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March 15, 2017
President Donald Trump salutes after laying a wreath at the tomb of 19th-century President Andrew Jackson, on the occasion of the 250th anniversary of Jackson's birth at the Hermitage, Jackson's historic home in Nashville, Tenn., Wednesday, March 15, 2017. Jonathan Ernst / Reuters
Hawaii judge halts Trump's new travel ban before it can go into effect
March 15, 2017 - 6:33pm
Minnesota Rep. Chris Swedzinski, R-Ghent, right, authored a trio of bills that would offer financial and tax incentives to Minnesota shrimp farmers. Michael Zeibell, president of Marshall-based trū Shrimp, left, said the incentives would help establish a new industry in Minnesota. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service
Shrimpin' ain't easy: Proposed seafood facilities seek state aid to open in Minnesota
March 15, 2017 - 6:23pm
Osakis, Minn., Public Works Superintendent Kurt Haakinson poses for a 2012 photo. On March 15, 2017, he told a Minnesota Senate committee that a state order to improve the city's sewage treatment plant would be expensive to follow. File photo / Forum News Service
Cities object to high sewage treatment plant costs
March 15, 2017 - 5:00pm
U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks at the American Center for Mobility, a test facility for driverless car technology for American Manufactured Vehicles in Ypsilanti Township in Ypsilanti Township, Michigan, U.S. March 15, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Trump says 'very interesting items' coming out about wiretap claims
March 15, 2017 - 3:29pm
Department of Justice staffer installs a poster of a suspected Russian hacker before FBI National Security Division and the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of California joint news conference at the Justice Department in Washington on March 15, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripasplay button
U.S. indicts Russian spies, hackers over massive Yahoo hack
March 15, 2017 - 11:36am
White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus talks with Senator Lindsey Graham (R). REUTERS/Carlos Barria
Republican senator threatens subpoena on Trump wiretapping claim
March 15, 2017 - 8:57am
March 14, 2017
Denis McDonough, left, converses with Matt Lindstrom, a political science professor at St. John’s University, on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. McDonough, a Stillwater native and St. John's alumnus, served as President Barack Obama's chief of staff. Julio Ojeda-Zapata / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Obama's former chief of staff returns to Minn. college, says country is 'pretty deeply polarized'
March 14, 2017 - 8:55pm
Rachel Maddow's Trump tax reveal: Some numbers, much hype
March 14, 2017 - 8:55pm
Major insurance firm sues Minnesota for negotiating with competitors
March 14, 2017 - 8:37pm
A trio of excavators move earth along the Dakota Access pipeline route east of Williston, N.D., in late July 2016. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Judge denies emergency injunction before oil is expected to flow through Dakota Access Pipeline next week
March 14, 2017 - 7:36pm
Minnesota Rep. Liz Olson, D-Duluth, said homelessness and affordable housing is neither a Democrat nor Republican issue, but a "Minnesota issue." She spoke at an annual Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless event Tuesday, March 14, 2017 in St. Paul. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service play button
Bills aim to ease greater Minnesota's housing, homelessness struggles
March 14, 2017 - 5:55pm
Minnesota notebook: Franken asks Trump to pay attention to bird flu
March 14, 2017 - 4:34pm
Minnesota state Rep. Rod Hamilton of Mountain Lake tells reporters Tuesday, March 14, 2017, that he is disappointed his bill designed to help people get prescriptions their doctors think would help the most cannot get a House committee hearing. Don Davis / Forum News Serviceplay button
Minn. lawmaker tells chairman not to 'cower behind gavel' over prescription medicine issue
March 14, 2017 - 4:00pm
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell departs after speaking with the media following the Republican policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., U.S., March 14, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein
Republicans on defense after report says millions would lose insurance
March 14, 2017 - 3:00pm
Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Ronald Green speaks during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on the Marines United Facebook page on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on March 14, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein
Lawmakers grill U.S. military leaders over nude photo sharing scandal
March 14, 2017 - 2:05pm