BURNSVILLE SCHOOL BOARD PICKS NEW SUPERINTENDENT

Theresa Battle, the board's preferred candidate, has served in the St. Paul, Minneapolis and Osseo school districts.

IPO MANIA: ZOOM, PINTEREST SURGE IN MARKET DEBUTS

Investors are giving unicorn technology companies Zoom and Pinterest a rousing reception in their debuts on the stock market.

 
 
 

MINNESOTA ADDS 1,300 JOBS IN MARCH, UNEMPLOYMENT RATE HITS 3.2%

Running out of people to hire, the state's job growth has slowed to nearly nothing.

WALMART, AMAZON KICK OFF GOVERNMENT ONLINE PILOT PROGRAM

Amazon and Walmart are kicking off a two-year pilot launch on Thursday established by the government to allow low-income shoppers on...

 
 
 

THE LATEST: CANADIAN SENTENCED TO LIFE IN US AIRPORT ATTACK

The Latest on the sentencing of a Canadian man convicted of terrorism for nearly killing a Michigan airport police officer :

CORPORATE DEAL-MAKING DIPS IN 1Q ON TRADE, ECONOMY FEARS

 
 
 

MARIJUANA ADVOCATES TRYING AGAIN FOR WISCONSIN LEGALIZATION

Marijuana advocates have high hopes that a proposal to legalize pot in Wisconsin has a better chance of success than ever given growing...

EMPLOYERS, WORKERS BATTLE OVER CHICAGO'S PROPOSED PREDICTABLE SCHEDULING LAW

 
 
 

SUBURBAN DETROIT DOCTOR GETS 11-PLUS YEARS IN OPIOID SCHEME

A suburban Detroit doctor who admitted running an $18 million prescription drug scheme has been sentenced to more than 11 years in...

HOW TO GET THE MOST OUT OF ONLINE REVIEWS

 
 
 

NORTH CAROLINA GOV. COOPER VETOES 'BORN-ALIVE' LEGISLATION

North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper has vetoed a measure written by Republicans and backed by social conservatives that addresses...

U.S. BANK WILL OVERHAUL 3,000-UNIT BRANCH NETWORK, TRIMMING UP TO 15%

As people bank online more, the branch is becoming less necessary.

 
 
 

ARKANSAS CONGRESSMAN'S SON SENTENCED TO 9 YEARS IN PRISON

The son of an Arkansas congressman has been sentenced to nine years in prison after pleading guilty to drugs and weapons charges.

IRRRB ACCUSED OF CRONYISM IN HIRING DFL POLITICAL OPERATIVE

Standard hiring process circumvented for high-paying state job.

 
 
 

MAINE GOV SIGNS WARRANT FOR MAN IN ALASKA COLD CASE

Maine Gov. Janet Mills has signed a warrant allowing a man wanted in Alaska to face charges there that he sexually assaulted and killed...

MAN FATALLY SHOT BY LAW ENFORCEMENT IN COON RAPIDS

Anoka County sheriff's officials say a suspect has been fatally shot by law enforcement following a traffic stop in Coon Rapids.

 
 
 

DANE COUNTY LEADS STATE IN POPULATION GROWTH

New U.S. Census Bureau figures show Dane County led the state in population growth in 2018.

BOOKER IN WISCONSIN TUESDAY

Sen. Cory Booker will be the fifth Democratic presidential contender to campaign in Wisconsin in advance of the 2020 election.

 
 
 

GEORGIA STUDENTS DISCIPLINED OVER VIDEO DISPARAGING MEXICANS

Several students of a Georgia high school have been disciplined over a video that shows them acting out a deportation and then saying...

WHO OWNS ALOHA? HAWAII EYES PROTECTIONS FOR NATIVE CULTURE

Last year, much of Hawaii was shocked to learn a Chicago restaurant chain owner had trademarked the name "Aloha Poke" and wrote to...

 
 
 



Diver who helped save Thai soccer team is rescued from Tennessee cave

Diver who helped save Thai soccer team is rescued from Tennessee cave

Josh Bratchley was found in an air pocket in the flooded cave. Read more ...

Replace Pompeo with someone ‘more cautious & mature' if you want to talk, N...

Replace Pompeo with someone ‘more cautious & mature' if you want to talk, N. Korea tells US

North Korea signaled that it would like to see US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo replaced by someone more careful and "mature” in talks with Pyongyang. If he engages in nuclear... Read more ...

Notre Dame fundraising inspires nearly $2 million in donations to rebuild...

Notre Dame fundraising inspires nearly $2 million in donations to rebuild burned Louisiana churches

As hundreds of millions of dollars roll in to help rebuild the historic Notre Dame Cathedral, people have been inspired to donate to rebuild three churches in Louisiana that... Read more ...

Trump attacks Mueller probe ahead of report's release

Trump attacks Mueller probe ahead of report's release

President Trump criticized the special counsel's investigation into Russian meddling during the 2016 election less than two hours before Attorney General William Barr will... Read more ...

Transcript: Attorney General William Barr's press conference remarks ahead...

Transcript: Attorney General William Barr's press conference remarks ahead of Mueller report release

Attorney General William Barr's opening remarks at Thursday's press conference ahead of the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report, as prepared for delivery: Good... Read more ...

Barr said Mueller examined 10 episodes involving Trump when probing possible...

Barr said Mueller examined 10 episodes involving Trump when probing possible obstruction

Attorney General William Barr on Thursday said special counsel Robert Mueller examined 10 episodes involving President Donald Trump when trying to determine whether Trump... Read more ...

Meet William Barr: What you need to know about the attorney general who just...

Meet William Barr: What you need to know about the attorney general who just received Mueller's report

Attorney General William Barr is at the center of the Russia investigation and everyone is looking at him as he releases a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's... Read more ...

'Jeopardy!' contestant James Holzhauer broke his own single-game record with...

'Jeopardy!' contestant James Holzhauer broke his own single-game record with a perfect game

James Holzhauer is on a winning streak. He has won 10 consecutive games of "Jeopardy!" On Wednesday, he broke his own single-game record and took home $131,127. In total, the... Read more ...

Justice Department to release two versions of redacted Mueller report

Justice Department to release two versions of redacted Mueller report

While one is being released to the public, another will eventually go to a limited number of members of Congress. Here's how they'll differ. Read more ...

St. John's whiffs again; Iona's Tim Cluess removes name from consideration

St. John's whiffs again; Iona's Tim Cluess removes name from consideration

Cluess, 60, played at St. John's and has led Iona to six NCAA Tournaments appearances nine seasons, going 199-108 . Read more ...