athletics for Minneapolis public schools.
Special Agent in Charge Rick Thornton plans to leave the FBI's Minneapolis division at the end of February.
President Trump says he was surprised by domestic violence accusations against former staff secretary Rob Porter. "It was very sad when we heard about it," he said. Porter has denied the allegations.
Judge Fred Karasov had a man removed from the courtroom after he confronted members of the officer's family.
A judge has issued a one-week delay in a trial scheduled to start next week over the dumping of chemicals that leeched into east metro drinking water.
The Minnesota departments of health and agriculture are warning of salmonella contamination in "Raws for Paws" ground turkey pet food that was packaged on October 12, 2017.
The Dow rebounded Friday, closing up more than 300 points. But the index lost about 5 percent for the week as the markets focused on inflation and ballooning government debt.
Minnesota prosecutors say they'll object to releasing data connected to Prince's death because a criminal investigation is ongoing.
Clarence Bethea raised $1.7 million for his startup. He and others see his success as a roadmap for aspiring entrepreneurs of color who've typically struggled finding investors.
The Korean women's hockey team, its every move watched and dissected since North Koreans were added to the roster just a few weeks ago, will make its Olympics debut in a sold-out game against Switzerland on Saturday night.
The remarkable discovery of an intact Ice Age cypress forest in the Gulf of Mexico may reveal a lot about climate change -- the past and the future.
It's been a brutally cold start to February, but not the worst February the state has ever seen.
Pitchers and catchers start spring training in Florida next week. MPR News host Cathy Wurzer checked in with Star Tribune digital sports editor Howard Sinker for a Twins update.
The decision is a stunning change of heart for Rick Nolan and it scrambles the race for the nationally significant 8th District. Stewart Mills, Nolan's two-time GOP challenger, is "seriously considering" running again.
When Jerry Nadeau, 72, a Vietnam vet, met his husband, John Banvard, 100, a World War II vet, neither had been openly gay. Together now for almost 25 years, each says he feels completed by the other.
Rob Porter worked as the White House staff secretary and helped control the flow of information reaching the president. Two ex-wives say he was physically abusive.
With taekwondo demonstrations from both Koreas, South Korea put on a frigid show for the world meant to display a newfound desire to cooperate with the North along with Seoul's stunning rise from poverty and war to Asian powerhouse.
ESPN reports the Vikings interviewed DeFilippo Thursday, following the Eagles' Super Bowl championship parade. The Vikings need to fill the coaching vacancy after offensive coordinator Pat Shurmer was hired as the new head coach of the New York Giants.
A Minnesota man charged with attacking a priest in North Dakota accused the reverend during a bond hearing of raping a woman, an accusation that the Catholic Diocese of Fargo says has no merit.
Organizers of a Minnesota ice fishing tournament says an investigation into possible fraud has cleared three Ohio men who won prizes, including a pickup truck.
About 800 people attended what's expected to be the final public comment meeting on the proposed project. If it's approved it will usher in a new kind of mining in the state, one critics say poses greater environmental threats than the state's existing iron ore industry.
Like kids scrambling to clean up before Mom and Dad get home, lawmakers then had to rush to turn the lights back on before federal employees were due to report to work.
The Winter Olympics opening ceremony has begun. Luger Erin Hamlin is Team USA's flag-bearer at the ceremony.
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