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February 8, 2018
Sen. Rand Paul briefly speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill on Thursday, Feb. 8. (Melina Mara / Washington Post)
Government shuts down as budget bill stalls in Congress
February 8, 2018 - 11:56pm
February 6, 2018
Employees scoop sorghum into vats at the Kweichow Moutai Co. distillery in the Chinese town of Maotai. Bloomberg photo by Qilai Shen
Sorghum farmers are the first victims in growing trade dispute between China, US. Are soybeans next?
February 6, 2018 - 2:59pm
A painting depicts George Washington reviewing the troops near Fort Cumberland, Maryland, before their march to suppress the Whiskey Rebellion in western Pennsylvania. Unknown, attributed to Frederick Kemmelmeyer - Metropolitan Museum of Art. Via Wikimedia Commons.
Analysis: Treason is serious business, despite how its used in our discourse
February 6, 2018 - 7:11am
February 5, 2018
Red wolves are seen at the North Carolina Museum of Life and Science in Durham, N.C. Washington Post photo by Salwan Georges
Red wolves may be going extinct in the wild - again
February 5, 2018 - 2:05pm
Holocaust denier running for Congress has no opponents in Illinois Republican primary
February 5, 2018 - 10:26am
February 4, 2018
Precinct caucuses start the sorting of candidates to become Minnesota governor
February 4, 2018 - 8:15am
February 2, 2018
With school officials and state legislators watching, high school junior Jessica Melnik talks about efforts to prevent girls from being used in sex trafficking. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: High school student fights sex trafficking
February 2, 2018 - 12:11pm
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We must remain stalwart in defending civic traditions
February 2, 2018 - 10:05am
February 1, 2018
Trump administration tears down regulations to speed drilling on public land
February 1, 2018 - 4:39pm
January 31, 2018
Minnesota DMV computers so messed up it will cost $43 million more to make them work right
January 31, 2018 - 8:20pm
Apple has offered to replace the batteries of iPhones that have slowed down. But people are facing long waits for new batteries, so we came up with some alternatives. (Minh Uong/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Apple is talking to 'government agencies' about iPhone slowdowns
January 31, 2018 - 3:04pm
en. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) leaves the courthouse in Newark, N.J., during his trial on federal corruption charges, on Nov. 15, 2017. The Department of Justice moved on Jan. 31, 2018, to dismiss the remaining charges against Menendez, just weeks after prosecutors announced their intent to retry him on federal corruption charges, a decision that would allow him to avoid running for re-election while under indictment. (Dave Sanders/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Justice Department seeks to toss out charges against Sen. Menendez
January 31, 2018 - 12:03pm
January 30, 2018
Jan Malcolm begins her second tenure as Minnesota health commissioner Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, after Gov. Mark Dayton announced her appointment. About 19 years ago she was in that job for then-Gov. Jesse Ventura. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Fixing Minnesota elder abuse failures is new commissioner's first job
January 30, 2018 - 12:10pm
FDA wants to curb abuse of Imodium, 'the poor man's methadone'
January 30, 2018 - 11:48am
January 28, 2018
Lori Swanson, Minnesota Attorney General
Swanson not running for Minnesota governor, will seek re-election as attorney general
January 28, 2018 - 5:34pm
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